months of personal turmoil, Britney Spears was all smiles as she went
shopping with boyfriend Sam Asghari on Friday and had two messages for her fans.
Britney recently spent a month at a mental health
treatment facility, months after she canceled a Las Vegas residency
following a health emergency suffered by her dad and conservator Jamie Spears.
Earlier this week,
her longtime manager Larry Rudolph, "I don't want her to work again 'till she's ready,
physically, mentally and passionately. If that time never comes again it will
never come again."
His comments sparked alarm among Britney's
On Friday afternoon,
Britney and boyfriend Sam Asghari went on a shopping trip to Camarillo Premium Outlets northwest of
Los Angeles. Paparazzi descended upon the couple, who were accompanied by a
bodyguard. Britney appeared in high spirits.
"Britney, a lot of people don't
think you're going to perform again," one photographer told her, as seen in a video posted
by The Blast, writes
"Are we gonna see
you perform again, Brit?" he continued.
she said with a smile, getting into the driver's seat of her car as
Asghari held the door open for her. He then got into the front passenger's seat
and the two drove away.
During the interaction,
Spears also said she wanted to tell her fans, "I love you guys."