Losses stemming from the postponement of 14 On Fire in Australia and New Zealand after the shocking death of L'Wren Scott could approach $10 million

By postponing the Australian leg of their 14 On Fire Tour following the death of Mick Jagger's longtime girlfriend L'Wren Scott, The Rolling Stones and multiple parties involved in staging the tour potentially could be on the hook for as much as $10 million, industry sources tell Billboard. That includes everything from deposits on venues to the storage of gear to lost revenue, though it's possible that some or all of those costs will be covered by insurance policies.

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