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    FANS have spotted one sister missing from certain episodes of The Kardashians on Hulu and several have theories regarding her absence. Recent scenes from the reality show have included all but one of the Kar-Jenner clan. 5One family member has been missing from recent episodesCredit: Hulu 5Kylie might've taken a break from filming after the Astroworld tragedyCredit: Instagram Kylie, 24, has not appeared in aired episodes filmed between December and January, and fans have guessed her baby daddy Travis Scott's Astroworld tragedy to be the reason behind her disappearance. ASTROWORLD DISASTER In November of 2021, ten people died and dozens more were injured due to overcrowding at the Austin, Texas concert. A slew of 50,000 attendees showed up for the two-day event, which sold out within an hour of tickets going live in May 2021. Officials said the crowd began to "compress towards the front of the stage" at around 9:15 pm, sparking panic. Read more on Kylie JennerHOT MAMA Kylie shows off post-baby body in white pants and tiny tank for new selfies PINK LADY Kylie shows off her...
    (CNN)Travis Scott is scheduled to perform at the Billboard Music Awards on Sunday, marking his first major public performance since a crowd surge killed ten people and injured thousands at his Astroworld Festival in Houston last November. Sean "Diddy" Combs, who is the executive producer and host of this year's Billboard Music Awards, said that he felt strongly about having Scott perform at the show. "I made a request. I made a demand. I said 'My brother Travis Scott has to perform. Diddy is hosting the show. I'm executive producing. He has to perform,' and NBC said 'yes.' It's going down. Sunday, Travis Scott will be performing. Let's go," Diddy said in an Instagram post.He also told REVOLT, "I am uncanceling the canceled."Scott was performing at Astroworld on Nov. 5 when a packed crowd surged toward the stage, causing mass casualties. Numerous lawsuits have been filed related to the tragedy and the event remains under investigation. Read MoreScott has denied legal liability.The rapper, singer and producer has made appearances at some smaller events in recent weeks, performing a few of...
    TRAVIS Scott is being sued by an Astroworld victim who claimed she suffered a miscarriage after being "trampled" at the festival. Shanazia Williamson said she was pregnant when she attended the event on November 5, 2021, and lost the fetus due to the "horrific injuries" she sustained in the crowd-crush. 5Travis Scott is being sued by an Astroworld victim who says she had a miscarriage due to the injuries she sustained at the festivalCredit: AP 5Shanazia Williamson said she lost her festival after being 'trampled' at the event on November 5Credit: AFP Ten people were killed and 5,000 were injured when a crowd of 50,000 people surged towards the stage during Travis' set at Astroworld music festival in Houston, Texas. The rapper continued to perform for more than 30 minutes after a "mass casualty incident" was declared. Shanazia and her husband Jarawd Owens from Dayton, Ohio, are suing for the wrongful death of her unborn baby. They filed documents against Travis, festival promoters Live Nation and ScoreMore, the security companies Valle Services SMG and ASM Global, and the Harris...
    TRAVIS Scott has returned to the stage following the horrific Astroworld tragedy with one wild demand. On Saturday night, the rapper's comeback performance was at E11even's Miami Grand Prix in Miami, Florida. 5Travis Scott demanded that 'strippers come to the stage' during his performance in Miami on Saturday nightCredit: Getty Images - Getty 5The rapper was recently photographed with his girlfriend, Kylie Jenner, on vacation in Turks and CaicoaCredit: Kylie Jenner/Instagram Before taking the stage, Travis threw cash into the crowd while holding a bottle of Don Julio 1942 tequila. He also requested that "strippers come to the stage," telling the audience: “Everybody owes me a shot. “We need every stripper to report to the f**king stage right now. We need every bottle reported to this motherf**kin floor.” Page Six reported that the rap star performed several fan-favorite hits, including, Antidote, Goosebumps, and SICKOMODE. Read More on Travis ScottOH MY, KY Kylie flaunts her post-baby body in tiny bikini while sunbathing on vacationKYLIE-CATION Kylie shows off post-baby body in thong bikini while straddling Travis While the audience went...
    Travis Scott's representatives have come out swinging against a new documentary focusing on last November's deadly stampede during the rapper's Astroworld festival that killed 10 people - calling the director a 'trauma pornographer.'  Charlie Minn captures the chaos and tragedy surrounding the ill-fated event in Concert Crush: The Travis Scott Festival Tragedy, which begins screening in Texas on April 29.  On November 5, 2021, ten people were killed and 25 were injured following a crush during Scott's performance at his Astroworld concert at NRG Park in Houston. More than 300 people were injured.  Those who were killed died as a result of 'compression asphyxia.'  It is not clear if Travis Scott will face criminal charges but around 125 people have filed civil lawsuits against Scott and concert promoter Live Nation with potential damages amounting to $750 million.  Travis Scott, shown taking the stage during Astroworld festival last year, has not performed since the deadly stampede, which killed 10 people Director Charlie Minn has been called a 'trauma pornographer' by members of Scott's team  Concert Crush's director Charlie Minn has stated his belief...
    KYLIE Jenner's baby daddy Travis Scott performed for the very FIRST time months after the Astroworld tragedy, which claimed the lives of about 10 people.  Travis Scott, 30, took the stage for a brief set, according to TMZ. 5Travis Scott performed at an Oscars partyCredit: Getty 5Travis went without Kylie Jenner to the Oscars party His short performance was held inside an exclusive Oscars party at a private Bel-Air home.  Hollywood A-listers such as Leonardo DiCaprio, 47, Tobey Maguire, 46, Venus, 41, and Serena Williams, 40, were there as the rapper deejayed and rhymed.   The rap star appeared to be having a good time at the glitzy event as he laughed and drank.  Travis seemed to have gone solo, without his baby mama, to the event THE SECOND CHILD Read more about Travis ScottDADDY'S GIRL Kylie's baby daddy Travis shares never-before-seen photo of Stormi, 4Name game Celebrities who changed their children's names– like Kylie Jenner & Travis Scott Kylie, 24, and Travis share their four-year-old daughter Stormi. The couple is also the parents of their second child, Wolf, whose name might be...
