is trying to persuade Britney Spears
to join her for a new TV sitcom, according to reports. The Dukes of Hazzard
star has approached Spears with the idea of teaming up for a buddy comedy, like beloved series Laverne & Shirley
, reports the Globe
Both singers have toyed with comedy roles - Simpson starred in the films Major Movie Star
, Blonde Ambition
and Employee of the Month
, and Spears won over TV critics when she played a ditzy secretary in How I Met Your Mother
A source says, "Britney seems genuinely interested in working with her. She's said they'll talk further when she finishes her Circus
tour. And Jessica wants to prove to the world that she's a talented, funny actress, not just some silly airhead."
Our feelings exactly. -ed.
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