December 9, 2021

Travis Scott Cancels Day N Vegas Performance, Working to Support Astroworld Victims and Refunding Attendees

Following Friday evening’s tragedy at his Astroworld pageant, Travis Scott introduced that he’s stepping away from different performances as he works diligently to assist the victims.

On Monday, Scott detailed a number of methods that he’s stepping up to assist everybody deal with the pageant, the place eight folks died when the large crowd surged ahead in direction of the primary stage. The 30-year-old says that he’ll cowl the funeral prices for the victims, one in all which was simply 14-years-old. He has additionally partnered with digital counseling firm, BetterHelp, to provide free remedy classes to anybody having a tough time dealing with the surprising flip of occasions.

He’s additionally working to refund all attendees of the Astroworld fest.

Apart from the deceased, 17 concert-goers had been hospitalized, with 13 of which remaining within the hospital. Their circumstances aren’t recognized. Preliminary studies claimed that attendees rushed the stage at round 9:15 p.m. throughout Scott’s set, which induced many individuals close to the entrance to be compressed, inflicting them to move out whereas others had been trampled on the bottom. Nevertheless, there have since been claims of unknown people presumably injecting folks with medication, which induced mass panic.

The “Goosebumps” rapper has canceled his engagements, as he’s “too distraught” to get on stage in the mean time. Considered one of these obligations consists of his November thirteenth set on the Day N Vegas pageant.

Because the investigation into the deaths continues, Houston Fireplace Chief Sam Peña says that he expressed concern to Scott and his staff in regards to the “energy” of the gang earlier than the chaos unfolded.