Enrique Iglesias NOT Opening for Britney Spears' 2011 Tour | County Grind | South Florida | Broward Palm Beach New Times | The Leading Independent News Source in Broward-Palm Beach, Florida


Enrique Iglesias NOT Opening for Britney Spears' 2011 Tour

Well that was quick. TMZ.com dropped a bombshell this morning that Enrique Iglesias' monster-sized ego is too enormous to handle second-billing to even Britney Spears. And, the joint tour announced yesterday -- including July 22 in Miami -- will not feature Iglesias anymore.

To many Americans, this is probably a little strange to hear, but dude has sold approximately 55 million albums worldwide and counting -- so give him a break for being wildly full of himself.

Apparently the terms of the contract for the tour had language that involved Iglesias appearing as a co-headliner with the fascinating juggernaut that is Britney "100 million albums sold worldwide" Spears. As the press machine was starting to take over, however, it was clear that he would take the stage before her -- and that is apparently a big no-no for the Latin heartthrob.

Now this is not just a contest over record sales, obviously, but with the Femme Fatale action seemingly in order, there is arguably nothing hotter than Spears in U.S. territories right now. Who will she get as a replacement? Chris Brown would probably not be the right choice. But if Pink isn't too high and mighty, they would make a divalicious twosome.

Previously: Britney Spears 2011 Tour Dates With Enrique Iglesias Announced

Follow County Grind on Facebook and Twitter: @CountyGrind.

KEEP NEW TIMES BROWARD-PALM BEACH FREE... Since we started New Times Broward-Palm Beach, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of South Florida, and we'd like to keep it that way. With local media under siege, it's more important than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" program, allowing us to keep offering readers access to our incisive coverage of local news, food and culture with no paywalls.
Reed Fischer
Contact: Reed Fischer

Latest Stories