Pop singer Britney Spears has turned to celebrity hypnotist PAUL McKENNA to
help her conquer her smoking addiction.
The TOXIC hitmaker, 22, is currently in Britain during her ONYX HOTEL TOUR
and visited McKenna last Wednesday (29APR04).
Radio DJ-turned-hypnotist McKenna has previously helped fellow celebrities
The Who rocker Roger Daltrey, Robbie Williams, Sarah Ferguson, Sophie Dahl,
Martine McCutcheon, David Bowie, Geri Halliwell, Ronnie Wood, Sugababes, JERRY
Spears told American TV show host Diane Sawyer last year (NOV03) she was
trying to cut back the amount of cigarettes she was smoking.
She said, "I am cutting back. I have a tour to do and I'm cutting back on
smoking because there's no way in hell I can be on stage and perform the way I
Spears has even been told to quit nicotine by her idol and friend
Madonna's spokeswoman LIZ ROSENBERG says, "Madonna was telling her she
shouldn't smoke. It was a really funny exchange, but Britney said she liked the
way cigarettes made her voice sound."