The rumors are true, answering the prayers of all Israelis with a spot in their heart for Mississippi’s greatest daughter after Oprah and just above Tammy Wynette: Britney Jean Spears is going to perform in Israel this July.
The Louisiana-raised pop star’s performance or performances will be in the beginning of the month in Tel Aviv’s Yarkon Park. This is part of her upcoming Asian tour, and details for everybody who wants a piece of the 35-year-old singer-actress-dancer are to be released in short order.
Spears’s last tour was the 2011 Femme Fatale, which promoted her album by the same name. The tour brought in $69 million and catered to 700,000 fans in total. Since then, Spears has been keeping her talent local: These days, if you seek Britney, look no further than her tremendously successful Las Vegas extravaganza Britney: Piece of Me.
Every time rumors of a possible Britney show in Israel had been raised in the past, they were eventually refuted. Last year, Spears’s team had looked into a possible tour, but that did not end up materializing.
(Translated and edited by J. Herzog)