Troubled singer reprises her role on hit US sitcom

Britney Spears has filmed her second appearance in hit US series How I Met Your Mother.

The singer, 26, helped the show earn its highest ever ratings in March when she made a guest appearance as receptionist Abby.

This time her character will be dating serial womaniser Barney, played by Neil Patrick Harris.

The new couple – in matching blue jumpers – go for coffee and bump into Abby’s previous crush Ted, played by Josh Radnor.

The episode, titled Everything Must Go, will air in America on 12 May.

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Alison Adey