    More On: travis scott Wolfgang Van Halen is relieved Kylie Jenner changed her son’s name Kylie Jenner changes baby Wolf’s name: We ‘didn’t feel like it was him’ Inside Kylie Jenner’s son’s nursery: A $9K teddy bear, designer sneakers Kylie Jenner shares personal footage from birth of son Wolf Travis Scott performed a short set at a private pre-Oscars party in Los Angeles on Saturday – marking his first performance since the Astroworld tragedy. The rapper grabbed the mic and rapped his hit song “Sicko Mode,” as seen in videos captured by fans on social media, Scott, 30, bopped along and smiled throughout his performance as the audience sang along. He stepped out to the event wearing a black flat brim baseball cap with “IRAK” written on it, a black leather jacket, a graphic T-shirt and a gold pendant necklace. The dad of two performed in front of dozens of celebrities including Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire, Venus and Serena Williams, Tyga, YG and Kaia Gerber, according to TMZ. Fans appeared to enjoy Scott’s performance by singing along and taking videos.Instagram Scott’s girlfriend Kylie Jenner did...
    A judge issued a gag order Tuesday at the Travis Scott concert hearing so the case can be 'tried in the courtroom and not on social media' as dozens of lawyers representing hundreds of victims and their families met in court for the first time.   The November 2021 tragedy at the Astroworld Festival left 10 dead and many more injured.   'This case should be tried in the courtroom and not on social media or with press releases or other statements to the media,' Judge Kristen Hawkins said.   Hawkins clarified her order, saying lawyers could tell the media about factual issues that happen in court, but she didn't want attorneys to make their cases in the court of public opinion and possibly influence the jury pool.     At the hearing Tuesday, dozens of attorneys were in court to represent the ten Scott fans who were killed and thousands more who were injured.  It was the first time the lawyers, handling the nearly 500 lawsuits, had met in court after the cases were consolidated before one judge. Most of Tuesday's court hearing was spent...
    THE Kardashian family has faced its share of controversies in 2021 from Khloe Kardashians photoshop scandal to Kyle Jenner's Astroworld backlash. The reality stars have found themselves at the center of controversy several times this year, but have bounced back. 13The Kardashian family faced several controversies in 2021Credit: Social Media - Refer to source 13The pair faced drama related to Astroworld and moreCredit: The Mega Agency Controversy spared no member of the famous family. Khloe, Kim, and Kourtney each faced their own drama at some point — and in some cases several points — this year. In addition to being dragged into a cheating scandal involving ex Tristan Thompson, Khloe was accused of photoshopping several photos and sharing questionable posts. Kim, meanwhile, was slammed for dropping her Fendi x Skims line amid the tragedy at Astroworld Festival. As for Kourtney, fans have repeatedly come for her for showing too much PDA with Travis Barker, even cozying up to him in front of her kids. Kris Jenner, along with daughters Kendall and Kylie Jenner and boyfriend Corey Gable have...
    KYLIE Jenner was seen for the first time since the Astroworld tragedy as she posted an Instagram video amid hints that she “gave birth.” The 24-year-old appeared in a new video posted on Wednesday. 7Kylie shared a new video on InstagramCredit: Instagram 7She shared her first video since the Astroworld tragedyCredit: Instagram In the new Instagram clip for Kylie Skin, Kylie moved toward the camera as she applied lip oil. The Keeping Up With the Kardashians alum wore her dark hair down, while she opted for a casual look of a gray T-shirt. She donned a full face of makeup and accessorized the look with necklaces and rings. The video was captioned: “Our fan favorite Lip Oil available right now. KylieSkin.com 25% off sitewide sale!” The video marks the first time Kylie's face has appeared online since the Astroworld tragedy. ASTROWORLD TRAGEDY Kylie has slowly returned to social media after a nearly two-month-long hiatus following the Astroworld Festival, in which 10 people died and hundreds were injured as her baby daddy Travis Scott, 30, performed. Most read in EntertainmentSHOCK LOSS Kardashian manager...
    More On: kylie jenner Khloé Kardashian compelled to clarify Kylie Jenner, Travis Scott’s status Khloé Kardashian ripped for apparent Rittenhouse comment amid Astroworld silence W Magazine trying to pull Travis Scott, Kylie Jenner cover after Astroworld Khloé Kardashian slammed for posting thirst traps after Astroworld tragedy Kylie Jenner returned to social media after a seven-week hiatus following Travis Scott’s deadly Asdtroworld Festival in November. Jenner, 24, took to Instagram on Christmas Eve to share a post about her mom Kris Jenner’s new cover of “Jingle Bells” that she had dropped with Kourtney Kardashian and her fiancé Travis Barker. “merry christmas eve ????♥️♥️♥️,” the Kylie Cosmetics CEO captioned the post on Friday. She also posted a photo promoting her mom’s festive jingle to her Instagram Story. Several of Jenner’s 293 million Instagram followers flocked to the comments section to welcome her back to the platform. “We miss you & Stormi Kylie! ????,” one fan commented. “YES UR BACK,” a second person wrote, with a third person adding, “Welcome back kylie????.” Another concerned fan asked, “How’s Travis...
    LOS ANGELES -- Los Angeles rapper Drakeo the Ruler has died after he was stabbed Saturday night at a music show at Exposition Park.The rapper, whose real name is Darrell Caldwell, was stabbed at the "Once Upon a Time in L.A." concert slated to run until 11 p.m.According to reports published by the Los Angeles Times and Rolling Stone, the rapper died after being hospitalized in critical condition.Dozens of artists had been scheduled to perform on the concert's three stages, including Al Green, Snoop Dogg, 50 Cent, YG, Ice Cube, The Game, Cypress Hill and Drakeo the Ruler.Snoop Dogg and 50 Cent were among those who did not take the stage as a result of the festival's abrupt ending.Travis Scott no longer performing at Coachella after Astroworld tragedyEMBED More News Videos Travis Scott, who is facing numerous lawsuits after the death of 10 fans at his Astroworld concert, is no longer part of the 2022 Coachella lineup. The incident prompted a massive response by the LAPD and California Highway Patrol.Officers from both agencies, some equipped with riot gear, kept a...
    LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- Los Angeles rapper Drakeo the Ruler has died after he was stabbed Saturday night at a music show at Exposition Park.The rapper, whose real name is Darrell Caldwell, was stabbed at the "Once Upon a Time in L.A." concert slated to run until 11 p.m.According to reports published by the Los Angeles Times and Rolling Stone, the rapper died after being hospitalized in critical condition.Dozens of artists had been scheduled to perform on the concert's three stages, including Al Green, Snoop Dogg, 50 Cent, YG, Ice Cube, The Game, Cypress Hill and Drakeo the Ruler.Snoop Dogg and 50 Cent were among those who did not take the stage as a result of the festival's abrupt ending.Travis Scott no longer performing at Coachella after Astroworld tragedyEMBED More News Videos Travis Scott, who is facing numerous lawsuits after the death of 10 fans at his Astroworld concert, is no longer part of the 2022 Coachella lineup. The incident prompted a massive response by the LAPD and California Highway Patrol.Officers from both agencies, some equipped with riot gear, kept...
    ON December 9, Travis Scott opened up to Charlamagne tha God in an hour-long interview about the Astroworld incident. Texas-based attorney Thomas J. Henry has filed a $2billion lawsuit against Scott and others involved on behalf of all of the Astroworld victims. 2Travis Scott What did Travis Scott tell Charlamagne tha God about the Astroworld concert? In a sit-down interview, Breakfast Club radio host Charlamagne tha God probed Travis Scott about the events that unfolded at Astroworld. After asking whether or not Travis knew that his fans were injured during his set, the rapper replied: “I didn’t know the exact details until minutes before the press conference [after my set]. And even at that moment you’re like, ‘Wait, what?’ “People pass out, things happen at concerts, but something like that…” he continued, trailing off. Travis also denied hearing any distress from the crowd that would've prompted him to stop the show. Most read in NewsON THE STAND 'Nude and pregnant' photo of Maxwell discussed as accuser takes the standWHERE IS SHE? Summer Wells' parents release pics of what she could look like in DISGUISETROPICAL WARZONE Tourists flee...
    Travis Scott has asked a judge to dismiss at least one civil lawsuit brought against him after 10 people were killed and hundreds injured at his chaotic Astroworld concert last month.  The Sicko Mode rapper filed legal documents Monday requesting that a suit from festival attendee Jessie Garcia filed against him and several of his businesses be dismissed with prejudice.  Scott issued a 'general denial' to all the allegations in Garcia's suit, TMZ reported. Sources close to the star say he is planning to issue a similar response to the dozens of cases, worth billions of dollars, that have been filed against him in wake of the tragedy.  The move comes just one week after a motion was filed to consolidate the suits into one 'multi-district litigation'. The court has yet to rule on that request. Travis Scott is denying responsibility for the ten lives lost and hundreds injured during his performance at Astroworld Festival in Texas last month and has asked a judge to dismiss one of the lawsuits against him (Pictured: Scott performing at Astroworld on Nov. 5, 2021) The...
    Megan Thee Stallion has canceled an upcoming show in Houston after Travis Scott's Astroworld festival tragedy at the city's NRG Park earlier this month, when 10 people who died as result of injures suffered in a crowd surge. The Houston native, 26, told the Houston Chronicle Tuesday in a statement that she was bowing out of a show in the area slated for Friday. 'Out of respect for the lives lost in Houston earlier this month, I have decided to cancel my show at 713 Music Hall on Dec 3,' said the musical artist, whose full name is Megan Jovon Ruth Pete. The latest: Megan Thee Stallion, 26, has canceled an upcoming show in Houston after the Astroworld festival tragedy earlier this month, when 10 people who died as result of injures suffered in a crowd surge. Megan was seen in NYC earlier this month She added that 'Houston is still healing and it's important that our community be given the appropriate time to grieve.' Said the Grammy-winning artist: 'My heart goes out to all the families that are suffering during...
    (CNN)Rapper Travis Scott said he would pay the funeral costs of the people who died in a crowd crush at his Astroworld Festival in Houston -- but the youngest victim's family says it's declining his offer.The death toll from the November 5 concert now stands at 10, and dozens of lawsuits have been filed following the festival tragedy, according to Harris County District Court records.Ezra Blount, a 9-year-old Houston boy injured at the event, was placed in a medically induced coma in an attempt to overcome brain, liver and kidney trauma but died from his injuries eight days after the festival, according to family attorney Ben Crump.Ezra was taken to the concert by his father Treston Blount, his grandfather Bernon Blount told CNN. 2 high school students, an engineering student and a man who was trying to save his fiancée are among the Astroworld Festival victimsDaniel M. Petrocelli, an attorney representing Travis Scott, sent a letter dated November 24 to both Crump and Bob Hilliard, who are representing the Blount family, to extend Scott's "deepest sympathies and condolences to Mr....
    The family of the youngest of 10 people who died at the Astroworld festival earlier this month, nine-year-old Ezra Blount, has rejected an offer Travis Scott made to pay for the boy's funeral. 'Your client’s offer is declined,' the family's attorney Bob Hilliard told Scott's lawyer Daniel Petrocelli in a letter obtained by Rolling Stone. 'I have no doubt Mr. Scott feels remorse. His journey ahead will be painful. 'He must face and hopefully see that he bears some of the responsibility for this tragedy.' The latest: The family of nine-year-old Ezra Blount, the youngest of 10 people who died at the Astroworld festival earlier this month, has rejected an offer Travis Scott, 30, made to pay for the boy's funeral  Ezra Blount, who was from Dallas, was among the 10 people who died as result of injures suffered amid a crowd surge at the November 5 festival at NRG Park in Houston.  He died of irreversible organ failure at Texas Children’s Hospital November 14 after being placed in a medically induced coma. Blount's funeral took place in Texas on...
