Taylor Swift, 33, is placing the protection of her followers and crew first after a younger fan shockingly died proper earlier than her Friday present. The singer was set to play her second of three concert events at Estádio Olímpico Nilton Santos in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Saturday, however took to Instagram to announce that the present has been postponed attributable to excessive temperatures.
“I’m 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 protection and well-being of my followers, fellow performers, and crew has to and at all times will come first,” Taylor wrote in her message.
Simply hours earlier than Taylor postponed the present, 23-year-old fan Ana Clara Benevides died of a reported cardiac arrest earlier than the “Midnight Rain” crooner hit the stage for the primary of her three Brazil reveals on the Eras Tour. Though a reason behind demise has but to be formally confirmed, the temperature within the venue apparently hit 100 levels Fahrenheit and followers have been having bother getting water to remain hydrated. Earlier than Taylor began the present, she shared a heartbreaking message seemingly about Ana’s demise.
“I can’t consider I’m writing these phrases, however it’s together with her shattered coronary heart that I say we misplaced a fan earlier tonight earlier than my present. I can’t even inform you how devastated I’m by by this,” she wrote. ‘There’s little or no data I’ve aside from the truth that she was so extremely stunning and much too younger.”
“I’m not going to have the ability to talk about this from stage as a result of I really feel overwhelmed by grief once I even attempt to speak about it,” she continued. “I need to say now I really feel this loss deeply and my damaged coronary heart goes out to her household and mates. That is the very last thing I ever thought would occur after we determined to deliver this tour to Brazil.”
Taylor’s second Brazil present is the second Eras Tour present she’s postponed previously two weeks because of the climate. The primary was one in all her reveals in Buenos Aires, Argentina, the place heavy rainstorms befell.