Britney Spears Cancels Vegas Shows After Ankle Injury Amid Game App Plan To Compete With Kim Kardashian [Video]

Britney Spears injured her ankle so severely during her act that a doctor insisted that the pop singer cancel two of her popular Las Vegas shows. The accident occurred when Spears fell on stage performing in her Piece of Me show, reported MSN.

While the injury occurred Wednesday night, Britney’s shows on May 1 and May 2 both have been cancelled, announced Caesars Palace, which cited her physician’s prescription for healing.

“Britney injured her ankle during her performance Wednesday evening and her doctor has advised her not to perform Friday and Saturday evening so that she may heal,” stated Caesars Palace.

Known for her interaction with her fans on social media, Britney promptly took to Twitter to announce her recovery.

“Thank you for all of the sweet wishes! Had a little scare on stage tonight with my ankle but I’m ok!” tweeted Brit bravely.

As of this writing, her announcement got almost 3,000 retweets and more than 5,000 favorites.

For those and other followers of Britney Spears, a new video game app is coming soon, reported People.

From the creators of Kim Kardashian’s popular mobile app, a game showcasing Britney is on the way. Glu Mobile, which developed Kim Kardashian: Hollywood, plans to release the game in 2016. It’s the first product to be unveiled from the five-year pact between the pop singer and the game company.

That deal calls for Glu Mobile to utilize Britney’s image and voice, as well as her creativity, in a variety of products.

As the Inquisitr reported, Kim Kardashian’s app has become a success story for the reality TV personality and the app company.

Kim Kardashian: Hollywood earned about $74 million in 2014. It also ranked No. 1 on Adweek’s Hot List for Hottest Mobile Game.

Talking with Adweek, Kim emphasized her belief that the tech world is her next frontier following the success of her mobile game.

“I hope to have a bigger presence in the tech world,” she declared.

Kardashian also shared her pride in her creative influence on the company.

“I love coming up with different app ideas, and I have a few more that are coming out. Once you get started and you have this creative bug of ideas that you want to get out, I feel like I’ve partnered with the right team, and now I have the creative outlet to make that happen. I’m happy that people are into it and perceiving it well. I just want to create more apps.”

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