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This week’s US Weekly features a headline that one might expect to find on an issue of the magazine Guideposts rather than on one of the nation’s top gossip magazines: “Kevin’s Last Chance: A Christian life coach helps Britney forgive as she struggles to save her family.”

It seems that the once-again-pregnant popster has completely cut Kabblah out of her life, and is returning to the religion of her roots to help resolve her rocky relationship with her husband of 21 months, Kevin Federline. According to the magazine, a source reveals that Spears and Federline “have agreed to continue to pray together and put their faith back into their marriage, recomitting.”

The same source reports that, “the fresh start stems from a four-hour conversation encouraged by Spears’ newly acquired Christian life coach”–a conversation which apparently took place before her head-scratching interview with Matt Lauer.

For all the headlines of “Christian life coachs gives Britney and hubby faith in marriage,” the article offers remarkably little else, other than the aforementioned quotes, about that Christian life coach or the couple’s faith life. In fact, it goes on to talk about Federline still showing some party-boy proclivities. And, we don’t even know what to make of Britney’s brunette and bare spread in Harper’s Bazaar, except to paraphrase the late Senator Lloyd Benston and say, “I saw Demi Moore’s ‘Vanity Fair’ spread… and you are no Demi Moore.”

Perhaps US Weekly has learned what Newsweek discovered long ago: Religion on the cover sells.

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