Britney Spears has hit out at paparazzi constantly photographing her in the video for her new single Piece of Me.

The Gimme More star, whose custody battle and troubles with the law have been chronicled by the press this summer, complains about the constant presence of photographers in her life in the latest release from her new album Blackout.

A clip from the video shows a crowd of paparazzi standing outside a building, where a group of models is getting ready, before a blonde Spears is seen singing.

In the video, Spears sings: "I'm Miss American Dream since I was seventeen, don't matter if I step on the scene or shrink away to the Philippines.

"They still take pictures of my derriere in the magazine. You wanna a piece of me?"

She also complains of how constant media attention means every day is "another drama".

Yesterday, a friend of the pop princess said poor health and "anxiety" caused by seeing photographers outside her house had resulted in Spears cancelling a deposition in the court case where she is seeking to regain equal custody of her two sons.

The singer was expected to face a grilling during the formal meeting, which was set to take place at The Office of her former husband Kevin Federline's legal team.

Piece of Me is the follow up to her first single in recent years, Gimme More.

14/12/2007 07:46:48