Spears was also rumoured to be keen to show off her comedic skills in a series of skits with the comedienne.

However, fans will have to wait to see the Toxic hitmaker grace DeGeneres' studio after she pulled out of her appearance because of a scheduling issues.

A statement posted on Spears' Facebook.com page reads, "The Ellen DeGeneres Show has been postponed due to scheduling conflicts on both ends. Trying to put it back together for a later date."