Monday, October 27, 2014
Beyoncé Mourns The Tragic Loss Of Her Tour Photographer Yosra El-Essawy To Cancer
Yosra El-Essawy had stage 4, inoperable esophageal cancer.
The Egyptian-born British photog was a staple on the tour, but also shot riveting images from the Egyptian revolution, in addition to weddings, events, and Beyoncé’s 2015 calendar. The news comes not even a year and a half following her diagnosis while on tour with Beyoncé. More pictures after the cut.............
After being forced to leave the tour, El-Essawy kept fans updated of her progress on her Instagram account.In honor of her friend’s struggle, the singer dedicated a performance of “Halo” to her during the tour last spring, in addition to creating a mini-documentary on El-Essawy’s passion.