1. Spears and Timberlake dated from 1999 to 2002, starting when she was just 17.

2. Spears became pregnant with Timberlake's baby in 2000, when she was 18 years old.

3. Timberlake was not ready to be a father at the time, and Spears felt pressured to have an abortion.

4. Spears has said that it was "one of the most agonizing things I have ever experienced in my life."

5. Spears' decision to have an abortion was highly controversial at the time, as she was a young, unmarried pop star.

6. Many people have praised Spears for speaking out about her experience, and for helping to normalize the conversation about abortion.

7. Timberlake has not commented publicly on Spears' abortion.

8. In a 2021 interview, Timberlake apologized to Spears for the way he treated her during their relationship.

9. In her upcoming memoir, The Woman in Me, Spears writes that she still thinks about her abortion today, and that it is "something I will never forget."