Britney clues fans in on engagement

Britney Spears made her engagement official Friday during family celebrations at Planet Hollywood Resort and Paris Las Vegas venues.

Confirming our exclusive that Spears and her former manager Jason Trawick were having their engagement party and his 40th birthday in Las Vegas, Spears let her fans in on it Friday morning with a tweet that said: "OMG. Last night Jason surprised me with the one gift I've been waiting for. Can't wait to show you! SO SO SO excited!!!!"

After the announcement reception on the mezzanine at the Planet Hollywood, they held their engagement dinner in Chocolate Lounge at Sugar Factory in the Paris Las Vegas before heading upstairs to the dance party at Chateau Nightclub & Gardens.

Planet Hollywood founder Robert Earl, who has known Spears since early in her career, toasted the couple on a mezzanine.

Trawick was a prominent agent with William Morris Endeavor Entertainment when he began representing Spears in 2006. Their romantic relationship began after Spears split with her second husband, Kevin Federline.

Trawick and Spears appeared together as robbers heading for their getaway car in her music video "Criminal," which was shot in London last fall.


ESPN personality Colin Cowherd, a former sports anchor at KVBC-TV, Channel 3 (now KSNV), tweeted on Friday: "What happens in Vegas. ... I'll tell you what happens, you drink too much champagne until 3 am and lose your wallet. That's what happens." That brought a quick response from @BustedCoverage, an Ohio twitter site: "Praying it's found at Olympic Gardens."


Andre Agassi, Steffi Graf, Larry Ruvo and chef Michel Richard, among Thursday's gathering for the induction ceremony of the Las Vegas Baillage of the Chaine des Rotisseurs, the international gastronomic society founded in Paris in the 13th century. Richard's food was featured. ... Kim, Khloe, Rob and Kourtney Kardashian, with Scott Disick, and Kris, Kendall and Kylie Jenner, dining at Stack (Mirage) after attending the grand opening of the Kardashian Khaos store. ... Pro golfer Phil Mickelson, shooting a commercial Tuesday that shows him hitting a golf ball from a stage to a makeshift green in front of The Mirage volcano. Tour pro Alviro Quiros hit a 350-yard drive from a tee over the Bellagio dancing fountains. It was part of Callaway's new advertising campaign featuring the new RAZR driver. ... NFL legend Gale Sayers and 1983 Heisman Trophy winner Mike Rozier of Nebraska will be signing autographs at The Art of Music (Mirage) from 1-5 p.m. today and Sunday. ... Tara Palsha, the featured dancer in "Vegas! The Show" (Miracle Mile at Planet Hollywood Resort), will serve as host of Nevada Ballet's "The Nutcracker" Sunday, 5 p.m.


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