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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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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.
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.
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."