Kanye West He said he will not perform in Coachella Festival Unless a colleague tops billie eilish Apologize to the rapper Travis Scottafter referring to the deadly disaster at Scott’s Astroworld Festival during a recent show.
While performing in Atlanta last week, Eilish paused proceedings when she noticed a fan struggling to breathe. After fans received medical attention, she resumed the show and told the audience, “I’m waiting for people to be OK so I can keep working.”
On Instagram, West (now legally known as Ye) shared screenshots of a news report of Eilish “disobeying” Scott, reading: “Come on Billy we love you, please apologize to Trav and the families of the people who lost their lives and no one intended this to happen.”
“Trav had no idea what was happening when he was on stage And he was so sore about what happened and yes Trav would be with me at Coachella but now I need Billy to apologize before I can.”
Eilish replied in the post-West comments: “He literally didn’t say anything about Travis. He was just helping a fan.”
Eilish’s comment in Atlanta has been widely interpreted as a reference to the Scott Astroworld Festival tragedy in Houston in November 2021. Ten people died as a result of the accidental suffocation of pressure in a crowd, with nearly 300 injured. The youngest victim was nine-year-old Ezra Blount.
Talk to Rolling Stone, Blount’s grandparents He described West’s comments as “hurtful” and “idiotic”.
Scott continued to perform while first responders attended what was described as a mass casualty event, and completed his performance. Analysis by The Washington Post He showed that the crowd members’ attempts to sound the alarm were overshadowed by Scott’s music.
Scott has He denied knowing that fans were injured During his performance, and then He denied responsibility for the deaths In court documents after More than 140 lawsuits An allegation of negligence has been filed, including a class action lawsuit brought by more than 1,500 attendees.
In December, a The medical examiner found that the 10 deaths were accidental. Scott and the event organizers remain the focus of a criminal investigation. No one has been charged.
The Coachella Festival in California is scheduled to take place over the weekends in April, with Harry Styles as its third title.
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