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 as a consequence of excessive temperatures.
“I’m writing this from my dressing room in the stadium. The decision has been made to postpone tonight’s show due to the extreme temperatures in Rio. The safety and well-being of my fans, fellow performers, and crew has to and always will come first,” Taylor wrote in her message.
Just 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. Although a explanation for demise has but to be formally confirmed, the temperature within the venue apparently hit 100 levels Fahrenheit and followers had been having hassle getting water to remain hydrated. Before Taylor began the present, she shared a heartbreaking message seemingly about Ana’s demise.
“I can’t believe I’m writing these words, but it is with her shattered heart that I say we lost a fan earlier tonight before my show. I can’t even tell you how devastated I am 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 be able to speak about this from stage because I feel overwhelmed by grief when I even try to talk about it,” she continued. “I want to say now I feel this loss deeply and my broken heart goes out to her family and friends. This is the last thing I ever thought would happen when we decided to bring this tour to Brazil.”
Taylor’s second Brazil present is the second Eras Tour present she’s postponed up to now two weeks as a result of climate. The first was one among her reveals in Buenos Aires, Argentina, the place heavy rainstorms passed off.