For those still sleeping off the turkey daze or the shopping haze who couldn't get up the strength to visit (shame on you!), here's the latest: Britney Spears is pre-celebrating her 27th birthday Tuesday by blowing out candles on a B-day cake for fans at G-A-Y nightclub in London. The only hitch was that Brit missed one candle and had to circle back for it.

Does that mean she gets to stay 26 for another year? Looking back on her recent past, however, maybe that's not such a good deal. Get a quick flashback of her wild life in magazine-cover form with our new Brit-Brit gallery: From American Tragedy to Comeback Queen.