Britney Spears’ Longtime Friend, Dancer & Choreographer Andre Fuentes Dies At 40


It's a sad day for Britney Spears fans after news broke choreographer Andre Fuentes passed away, his reps confirm.

Fuentes' had been with Spears since the 1999 ...Baby One More Time Tour, working on live performances and music videos over their more than 15 years together.

Fuentes started working with Britney beginning in 1999 during the Baby One More Time Tour and contributed his talents to her live performances and music videos for more than 15 years.

Fuentes is responsible for helping choreograph dances to "I'm a Slave 4 U," "Sometimes," "Born to Make You Happy" and "(You Drive Me) Crazy." He also crafted routines for 2008's "Womanizer" and "Circus" music videos, as well as lending his talents as the contributing choreographer on The Circus Starring Britney Spears tour.

Fuentes and Britney are seen here in the 2008 documentary For The Record having a laugh during rehearsals as they goof around in the dance studio before a string of live performances ahead of the Circus album launch.

During the "Circus" music video shoot, featured in that same documentary, Britney said:

"He's just amazing. He gets it. He gets me. And he knows how to make a woman look good. He gets my body. He knows my body. He knows what makes me look great, and that's why I like him."

Fuentes also worked with Beyonce, No Doubt, Brandy and Prince, including choreographing the late singer's "The Greatest Romance That's Ever Been Sold" video.

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