Taylor Swift canceled a second show in Rio de Janeiro following the tragic death of a Rio de Janeiro fan. Swift announced that her Eras Tour concert in Rio de Janeiro will be postponed due to the extreme heat. Swift announced that her Saturday concert was being postponed due to Rio’s extreme heatwaves.
Taylor’s tour schedule for the unknown included six concerts in Rio de Janeiro as well as Sao Paulo. Swifties (Tay fans) requested that Mayor Eduardo Paes honor the songstress by projecting a picture of her on the historical Christ the Savior monument. The officials projected a t-shirt in white with Welcome to Brasil along with the names of important cities.
Around six thousand people were in the stadium on Friday to see Taylor Swift perform. According to reports, the combined temperature with humidity on that day was 59.3 degrees Celcius. This caused many fans to feel ill. Ana became ill, and then passed away in hospital. The Grammy-winning artist decided to postpone the concert on Saturday while the cause of death is investigated. The mercury level peaked at 59.7 Celsius.
Taylor Swift posted another handwritten message on her Instagram Story, announcing her decision to cancel the concert. She wrote “I am writing this in my dressing room at the stadium.” The extreme temperatures in Rio have forced the decision to postpone the show tonight.
She added: “The safety and well being of my fans and fellow performers as well as crew will always be first.”
On social media, there are videos that have gone viral showing fans being showered by firefighters with water to combat the sweltering temperatures in Rio de Janeiro. Taylor Swift also gave water to her fans. Rio de Janeiro has experienced its highest temperatures ever as a result of the heatwave.
Taylor Swift’s Saturday performance of the Eras Tour concert has been postponed from Saturday to Monday. She will be performing three shows in Sao Paulo on 24th-26th Nov.
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