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Britney Spears may never perform again, her manager says

Britney Spears may never perform again, her manager says

Since Britney Spears postponed her Las Vegas "Domination" residency previous year, fans have been wondering when the iconic pop star will return to the stage - but an interview with her manager now suggests that time may never come.

He said Spears two-thirds of the way through rehearsals for a Vegas reboot when her father got ill late previous year. Rudolph said it was "the ideal storm", which set the "Toxic" singer into a downward spiral.

"We had to pull her show because her meds stopped working and she was distraught over her dad's illness", he continues. Her residency was supposed to kick off February 13.

"It was the ideal storm", Rudolph told the entertainment website.

"Last summer, when she wanted to tour, she called me every day". She was excited. (But) she hasn't called me in months. "Crickets. She clearly doesn't want to perform now". Spears is still under contract to RCA Records and Rudolph speculated that she may continue recording in the future and that she'll come back to it when she is ready. "She's putting herself ahead of everyone else, and I'm proud of her for that". My role is to handle her career when she wants a career. An unnamed source said Spears had "received treatment, seen a psychiatrist and other doctors" over the last decade but the medication she had been taking for her mental wellness had lost efficacy.

Rudolph and a rep for Spears did not immediately respond to PEOPLE's request for comment.

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"He insisted, "[Britney] is the one whose focus is on [getting better].

Britney Spears has been going through a relatively rough time recently but unfortunately for her fans, the issues she's dealing with now might have a long-term effect on her career.

"Just checking in with all of you who are concerned about me".

Spears' business team is not involved in the conservatorship, nor is Rudolph privy to her medications or private life, which explains why he hasn't spoken to his client "in four or five months". The courts of the State of California take this very seriously. "It's not about a career anymore - it's about life". "He allows the boys to spend time with Britney, but it's at his discretion".

"Let her be a civilian for a while", he added. I look at her nearly like I look at my own daughter.

"Let her be a civilian for a while".