    THE family of a teen killed at Travis Scott’s doomed Astroworld concert has filed a lawsuit against the rapper. High school freshman John Hilgert, 14, was among those killed at the festival in Houston, Texas on November 5. 4High school freshman John Hilgert, 14, was killed at the Astroworld festival in Houston, Texas on November 5Credit: AP 4His family have filed a lawsuit against rapper Travis Scott and Live Nation WorldwideCredit: Getty John’s family filed a lawsuit Wednesday against Scott, Live Nation Worldwide, and others, PEOPLE reports. His dad Chris Hilgert said: “The pain of our loss from our son John not making it home alive from an event such as this is intolerable. “He was a beautiful young man who simply wanted to enjoy his first concert event with his friends, whom he treasured spending time with more than anything.” The keen baseball player wanted to get the event early so he could get a good spot, The Houston Chronicle reported. The lawsuit alleges that "gross negligence" and "reckless disregard" for the teen’s safety" resulted in “his injuries and...
    An investigation revealed that at least seven of the 10 victims killed in the Astroworld festival crowd surge were clustered in the same small area, which was enclosed on three sides by metal barriers.    A Washington Post investigation gathered dozens of videos, photos and witness testimony to piece together a timeline of exactly where the victims were during the deadly crowd surge at the Houston festival.   The surge at the sold-out event of 50,000 people on November 5 left hundreds injured and ten dead, including a nine-year-old boy. The dead, whose ages ranged from nine to 27, include Rodolfo 'Rudy' Pena, 23; Jacob Jurinek, 20; Franco Patino, 21; Brianna Rodriguez, 16; Danish Baig, 27; Axel Acosta, 21; John Hilgert, 14; Madison Dubiski, 23, Baharti Shahani, 22, and nine-year-old Ezra Blount.  Scroll Down For Video:  At least seven of the 10 dead Astroworld victims were clustered in the same small area enclosed on three sides by metal barriers Massive crowd is shown pushing and shoving, with some being lifted over the barricades to safety, as Travis Scott performs at the Astroworld Festival...
    TRAVIS Scott is facing a $2b lawsuit after his Astroworld performance saw a mass loss of life and casualties. Ten people died and hundreds more were hurt on November 5, 2021. 1Travis Scott is facing a huge legal battleCredit: GETTY Will Travis Scott be banned? Travis Scott has NOT been banned from the US and IS NOT leaving the country. The rumors that he had been started with a TikTok video. The viral clip notes, “Travis Scott leaves the USA after being banned" followed by text that says, “shocking footage.” In the video it is hard to understand what the reporter is asking the rapper, but you can hear Scott say “Stop” as he proceeds to walk to his car with his head down. Given everything that happened at his Astroworld concert, fans rushed to the conclusion he had been banned from the country. The video that has been circulating online is actually from 2016 and was taken by X17onlineVideo. more on ASTROWORLDFINALE FUMBLE DWTS fans ‘furious’ as Kim Kardashain endorsed JoJo after Astroworld tragedyCOMEBACK Kylie Jenner returns to social...
    ALL EYES are on Travis Scott after November 2021's Astroworld festival tragedy. With rumors of mounting lawsuits against the rapper, some are speculating if he will show up at the 2022 Grammy Awards. 2Travis Scott Will Travis Scott attend the Grammys? It's not clear of Travis Scott will attend the 2022 Grammys following the Astroworld tragedy. His last appearance at the Grammys was in 2019, where he performed alongside Lady Gaga, producer Mark Ronson and St. Vincent. Scott was nominated for Best Rap/Sung Performance (for "The London") at the 2020 Grammys, but the nod was not enough to bring him or now-pregnant girlfriend Kylie Jenner to the show. How can I watch the Grammy Awards? The 2022 Grammy Awards show, also known as the 64th Grammy Awards, will take place on January 31, 2022, at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. The star-studded event will be a three-and-a-half-hour show that will be aired live on CBS. It will also be streamed live on and on-demand on Paramount+ from 8pm to 11.30pm ET or 5pm to 8.30pm PT. 2Travis Scott performs during 2021 Astroworld Festival...
    It seems she just can't get a break these days. Khloe Kardashian, 37, is on the receiving end of backlash once again after tweeting she's 'speechless and disgusted' following the Kyle Rittenhouse verdict. Twitter users were swift to come after her for speaking on the November 19 ruling after she failed to issue a statement about the Astroworld tragedy earlier this month.  Controversial: Khloe Kardashian, 37, is on the receiving end of backlash once again after tweeting she's 'speechless and disgusted' following the Kyle Rittenhouse verdict The reality TV personality took to Twitter on Thursday night, hours after Rittenhouse was found not guilty on all counts. The two-week trial stemmed from the then-17-year-old shooting three people at a Black Lives Matter protest in 2020.  RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next Khloe Kardashian criticizes social media trolls who question... 'You want them to be proud of you so badly!' Khloé... Khloe Kardashian shows off her cleavage in a skimpy tank top... Khloe Kardashian dons black leggings and matching hoodie as... Share this...
    Drake is set to return to the stage less than two months after performing at Travis Scott's Astroworld Festival where a crowd surge resulted in the deaths of 10 concertgoers and injured hundreds of others. The 35-year-old rapper is teaming up with fellow musician and former rival Kanye West, 44, to co-headline the 'Free Larry Hoover' benefit concert on December 9 at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. Shortly after the news was confirmed, fans of Drake took to social media to express how 'nuts' it is that the One Dance hitmaker is holding a live concert performance so soon after the November 5 tragedy. Too soon? Drake is set to return to the stage less than two months after performing at Travis Scott's deadly Astroworld Festival 'Drake and Kanye having a free concert is nuts, it's gone be astroworld all over again,' one Twitter user reacted in horror — though the show will not be free as it is a ticketed event that will be made available to the public for purchase on Monday, November 22. 'drake got cool with kanye to take attention...
