After gaining much critical praise for her comedic guest appearance on the CBS sitcom How I Met Your Mother, one-time pop princess Britney Spears is returning to the program for a second round. According to AOL News, May 12th will mark the singer's return to the popular series.

Spears will reprise her role as Abby the receptionist. Executive producer Craig Thomas stated, "We're all so thrilled to have Britney joining us once again."

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In the episode, Barney and Abbie realize that they share a mutual hatred for Ted. Posing as a couple, they team up to torment Ted. This leads to Barney popping a surprise question on Abbie. Will she become a recurring character next season? That possibility isn't being ruled out at this time.