“COME ON BILLIE WE LOVE YOU PLEASE APOLOGIZE TO TRAV AND TO THE FAMILIES OF THE PEOPLE WHO LOST THEIR LIVES,” Kanye raged on Instagram.
“NOBODY MEANT FOR THIS TO HAPPEN,” TRAV WAS VERY HURT BY WHAT HAPPENED AND DIDN’T KNOW WHAT WAS HAPPENING WHILE HE WAS ON STAGE. TRAV WILL BE WITH ME AT COACHELLA, BUT NOW I NEED BILLIE TO APPEAL BEFORE I PERFORM. (sic)”
In order to retrieve an inhaler for a female fan who was having trouble breathing, the ocean eyes singer called off her performance at the State Farm Arena in Atlanta, Georgia, on Saturday.
Billie added, “I wait for folks to be OK before I keep going,” after the audience member had been assisted and the concert had resumed.
The comment was interpreted as a jab at Travis, who kept performing at his Astroworld festival in November despite the fact that hundreds of people were hurt and 10 people died as a result of a stampede.
Following the tragedy, Travis was removed as Coachella’s main act.
Several victims’ relatives have filed lawsuits against Travis and Live Nation, the event’s organizer, as a result of the disaster.
282 concertgoers filed a $2 billion lawsuit against Scott, Drake, Live Nation, Apple Music, and the NRG Stadium where the event took place shortly after the incident, alleging they “cut corners,
While a further 125 victims including the family of 21-year-old Axel Acosta Avila, who died at the gig– filed a $750 million lawsuit for loss of mental and physical health and loss of human life.
There was also a lawsuit from two concert security guards — Jackson Bush and his uncle Samuel Bush — who are seeking $1 million after claiming organisers of the event put “greed” before safety.
And the family of the tragedy’s second-youngest victim, 14-year-old John Hilgert, have also filed their own lawsuit against Travis, organisers Live Nation, and several others involved in the concert for $1 million, citing “gross negligence” and “reckless disregard” for people’s safety.