    (CNN)The family of Axel Acosta Avila, one of 10 people who died in the chaotic crowd surge during the Astroworld Festival in Houston this month, is among 125 plaintiffs who brought a lawsuit Tuesday against the event's organizers and others. The lawsuit seeks damages for loss of mental and physical health, and human life, according to the petition filed by the Buzbee Law Firm in Harris County, Texas. Acosta Avila, a 21-year-old from Tieton, Washington, attended the festival alone, his aunt Cynthia Acosta told CNN affiliate KTRK. "It was his first time going to an event like that," she told the Houston station.He was a junior at Western Washington University and had an interest in computer science, according to the university.Axel Acosta AvilaThe lawsuit filed on behalf of Acosta Avila's family names, among others, event organizers Live Nation and Travis Scott, who was performing at the time of the deadly crowd surge. The suit also names performer Drake and Apple, Inc., which the lawsuit said streamed the event on its Apple Music platform.Read MoreThe lawsuit is seeking more than $750,000,000....
    The CEO of a medic company hired to work at the deadly Astroworld music festival defended his staff who he said had to treat 11 patients in cardiac arrest during the crowd surge that has claimed 10 lives.  Alex Pollak, CEO of ParaDocs, the company hired by Astroworld organizers 'set the record straight' Monday about his team's efforts to save lives during the sold-out festival which 50,000 people attended November 5, CNN reported.  A crowd surge that started just before headliner Travis Scott took the Houston stage that night left hundreds injured and 10 people dead.  The dead, whose ages ranged from 9 to 27, include Rodolfo 'Rudy' Pena, 23; Jacob Jurinek, 20; Franco Patino, 21; Brianna Rodriguez, 16; Danish Baig, 27; Axel Acosta, 21; John Hilgert, 14; Madison Dubiski, 23, Baharti Shahani, 22, and nine-year-old Ezra Blount. Remington Richardson, (pictured) one of the EMTs contracted by ParaDocs, recounted in a series of TikToks the struggle medical personnel went through to save lives Alex Pollak,(pictured) the CEO of ParaDocs 'set the record straight' about the efforts his team went though to save lives...
    (CNN)The CEO of ParaDocs, the medic company hired by Astroworld organizers, spoke on camera for the first time Monday to "set the record straight" on what his team did and to defend how hard his staff of more than 70 people worked to save lives.Alex Pollak told reporters said his staff faced an "impossible feat" of treating 11 people with cardiac arrests at the same time. He said while an active threat like a crowd surge is underway, protocol prohibits them from going into a situation where they might risk personal harm. Yet his staff continued to go back into the dangerous crowd to help people."This is something I'll have nightmares about for the rest of my life," Pollak said. "The team is extremely broken up about it. Seeing so many young people getting CPR at one time, it's just something no one should have to go through. Even though we're medical professionals, we should be used it. You can't get used to something like that."Houston firefighters union complains about communications with private medics at Astroworld concertDays earlier, Houston officials...
    (CNN)The 9-year-old boy who was injured at the Astroworld Festival died Sunday, according to family attorney Ben Crump.The death toll from the chaotic concert now stands at 10. Funeral services for some of the victims began over the weekend as dozens of lawsuits have been filed over the tragedy.The boy, identified as Ezra Blount by his family, had been in a medically induced coma in an attempt to overcome brain, liver and kidney trauma, according to a statement from Crump.Ezra Blount attended the Astroworld concert with his father, his grandfather said."The Blount family tonight is grieving the incomprehensible loss of their precious young son. This should not have been the outcome of taking their son to a concert, what should have been a joyful celebration. Ezra's death is absolutely heartbreaking. We are committed to seeking answers and justice for the Blount family. But tonight we stand in solidarity with the family, in grief, and in prayer," the statement from Crump said. Bernon Blount previously told CNN his grandson was in Houston, Texas, to see "his favorite artist" and attended the...
    (CNN)As a member of the Houston City Council, I saw firsthand just how excited people in my city were to see rapper Travis Scott in the days leading up to Astroworld, the annual music festival he started in 2018. On the morning of November 6, however, I woke up to the tragic news of a crowd surge that claimed the lives of nine people and injured hundreds more. I couldn't wrap my mind around how this could have happened. Just two days before the festival broke out into chaos, I stood with Scott, the Houston police chief and other community officials at the unveiling of a basketball court the rapper helped renovate in Sunnyside, a historically black neighborhood where he grew up. I watched as fans erupted into deafening screams when Scott ran onto the court to share a few words. The sleeping monster awakesThe saying, "Life can turn on a dime," is one that has repeatedly come to mind throughout this pandemic. The mass casualty incident at Astroworld proved once again how quickly things can change in what...
    KOURTNEY Kardashian urged her fans to "spread the love" after she was slammed over her "disgusting" posts amid the Astroworld tragedy. Nine people have lost their lives due to the shocking incident which occurred at NRG Park in Houston, Texas. 4Kourtney Kardashian is urging her fans to 'spread the love' after she was ripped over her 'disgusting' postsCredit: Instagram/kourtneykardash 4The reality star has continued to share sexy photos of herself following the Astroworld tragedy which has left nine people deadCredit: Instagram The Keeping Up With The Kardashians alum, 42, took to her Instagram Stories to share a snap of four Post-it notes that made out the sentence: "Let's spread the love." Kourtney also used the Story to promote her company, Poosh. However, the mother of three has been in hot water lately, as she has been called various harsh names due to her posts following Travis Scott's concert. The controversy kicked off when Kourtney took to social media to share an ad about her company, which showed her in lingerie with black gloves and holding a drink. Over the snap,...
