When people from L.A. proper are in the Valley, it can feel like they're very far from home, and that no one they know is watching. The usual internal controls might not work for a stressed-out celeb without their familiar landmarks around them. That's when you get bizarre shenanigans like poor Britney's hara-kiri scene the other night."
- KIM COOPER, cultural historian and author
LOS ANGELES DAILY NEWS