She added, “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.”
Temperatures in Brazil saw a record high, climbing to 137 degrees last week. When fans complained that security wouldn’t let them bring water into the show, Swift gave out water bottles. By Saturday, a petition had been started to “make water in events mandatory” under the “Benevides Law” on Change.org. At the time of this writing, the petition has received over 322,000 signatures.