THE Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger has posted a tribute to his long-time love, following her sudden death.
The statement came just hours after it was confirmed, the legendary rock group had postponed their Australian tour, which was due to play at Brisbane Entertainment Centre on April 2.
The band arrived in Perth on Monday ahead of their first sold-out concert, which was to delight fans tonight.
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But on Monday night, Jagger left a Perth restaurant clearly devastated after learning his partner of 13-years, L’Wren Scott, had taken her own life.
It’s believed he was soon on a commercial flight back to New York and the Brisbane Times reports, Jagger posted this personal message on his Facebook page late last night:
“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”
Just hours earlier, the band confirmed the Australian and New Zealand tour would not go ahead as planned: “The Rolling Stones are deeply sorry and disappointed to announce the postponement of the rest of their 14 ON FIRE tour.”
“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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