Travis Scott is being sued for allegedly causing a stampede during his appearance at Rolling Loud in Miami in 2019, according to documents obtained by Rolling Stone.
According to Marchelle Love’s amended May 10 complaint, which she also filed on behalf of a minor child and guardian identified as UM, Scott was ordered by police to end the demonstration. his performance shortly after it began “due to the crowd becoming dangerous and uncontrollable,” according to the complaint. Although he has since stopped performing, the lawsuit alleges he continued to incite the crowd by “verbal and physical incitement to the crowd to engage in a mosh pit and other dangerous activities.” .
It alleges that this spooked the crowd and “multiple tracks” continued. “Although Travis Scott was very worried and could clearly see concertgoers injured, suffocated, unconscious, fighting and trampled, he continued his performance while authorities continued to perform. responsible for trying to assist these injured concertgoers.”
Love claims Scott should have known his actions would “lead to foreseeable injury” and that he was negligent. According to the complaint, Love sustained unspecified “serious injuries of a permanent nature,” including “physical injury resulting in pain and suffering, disability, disfigurement, loss of ability to enjoy life, costs of hospitalization, medical and nursing care, loss of income, loss of earning capacity and exacerbation of pre-existing medical conditions”.
The lawsuit, which also names Sequel Tour Solutions, LLC and SLS Consulting, LLC as defendants along with Scott, seeks a jury trial and damages beyond the jurisdictional amount of $30,000, also as taxable expenses and other reliefs. (Representatives for Scott, Sequel Tour Solutions and SLS did not immediately respond to requests for comment.)
Scott is currently the subject of numerous lawsuits, including a recent wrongful lawsuit after a woman miscarried in a fatal scuffle at Scott’s Astroworld Festival in Houston last November. 10 people were killed and hundreds more injured.
https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-news/travis-scott-rolling-loud-miami-stampede-lawsuit-1357390/ Travis Scott Sued for Allegedly Causing Stampede at 2019 Rolling Loud