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Taylor Swift postpones second Rio concert, following death of fan


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Published November 19,2023


Taylor Swift on Saturday postponed the second night time of her Eras Tour in Brazil citing the scorching warmth that has stifled a lot of the South American nation previously few days.

Swift’s determination — which was introduced roughly two hours earlier than her present was scheduled to start — got here lower than 24 hours after the dying of a 23-year-old fan, who fell ailing throughout Swift’s second music Friday night time and was taken to a close-by hospital, the place she later died.

“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 multi-award-winning artist stated in a handwritten be aware posted on her Instagram tales.

“The safety and well-being of my fans, fellow performers, and crew has to and always will come first.”

In the wee hours of Saturday morning, Swift took to social media to say it was with a “shattered heart” that she introduced she had “lost a fan earlier tonight,” including that she felt “overwhelmed by grief.”

The dying of Ana Clara Benevides Machado was confirmed by Time4Fun, or T4F, the São Paulo-based leisure promoter that introduced the artist’s Eras Tour to Brazil.

While the fan’s official explanation for dying has not been launched, however the metropolis’s secretary of well being stated the younger Swiftie arrived on the hospital simply earlier than 9 pm, affected by cardiac arrest.

Later on Saturday, T4F introduced Saturday’s present had been rescheduled to Monday, November 20, “due to adverse weather conditions today and to prioritize public safety.”

Swift is scheduled to play in Rio once more on Sunday. She then heads to São Paulo for 3 extra reveals subsequent weekend.

Rio de Janeiro is presently experiencing record-breaking excessive temperatures, 5 weeks earlier than the official begin of summer time within the Southern Hemisphere.

On Thursday, a day earlier than Swift’s first present, Rio’s warmth index (Apparent temperature – combining temperature and humidity) hit 59 levels Celsius, the best ever recorded within the metropolis. The earlier report was registered earlier this week.

Despite the oppressive warmth, followers stated water bottles weren’t allowed contained in the stadium, in accordance with a number of native shops.

Minister of Justice Flávio Dino stated in an announcement Saturday that, going ahead, water bottles for private use could be allowed at live shows. In addition, producers of reveals “with high-heat exposure must provide free drinking water in easily accessible ‘hydration islands.'”

Source: www.anews.com.tr

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