Here's why Britney Spears deactivated her Instagram account

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  • Britney Spears deactivated her Instagram account on Monday but shared with fans on Twitter, she's just "taking a break".
  • The singer recently got engaged to boyfriend Sam Asghari, and said she wants to celebrate her engagement.
  • A source adds the decision was entirely her own. "Nothing else should be read into it. She is in a great place, legally and personally."

Say goodbye to Britney's cheerful dance videos – the singer suddenly deactivated her Instagram account on Monday.

But the star, who recently got engaged to longtime boyfriend Sam Asghari, is just "taking a break" from social media to celebrate, she shared on Twitter.

A source tells People the singer's doing what "many celebrities do" by taking some time off.

"It was her decision, and nothing else should be read into it," they add. "She is in a great place, legally and personally."

On top of her engagement, things seem to be looking up for the Toxic hitmaker after her father filed to end her conservatorship after 14 years.

She testified in court earlier this year that the agreement had become "abusive", and under it, she was also unable to get married or have more children.

Britney's father is still serving as her conservator in the interim and has drawn up a prenup for the couple to protect the singer's estate, which she too understands is "necessary".

Following news of their engagement, fans, including actor Octavia Spencer, commented Britney should get a prenup.

Fitness-trainer-turned-actor, Sam, jokingly replied: "Thank you to everyone who is concerned about the prenup. Of course, we're getting an ironclad prenup to protect my Jeep and shoe collection in case she dumps me one day."    

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