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Fellow Rolling Stones send love, support to Mick Jagger after girlfriend's death

Rolling Stones Keith Richards, Charlie Watts and Ron Wood all issued statements of support and sympathy for Mick Jagger March 19 in the wake of the death of his girlfriend L'Wren Scott.

Mick Jagger of The Rolling Stones performs at du Arena, Yas Island on Feb. 21, 2014 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Photo by Neville Hopwood/Getty Images

The Stones postponed all upcoming shows in Australia and New Zealand March 18 as the group tries to deal with the tragedy. Scott was found dead March 17 after an apparent suicide.

“Needless to say we are all completely shocked but our first thought is to support Mick at this awful time,” said Charlie Watts.” “We intend to come back to Australia and New Zealand as soon as it proves possible.”

“No one saw this coming,” Keith Richards' statement began. “Mick’s always been my soul brother and we love him. We’re thick as thieves and we’re all feeling for the man. We really hate to disappoint our fans but we’ll see everyone really soon.”

“This is such terrible news and right now the important thing is that we are all pulling together to offer Mick our support and help him through this sad time,” said Ronnie Wood. “Without a doubt we intend to be back out on that stage as soon as we can.”

The Stones released a live DVD in November, “Sweet Summer Sun -- Hyde Park Live.”

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