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Britney Spears choreographer Andre Fuentes found dead at 40

Meka Beresford June 3, 2016

Andre Fuentes, a long time friend and choreographer for Britney Spears, has been found dead, aged 40.

The dancer was famous for working with an array of artists, including Beyoncé, Madonna and No Doubt. He also worked with Prince on his song “The Greatest Romance That’s Ever Been Sold”.

He is also celebrated for his work on the Britney classics ‘I’m a Slave 4 U’, ‘Sometimes’, ‘Born to Make You Happy’ and ‘(You Drive Me) Crazy’.

Fuentes had worked with Britney since 1999 and he choreographed some of her most famous videos including ‘Circus’ and ‘Womanizer’. He also acted as a contributing choreographer on the 2009 Circus tour.

In 2008, Britney talked about the dancer on her documentary, ‘For The Record’. She 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.”

The dancer died on May 31 and friends, family and fans have been sharing heart felt messages of remembrance on social media.

Debbie Reynolds, the owner of the dance studio where he worked, said: “We are saddened by the loss of Andre Fuentes, whose light shined in our studio for over 20 years.”

She added: “He was a remarkable dancer and a true talent and he will be loved and missed forever.”

Britney Spears’ mother Lynne also shared her thoughts “So sad and shocked to hear about the passing of a dear soul, Andre Fuentes.

“So very talented with mesmerizing and memorable dance choreography. Thanks Andre, for sharing your amazing talents with my daughter. R.I.P.”

More: Andre Fuentes, beyonce, Britney Spears, celebrity, Dance, LGBT, Madonna, prince, US

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