On November 6, on his personal page, Travis Scott said he was devastated after the incident at the Astroworld music festival in Houston on the evening of November 5. The singer prayed for the unfortunate victim, their relatives, and all affected people after the show. The 29-year-old rapper said he would do his best to coordinate with the authorities to investigate the casualties as well as help the victim’s family.
According to News, Kylie Jenner and her daughter Stormi were at the music festival to cheer on Travis Scott. Both were not injured as they were at a higher place. While her boyfriend performed, Kylie Jenner posted on Instagram many videos showing the stage and the audience. After the stampede was reported by the media, many viewers criticized Kylie Jenner for being insensitive when she did not delete the videos. Many people discovered that in the video the model posted, there was an ambulance trying to move away from tens of thousands of people.
A part of the audience defended Kylie Jenner, saying that in the midst of a sea of people, she could not see the ambulance clearly and wasn’t aware of the incident. After receiving criticism, the 24-year-old model deleted the video series.
About 50,000 spectators were present at the Astroworld music festival on the evening of November 5. According to eyewitnesses, many spectators jostled to spill forward, leading to panic and stampede. Many people fainted, bleeding from the mouth and nose and were given CPR and first aid on the spot by medical staff.
During the performance, Travis Scott repeatedly stopped and called the security guard when he saw that someone raised their hand for help. Music critic Joey Guerra, present at the scene, said that the singer was not aware of the seriousness of the incident at the time. Scott and the organizers agreed to end the show early after being informed of casualties, according to Houston police chief Troy Finner. This is the music event with the most deaths in the US in nearly two decades.
Travis Scott joined the music industry in 2008, releasing four solo albums and two collaborations with other artists. He has been nominated for eight Grammys and won a Billboard Music Awards. The artist and Kylie Jenner started dating in 2017 and welcomed their first daughter in 2018. In September 2019, the star couple broke up but reunited after that. Kylie Jenner is pregnant with the pair’s second child.
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