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Britney Spears Thanks First Responders at ‘Vegas Strong’ Return

By Scott T. Sterling  Pop icon Britney Spears made a defiant return to her Piece of Me residency at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas for the first time since the shooting tragedy of the Route 91 festival. Related: Britney Spears to Continue Vegas Residency: We’ll Get Through This Together
Spears took the stage last night (Oct. 11). with #VegasStrong displayed on big screen over the stage, as well as on the baseball caps sported by the pop star and her backup dancers for the opening of the show. “Before I start the show, I just want to say, we’re here for you, you’re here for us and we’re going to get through together, okay?” Spears announced. She went on to salute first-responders from the Route 91 shooting. “There are some special people in the audience tonight: they’re our Las Vegas first responders! Let’s give it up for them!,” she told the crowd. One of her backup dancers, Lake Smits shared an Instagram photo of the troupe wearing the #VegasStrong hats with a message for the city: “Last night we weren’t just in Vegas but the show was for Vegas! Our hearts and prayers go out to victims and families of 10/1/17 #vegasstrong.” See footage of Spears’ addressing her audience and Smit’s Instagram post below.

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Britney Spears Continues Vegas Residency: We’ll Get Through This Together

By Robyn Collins Britney Spears plans to continue her Las Vegas residency after the mass shooting at the Route 91 Harvest Festival. Related: Britney Spears Shares Fashion Week Runway Show from Home Spears posted a message to her social media accounts letting fans know that the show must go on. “We’ll get through this together. See you Wednesday,” she wrote adding the hashtag #VegasStrong. Spears will be performing her Britney: Piece of Me residency at Planet Hollywood through December.

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Britney Spears to Continue Las Vegas Residency After Shooting: ‘We’ll Get Through This Together’

While many shows have been cancelled or postponed in the wake of the horrific mass shooting at the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas Sunday night, Britney Spears announced via Twitter Thursday evening that she will return to her residency on Oct. 11 as planned. “We’ll get through this together,” she tweeted. “See you […]

Petition Calls for Britney Spears Statues to Replace Confederate Monuments

By Hayden Wright

In the wake of deadly Charlottesville protests, statues commemorating the Confederacy have become lightning rods in the broader conversation about racial inequality and white supremacy in America.

Related: Petition Calls for Missy Elliott Statue to Replace Confederate Monument

Last week, some ingenious petitioners suggested replacing a Virginia statue with Missy Elliott. This week, Britney Spears fans want to see monuments to the Confederacy in her home state of Louisiana replaced with tributes to the resilient pop star.

“Not only has Britney proven her talent, but she’s proven her strength of character by not only overcoming highly publicized mental breakdown, but by continuously working towards improving herself. She’s an inspiration to millions,” the petition reads.

“She’s already earned her star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame, and now it’s time for her home state to honor her with the tribute that she deserves.”

The letter calls on decision makers to “do the right thing” and “replace the Confederate statues with an actual Louisiana hero.” So far, the effort has gathered more than 3,400 signatures.

Britney Spears Blasts Media, Covers Bonnie Raitt In Vegas

VIDEO: Britney Spears – ‘Somethihng To Talk About’

 
By Scott T. Sterling

(RADIO.COM) – Britney Spears had a few things to get off her chest during a recent show in Las Vegas, and she did so in spectacular fashion.

The pop legend took a swipe at the media while performing on Saturday, August 19th, before launching into a cover of Bonnie Raitt’s 1991 hit, “Something to Talk About.”

“The press and the media my whole life, because one minute they tear you down, they’re really horrible, and the next minute, you’re on top of the world,” she explained to the audience.

“But, I’ve never really spoke about [it], you know? And I’m a southern girl, I’m from Louisiana. I’m from the south, and I like to keep it real. And I just want to make sure I keep having you m—–f—–s something to talk about, OK?”

Britney Spears’ Vegas show, Britney: Piece of Me, has just 18 more shows at Las Vegas’ Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, including the last performance on December 31st.

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Man Rushes Stage During Britney Spears Las Vegas Show

Britney Spears’ first night back at her Las Vegas residency was interrupted after an unidentified man rushed the stage Wednesday night. During her Piece of Me show at Planet Hollywood, Spears finished up a performance of her 1999 hit “(You Drive Me) Crazy” when a fan rushed the stage to get her attention. The incident, which... Read more »

Man Rushes Britney Spears’ Stage In Las Vegas

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By Hayden Wright

(RADIO.COM) – A Britney Spears show in Las Vegas turned dramatic Wednesday night, when a strange man rushed the stage. Fan footage from the concert shows the unidentified man creeping behind the performance while Spears performed at the front of the stage.

As she turned around, Spears realized that something was wrong and paused her performance of “Crazy.” A swarm of male backup dancers and bodyguards tackled the intruder to the floor, while Britney spoke to a security professional about the developing situation. TMZ reports that Britney asked if the man had a gun; though it’s a bit hard to tell from the audio.

The man’s struggle with shirtless backup dancer lasted a matter of seconds, before he was hauled away from the stage. Fans booed the stage-rusher and applauded the efforts of Britney’s team to diffuse the situation quickly..

See footage from the shocking incident below:

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Watch Britney Spears Show Off New Physique with Mini Runway Show

Watch Britney Spears Show Off New Physique with Mini Runway Show

By Annie Reuter

Britney Spears has been hitting the gym hard and the results are stunning. The singer posted a short video clip Sunday evening (March 5), in which she prances around her hotel room in heels and tight-fitting dresses as she models her fierce runway walk.

Related: Britney Spears is ‘Staying Motivated’ in the Gym

Set to the music of Beyoncé’s “Hold Up,” Spears first appears in a…

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