Brit­ney Spears puts Ve­gas shows on hold

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BRIT­NEY Spears is putting her planned Las Ve­gas res­i­dency on hold to fo­cus on her fa­ther’s re­cov­ery from a life-threat­en­ing ill­ness.

The pop su­per­star an­nounced Fri­day she is go­ing on an in­def­i­nite work hia­tus.

Her res­i­dency was sched­uled to kick off in Fe­bru­ary at Park The­ater at the Park MGM casino-re­sort.

Spears says she is ded­i­cat­ing her fo­cus and en­ergy to care for her fam­ily.

The state­ment an­nounc­ing her de­ci­sion says her fa­ther, Jamie Spears, has had a com­pli­cated re­cov­ery af­ter be­com­ing ill two months ago, un­der­go­ing emer­gency surgery and spend­ing sev­eral days at a hos­pi­tal.

Re­funds for “Brit­ney Dom­i­na­tion” shows are avail­able at the point of pur­chase.

Bill Horn­buckle, pres­i­dent of casino op­er­a­tor MGM Re­sorts In­ter­na­tional, says the com­pany re­spects Spears’ com­mit­ment to her fam­ily.

Brit­ney Spears AP Photo

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