Taylor Swift canceled her second present in Rio de Janeiro on Saturday as a consequence of extreme warmth and following the loss of life of a 23-year-old fan throughout her Eras Tour live performance on Friday night.
“I am scripting this from my dressing room within the stadium. The choice has been made to postpone tonight’s present because of the excessive temperatures in Rio,” the singer mentioned in a handwritten be aware posted on her Instagram account.
The reason for loss of life for Ana Clara Benevides Machado, who sought medical consideration at Nilton Santos Olympic Stadium throughout Friday’s present, has but to be revealed, in line with The Related Press. Rio’s public prosecutor has opened a legal investigation and confirmed that Benevides’s physique was being examined.
Following her loss of life, 1000’s of concertgoers complained they weren’t allowed to take water into the 44,000-seat stadium regardless of searing temperatures that reached greater than 102.4 levels Fahrenheit. Federal authorities introduced on Saturday that free water would now be accessible at live shows, however it was too little, too late.
In a handwritten be aware shared on her social media, Swift mentioned she had a “shattered coronary heart.”
“There’s little or no data I’ve aside from the truth that she was so extremely stunning and much too younger,” Taylor posted on IG.
The present’s organizer, Time4Fun, mentioned that paramedics took Benevides to a first-aid middle after which to a hospital, the place she died an hour later, in an announcement from the Brazilian dwell leisure firm.
Obvious temperature — a mix of temperature and humidity — hit 138 F Friday morning in Rio, the best index ever recorded there.
Rio de Janeiro Mayor Eduardo Paes mentioned on X, previously often known as Twitter, that the “lack of a younger girl’s life … is unacceptable.”
For now, Swift is ready to carry out in Rio on Sunday, with three extra live shows scheduled for the next weekend in Sao Paulo that start November 24. State prosecutors mentioned in an announcement that they may “monitor measures that search to keep away from new issues and assure the safety of the well being of the general public.”
“I am not going to have the ability to talk about this from [the] stage as a result of I really feel overwhelmed by grief after I even attempt to discuss it,” the singer wrote. “I wish to say now I really feel this loss deeply, and my damaged coronary heart goes out to her household and buddies.”
With wire companies