Britney Spears confirms she’s taking break from social media to celebrate engagement

Britney Spears confirms she’s taking a break from social media to celebrate engagement (Image: samasghari/Instagram)

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Britney Spears confirmed she is taking a break from social media to celebrate her engagement with boyfriend Sam Asghari.

Fans were getting worried when they noticed the Toxic singer's Instagram had been deleted, with her page showing the words: "Sorry, this page isn't available".

She had been extremely active on social media over the last few months, especially after she got engaged.

Britney eased her fans' worries by taking to Twitter to tell everyone not to panic about her lack of online presence.

"Don’t worry folks … just taking a little break from social media to celebrate my engagement !!!! I’ll be back soon," the 39-year-old said.

Britney confirmed she is taking a break from social media
(Image: AFP via Getty Images)

After fans panicked about her deleted Instagram, her lawyer Mathew Rosengart confirmed to Page Six that it was Britney's decision to take a social media break.

A source also told the publication that she had deleted her social media to send a "powerful message" and that it was "her decision".

They added that she was taking a break from social media "in light of the successful path that she’s been on and continues to be on [following] the news of [her engagement].”

The Oops! I Did It Again singer's last Instagram post had her thanking the "#FreeBritney" movement.

She said: "You guys f***ing kick a**!!!! Love you so much and God bless."

The sudden deletion of Britney's Instagram account comes just days after she announced her engagement to boyfriend Sam.

Sam and Britney recently got engaged
(Image: samasghari/Instagram)

Britney has been living under a conservatorship since 2008
(Image: Britney Spears/Instagram)

The pair have been dating since 2016 and were first romantically linked after they met on the set of the singer's Slumber Party music video.

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Britney shared a sweet video of her showing off her ring to her 33.9 million Instagram followers alongside the caption: "I can’t f****** believe it," with a host of ring emojis.

She looks shocked and sweetly gives Sam a kiss when he says: "Look at that, do you like it."

Britney shared the special moment with fans
(Image: Britney Spears/Instagram)

The star is taking a break to celebrate her engagement
(Image: Britney Spears/Instagram)

She quickly exclaims: "OMG, yes!"

Sam's manager Brandon Cohen also shared a statement saying he is "proud to celebrate and confirm the engagement".

The singer wore a dusty pink top and a black choker necklace in the video, with her signature blonde hair having red tips. Sam beamed a smile in an orange polo shirt.

Sam also shared an image of the special moment to his account.

It was of the pair kissing while the singer held her engagement ring finger up to the camera. He uploaded the post shortly after teasing fans he had the "biggest news".

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