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A woman who lost her unborn baby during the stampede at Travis Scott's Astroworld Festival is suing the rapper for wrongful death.

Shanazia Williamson and her husband, Jarawd Owens, of Dayton, Ohio were expecting their first child when she was trampled by a crowd surge during Scott's concert.

10 fans died and 300 more were injured during the stampede in Houston, Texas last November.

According to Williamson's lawsuit, obtained by Rolling Stone magazine, she suffered "horrific injuries" and lost her unborn baby.

"While in attendance at the festival, Shanazia was trampled and crushed resulting in horrific injuries and ultimately the death of her and Jarawd's unborn child. In addition, Shanazia sustained injuries to her shoulder, back, leg, chest, stomach and other parts of her body."

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The lawsuit names Scott, concert promoters Live Nation and ScoreMore, citing inadequate security to prevent the crowd surge.

Two security firms and the Harris County Sports and Convention corporation were also named as defendants in the lawsuit.

"Defendants' failure to plan, design, manage, operate, staff, and supervise the event was a direct proximate cause of Shanazia's injuries and death of her and Jarawd's unborn child," according to the lawsuit.

Travis Scott will appear at the 2022 Billboard Awards on Sunday after Sean "Puffy" Combs demanded he be allowed to perform.

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"This just in," Combs said in a video on his Instagram page.

"For the Billboard Music Awards this Sunday I made a request, I made a demand. I said 'My brother Travis Scott has to perform. I'm executive producing, he has to perform,' and NBC said 'yes.' It's going down Sunday, Travis Scott will be performing ... now that's love."

Combs continued:

"I am uncanceling the canceled. There will be no canceling on my watch. Love is about forgiveness... so that was why it was important for me to have Travis Scott perform. It's going to be a great night."

 

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Travis Scott will travel out of the country to headline his first musical festival since 10 fans died at his Astroworld Festival in Houston, Texas last November.
 
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The rapper was blacklisted after the Astroworld tragedy last year. He dropped out of nearly a dozen festivals, including 2022 Coachella.

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Brazilian promoters are willing to give the disgraced rapper a chance.

They booked Scott to perform at the Primavera Festival in Sao Paulo on Nov. 6. He will also perform at different versions of the festival in Buenos Aires, Argentina on Nov. 12 and in Santiago, Chile on Nov. 13.

Other headliners include Björk, Lorde, Arctic Monkeys, Jack White, Charli XCX and more, MSN reports.

Scott's career isn't entirely canceled. He will appear at a Formula 1 Grand Prix event at E11even nightclub in Miami on Saturday, May 7. But promoters say he won't perform.

He was recently booked to DJ a pre-Oscars party and he performed 5 songs from a DJ booth at a Coachella afterparty, according to Yahoo! News.

But it will be a long time before Scott performs in concert at large venues in the US.

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Kanye West is drawing criticism from Astroworld victims for demanding pop singer Billie Eilish apologize to his pal Travis Scott.

Kanye, also known as Ye, threatened to withdraw as co-headliner at Coachella if the pop superstar didn't apologize to Travis.

10 people tragically died after a stampede/crowd surge at Travis' Astroworld music festival on Nov. 5.

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Billie recently paused mid-concert in Atlanta when a fan in the crowd showed signs of distress. "Give her some time. Don't crowd," the singer said. "I wait for people to be OK until I keep going."

Media outlets, including TMZ, interpreted Billie's words as a diss to Scott who continued performing while his fans were dying around him.

Kanye also took offense to Billie's words, and he demanded that she apologize to his friend.

According to Complex.com, the grandparents of Astroworld's youngest victim Ezra Blount, 9, criticized Kanye for his "hurtful" and "ridiculous" demand.

"To hear Kanye's words, that's hurtful to us. What an idiotic thing to say," Bernon Blount, Ezra's grandfather, told Rolling Stone.

Grandmother Tericia Blount stopped short of calling Kanye a raving lunatic.

"I think it's just crazy, and I hate to use that word, but I think it's ridiculous. She's making sure that she is caring for the patrons at her concert, and I just think that’s crazy of Kanye to even let that demand come out of his mouth."

