Culture September 21, 2021

Britney Spears makes her return to Instagram

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After suddenly going dark on Instagram last week, Britney Spears made her return to the social media platform on Monday.

The "Toxic" singer admitted that she found it hard to "stay away" from the app, but revealed that she temporarily deactivated her Instagram in order to enjoy a small getaway with Sam Asghari, her soon-to-be husband.

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Spears, 39, also let it slip that she's still having a tough time wrapping her mind around the fact that she's engaged.

"Some shots from my weekend getaway to celebrate my engagement with my ... holy s--- ... FIANCÉ," she captioned the post. "I still can’t believe it !!!!"

"I couldn’t stay away from the gram too long so I’m back already 💍😂🤷🏼‍♀️🤣 !!!!" the Grammy winner continued. "Psss I took these in Palm Springs with clip in extensions 💁🏼‍♀️😉🌹!!!!!"

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Spears stepped away from the social platform last week, leaving her fans questioning what happened to her account and why she went dark online.

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To stop the speculation, at the time she tweeted: "Don’t worry folks … just taking a little break from social media to celebrate my engagement 💍😉 !!!! I’ll be back soon 💋🌹✨"

Spears and Asghari announced their engagement on Sept. 12.