    DRAKE has had his fair share of scandals over the years. From going to a strip club following the fatal Astroworld tragedy to his ongoing feud with Kanye West, the 35-year-old rapper regularly finds himself in hot water. 10Drake has had a number of scandals throughout his careerCredit: Getty Images - Getty 10From going to a strip club about the Astroworld tragedy to his feud with Kanye West, Drake is regularly involved in dramaCredit: AFP Drake's most recent scandal comes following his involvement with the Astroworld tragedy. Last week, nine people died and hundreds were injured duringTravis Scott's set at the Astroworld Festival in Houston. DRAKE GOES TO STRIP CLUB AFTER ASTROWORLD TRAGEDY While Drake took to Instagram to share a statement saying his "heart is broken," The Sun exclusively revealed that he went to a strip club just one day after the fatal concert. In deleted posts seen by The Sun, dancers were filmed surrounded by cash at Area 29 in Houston, which was set to host the official after party for Travis' event, and the club thanked Drake personally...
    (CNN)The funeral for one of the youngest victims of the Astroworld Festival is being held Saturday in Houston, as families and friends remember loved ones who died a week ago at the high-energy music event that turned into a nightmare.Brianna Rodriguez is one of the nine people who died at Travis Scott's music festival when people got crushed, trampled and struggled to breathe when a crowd surge was unleashed, turning the sold-out venue into a crime scene within minutes. The victims' ages ranged from 14 to 27.9 people have died in the wake of the Astroworld tragedy. A week on, questions remain over who should be held accountableRodriguez was a 16-year-old junior at Houston Heights High School, according to her family. Her funeral service will be Saturday at La Paz Memorial Funeral Home in Houston. "Dancing was her passion and now she's dancing her way to heaven's pearly gates," according to a verified GoFundMe account created by her family. Read MoreConcertgoers have described the crowd surge to be as terrifying as a "death trap," many thinking they would not make...
    Audio recordings of police communications from the night of the Astroworld Festival disaster reveal that officers on the scene called for the concert to stop because people were being trampled in the crowd, but Travis Scott carried on with his performance. A crowd surge at the sold-out festival of 50,000 people on November 5 left nine people dead and hundreds injured, among them a 9-year-old boy who remained in a medically induced coma. Concertgoers have described the packed crowd growing dangerous hours before Scott appeared on stage at 9pm, and seeing people collapse while the rapper performed. Scott’s attorneys have said he did not know about the deaths and injuries until after the show. Houston Police Chief Troy Finner has placed the blame on Scott for not canceling the performance after his officers were caught on video milling about next to the stage and recording the rapper on their cellphones after a 'mass casualty event' was declared.  On Friday, lawyers for 200 victims of tragedy announced that they were filing another 90 lawsuits against the promoters of the festival.  Personal...
    (CNN)In the week since a Houston music festival turned deadly, questions have emerged about who should be held accountable for the nine people who died and the hundreds who were injured.Audience members at Travis Scott's Astroworld Music Festival described an unruly crowd surge on November 5 that felt like a "death trap," leaving many trampled and struggling to breathe -- and even prompting some to administer CPR on those who passed out."I picked some kid up and his eyes rolled to the back of his head, so I checked his pulse. I knew he was dead," concertgoer Billy Nasser said. "I checked the people around me. And I just had to leave him there. There was nothing I could do."A 22-year-old college student died Wednesday, becoming the ninth victim in the tragedy. The ages of those who died range from 14 to 27. In addition, a 9-year-old boy who was seriously injured is in a medically-induced coma.2 high school students, an engineering student and a man who was trying to save his fiancée are among the Astroworld Festival victimsThe question...
    (CNN)In the week since a Houston music festival turned deadly, questions have emerged about who should be held accountable for the nine people who died and the hundreds who were injured.Audience members at Travis Scott's Astroworld Music Festival described an unruly crowd surge on November 5 that felt like a "death trap," leaving many trampled and struggling to breathe -- and even prompting some to administer CPR on those who passed out."I picked some kid up and his eyes rolled to the back of his head, so I checked his pulse. I knew he was dead," concertgoer Billy Nasser said. "I checked the people around me. And I just had to leave him there. There was nothing I could do."A 22-year-old college student died Wednesday, becoming the ninth victim in the tragedy. The ages of those who died range from 14 to 27. In addition, a 9-year-old boy who was seriously injured is in a medically-induced coma.2 high school students, an engineering student and a man who was trying to save his fiancée are among the Astroworld Festival victimsThe question...
    (CNN)Two high school students, a mechanical engineering technology student from Illinois and a man who was trying to save his fiancée are among nine people who died after a crowd surge at the Astroworld Festival tragedy in Houston, authorities said.Rapper Travis Scott, who was performing on Friday night, has said he will pay for the funerals of the deceased concertgoers.Here's what we know about the victims:Axel Acosta Avila, 21Axel Acosta AvilaAcosta was a junior at Western Washington University and had an interest in computer science, according to the university. He was from Tieton, Washington.Read MoreHis brother Joel Acosta told CNN that Axel had turned 21 in October. The student was at the event alone, his aunt Cynthia Acosta told CNN affiliate KTRK. "It was his first time going to an event like that," she told the Houston station.According to Joel Acosta, the family last heard from his brother around 5 p.m. on Friday. On Saturday, the Harris County Medical Examiner's Office released a description and asked the public for help identifying the remains. Danish Baig, 27Danish BaigBaig, from Euless, Texas,...