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Travis Scott was turned down when he begged Coachella to let him perform for free. Festival organizers told Scott's team that the troubled rapper was dropped from the 2022 lineup. The festival and the city of Indio offered to pay a "kill fee" of 25% for dropping the rapper, according to Variety.

The cancellation is the latest fallout stemming from Scott's Astroworld catastrophe in Houston, where 10 people died during a stampede in November.

Sources tell Deadline.com that Scott's longtime agent, Cara Lewis, pleaded with the festival organizers to let Scott perform for free.

The insider said Lewis is desperate to keep the gig, which would have marked Scott's first return to the stage since the Astroworld tragedy.

In a last-ditch effort to salvage what's left of his career, Scott, 30, sat down with Charlamagne the god for an exclusive interview last week.

The interview angered families of the victims who say he didn't show any remorse.

Scott was arrested twice in the past for inciting his fans to storm the stage.

In one video, Scott directed a fan to jump from a balcony that was at least 15 feet above the floor.

Another fan who jumped from a 3rd story balcony broke both legs and injured his spine.
 

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The fallout continues for "Sicko Mode" rapper Travis Scott as more brands distance themselves from him.

Scott had hoped his sit-down interview with Charlamagne the god last week would bring comfort and healing to the families of the victims who died or were injured at his Astroworld Festival.

But Scott's first interview since his Astroworld catastrophe only angered his victims' loved ones.

Coachella organizers announced the troubled rapper will not grace the stage in 2022. And Anheuser-Busch canceled his spiked CACTI seltzers, which have been in stores for less than a year.

The city of Indio announced Coachella axed Scott's planned performance next year. The decision comes after an online petition garnered more than 75,000 signatures.

And Anheuser-Busch deleted the CACTI seltzer brand's social media accounts on Instagram and Twitter.

In a statement, Anheuser-Busch said the brand's fans would understand the decision to torpedo Scott's seltzer drinks.

"After careful evaluation, we have decided to stop all production and brand development of CACTI Agave Spiked Seltzer. We believe brand fans will understand and respect this decision," a spokesperson for the company said in a statement, per AdAge.

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Travis Scott has hired a high-powered attorney to defend him against lawsuits filed in the wake of the deadly Astroworld Festival.

Former Donald Trump attorney Daniel Petrocelli emailed attorneys representing the families of 10 deceased fans, offering to pay funeral costs and other expenses.

In his emails, Petrocelli said Scott "is devastated by the tragedy" and grieves for the victims' loved ones.

The family of the youngest victim, Ezra Blount, 9, rejected Petrocelli's offer.

According to the Houston Chronicle, Petrocelli, 68, is known for representing high-profile clients and reportedly charges $1,500 an hour.

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Petrocelli heads a team of attorneys defending the troubled rapper, who was arrested twice for inciting the crowd at his concerts.

Scott's legal bills will likely top $1 million a month.

Scott and the other defendants face 120 wrongful death and personal injury lawsuits totaling over $1 billion.

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An ABC's news special report on Travis Scott's disastrous Astroworld Festival was quickly removed from Hulu following public backlash.

Much of the criticism was due to the mistaken belief that the ABC news special was a documentary.

The 50-minute special, titled "Astroworld: Concert from Hell," was billed as a "minute-by-minute look," according to Complex.com.

"Travis Scott's Astroworld Festival was supposed to be the concert of a lifetime. But it turned into a tragic nightmare. A minute-by-minute look at what happened in the crowd, the young victims who were killed, and what happens next."

10 fans lost their lives during a crowd surge and stampede on day one of the music festival at NRG Park in Houston on Nov. 5.

Furious Twitter users lashed out at ABC News on Wednesday.

"They couldn’t wait to make that Travis Scott Astroworld documentary. It was literally 27 days before Hulu and ABC released a documentary," one Twitter user wrote.

Others corrected those who mistook the news special for a documentary.

One Twitter user wrote:

"I wish y'all would stop saying Hulu made a doc on astroworld when it's just ABC news doing their job... reporting the news."

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Ezra Blount, the 9-year-old boy who was trampled at Travis Scott's Astroworld music festival, has died.

The family's attorney Ben Crump confirmed Ezra's death in a statement late Sunday. Ezra is the youngest victim of the Astroworld tragedy.

Ezra was pronounced brain dead and removed from life support at Texas Children's Hospital in Houston. He had been in a medically-induced coma to relieve pressure on his brain.

