Britney Spears’ choreographer and close friend Andre Fuentes has died at age 40, according to reports on Wednesday.

Britney Spears Choreographer Andre Fuentes Dies

Fuentes choreographed and danced with Spears in many of her hit videos, including “Sometimes,” “I’m A Slave 4 U” and “Crazy.”

Fuentes also danced with other stars such as Beyonce, Prince, and NoDoubt.

Fuentes even attended the memorial for Prince two weeks ago and posted on his Instagram, “Such a beautiful memorial tonight honoring the life and genius of Prince!”

There are no reports on what caused Fuentes’ death, but his passing was confirmed by one of his dance partners, Melissa Miles.

On Instagram, Miles wrote: “My dear sweet Andre Fuentes. I’m in complete shock. You went from being one of my first dance teachers in LA, to a mentor, then to my friend. You saw something in me most didn’t, and believed in me more than I may have even believed in myself. I will never forget our talks and some of the things you said that meant everything to me. I will miss you more than words can say. Thank you for your artistry and everything you contributed to the dance world. You changed my life and so many others. Until we meet again… RIP Andre.”

Debbie Reynolds, owner of Debbie Reynolds dance studio, where Fuentes worked for 20 years, spoke out on the loss of a great dancer.

“We are saddened by the loss of Andre Fuentes, whose light shined in our studio for over 20 years,” Reynolds told Radar. “He was a remarkable dancer and a true talent and he will be loved and missed forever.”

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