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Britney Spears Considers Quitting Music to Become a Teacher

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C Flanigan—Getty Images NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: Singer Britney Spears attends the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by C Flanigan/FilmMagic)

Is it too late to go back to school?

Britney Spears may be living the dream as one of the most successful, famous, and beloved pop singers in the world, but she occasionally reflects on what life would be like in a different line of work.

In a new interview with British music outlet NME, Spears has considered trading in her fame, fortune, and Las Vegas residency for books, a chalkboard, and a classroom full of children.“Sometimes I’m like, ‘What am I doing? Like, I could be a teacher,’” she told NME. “But then I see other people doing it, too, and I’m like, ‘Well, you know, it’s probably all they’ve known for so long, so it just kind of makes sense’.”

Spears may not be swapping the VMAs for the SATs any time soon, but she did live out her dream of teaching recently when she took over a dance class. She showed natural teaching ability, too, breaking down her moves into an easy-to-follow format and showing the lucky group of girls some of the secrets to her incredible choreography.

While Spears clearly has a knack for teaching, don’t expect her to live out her educational dreams anytime soon. “I love what I do,” she told NME. “I think that helps because it speaks for itself when I perform. Seeing other artists continue to do this kind of thing inspires me too.”

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