A lawsuit has been filed against the 125 attendees of Travis Scott’s Astroworld festival and the rapper, Drake, Live Nation, Apple Music and others seeking $750 million and a jury trial on behalf of the family members of those killed.
The lawsuit, which was filed in Harris County District Court in Texas by Buzby Lawfirm, alleged that attendees suffered mental and physical discomfort from the event due to the “stupid gross negligence” of the Astroworld organizers and cast.
The lawsuit claims that the people behind the incident “did not even make a minimal effort” to keep the concertgoer safe, citing the death of 21-year-old Axel Acosta, who was “crushed” by a “out of control” crowd and Went into cardiac arrest before falling to the ground and “trampled”.
The lawsuit alleges that Scott “glorified violence and other dangerous behaviors” before the concert, citing a 2015 incident at Lollapalooza in which he faced charges of reckless conduct, and The Post asked Astroworld First encouraged the crowd.
Scott, whose real name is Jacques Webster, recently stated that he does not have the authority to stop the concert and although he was “not responsible” for what happened at Astroworld, he wants to be “responsible for the solution”. .
Businesshala Scott’s representatives and Live Nation have been reached for comment.