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Ezra was sitting on his dad's shoulder when the crowd surged forward as surprise guest Drake took the stage at NRG Park on Nov. 5.

Treston Blount said he lost consciousness and collapsed and his son was trampled when he fell into the crowd.

The unconscious boy was admitted to Texas Children's Hospital under the name John Doe. His frantic family found him hours later and identified him.

Ezra is the second victim to die in the past week, and the tenth Astroworld death overall.

The family filed a lawsuit against Travis Scott and others on Tuesday.

Over 50,000 fans attended Day 1 of what was to be a two-day music festival. Experts say a crowd surge can produce more than 1,000 pounds of pressure at the front of the stage.

Over 100 lawsuits have been filed naming Scott, Live Nation Entertainment, NRG Park, and other entities as co-defendants.

A $26 million insurance policy was in place in case of deaths or injuries. However, lawsuit damages are expected to top $100 million.

Scott, 29, earned over $65 million from Astroworld ticket sales and sponsorships.

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An attorney representing Travis Scott claims the troubled rapper wasn't aware that people were dying as he performed at his Astroworld Festival in Houston.

Nine people died and hundreds were injured during a stampede at the music festival on Nov. 5. But Scott performed for another 40 minutes.

Attorney Edwin F. McPherson claims the rapper was unaware of the chaos and deaths until the next morning.

In an interview on ABC's Good Morning America on Friday, McPherson called the chaos a "systemic breakdown" and said people should wait for the investigation before "we start pointing fingers at anyone.".

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McPherson claims the rapper nor his crew were ever informed that officials declared the concert a mass casualty event.

"He's up there trying to perform. He does not have any ability to know what's going on down below," McPherson said. "Travis didn't really understand the full effect of everything until the next morning. Truly, he did not know what was going on."

When asked about Scott's history of inciting the crowd to violence, McPherson said the rapper did what any other performer has done.

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"Travis as an artist has really grown up a lot. I have spoken personally to him about this and he really didn't understand the magnitude of his power up on the stage as a young performer. He's really matured over the years."

So far, 150 lawsuits have been filed against Scott, Live Nation Entertainment, and NRG Park where the concert was held.

The festival was insured for $26 million, but wrongful death claims are expected to surpass $100 million.

Scott has earned around $65 million overall from the festival, according to reports.

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Curvaceous WNBA star Liz Cambage shows off the hot bod that won rapper Drake's heart.

Drake is so smitten with the 30-year-old Las Vegas Aces center that he is pushing to expand the WNBA to Toronto so she can play near him.

Drake, 35, recently shared an Instagram photo that shows him embracing his new bew. He captioned the photo: "face of the franchise my mini me."

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After secretly dating the 6'-8" bombshell for a few weeks, Drake contacted the WNBA to inquire about expanding the league to his hometown of Toronto.

He wrote in his Instagram Stories, "@WNBA I need a Toronto team."

Drake's post led fans to believe he is desperate to bring Liz to Toronto so she can play near him.

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The Emo rapper faces lawsuits stemming from the tragic Astroworld Festival disaster in Houston last week. 8 people died and hundreds were injured after his surprise appearance on stage sparked a stampede.

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Travis Scott's ex-manager Shane Morris called him the "worst person" he has ever worked with after the rapper left him for dead.

In 2013, Morris, a sound engineer by trade, discovered aspiring rapper Travis Scott and took him under his wing. Shane set Travis up with free studio time and introduced him to key industry figures.

However, Morris claims Scott left him for dead in a basement after he suffered a seizure.

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In the aftermath of the Astroworld tragedy that left 8 dead and hundreds injured, Morris took to TikTok to "spill a little tea" on his former client, who he called "genuinely a horrible person."

"Travis Scott is the worst person I worked with in my entire career in music," Morris said.

"Eight people are dead and hundreds more are injured after Travis Scott's callous, reckless behavior at Astroworld. And I hate to be the one saying this, but I saw this coming and I tried to tell everyone... I'm Travis Scott's former manager. I'm the one who had a seizure and I'm the one that he left for dead in a basement in Los Angeles."

