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The Rolling Stones postpone tour following death of L’Wren Scott

    The Rolling Stones have postponed their upcoming leg of Australian and New Zealand tour dates in the wake of L’Wren Scott’s death. Mick Jagger’s longtime girlfriend, Scott was found dead in her New York City apartment yesterday in an apparent suicide.

    The band said in a statement:

    The Rolling Stones are deeply sorry and disappointed to announce the postponement of the rest of their 14 ON FIRE tour of Australia and New Zealand following the death of L’Wren Scott.

    Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts and Ronnie Wood wish to thank all of their fans for their support at this difficult time and hope that they will fully understand the reason for this announcement.

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    The Rolling Stones are planning to reschedule these postponed shows at a later date.

    Jagger released a separate statement on his Facebook page, in which he paid tribute to Scott:

    I am still struggling to understand how my lover and best friend could end her life in this tragic way.

    We spent many wonderful years together and had made a great life for ourselves.

    She had great presence and her talent was much admired, not least by me.

    I have been touched by the tributes that people have paid to her, and also the personal messages of support that I have received.

    I will never forget her,
    Mick

    Here are the affected dates:

    03/19 – Perth, AU @ Perth Arena
    03/22 – Adelaide, AU @ Adelaide Oval
    03/25 – Sydney, AU @ Allphones Arena
    03/28 – Melbourne, AU @ Rod Laver Arena
    03/30 – Macedon, AU @ Hanging Rock
    04/02 – Brisbane, AU @ Entertainment Centre
    04/05 – Auckland, NZ @ Mt. Smart Stadium

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