Travis Scott SPEAKS OUT After Astroworld Festival Tragedy
Following the ravaging disaster at Astroworld, which left 8 dead and lots hospitalized, Travis Scott will no longer take the phase at the upcoming Day N Vegas celebration.
A source verifies to E! News that Scott, who was set up to make a headlining look on Saturday, Nov. 13 at the Las Vegas Festival Grounds, has actually cancelled and prepares to reimburse all Astroworld participants.
The cancellation comes simply days after 8 concertgoers, varying from ages 14 to 27, were validated dead by authorities following a “mass casualty occurrence” on what was expected to be the opening night of Scott’s Astroworld celebration. Following the event on Nov. 5, the occasion– initially a two-day celebration– was right away cancelled.
In an interview following the occasion, authorities stated that simply after 9 p.m. regional time on Nov. 5, the crowd “started to compress towards the front of the phase” triggering panic and injuries. “People started to fall out, end up being unconscious,” authorities stated, “and it produced extra panic.” The show occasion, held at Houston’s NRG Park, was approximated to have practically 50,000 participants present.
Police likewise validated individuals were squashed at the performance and are searching for out what triggered the crowd rise. The event stays under examination.
Following the terrible event, Scott attended to the matter in a declaration on Twitter. “I’m definitely ravaged by what happened last night,” he composed. “My prayers head out to the households and all those affected by what occurred at Astroworld Festival. Houston PD has my overall assistance as they continue to check out the awful death. I am devoted to interacting with the Houston neighborhood to recover and support the households in requirement. Thank you to Houston PD, Fire Department and NRG Park for their instant action and assistance. Love You All.”
Additionally, the Astroworld Fest Instagram account likewise launched a declaration, which check out in part, “Our hearts are with the Astroworld Festival Family tonight– specifically those we lost and their enjoyed ones. We are concentrated on supporting regional authorities nevertheless we can.”
A suit has actually currently been submitted versus the “Sicko Mode” artist and numerous other of the program’s organizers following the disaster.
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