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Report – Travis Scott Files to Dismiss Astroworld Festiva Lawsuit

[ad_1] Travis Scott has reportedly filed legal papers to have an Astroworld Festival lawsuit dismissed.According to a report from TMZ, published on Monday (Dec. 6), Travis Scott filed court documents to have a claim by Jessie Garcia, who alleges he was in the crowd at the 2021 Astroworld Festival, dismissed. Additionally, the embattled rapper-producer is also seeking to have all Astroworld Festival civil lawsuits against him dismissed.Regarding Garcia's case, LaFlame is asking to have the case dismissed with prejudice as it pertains to himself, Travis' company Jack Enterprises and his label Cactus Jack. In Travis Scott's documents, he has reportedly issued a "general denial," which is legal jargon in civil cases to allow...

Travis Scott Hires Ex-Trump Lawyer for Astroworld Lawsuits

[ad_1] As Astroworld Festival lawsuits continue to pile on, Travis Scott has secured himself a high-powered attorney, who has noteworthy affiliations.According to an article from the Houston Chronicle, published on Tuesday (Nov. 30), Travis has hired Daniel Petrocelli, the lawyer who once defended Donald Trump, to represent the rapper against his mounting Astroworld Festival lawsuits.XXL confirmed this week that Petrocelli is Travis Scott's legal counsel for the lawsuits in connection to the mass casualty at Astroworld.La Flame’s new attorney is head of litigation for the Los Angeles-based law firm O’Melveny & Myers and is known for representing high-profile clients. In 2016, Petrocelli was hired to defend then-presidential candidate Donald Trump against fraud lawsuits filed over the now-defunct...

More Astroworld Victims Reject Travis Scott’s Funeral Cost Offer

[ad_1] The families of two more Astroworld Festival victims have turned down Travis Scott's offer to cover their deceased loved ones' funeral costs.On Wednesday (Dec. 1), TMZ reported that the families of 27-year-old Danish Baig and 14-year-old John Hilgert chose not to accept Travis' gesture to pay for the homegoing services of Baig and Hilgert, both of which died following the Astroworld tragedy on Nov. 5.Travis announced shortly after the mass casualty event—which took 10 lives and injured hundreds—that he'd cover victim's funeral costs and provide mental health assistance for those impacted by the catastrophic event.Attorney Michael Lyons, legal counsel for the Baig family, who among many others have filed a lawsuit against the...

Family of Astroworld Victim Rejects Travis Scott Covering Funeral

[ad_1] Despite Travis Scott's announcement that he'd be covering funeral costs for the victims that died at his Astroworld Festival last month, the family of the 9-year-old who lost his life after sustaining severe injuries at the event has declined the rapper's offer.According to a report from Rolling Stone on Monday (Nov. 29), the family of 9-year-old Ezra Blount, who was laid to rest on Nov. 23 in Texas, refused Travis Scott's gesture to pay for the young boy's burial. XXL obtained the legal documents from Travis Scott's attorney, which was a letter sent to the Blount family, as well as a response from Bob Hilliard, the attorney representing Erza's family. Hilliard responded with a letter to La...

Travis Scott Resurfaces Following Astroworld Tragedy

[ad_1] Travis Scott is back outside.Since the Astroworld tragedy, LaFlame has kept a low profile until now. According to a Reddit post, published on Wednesday (Nov. 24), Travis was spotted on Tuesday (Nov. 23) hanging out with actor Mark Wahlberg and Corey Gamble who is dating Kris Jenner, the mother of Kim Kardashian. The user shared an photo of the trio with the Houston rhymer looking pensive and deep into his thoughts, while Mark and Corey are having a discussion. You can see video of the meeting at the bottom of this post.It’s unclear who snapped the picture but in the caption, it reads, “Yesterday, Travis was finally outside, hanging out with Micheal...

Security Guards Sue Travis Scott After Astroworld Fest Tragedy

[ad_1] Travis Scott has been hit with a lawsuit by two security guards who worked the 2021 Astroworld Festival where 10 people died and over 100 others were injured during a crowd surge that pushed concertgoers near the front of the stage, ultimately crushing them.In court documents obtained by XXL on Tuesday (Nov. 23), Samuel and Jackson Bush are suing Travis, his company Cactus Jack Enterprises, LLC, his label Cactus Jack Records, his organization Cactus Jack Foundation, Live Nation, concert promoter Scoremore, the security firm that hired them and AJ Melino and Associates, among others for failing to ensure a safe, secure and positive environment for all attendees, artists and staff at the Houston...

Lawyers Explain What Will Likely Happen to Travis Scott

[ad_1] Travis Scott is currently the subject of hundreds of lawsuits in connection with the deadly 2021 Astroworld Festival. Some lawyers who have looked over the case believe it will be hard to prove the Houston rapper is at fault.To date, over $3 billion worth of lawsuits have reportedly been levied against Travis, Live Nation and other parties affiliated with the catastrophic show. "I think it'd be a stretch to put this on [Travis Scott]," Nick Rozansky, attorney at Brutzkus Gubner Rozansky Seror & Weber, who is unaffiliated with the case, told Yahoo Finance in a story published on Nov. 19.Attorney Bryan Sullivan of Early Sullivan Wright Gizer & McRae also agreed...

Everything That’s Happened After the Astroworld Tragedy So Far

[ad_1] The Astroworld Festival death count has risen to 10 as the 9-year-old boy who was fighting for his life last week after being trampled at the concert has died.Ezra Blount's passing comes a little over a week after the mass casualty event that took place at Travis Scott's Astroworld Festival in Houston on Nov. 5. The deceased attendees now range in age from 9 to 27 years old, with Ezra being the youngest person to lose their life. Before Ezra's death, the youngest casualty was a 14-year-old.On Sunday evening (Nov. 14), civil rights attorney Benjamin Crump released a statement, offering condolences to the family of Ezra Blount."The Blount family tonight is...

Travis Scott Didn’t Have the Authority to Stop Astroworld Show

[ad_1] Travis Scott’s spokesperson, Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, says that stopping the Astroworld concert was completely out of the rapper’s control.On Friday (Nov. 12), Rawlings-Blake, former Mayor of Baltimore and who once served as the secretary for the Democratic National Convention, told Gayle King on CBS Mornings, that Travis didn’t have the authority to stop the Astroworld show.“This notion that Travis had the ability to stop the concert is ludicrous,” she said. "They have a 59-page operations plan, and it clearly says the only two people that are...

90 Additional Astroworld Lawsuits Announced for 200 Concertgoers

[ad_1] Travis Scott has become even more engulfed in lawsuits as the legal filings continue to mount after the mass casualty event at his 2021 Astroworld Festival last week, which hospitalized dozens, resulted in hundreds of injuries and now has a deceased count of nine individuals.On Friday morning (Nov. 13), civil rights attorney Benjamin Crump and attorney Alex Hilliard held a press conference announcing the filing of lawsuits from more than 200 concertgoers who sustained physical, mental and psychological harm from Astroworld on Fri., Nov. 5. So far, 110 lawsuits have reportedly been filed with plans to file 90 more.The conference was held in Houston outside of the city's Harris County Civil Courthouse."We are...