Britney Spears painting sells for $10,000.

Britney Spears Original Painting Sells at Vegas Benefit for $10,000

Britney Spears Original Painting Sells at Vegas Benefit for $10,000

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Nov. 7 2017 3:47 PM

Britney Spears Original Painting Sells at Vegas Benefit for $10,000

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Sometimes I run. Sometimes I hide. Sometimes I paint.

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You want a piece of Britney Spears? Too late, somebody already bought it.

A tableau of flowers lovingly hand painted by one B. Spears has sold at auction for $10,000. Spears donated the work to the Vegas Cares benefit, where it was auctioned off to raise money for a memorial to the victims of the October shooting that left 58 dead and more than 500 injured. Spears has a close personal connection to Vegas, where she has performed in residency since 2014.

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The winning bid was placed by entertainment reporter Robin Leach, best known for hosting Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous (which also happens to be a Spears lyric) and who also happened to be the auctioneer. Doesn't he look pleased:

Spears didn’t attend the benefit herself but introduced the painting via video.

“The flowers in my painting represent a new beginning, and it’s in that spirit that we move forward,” she said.

Here is another video of the artist, listening to Mozart in a garden while creating the work back in October: