Britney Spears has introduced an “indefinite work hiatus” to spend time together with her household, revealing that her father “virtually died” in an emotional message to her followers.
The singer is placing her Britney: Domination exhibits in Las Vegas on maintain so she might help together with her father Jamie’s restoration from “life-threatening well being points”, a press release on her web site stated.
Mr Spears underwent emergency surgical procedure two months in the past after struggling a ruptured colon, the star’s publicist confirmed to Sky Information.
In a publish on social media, Spears stated that “it breaks my coronary heart” to postpone the exhibits, however that “it is essential to all the time put your loved ones first”.
In her full message to followers, she stated: “I do not even know the place to begin with this, as a result of that is so robust for me to say.
“I cannot be performing my new present Domination. I have been trying ahead to this present and seeing all of you this 12 months, so doing this breaks my coronary heart.
“Nonetheless, it is essential to all the time put your loved ones first… and that is the choice I needed to make.
“A few months in the past, my father was hospitalized and virtually died. We’re all so grateful that he got here out of it alive, however he nonetheless has a protracted street forward of him. I needed to make the troublesome choice to place my full focus and power on my household right now.
“I hope you all can perceive. Extra info on ticket refunds is obtainable on britneyspears.com. I admire your prayers and help for my household throughout this time. Thanks, and love you all… all the time.”
Particulars of Mr Spears’ sickness got in a press release, which stated: “Two months in the past, Mr Jamie Spears grew to become critically in poor health and was rushed to Dawn Hospital in Las Vegas.
“His colon spontaneously ruptured and he was instantly admitted into surgical procedure. Mr Spears spent the subsequent 28 days within the hospital below the care of the superb medical doctors, nurses and employees on the hospital, who the Spears household credit with saving his life.
“After a protracted, sophisticated post-operative interval, he’s recuperating at house and gaining power, and is predicted to make a full restoration.
“Ms Spears has been tremendously concerned with caring for her household, and because of his well being points and ongoing restoration, she goes to take day without work.”
Ticket refunds for the exhibits can be found, with particulars on the Britney Spears web site.