The daddy of a fan who died earlier than a Taylor Swift live performance in Brazil this week (November 18) has paid tribute to his daughter.
Swift launched an announcement yesterday saying she was “devastated” after listening to a fan had died earlier than her live performance present in Brazil.
Ana Clara Benevides, 23, reportedly fainted on the present and suffered a cardiac arrest. The reason for demise is but unknown.
Temperatures in Brazil reached over 100 levels (38 Celsius) and movies later circulated on-line of Swift pausing her present to ensure followers obtained water.
Benevides father, Weiny Machado, 53, has spoken to Folha de São Paulo newspaper praising his “happy and intelligent” daughter.
He mentioned: “I lost my only daughter, a happy and intelligent girl. She was about to graduate in Psychology next April, saving money. I have no words to express my pain. She left home to fulfill a dream and came back dead.”
Machado went on to say how he needed an investigation into what occurred amid studies that followers weren’t allowed to take water into the venue, regardless of the excessive temperatures.
“I would like it to be came upon whether or not they had been in reality prohibited from bringing water, whether or not there was negligence in offering help.
“I know that the singer was handing out water to her fans, and that is absurd for an event of this size. Nothing will bring my daughter back, but I hope that, if negligence is confirmed, someone will be punished, so that this doesn’t happen to anyone else” (by way of The Mirror).
The organisers of the gig, T4F, an leisure firm also called Time For Enjoyable, launched an announcement relating to Ana’s demise yesterday after Swift made the choice to cancel her second Brazil present as a result of excessive warmth.
They mentioned (by way of The Mirror): “Given the forecast of a rise within the warmth wave within the metropolis, we inform you that we’re reinforcing the particular motion plan carried out for the primary day of the present, particularly the supply of free water within the queues and in any respect accesses and entrances to the stadium and inside. On this means, new free water distribution factors will probably be obtainable to the general public throughout the occasion.
“Entry into the stadium with sealed glasses of water and sealed processed food will also be permitted, with no limitation on items per person. We clarify that the requirement for items to be sealed follows safety recommendations.”
In her assertion following information of the fan’s demise, Swift wrote: “I can’t imagine I’m writing these phrases however it’s with shattered coronary heart that I say we misplaced a fan earlier tonight earlier than my present. I can’t even let you know how devastated I’m by this.
“There’s very little information I have other than the fact that she was so incredibly beautiful and far too young.”
She continued: “I’m not going to have the ability to talk about this from stage as a result of I really feel overwhelmed by grief once I even attempt to speak about it. I wish to say now I really feel this loss deeply and my damaged coronary heart goes out to her household and pals.
“This is the last thing I ever thought would happen when we decided to bring this tour to Brazil.”
Swift paused her present to ensure followers obtained water. “There’s people that need water right here, maybe 30, 35, 40 feet back,” she mentioned to the crew throughout the ‘Evermore’ section of her present.
“So whoever is in charge of giving them that, just make sure that happens. Can I get a signal that you know where they are?”
In a single clip the viewers might be heard shouting “water, water, water” after temperatures soared inside.