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Taylor Swift fans ‘terrified’ as star looks on 'verge of collapse’ in video after fan died in Brazil

The Eras megastar lost a fan in Rio de Janeiro

Taylor Swift attends the 2018 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on October 9, 2018 in Los Angeles, California
Faye James
Faye JamesSenior Editor
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The intense heat at Taylor Swift's concert in Rio de Janeiro raised serious concerns among fans, especially after videos surfaced showing the singer visibly struggling during her performance. 

One worried fan took to Twitter, saying, "This is so scary, the way Taylor shortened 'Take Me Home' to take a deep breath." 

They added, "She was so red. You can tell how much she’s struggling with the heat, I’ve never seen her like this before."

Another echoed similar sentiments, observing, "She’s beet red. I can’t imagine how much energy that show took." 

Fans 'terrified' after Taylor looks 'beat red & on verge of collapsing'© TikTok
Fans 'terrified' after Taylor looks 'beat red & on verge of collapsing'

The situation was alarming even to those who recognized Taylor's excellent physical shape, with one comment noting, "She is only 33 and in incredible physical shape. That she was struggling that much is really scary."

The severity of the heat was brought into sharp focus following the tragic death of 23-year-old fan Ana Clara Benevides due to cardiac arrest before the concert began. 

A message from Taylor Swift© Instagram
Taylor shared the message online

Taylor, responding to the grave situation, postponed her Saturday night concert, explaining the rationale behind her decision in an Instagram Story: 

"I'm writing this from my dressing room in the stadium. The decision has been made to postpone tonight's show due to extreme temperatures in Rio." 


And its even hottee today, scared for the saftey of her and fans

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She stressed the importance of safety, stating, "The safety and well-being of my fans, fellow performers and crew has to and always will come first."

Ana Clara's final moments, shared on social media, showed her enduring the blistering heat at the Rio stadium, fanning herself and seeking shade, yet still exuding excitement about seeing Taylor perform. 

taylor swift performing eras tour brazil© Getty Images
Taylor Swift's fan died before her Eras show in Brazil on November 17

She described the concert as a "dream come true," highlighting her anticipation and joy.

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