Britney Spears’ longtime manager just spilled some major news to TMZ.
Larry Rudolph, who has managed Spears for many years, revealed that the pop star may never perform live again.
“As the person who guides her career — based on the information I and all of the professionals who work with her are being told on a need-to-know basis — from what I have gathered it’s clear to me she should not be going back to do this Vegas residency, not in the near future and possibly never again,” Rudolph told the outlet.
Spears was more than halfway through rehearsals for her Las Vegas residency when she canceled. “It was the perfect storm. We had to pull her show because her meds stopped working and she was distraught over her dad’s illness,” Rudolph said.
Spears’ manager expressed that it was always her decision on whether or not she wanted to work. He said, “Last summer, when she wanted to tour, she called me every day. She was excited. She hasn’t called me in months. Crickets. She clearly doesn’t want to perform now.”
“I don’t want her to work again ’till she’s ready, physically, mentally and passionately. If that time never comes again it will never come again. I have no desire or ability to make her work again. I am only here for her when she wants to work. And, if she ever does want to work again, I’m here to tell her if it’s a good idea or a bad idea,” Rudolph stated.
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