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    Britney Spears' "Work Bitch" Video Too Hot for Brits, Banned in the United Kingdom

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    There's no denying it, Britney Spears' new music video "Work Bitch" is very racy. In fact, it's too steamy for audiences in the United Kingdom.

    According to British media reports, the 31-year-old's video is banned before 10 p.m. after it was deemed too sexy and provocative for daytime airings on music channels, including MTV and The Box.

    "While the video has gone down a storm online, it's a bit too much to play on TV," a source told The Mirror.

    Channels are reportedly calling for Spears to release a "clean" edit of the video to broadcast before 10 p.m. that is suitable for all audiences. 

    According to a source, the word bitch cannot be said on TV before 10 p.m in the U.K and Brit's "Scream and Shout" with will.i.am was also recut when it debuted.

    WATCH: Britney Spears' "Work Bitch" Music Video Is Full of Whips, Tiny Outfits & Dance Breaks (Yes!)

    Britney Spears, Work YouTube

    A rep for Spears could not immediately be reached for comment.

    Maybe it's the itty-bitty outfits showing off Brit's enviable and sexy figure? Or perhaps the scene where the pop princess is whipping some woman? It could be the language, she does say bitch 19 times in the track.

    Whatever the reason for the ban, Brit is too hot for Brits.

    Spears revealed during a phone-in interview with to The TJ Show that she edited out some scenes before releasing the final version.

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    "Oh my god, we showed way more skin and did way more stuff for the video then what is actually there. Like, I cut out half the video because I am a mother and because, you know, I have children, and it's just hard to play sexy mom while you're being a pop star as well," said Britney, mom to Sean Preston, 8, and Jayden James, 7. "I just have to be true to myself and feel it out when I do stuff."

    "Britney is never pressured into anything," Spears' father and manager, Jamie Spears and Larry Rudolph, said in a statement to E! News. "She reviews all creative and for her ‘Work Bitch' video, she discussed toning down some parts in finding a balance of sexy and being a mom."

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