Neymar “refuses to believe” after Brazilian singer Marilia Mendonca dies in plane crash

0
321

Brazilian icon Neymar shares his shock and disbelief after hearing that Marilia Dias Mendonca (brillian pop star) has tragically passed away in a light aircraft accident.

The plane is believed to have crashed in mid-afternoon, near Piedade de Caratinga in the Southeast of Brazil.

The 26-year-old singer was one of five reported dead in the crash, with Mendonça’s uncle and advisor Abicieli Silveira Dias Filho releasing a statement.

It says: “With immense regret, we confirm the death of singer Marília Mendonca, her producer Henrique Ribeiro, her uncle and advisor Abicieli Silveira Dias Filho, the pilot and co-pilot of the plane, whose names we will preserve at this time.”



Marilia Mendonca
Marilia Dias Mendonca, a pilot who was killed in an aircraft crash, has been declared dead.

After that sad update, Neymar sent a tweet with a crying Emoji: “I refuse to believe, I refuse.”

Mendonca was a big star in South America. Her album Todos os Cantos won triple platinum status in 2019.

She was also a mother to Leo, her son in the same years.

Dias Filho added: “The plane took off from Goiania with destination to Caratinga/MG, where Marilia would have a performance tonight. At the moment, this is the information we have.”