    RAPPER Travis Scott has his own festival, Astroworld, which takes place each year in Houston, Texas. The highly anticipated line-up for Astroworld 2021 featured many popular artists. 2Rapper Travis Scott is set to host the third annual Astroworld in November 2021Credit: The Mega Agency What happened at the 3rd annual Astroworld? In this year's Astroworld festival, tragedy struck. At least nine people were killed and many others were said to be injured following a crowd surge at the opening night of rapper Travis Scott's Astroworld Festival. It was reported that the crowd of 50,000+ surged towards the stage while Scott was performing resulting in a large panic. "At approximately 9.15pm the crowd began to compress towards the front of the stage and that caused some panic and it started causing some injuries," Houston Fire Chief Samuel Pena informed reporters. "People began to fallout, become unconscious, and it created additional panic." The show was canceled shortly after the tragic accident and the second day of the event was also called off. MOST READ IN ENTERTAINMENT'DEVASTATED' Meet Kyle Green, who attended...
    The family of a nine-year-old boy who was left in a coma after being 'nearly crushed to death' at Travis Scott's Astroworld concert has said they are suing the star for $1million for gross negligence.  Ezra Blount was dropped when his father Treston passed out as he held him above the crush of bodies at the deadly festival show on Friday and has extensive damage to his lungs, kidneys, liver, heart and brain.  Eight people were killed at the NRG stadium on Friday night, more than 300 people received treatment at an emergency field hospital set up there, 11 others went into cardiac arrest and dozens more were knocked unconscious.  The lawsuit against Scott claims the artist and concert organizers failed to enforce proper crowd safety protocols or provide sufficient security staff for the event, which was attended by more than 50,000 people.  Blount's family blamed Scott and organizers for failing to stop the show for more than 40 minutes after a 'mass casualty event' had been declared by city officials, despite pausing the concert on three occasions.  Scott's record...
    EXCLUSIVE: As Astroworld disaster unfolded, Houston Fire Department lost contact with private medic group Travis Scotts Lawyer Says There Has Been Inconsistent Messages About Crowd Surge at Astroworld Festival $200 Sign Up Bonus Just In Time For The Holidays Ad Microsoft Refi Rates at 1.99% APR. Do you qualify? Ad Microsoft Transfer Your Debt and Pay 0 Interest Until 2023 Ad Microsoft
    Exorcists from the Catholic Church and demonology experts broke down for the Daily Caller the possible demonic activity at Travis Scott’s Astroworld Festival that left eight dead and hundreds injured.  In the aftermath of last Friday’s tragic Astroworld Festival, social media users on Twitter and Tik Tok shared videos and theories, speculating that the “concert from hell” resulted from demonic activity.  (RELATED: Eight Dead, Hundreds Injured At Travis Scott’s Astroworld Festival) Social media users stressed the eeriness of the Astroworld promotional poster, which showed people walking through a portal and encouraged festival attendees to “open your eyes to a whole new universe.” One of Travis Scott’s signature taglines, “See You On The Other Side,” was also on the poster. Others were quick to point out what appears to be a rendering of Travis Scott as a demon on an album cover for a song he debuted at the concert. The album cover included phrases such as “When The End Arrives Its Really The Beginning,” “The True Dystopia Is Here!,” and “Who knows what lies beneath the surface?” At the festival, attendees...
    Houston's police chief blamed Travis Scott for not pulling the plug on the deadly Astroworld concert as new footage showed cops casually filming the Travis Scott show nearly 30 minutes after a mass casualty event was declared.  Houston Police Chief Troy Finner refused to provide a timeline for the police response after a sizable group of the 50,000 in attendance pushed toward the stage at NRG Park during last Friday's concert, resulting in the deaths of eight people and injuring hundreds more.  When asked about the timing of the police response after it became apparent things had become dangerous, Finner said the police department was still in the early stages of its investigation and that he was 'not gonna discuss timelines.'  Scroll Down For Video:  Houston Police Chief Troy Finner (pictured) held a press conference on Wednesday and offered updates on the investigation into the deadly Astroworld concert Eight people died and hundreds more were injured at last Friday's Astroworld concert in Houston after a sizable group of the 50,000 in attendance pushed toward the stage
    Travis Scott briefly paused his Astroworld performance to call for help for a distressed fan during last weekend's deadly concert in Houston that left eight dead and one woman braindead, DailyMail.com can reveal. Video obtained exclusively by DailyMail.com shows the 30-year-old rapper stopping his show after spotting someone 'pass out' in the crowd on Friday.  In the clip, Scott is seen singing on a platform before abruptly cutting the music mid-performance to alert security.  'Whoa, whoa. We need someone to help, somebody passed out right here,' he says with his voice still autotuned.  'Hold on. Don't touch them! Don't touch them!' he tells the crowd.  'Everybody just back up. Security, somebody help jump in real quick..... come on, come on, someone get in there,' he says.    Scroll down for video  A video clip obtained by DailyMail.com reveals Travis Scott did briefly pause his Astroworld performance in Houston on Friday after spotting something wrong in the crowd Scott is seen singing on a platform before abruptly cutting the music mid-performance to call attention to a distressed fan  'Whoa, whoa. We need...
    DEVASTATED Travis Scott and Kylie Jenner "have been sobbing" since the Astroworld tragedy and the rapper "couldn't see anything from the stage," a source has exclusively told The Sun. The rapper and his pregnant girlfriend, who are believed to still be in Houston after eight people were killed at Travis' festival, are keeping a low profile, but have been left reeling. 4Travis Scott and Kylie Jenner were allegedly unaware of the fatalities until later in the eveningCredit: Getty 4Travis Scott carried on playing for more than 30 mins after it was declared a mass casualty eventCredit: Getty "Travis and Kylie have been sobbing on the phone to their teams and trying to figure out what happened," a source close to the pair told The Sun. "They found out after the show on Friday that people had died, but they were initially told it was someone injecting drugs and that a number of people went into cardiac arrest in the same spot. "They had no idea of what truly happened until much later on, and they are heartbroken over...
