Britney To Stop Biting And Other Celeb New Year’s Resolutions

The great thing about a new year? You get to make a fresh start. And once the champagne has been finished and the confetti has fallen, it’s time to put those resolutions into action — well, at least for a week or two. We mere mortals aren’t the only ones resolving to hit the gym more frequently, call Granny more often and save more of that paycheck. Celebrities from Britney Spears to a duchess (and we don’t mean Fergie) are vowing to make some ch-ch-changes. Here’s who’s doing what and why…

Britney Spears
After a helluva year, the pop tart has amazingly landed on her dancing feet, but she says there’s still work to be done. “I would like to stop worrying so much [in 2009],” she told Glamour, “because I worry all the time. And to learn how to be happier, just in general. I have to learn to take things not so seriously. And to stop biting my nails!”Katy Perry

The “I Kissed a Girl” songstress wants to give meat the kiss-off. “I try to want to be a vegetarian because I know it would be more of a healthier option for me,” she told reporters at Z-100’s Jingle Ball. “But I love chicken. [Also],I am just gonna try and be a healthier person and think about my family more.”

Debra Messing

The former Will and Grace star is back on the tube in USA’s The Starter Wife, which apparently leaves her little time for her hubby of eight years, Daniel Zelman. “I can’t tell you the last time I had a date with my husband,” she told Shape. “My ideal date would be a spectacular meal, maybe Italian, followed by dancing. That’s a New Year’s resolution I’m looking forward to.”

Russell Brand

When the big-haired comedian, who also appeared in Forgetting Sarah Marshall hosted the MTV VMAs, he chastised the Jonas Brothers for being, well, chaste. After getting a lot of crap for that, he now wants to make the trio part of his 2009. “Perhaps a Christmas song,” he suggested to “I haven’t seen them, but I love them little guys.”

Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall

The 61-year-old wife of Prince Charles says she’s let herself go since she married the heir in 2005. “I think I am going to have to make it my New Year’s resolution,” she told reporters of her resolution to get fit. “Maybe to do some pilates or even some tai chi.”

What about you? Are you vowing to do anything differently in 2009? Did you follow through with your resolution for 2008? Talk back here.