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Britney Spears has voluntarily checked into a rehabilitation center, as she is struggling to cope with her father’s illness.
The 37-year-old superstar took to social media to announce that she was taking some well-deserved “me time” amid her father Jamie Spears’ illness.
“Fall in love with taking care of yourself, mind, body, spirit,” read a quote which she shared on Instagram.
“We all need to take time for a little ‘me time’,” she added.
Britney’s 25-year-old boyfriend Sam Asghari praised her for her decision to check into rehab…
“It isn’t weakness, it’s a sign of absolute strength, people should only be inspired by this, at least I am. #Stronger,” he shared on his Instagram story.
“Her dad being sick has taken a toll on her,” a source close to Britney told People.
“He nearly died and actually had another surgery a few weeks ago. He’s not doing well. They’re so close and it has been a lot.
“There is nothing dramatic going on with her – she just realized she needs to make sure to take time to care for herself.”
According to reports, Britney will remain at the center for 30 days.
She indefinitely postponed her Las Vegas residency back in January after her father almost died due to his illness.
“I am dedicating my focus and energy to care for my family,” she shared at the time.
We have a very special relationship and I want to be with my family at this time just like they have always been there for me. Thank you to all my fans for your continued love and support during this time.
“I apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused and I look forward to the time when I can be back on stage performing for all of you.”
We’re sending healing thoughts to Britney and her father!