Update: Annie’s full recap is live.
Here’s Britney Spears’ duet with 32-year-old vocal coach and X Factor contestant Don Philip — “I Will Still Love You,” off her debut album, 1999′s …Baby One More Time. Something …drastic has happened to Don’s voice since then. Ugh, life. It’ll getcha.
We didn’t get many details on why current Don is such a mess, but the guy’s clearly been through hell and, thanks to the “magic” of a network television production team in search of a buzzy premiere moment, has made it back to one of the gates of hell — The X Factor audition stage!
Britney was so distraught after Don walked away that Simon had to interrupt his Skittles consumption to come over and hover over/console her.
What a difference 12 years can make. Listen to Britney and Don here: READ FULL STORY