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Stones postpone entire Australia-New Zealand tour after L'Wren Scott tragedy

 Mick Jagger of The Rolling Stones performs at du Arena, Yas Island on Feb. 21, 2014 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
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The Rolling Stones, after postponing their Perth show on the “14 On Fire” tour early March 18, have now issued a second statement and postponed all of their dates in Australia and New Zealand because of the death of L'Wren Scott.

The new statement reads, “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. The Rolling Stones are planning to reschedule these postponed shows at a later date.

The postponed shows are March 19, Perth Arena, March 22, Adelaide Oval; March 25, Sydney Allphones Arena; March 28, Melbourne Rod Laver Arena; March 30, Macedon Ranges Hanging Rock; April 2, Brisbane Entertainment Centre and April 5, Auckland Mt Smart Stadium.

The Stones told fans to hold on to their tickets until further notice and said a new schedule of dates was being worked on and will be announced soon. Information will be made available through the Rolling Stones website and the website of Frontier Touring as soon as available.”

Mick Jagger also posted a statement on his website. “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.”

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