Britney Spears turns 36
Britney Spears celebrated turning 36 by serenading her Instagram followers with an Elvis Presley song.
The pop princess turned Las Vegas diva posted a video online showing her at home, in a skimpy black dress, singing Can't Help Falling In Love.
As she delivered the classic track the camera panned around her, showing off a foyer decorated with a huge Christmas tree and twinkling lights.Controversies rock Hollywood in 2017
The singer, who celebrated her birthday on Saturday, said she had been inspired to give the performance by Madonna, who covered Spears' song Toxic online this week.
She wrote: "I was really inspired yesterday by @madonna's post. She's right... silence = death! These words really stuck with me, because they are so true.
"I've always wanted to do a performance like this... singing in a pretty little black dress, with a simple 360, one take shot!Last Jedi set for $215m opening in US
"I figured since it was my birthday, why not go for it?!
"So boom When the clock struck 12:00, I did it!!!
"Thank you all for the beautiful birthday wishes, and for letting me do what I love. I appreciate you more than you will ever know!!!!"Assault laws in focus amid Weinstein saga
Madonna covered Toxic online to mark World Aids Day on December 1.
She said on the site: "Silence = Death! Song For World AIDS Day! #toxic #poisonparadise @britneyspears. Happy Birthday!!"
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