SAN JOSE (CBS/AP) – It’s official: Enrique Iglesias won’t be joining Britney Spears on her upcoming tour. Reports that Iglesias pulled out of the tour, that includes a stop at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, surfaced just hours after Spears announced during a pre-taped segment on “Good Morning America” Tuesday morning that the pair would be hitting the road together.
Iglesias representative Gary Mantoosh said later in a statement to The Associated Press his client and Spears won’t tour “despite initial reports based on formal discussions of the possible run.”
The statement says Iglesias “is very sorry for the confusion this might have caused to anyone.” It says the Latin singer respects Spears and is a fan of her work.
Igelesias is currently on tour in Europe.
Spears on Tuesday released her seventh album, “Femme Fatale.” Her U.S. tour kicks off on June 17 in Sacramentoand will continue on to the HP Pavilion in San Jose on Saturday June 18th then to 26 more arenas, according to the initial round of dates.
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A representative for the pop singer hasn’t returned an email seeking comment.
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