Reality star Luana Andrade dies at 29 after liposuction surgery
Tributes have since poured in for the late star.
The late Brazilian reality star and model Luana Andrade. Picture: Instagram/@luandradel
Brazilian reality star and Influencer Luana Andrade has died after liposuction surgery.
Luana’s family had reportedly hired a private surgeon and anesthesiologist for her knee liposuction operation, which was carried out at the Hospital São Luiz in Sao Paulo.
According to a Portuguese publication Globo, Luana suffered cardiac arrest within two and a half hours of the surgery.
The publication reported that after she was resuscitated, she was placed in the ICU where she later died, as per the hospital statement.
The statement revealed that the reality star died due to a massive pulmonary embolism – an alleged leading cause of death related to liposuction surgeries.
‘I’m torn and living my worst nightmare’ – Luana’s boyfriend
Taking to Instagram, Luana’s boyfriend, João Hadad, penned a touching tribute to the late model.
João, who appeared alongside Luana on the Brazilian reality show Power Couple, said a piece of him was gone.
“It is with great regret and a lot of pain in my heart that I say goodbye to my Luana, my princess, my beautiful. I’m torn and living my worst nightmare. A piece of me is gone, “ he wrote.
The pair had been dating for two years, and João said those were the happiest years of his life.
“We made a beautiful story and lived our dreams intensely. More than a girlfriend, you are and always will be a partner for life, my love.
“Today, it is difficult to understand God’s plans, and I do not know when and if I will ever process the absence you will make in my life and in the lives of a legion of people who loved your presence.
“You are my sunshine princess. I ask that you continue to watch over me and all of us from above. I will love you always and forever! Thanks so much. You will follow me even after the end. I love you…” he added.