Britney Spears' arrival in Israel has caused quite the commotion. It's the pop star's first visit to the country and a tour of the holy sites in Jerusalem on Sunday was described by Israeli news outlets as a veritable mob scene.
While Spears' security detail was substantial, the Western Wall is mainly accessible by foot and it was a challenge to make their way through mobs of fans, press, and onlookers (see video below).
Spears is scheduled to perform at Tel Aviv's Yarkon Park on Monday night, the same outdoor venue where Justin Bieber and Aerosmith, recently headlined and where Radiohead is due to take the stage on July 19.
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There has also been some hubbub concerning a possible meeting with prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu. According to Ynet, Spears canceled a visit, but it was also reported that the meeting was never confirmed, which the PM's office seemed to acknowledge.
Ahead of the July 3 concert, Spears will visit with pediatric cancer patients.
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