Taylor Swift said Saturday that she was devastated by the death of a fan before her show in Brazil on Friday night.
“I can’t believe I’m writing these words, but it’s with a broken heart that I say we lost a fan tonight before my show,” Swift said. wrote on Instagram.
The circumstances of the death, including when and where it occurred, were unclear in Swift’s statement.
“There is very little information I have other than the fact that she was incredibly beautiful and way too young,” Swift said on Instagram.
Swift performed in Rio de Janeiro on Friday night, as part of her “Eras Tour.” She is programmed do two more shows in the city, on Saturday and Sunday, before the shows in São Paulo that start on November 24.
Social media videos of the performance showed Swift saying people needed water, and at one point throwing a water bottle at someone in the crowd, but it was not immediately clear if heat played a role in the death. of the fan.
Brazil’s weather service showed a large swath of the country under a red heat alert, including Rio. The forecast for Saturday was for a high of 96 degrees Fahrenheit with 64% humidity, according to The weather channel.