No one was more nervous to see and hear reassembled pop princess Britney Spears at her big $15 million "X Factor" announcement yesterday than Britney herself ... at least judging from her chewed up and bloody fingernails.
Despite the unwavering support from her new boss Simon Cowell, Britney seems to be taking out her pre-show anxiety on her cuticles ... a problem she's been dealing with for years.
In fact, Britney made a New Year's resolution to drop the habit in 2008, saying ... "Next year, I have to learn to stop biting my nails! I would like to stop worrying so much, because I worry all the time."
'X Factor' Announcement Was a Bloody Nail-biter
5/15/2012 7:55 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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