Britney Spears has taken time out from her 42-date Circus tour to visit sick children in Miami, Florida.
Just hours before performing at the city's American Airlines Arena on Saturday (07Mar09), the Toxic hitmaker dropped into the Miami Children's hospital.
She stayed for half an hour posing for pictures with the children and giving them autographed photos.
Hospital spokeswoman Cristene Martinez tells, "The kids were so excited to meet Britney, and having her here was a great distraction for them."
Before heading off for her show, Spears made a donation to the hospital's Big Apple Circus Clown Care programme which sends clowns with medical training to visit the young patients.