L’Wren Scott, the American fashion model, well known fashion designer and costume designer has been found dead in her New York apartment on March 17th by her personal assistant. Scott and Mick Jagger from The Rolling Stones were in a long term relationship spanning 13 years leading up to her death.
The Rolling Stones released an announcement postponing their 14 ON FIRE tour of Australia and New Zealand. The press statement read: “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:
Perth Arena – 19 March – postponed
Adelaide Oval – 22 March – postponed
Sydney Allphones Arena – 25 March – postponed
Melbourne Rod Laver Arena – 28 March – postponed
Macedon Ranges Hanging Rock – 30 March – postponed
Brisbane Entertainment Centre – 2 April – postponed
Auckland Mt Smart Stadium – 5 April – postponed
Australia/New Zealand promoters have asked ticket holders to please hold on to their tickets until further notice. A new schedule of dates is presently being worked on and will be advised as soon as possible. Information will be made available via rollingstones.com and frontiertouring.com as soon as possible.
Mick Jagger who had just arrived in Australia for the tour -said yesterday afternoon: “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.”
Scott is a well known stylist and designer having collaborated with Karl Lagerfeld, Madonna, Thierry Mugler and Chanel among others. There is no doubt she will be dearly missed.