Travis Scott is said to have been sued by a woman who claims she lost her unborn baby when she was trampled at the tragic 2021 Astroworld Festival.
Shanazia Williamson and her husband Jarawd Owens have filed a lawsuit against the rapper, according to an article published by Daily mail on Thursday (May 12). The report claims the Dayton, Ohio couple allege Williamson had a baby while they attended the fateful 2021 Astroworld Festival on November 5, 2021. The couple claimed Williamson was one of hundreds injured in concert after the crowd became so violent that people were shoved and trampled, resulting in 10 deaths. Due to the injuries she sustained during the performance, Williamson suffered a miscarriage.
“While attending the festival, Shanazia was trampled and crushed resulting in horrific injuries and ultimately the death of herself and Jarawd’s unborn child,” the lawsuit states, “In addition, , Shanazia suffered injuries to her shoulders, back, legs, chest, stomach and other parts of her body.”
“The defendants’ failure to plan, design, manage, operate, staff and supervise the event was a direct and proximate cause of Shanazia’s injury and the death of her and her child during the incident. Jarawd’s belly,” the lawsuit continues. The couple is also suing the festival organizers as well as the Harris County Convention and Sports Corporation.
XXL has reached out to Travis Scott’s representatives and attorneys for comment.
Travis Scott is facing lawsuits from more than 700 people alleging they were injured as a result of the 2021 Astroworld Festival. Although there are still questions about when Travis became aware that there was a problem in the crowd, He has yet to be charged with any wrongdoing. The security company that worked on the event, Contemporary Services Corporation, was criticized recently when it was announced that it also provides security for the Netflix comedy festival Is a Joke where Dave Chappelle was hacked on stage.
Travis is slowly but surely returning to the big stage. Last week, it was announced that he will be performing at the 2022 Billboard Music Awards on May 15. He has been announced as one of the featured people for the Primavera Sound Festival in November in the South. America.
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