Maddie Spears, 4, Dresses Up as Aunt Britney for "Celebrity Day at School"

Celebrity Moms Oct. 2, 2012 AT 2:15PM
Maddie Spears, 4, Dresses Up as Aunt Britney for "Celebrity Day at School" Credit: instagram.com

Britney Spears is an inspiration to millions -- including her adorable niece!

Former Nickelodeon star Jamie Lynn Spears, 21, shared a photo of her 4-year-old daughter, Maddie, via Instagram October 2. In the sweet shot, the tot re-created her aunt's famous Catholic school girl look from the 1998 music video "...Baby One More Time" to celebrate "celebrity day" during her school's Homecoming Week, Jamie Lynn explained.

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Britney's look was, of course, much more risque. At 16 years old, her midriff-baring ensemble drew heavy criticism -- not that she minded. "It was such a wonderful experience," she told MTV News in 2000 of the song and video that launched her into superstardom.

Director Nigel Dick, 59, opened up about the music video shoot during a 2009 interview with MTV News. "My idea originally was just jeans and T-shirts, and we were at the wardrobe fitting and Britney holds up the jeans and T-shirts and says, 'Wouldn't I wear a schoolgirl outfit?' Every piece of wardrobe in the video came from Kmart, and I was told at the time not one piece of clothing in the video cost more than $17. On that level, it's real. That probably, in retrospect, is a part of its charm."

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In a March 2012 interview with Glamour, Jamie Lynn opened up about her relationship with her big sister, 30. "[Our bond as mothers], it's such a big thing, you know? Especially 'cause there's an age gap there -- she's 10 years older," the Zoey 101 star said. "I think if I were just a normal 20-year-old, I wouldn't be able to relate as much to her."

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Jamie Lynn and Maddie's father, Casey Aldridge, ended their engagement in March 2009; they continued to date on-and-off until November 2010. Now engaged to Jason Trawick, Britney has two children with her ex-husband, Kevin Federline, 34: Sean Preston, 7, and Jayden James, 6.

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