At the moment, Marilia Mendonca’s autopsy photos have been going around in circles on social media. Her family has even issued a statement since the time the shocking autopsy pictures of the late Brazilian pop star have been leaked online. Now, her autopsy controversy has become a topic of discussion among fans.
Mendonca who was best known for her hit songs such as Sentimento Louco, Infiel, and Eu Sei de Cor passed away in a plane crash in November 2021. At the time of her passing, she was only 26 years old. Keep scrolling further to catch more details about the autopsy photos leak controversy of the Brazilian singer Marilia Mendonca.
Who was Marilia Mendonca?
For those of you who are unversed, let us share with you, Marilia Mendonca was a Brazilian singer, songwriter, and instrumentalist. As Marilia Dias Mendonca, the singer was born on July 22, 1995, in Cristianópolis, Goiás, Brazil to Mario Mendonca and Ruth Dias. She was brought up in Goiânia.
Mendonca passed away at the tender age of 26 on November 5, 2021. Posthumously, she has been most noted by the fans as the ‘queen of sofrência’, a subgenre of sertanejo music. The late musician is now remembered by the people for her contribution to female empowerment as well as for her great work in sertanejo music. She was known as the ‘queen of suffering’ because many of her songs revolved around failed relationships.
What was the cause behind the demise of Marilia Mendonca?
Marilia Mendonca tragically passed away in a plane crash on November 5, 2021. On that day, the Latin Grammy winner was on her way to Caratinga, Minas Gerais, Brazil, for a show. Then, she was flying in a small aircraft and she was all set to perform at a local concert. The heartbreaking news of her death was confirmed by TV Globo during live coverage. At the time of her death, she was only 26 years old.
According to a report by CNN Brazil, the Brazilian star and four other people were killed in the airplane crash. All of them flew out of Santa Genoveva airport in Goiânia on Friday afternoon. The singer and the four other people were headed to Minas Gerais. Their plane crashed by a waterfall in Piedade de Caratinga, in Vale do Rio Doce.
As per Globo.com., every person on the plane died including the pilot, the co-pilot, Mendonça’s producer, Henrique Ribeiro as well as her uncle Abicieli Silveira Dias Filho. In a video showing the aftermath of the crash, we can see the first responders removing people from the plane. The cause behind the crash remains a mystery up until now.
Many stars paid tribute to Marilia Mendonca
As soon as the sad news of Marilia Mendonca’s untimely death broke out, the music community was shocked. At that point in time, many famous singers, politicians as well as soccer players came forward to pay their heartfelt tributes to the singer who had a whole life ahead of her.
Brazilian superstar Anitta took to her Instagram page and wrote, “Yesterday I told you that I love you, YESTERDAY. I can’t believe this happened. Why this accident, my God????” She further added Mendonça was one of the “best, funniest generous women.” She concluded by writing, “To the family, I’m here for ANYTHING you need. For your little son Léo, my support in whatever is necessary 😞 #RIP WE WILL NEVER FORGET YOU.”
In a tweet shared by Brazil’s president, Jair Bolsonaro, he called Mendonça “one of the greatest artists of her generation.” Then, he tweeted, “The whole country is shocked by the news of the death of the young country singer Marília Mendonça, one of the greatest artists of her generation, who with her unique voice, her charisma and her music won the affection and admiration of all of us.”
In a separate tweet, he went on to say, “In this moment of deep pain and sadness, I ask God to console the hearts of his fans and, in particular, his friends and family, as well as the other victims of the accident. May the pain of longing give way to the certainty that death is not the end. And may God comfort you all.”
Brazil soccer star Neymar, a close pal of Marilia couldn’t believe that the singer had left for the heavenly abode. Then, he used his Twitter page to share his thoughts and he tweeted, “Me recuso acreditar, me recuso,” when translated into English, it means, “I refuse to believe, I just refuse.”
Me recuso acreditar, me recuso 😭
— Neymar Jr (@neymarjr) November 5, 2021
Following her demise, Neymar whose full name is Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior even paid a tribute to Mendonca during his team PSG’s match against Bordeaux in the French league. During the match, he lifted his jersey to unveil a base layer shirt that consisted of an emotional message for Marilia. The handwritten note on the athlete’s shirt read, “I will be your eternal fan, queen of suffering, rest in peace mm (Marília Mendonça).”
Here’s all you need to know about Marilia Mendonca’s autopsy photos leak
On April 13, 2023, many pictures of Marilia Mendonca’s autopsy popped up on the internet. The pictures of the singer’s autopsy were recently leaked online. The late musician’s autopsy took place at Legal Medical Institute, or, IML. According to the Penal Code, this is considered a crime. Shortly afterward, Marilia’s family issued a statement to express their disappointment and shock regarding the autopsy photos leak.
The statement read, “We are all shocked just to imagine the possibility of something of this nature exist, and of people being able to spread this type of content. Robson Cunha, the singer’s lawyer, is already in contact with the authorities and will take the necessary measures to punish those responsible. Here we are not only asking but begging you not to share this material.”
At the moment, Mendonca’s legal team is taking all the appropriate actions to control the spread of these controversial pictures. Marilia Mendonca was one of Brazil’s most popular singers. Stay in touch with us for the latest updates from Hollywood.