Travis Scott is opening up concerning the crowd crush that killed 10 folks at his Astroworld music competition in 2021.
The rapper commented on the “devastating” live performance tragedy in a profile for GQ, the place he addressed the incident for the primary time in almost two years.
Hundreds have been injured and 10 folks died when crowds at Scott’s music competition in Houston surged ahead towards limitations after which again, knocking viewers members below foot and crushing some.
Scott and live performance organizer Live Nation have been criticized for not implementing higher crowd management measures, however a subsequent investigation dominated the deaths have been unintentional and, in June, a grand jury declined to press fees towards the “Goosebumps” rapper and associates.
Scott seemed again on the tragedy emotionally in his GQ interview, telling the journal “that moment for families, for the city … it was devastating.”
“I was just overly devastated,” he stated when requested of his mindset after the melee.
“I always think about it,” Scott added. “Those fans were like my family. You know, I love my fans to the utmost.”
Dealing with the Astroworld tragedy has been a course of for the “90210” rapper, who stated, “It has its moments where it gets rough. You just feel for those people. And their families.”
Though Scott shouldn’t be dealing with legal fees, he’s nonetheless the topic of greater than 1,500 civil fits, in accordance with April court docket paperwork cited by The Associated Press.
Those fits embrace 992 instances of bodily accidents and 313 instances of “emotional distress, pain, suffering and mental anguish.”