Britney Spears was in rare form yesterday -- she was actually chatty and friendly!
Not surrounded by hoards of security and paparazzi for a change while shopping on Robertson Blvd., our photog actually got to ask Miss Spears a few personal questions -- about her new gig on "X Factor," her kids, and Madonna -- and the usually tight-lipped pop star answered them.
Maybe being around the enigmatic Simon Cowell has rubbed off on her ... in a good way.
Walking and Talking
10/11/2012 6:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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