    COLLIN COUNTY (CBSDFW.COM) — A man living in Plano illegally has been sentenced to 99 years in prison without the possibility of parole after being convicted on continuous sexual abuse of a child charges. Prosecutors say Ismael Lopez was close to the child’s family and with ongoing access to the child, sexually abused the victim over the course of three years — until the child was 13 years old. READ MORE: 'She's The Light Of Our Eyes,' Texas A&M Student Bharti Shahani Fighting For Her Life After Attending Astroworld FestivalLopez told the child to keep the abuse a secret, but eventually the tween told a family member and the abuse was reported to Plano police. READ MORE: Sen. John Cornyn Among US lawmakers Visiting Taiwan As Beijing Conducts 'Combat Readiness Patrol'“For three long years this predator perpetrated evil upon this scared child, and that now this child’s incredible bravery will lock him up for 99 years,” Collin County District Attorney Greg Willis said after sentencing. MORE NEWS: Astroworld Fest Emergency Operations Plan Did Not Include Crowd Sure ProtocolsDuring the sentencing...
    TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Bharti Shahani, 22, was critically injured during the Astroworld 2021 festival in Houston and is fighting for her life, according to her family. Bharti Shahani (courtesy: Shahani family) READ MORE: Sen. John Cornyn Among US lawmakers Visiting Taiwan As Beijing Conducts 'Combat Readiness Patrol'“Bharti is the light of our lives and we are all praying for her full and speedy recovery,” her sister Namrata wrote on a GoFund Me page. A senior at Texas A&M, Shahani remains on a ventilator in the ICU.  Eight people died at the concert, while numerous others were injured, including 9-year-old Ezra Blount. He is fighting for his life too at Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston. Ezra traveled from Dallas to the concert in Houston with his dad, Treston Blount, on Friday. Relatives say the pair loves Travis Scott and the concert was meant to be an exciting time for them to bond. The grandfather of the little boy, Bernon Blount, told CNN what is believed to have happened at the show. “When my son went to the concert, he...
    Teyana Taylor temporarily stopped her show at The Novo in Los Angeles Monday to check on a fan who appeared to be in distress during the performance. The 30-year-old singer-songwriter was seen in a TikTok clip posted by user @valeriewango in which she ceased performing to check in on the well-being of the fan. The New York native, who is on her The Last Rose Petal Farewell Tour, walked over toward the fan and said, 'Is she okay? Bring her up here. Is she okay? We ain't doing that. Come on.'
    Travis Scott and Drake could pay 'billions' in damages after a lawsuit involving 68 people injured in the deadly crush at the Astroworld concert was announced. Powerhouse Texas attorney Thomas J. Henry, father of Liam Payne's girlfriend Maya Henry, says that he is being contacted by more people 'by the hour.' Eight people were killed at the NRG stadium on Friday night, more than 300 people received treatment at an emergency field hospital set up there, 11 others went into cardiac arrest and dozens more were knocked unconscious.  'More and more injured victims are contacting my firm by the hour,' said Henry. 'While we are all still working to understand the full scope of the Astroworld tragedy, I believe the damages suffered by its victims could total in the billions.' Among his clients is 23-year-old concertgoer Kristian Paredes whose complaint accuses Scott and Drake of 'inciting mayhem' at the event in Houston on Friday night. Scott, 30, continued to perform for up to 30 minutes as people were killed and crowds chanted 'stop the show' at NRG Park in Houston on...
    SICK trolls have been slammed for wildly claiming that The Simpsons “predicted” Travis Scott’s Astroworld concert. Social media users claim the cartoon show previously predicted many real-life events throughout its history ranging from Donald Trump’s presidency to Richard Branson entering space. 5Twitter users have been slammed for claiming The Simpsons predicted Travis Scott's Astroworld eventCredit: Getty 5Twitter users shared an image where Homer and Lisa appear to be walking into the mouth of a giant headCredit: Social media - Refer to source Twitter users shared an image of Homer and Lisa walking into the mouth of a giant head. They claim the design looks eerily similar to Scott's Astroworld album cover and the stage layout seen at previous festivals. The image is a piece of fan art that was created in 2018 and hasn't appeared on any episodes of The Simpsons. Sick trolls have been slammed for trying to make a comparison. One Twitter user said: “Stop posting stuff that isn’t real without looking into it. FFS.” A TikTok user shared footage from a Simpsons episode in February 1992. Most...
    16 Trusted Shampoos People With Curly Hair Swear By Who are the 25 best fictional football players? © Rick Kern/Getty Images Travis Scott at Astroworld Festival. Rick Kern/Getty Images Travis Scott was at an afterparty when he found out about the Astroworld tragedy, TMZ reported. The rapper left immediately after he was told about what had happened, a source told the outlet. The party was hosted by Drake, who was also unaware of what had happened, TMZ reported. Travis Scott was partying at Dave & Buster's in Houston when he found out people had died in the Astroworld crowd crush, according to reports by TMZ and ABC13. The rapper was unaware at the time that eight people had died and hundreds more were injured at the concert, TMZ reported, citing sources close to him. Scott left the party immediately upon learning of the deaths, TMZ reported. "Travis didn't know the severity of the situation when he arrived at the party, as far as timing, this remains consistent with the fact that no one including the police had...
    (CNN)As more details emerge about the struggles to communicate for attendees and employees at the Astroworld Festival in Houston, survivors of Friday night's crowd crush describe the horror of a "whirlpool" of people moving toward the stage during musician Travis Scott's performance.16-year-old Bryan Espinoza spoke at a press conference Tuesday with others caught in the crowd crush, saying "everyone's life was on the line" as the pressure built up during the show. Espinoza said he was pinned against a metal barrier. 2 high school students, an engineering student and a man who was trying to save his fiancée are among the Astroworld Festival victims"At one point my ribs were getting into the railing, basically impaled, and I was fearing for my life that I wasn't gonna make it," Espinoza said. A security guard helped him jump the gate, and he said there were "hundreds of bodies on the floor already from people passing out, falling over the railing."Eligio Garcia, 18, described how he and his girlfriend were caught up in a "whirlpool" of people at the start of Scott's set."Just...
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