Travis Scott to Cover Funeral Costs for Fans Who Died During His Concert

Travis Scott to Cover Funeral Costs for Fans Who Died During His Concert

  • Rapper Travis Scott's representatives informed the public the artist will cater for the funeral costs for fans who died during his concert
  • In an earlier statement, Scott noted that he was devastated by what took place at the festival, which he founded in 2018
  • The deceased were killed when concertgoers began pushing toward the front of the crowd at the venue

Rapper Travis Scott has confirmed to the world that he will pay for the funeral expenses for eight fans who were killed following a crowd surge during his performance at the Astroworld music festival in Houston.

Travis Scott said he will pay for funeral expenses.
Travis Scott said he is devastated by what happened during his concert. Photo: Travis Scott.
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Crowd surge

This, the artist who is facing multiple lawsuits from injured concertgoers who claimed he did not do enough to prevent the chaos, said in an official statement shared on social media.

Through the statement, Scott's representatives said the star is working with law enforcement to identify and connect with the deceased families, New York Post reports.

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Variety also reports that Scott's reps say the latest move is the first of many steps he is planning to take as a part of his personal vow to assist those affected throughout their grieving and recovery process.

Legit.ng understands eight people lost their lives with more than 300 injured during Scott's set during the concert held on Friday, November 5.

Media reports indicated that most of the fans who died ranged from 14 to 27 years.

Public apology

Authorities confirmed that the deceased were killed when concertgoers began pushing toward the front of the crowd.

Following the accident, the musician took to social media on Saturday, November 6, and noted that he was absolutely devastated by what took place at the festival, which he founded in 2018.

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He appeared to suggest he did not know what was going on, noting he would have stopped the show if he understood the severity of the incident.

The rap musician noted he is working closely with the authorities to gain information on what happened.

Scott faced harsh criticism from victims' family members, who insisted he did not do enough to protect attendees.

Houston authorities are investigating the incident.

Source: Legit.ng

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