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Travis Scott After Arrest in Miami: 'Lol'

A 'rowdy' boat party ended in the 33-year-old rapper's arrest

(Newser) - Rapper Travis Scott was arrested early Thursday in Miami after what authorities say was a drunken disturbance on a charter boat. The 33-year-old was reportedly arrested at 1:44am local time at the Miami Beach Marina and booked three hours later into Miami-Dade County Jail on charges of disorderly intoxication...

On Eve of Jury Selection, 9 of 10 Astroworld Suits Settle

Only 1 wrongful death action remains in deadly 2021 Travis Scott concert

(Newser) - Nine of the 10 wrongful death lawsuits filed after the deadly crowd surge at the 2021 Astroworld festival have been settled, including one that was set to go to trial this week, an attorney said Wednesday. Jury selection had been set to begin Tuesday in the wrongful death lawsuit filed...

Grand Jury Decides Not to Indict Travis Scott

Lawyer says rapper is 'ecstatic' after panel found no crime was committed

(Newser) - A grand jury decided Thursday to not indict Travis Scott or anyone else in the deaths of 10 people at the 2021 Astroworld Festival in Houston. Thousands of people were injured, as well, in the crowd surge . The Harris County grand jury spent the day weighing criminal charges against the...

There's No Going Back Now on New Name for Jenner Kid

Kylie's 16-month-old son with Travis Scott is now (finally) legally known as Aire Webster, not Wolf

(Newser) - It's official: Wolf Jacques is no more. Kylie Jenner's 16-month-old son, whom she shares with rapper Travis Scott, is now legally Aire (pronounced "Air") Webster, per court documents seen by People . The 25-year-old reality star filed the necessary paperwork on Thursday to change her second child'...

Lawsuit: Thousands Were Hurt at Astroworld

Injuries to more than 700 last fall required extensive treatment: court filing

(Newser) - Thousands of concertgoers were injured at the Astroworld festival in Houston last fall, a new court filing says. Lawyers handling a combined lawsuit said 732 people signed onto the suit received injuries that required "extensive medical treatment" during the crowd surge , reports ABC News . And 1,649 other claimants...

Kanye Is Reportedly Getting 'Help'
Kanye Is
Getting 'Help'

Kanye Is Reportedly Getting 'Help'

Rapper pulls out of Coachella without stating a reason

(Newser) - Ye has pulled out of Coachella amid reports that he's getting "help." The rapper formerly known as Kanye West was to have headlined both weekends of the festival, scheduled for April 15-17 and April 22-24 in Indio, Calif. He will no longer appear on April 17 and...

Kanye Demands Apology From Billie Eilish, Who Won't Give It

West claims she dissed Travis Scott in helping fan in distress; all 3 are to perform at Coachella

(Newser) - Kanye West says his headlining performance at Coachella hinges on an apology from another headliner: Billie Eilish. And Eilish sees no reason to give one. West, now known as Ye, demanded 20-year-old Eilish apologize to rapper Travis Scott, whom he said would join him at the California music festival in...

Kylie Jenner Said to Be 'Beyond Excited' About Her Latest News

Jenner's second child with Travis Scott is here

(Newser) - Update: Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott welcomed their second child Wednesday, with Jenner on Sunday posting an Instagram photo of a newborn's hand captioned "2/2/22." A source confirms to People the baby is a boy. Jenner and Scott's daughter Stormi turned 4 the day before her...

Travis Scott: I Saw, Heard Nothing at Astroworld

Rapper says he was unaware of tragedy until after concert

(Newser) - In his first interview since the deaths of 10 people at Astroworld, Travis Scott continued to insist he had no idea of the horror that was unfolding in the audience as he performed. "Any time you can hear something like that, you want to stop the show,” he...

Hulu Users Did Not Approve of Astroworld Special

Service has yanked locally produced 'Astroworld: Concert From Hell' after backlash

(Newser) - Hulu has yanked a news special it released this week that recapped the events of the Travis Scott concert in Houston last month that injured hundreds and left 10 people dead, including a 9-year-old boy . Per the Los Angeles Times , the 50-minute Astroworld: Concert From Hell was pulled from Hulu'...

Boy, 9, Dies After Falling From Dad's Shoulders at Astroworld

He becomes the youngest victim of the Houston concert tragedy

(Newser) - Update: The death toll from Houston's Astroworld festival has hit 10. The 9-year-old boy who was placed in a medically induced coma after likely being trampled at the Travis Scott concert Nov. 5 died Sunday, the Houston Chronicle reports. Ezra Blount's father brought him to the show...

Lawyer: Rapper Didn't Know There Was a Crisis

Spokesperson says Travis Scott didn't have the authority to stop the show anyway

(Newser) - Travis Scott was busy onstage last weekend and had no idea he was performing at a mass casualty event , his lawyer said Friday. "He's up there trying to perform," Ed McPherson said. "He does not have any ability to know what's going on down below....

Travis Scott's Moves After Concert Are Dissected

Sources say he went to party, left as soon as he found out people had died at Astroworld

(Newser) - Travis Scott has said he wasn't aware a tragedy was unfolding during his set at Astroworld Friday night—a claim that may be backed up by his behavior after the show. Sources tell TMZ that the rapper went directly from Houston's NRG Park to an afterparty at Dave...

Travis Scott Under Fire for Concert Conduct
The Astroworld
Fallout Continues

The Astroworld Fallout Continues

Boy, 9, in medically induced coma; Travis Scott has 2 convictions for urging fans to rush stage

(Newser) - A 9-year-old boy suffered brain trauma when he was trampled in the crowd surge during Travis Scott's set at the Astroworld Festival in Houston on Friday, civil rights lawyer Benjamin Crump said Monday. "This little boy had his whole life ahead of him—a life that is currently...

Astroworld Survivors Are Getting Refunds

Scott, promoters could face dozens of lawsuits

(Newser) - Travis Scott and Astroworld festival organizers say attendees are being offered mental health counseling after Friday night's tragedy—and their money back. Organizers Scoremore said in a tweet Monday that full refunds are being offered, USA Today reports. Scoremore said it is "working on ways to support attendees,...

These Are the Victims of the Astroworld Tragedy

7 of the 8 have been named by their families and friends

(Newser) - A teen who loved dancing. An aspiring Border Patrol agent. A computer science student. An engineering student working on a medical device to help his ailing mother. And his friend and high school football teammate. Clearer pictures began to emerge Sunday of some of the eight people who died after...

'There's Somebody Dead': Harrowing Accounts of Tragedy at Astroworld

Travis Scott continued playing for 37 minutes after 'mass casualty incident' declared

(Newser) - At 9:38pm Friday, a mass casualty incident was declared at a packed Travis Scott concert during the Astroworld Festival in Houston. Police and firefighters responded to the scene after multiple people were trampled and crushed, eight of them fatally, during a crowd surge. But Scott appeared to play his...

Travis Scott Took the Stage. Then, a 'Mass Casualty Incident'

Officials say 8 are dead after crowd surge at Astroworld music fest in Houston

(Newser) - Update: This file has been updated to add information about the victims. At least eight people died and numerous others were injured in what officials described as a surge of the crowd at the Astroworld music festival in Houston while rapper Travis Scott was performing. Officials declared a "mass...

Cuddle With This Giant Chicken McNugget for $90

3-foot body pillow part of McDonald's 'lit' promotion with rapper Travis Scott is straining supply chain

(Newser) - "We've created a program that’s so compelling to our customers that it's stretching our world-class supply chain, and if demand continues at these levels, more restaurants will break supply," reads a recent memo sent by McDonald's to franchisees and employees around the nation. That...

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