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Britney Spears Chews Four Packs of Gum to Cure Nail-Biting Habit?

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By Michael Lewittes

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Britney Spears“notorious nail-biting” has gotten “X Factor” producers in a “tizzy” because her fingers now “look like bloody stumps,” claims the National Enquirer.

The mag goes on to say the singer has instead “substituted” chewing “four packs” of gum a day for her other bad habit.

According to the supermarket tabloid, Spears even told the cashier at an L.A. store, “Hey, it’s either gum or chewing my nails — I’m a nervous girl!”

Assuming you can move past that last fake quote, the mag then has an even more made up comment from a supposed backstage source, who says, “When she’s not taping, she chomps on the gum — and snaps it in her mouth so loud even her mom tells her to cool it. Talk about chewing the cud!”

Enough.

Like Spears’ initials, the story is BS.

A source close to production of the “X Factor” assures Gossip Cop the chewing four packs of gum a day tale is “not true.”

Of course, none of this should be surprising, considering the Enquirer previously reported that Spears is cool with her kids “smoking, boozing and cussing” (WRONG).

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