Morris added:

"I can go on and on about the theft of sessions, assault, and all the lies he's told in his career but the thing that I want you to understand most is I think it's time to spill a little tea and I don't mind doing this because Travis Scott is genuinely a horrible person."

Morris admits he "artificially inflated" Scott's SoundCloud streams and Twitter followers to make the fledgling rapper appear to be more popular than he actually was so a record label would sign him.

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9-year-old Ezra Blount, the youngest Astroworld victim, is in a medically induced coma in a Houston ICU.

Ezra suffered a severe brain injury during a crowd surge at Travis Scott's music festival at NRG Park on Friday.

Ezra was on his father's shoulders when the crowd surge began. His dad, Treston Blount, lost consciousness and both were trampled at the front of the stage.

Dad and son were separated in the ensuing chaos. Ezra was transported to a hospital in critical condition and admitted into ICU under the name "John Doe."

His family located him at the hospital and identified him.

They are distraught and demanding answers.

"How could this happen in the city of Houston? You know, when we go to concerts and different events we expect safety and security," Ezra's grandfather told ABC News.

Treston Blount launched a GoFundMe page to raise money for his son's medical expenses.

He wrote in the summary:

"We attended Travis Scott's Astro world fest I had my son on my shoulders awaiting drakes stage appearance I began to be crushed until I couldn't breathe I passed out And I woke up and my son was gone and due to his severe injuries which are swelling in the back of brain damage and trauma to nearly all organs we are certain that he was trampled and is still in induced coma we are thankful for his life and thankful for all the prayers and positivity we are asking for donations for his medical bills and anything that comes along with this tragedy."

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Drake apparently ignored the advice of his counsel and is speaking out about the tragic deaths during Travis Scott's Astroworld Festival.

In a post on his Instagram page on Tuesday, Drake called the stampede that resulted in 8 deaths a "devastating tragedy."

"I hate resorting to this platform to express an emotion as delicate as grief but this is where I find myself. My heart is broken for the families and friends of those who lost their lives and for anyone who is suffering."

The Emo rapper added:

"I will continue to pray for all of them, and will be of service in any way I can. May God be with you all."

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Travis Scott faces lawsuits from injured victims and families of deceased fans. Drake is also named in at least one lawsuit for "inciting the crowd."

Drake was a special guest at the concert and was not a scheduled act.

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Travis Scott has offered to cover the funeral expenses for fans who died at his Astroworld Festival.

TMZ reports Scott will fully cover any and all funeral costs for the 8 people who passed away at the concert this weekend.

The families haven't said if they will accept his offer. A few families created GoFundMe accounts to raise funeral expenses.

According to TMZ, Scott will partner with BetterHelp -- a network of mental health professionals -- to offer mental health services, for free.

Scott also announced he will refund all tickets to Astroworld.

The troubled rapper is desperate to repair his public image amid reports that he has a history of encouraging his fans to harm themselves.

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Bryanna Morales, 17, poses at a makeshift memorial on the NRG Park grounds near where 8 people died. Morales was among hundreds injured during a crowd surge on Friday night.

Morales says she was knocked down twice and injured her foot during the concert. She says "the medical staff was not properly trained. I was taken into the medical tent because I was having a hard time breathing and all they did was hand me a bottle of water and told me to sit in the corner."

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The show will not go on for Travis Scott. Sources say the embattled rapper was dropped as headliner of the upcoming Day N Vegas music festival.

The troubled rapper faces lawsuits and allegations that he put his fans' lives in danger by allegedly encouraging them to sneak into his Astroworld Festival in Houston on Friday.

8 people died and hundreds more were injured during a stampede and rumors of fentanyl overdoses in the crowd.

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Scott was scheduled to headline the Day N Vegas festival on Saturday, Nov. 13, but a source says he was asked to withdraw. Other festivals are also contacting Scott's team to express their concerns.

"What music festival wants that kind of publicity?," the source said.

Other sources claim he cancelled because he was "too distraught to play."

On Sunday, the first lawsuit was filed against the rapper, his management, a concert promoter, and NRG Park where the festival was held.

Concertgoer Kristian Paredes says he was "seriously injured during the stampede and crowd surge on Friday.

He is asking for $1 million in damages.

Meanwhile, Scott has offered to refund all tickets to the 2-day Astroworld Festival. Day 2, scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 6, was canceled following the disaster.