A 26-year-old Brazilian model has died after collapsing on a catwalk.
Tales Soares, who participated in Sao Paulo’s Fashion Week, stumbled during his performance in the show.
Initially, people in the crowd thought that his fall was part of his performance.
Tales Soares Collapse
The Organizers of the Show
Organizers of the show confirmed his death on Twitter, without giving any further details.
They issued a statement saying: “Tales Soares took ill Saturday while in a parade of fashion brand Ocksa. A medical team attended to him on the catwalk and Soares was later taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead,” according to the New York Times.
“We’re sorry for his loss and send our deepest condolences to Tales’ family,” it added.
“He was rushed to hospital in Brazil but sadly couldn’t be saved and was later pronounced dead,” the show’s organizers said.
Did that Happen Before?
Yes, it happened before. That is not the first time a model died during a catwalk show.
When Did it Happen?
In 2017, a 14-year-old Russian model Vlada Dzyuba collapsed from extreme exhaustion after a grueling 12-hour fashion show in Shanghai.