TODAY   |  March 18, 2014

Stones cancel tour after L’Wren Scott’s death

New details emerge about the apparent suicide of famed designer L’Wren Scott, Mick Jagger’s long-time girlfriend, as the Rolling Stones put their Australian tour on hold. NBC’s Kristen Dahlgren reports.

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>>> let us begin with the apparent suicide of lauren scott . acclaimed designer and the girlfriend of mick jagger . the rolling stones announcing the cancellation of the first concert of their australian tour. scott 's death a shock to the group and many others. kristen dahlgren has more. good morning to you.

>> reporter: good morning, matt. as you can imagine, everybody wanting to know the answers to the question why. now, newspapers in britain where her company was based reports today there may have been financial troubles. this was a woman, though, who dressed a-listers and for more than a decade dated one of music's biggest stars. even if you didn't know lauren scott is mick jagger 's long time girlfriend, you will have likely seen her work on the red carpet . on nicole kidman at this year's oscars, or sarah jessica parker , angelina jolie , amy adams . michelle obama is a mega fan.

>> her clothes were tight. she loved a figure. they fit you really, really well. you had to have a certain confidence to carry that off.

>> at about 10:00 monday morning, scott was found hanging in her apartment. no foul play is suspected. she was just 49. the rolling stones were on tour in australia when mick jagger got the news. a spokesperson saying he is completely shocked and devastated. scott was the adopted daughter of a mormon family known as luann bambro as a child. but when the brunette who stood 6'4" became a model, changed her name to the more exotic lauren . in 2006 , she launched her own line and last year teamed up with banana republic to bring her fashion to everyone. at the time, mick jagger proudly tweeted about it.

>> he loved the clothes, loved what she did. loved her mind. she was incredibly charismatic, and a lot of fun to be around.

>> now, dozens of celebrities have taken to twitter with condolences. bette midler , olivia wilde , christie brinkley , and madonna wrote, this is a horrible and tragic loss. i'm upset. she was always so generous with me. now, police were seen taking her computer from her apartment here in their search for clues. scott did cancel a fashion show in london last month citing production delays. but so far, matt, no word on any suicide note .

>> all right, kristen dahlgren on