In her latest Instagram workout video, Britney Spears has casually revealed she burned down her home gym six months ago.

“I’m in my gym right now – I haven’t been in here for like six months because I burned my gym down,” she says at the start of the video. “I had two candles and, yeah, one thing led to another and I burned it down.” Though, Britney – who’s worth approximately $60m USD – doesn’t seem too fazed by the accident.

“I walked past the door to the gym and flames,” she writes in the post’s caption. “Yippy hoorah nobody got hurt … But it could be much worse so I’m grateful. Pssss I like working out better outside anyways.” Spears then spends most of the two-minute video lifting weights and doing yoga to a soundtrack of Morgan Saint’s ‘You’.

The video has had over a million views, which is typical of a Britney workout vid. She’s been posting these semi-regularly since entering lockdown and the pop star’s 24 million Instagram followers continue to lap them up.

Spears’ Instagram account has been getting attention for other reasons in recent months, too. In March Spears made a heartfelt pitch for increased connection during coronavirus isolation. What really got people talking was the inclusion of a graphic from writer Mimi Zhupro, which seemed to support socialist ideology. “We will feed each other, redistribute wealth, strike,” said the graphic. “Communion moves beyond walls.”

In response, the internet has embraced Spears as a Marxist revolutionary. It culminated in a viral mash-up of the U.S.S.R. National Anthem and several of Spears’ biggest hits, including ‘I’m A Slave 4 U’ and ‘…Baby One More Time’. The video, which you can find on YouTube, was dedicated to Comrade Britney.

Watch: Britney Spears – USSR National Anthem

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