Families of 2 Astroworld Victims Settle Lawsuits Against Travis Scott, Live Nation
Ten people were killed and hundreds were injured after a large crowd surged toward the stage during Travis Scott's Astroworld Festival at Houston's NRG Park on Nov. 5, 2021. Scott has since spoken out about the tragedy in a series of statements, along with Astroworld organizers and Live Nation, and has vowed to refund all concertgoers, as well as pay for the funeral expenses of the deceased victims. On Dec. 9, the rapper spoke in his first interview since the tragedy, opening up about the events that occurred and his involvement.
An ongoing criminal investigation into Astroworld involving the FBI is still underway, and all parties involved are cooperating. "This incident is being thoroughly investigated and reviewed," Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner said in a press conference, per NME. "It is important for us to ascertain what happened, what took place, and what missteps occurred."
Keep reading ahead for everything that's unfolded since the festival's tragic events.