Entertainment Britney Spears painting sells for $10,000 to 'rich and famous' man

23:45  07 november  2017
23:45  07 november  2017 Source:   Wonderwall

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But her “hobby” turned into major bucks when one of her paintings sold for $ 10 , 000 . That’s not a typo. Britney Spears sold a painting for ten thousand American dollars. Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous Robin Leach.

A painting by the star was auctioned this week for $ 10 , 000 to Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous host Robin Leach. Related | Britney Spears Isn't Just a Pop Star, She's an Artist. Spears posted the artwork to her Instagram last month.

Britney Spears smiling for the camera: Britney Spears attends a pre-Grammy Gala at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles on Feb. 11, 2017. © FayesVision/WENN.com Britney Spears attends a pre-Grammy Gala at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles on Feb. 11, 2017.

Britney Spears can now add "high priced painter" to her resume after selling her first-ever original piece of art for $10,000 at an auction in Las Vegas.

The buyer of the piece? "Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous" host Robin Leach, who was also serving as the auctioneer.

Robin Leach holding a wine glass posing for the camera: Robin Leach attends the 65th Annual ACE Eddie Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Jan. 30, 2015. © Lat/Invision/AP/REX/Shutterstock Robin Leach attends the 65th Annual ACE Eddie Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Jan. 30, 2015.

On Nov. 5, Britney donated the piece to the Vegas Cares fundraiser to help victims and first responders of the mass shooting that took place in Sin City on Oct. 1, killing 58 people and injuring more than 500.

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

Britney Spears ‘ latest creative venture isn’t a musical one – a watercolor painting the singer previously shared on her Instagram account recently sold for $ 10 , 000 at a Las Vegas charity auction.

The five-figure painting featured five purple, pink, and blue flowers.

"I'm so proud to call Vegas my second home and I'm pleased to participate in this Vegas Cares show," Britney said in a taped messages, which was played before bidding started. "The flowers in my painting represent a new beginning, and it's in that spirit that we move forward. All the proceeds from the winning bid go to Vegas Cares Memorial Fund. I appreciate your kindness and your generosity. I love you Vegas."

In October, the pop star, who performs regularly at a residency show at Planet Hollywood, posted a video to Instagram of her painting the artwork at her home in Los Angeles.  

Sometimes you just gotta play!!!!!!

Christ painting by Leonardo da Vinci sells for record $450M .
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