Top Stories

Travis Scott to Cover Funeral Costs for Astroworld Tragedy Victims

Travis Scott to Cover Funeral Costs for Astroworld Tragedy Victims

Travis Scott is trying to help the loved ones of the Astroworld victims.

It has been announced that the 30-year-old rapper will be paying for the funerals of the eight fans that were killed in the “mass casualty” that took place at his Astroworld Festival concert on Friday night (November 5) in Houston, Texas, Billboard reports.

Click inside to read more…

It is also being reported that Travis and his Cactus Jack Foundation will be partnering up with BetterHelp, an online portal which provides direct mental health support and offers free one-on-one virtual therapy sessions with a licensed therapist for anyone affected in the wake of the tragedy. Anyone interested can sign up here.

Travis will also be working with the National Alliance of Mental Illness, Mental Health America National and MHA of Greater Houston for those in need of mental health services.

“Travis remains in active conversations with the city of Houston, law enforcement and local first responders to respectfully and appropriately connect with the individuals and families of those involved,” reads a statement from Travis‘ team. “These are the first of many steps Travis plans on taking as a part of his personal vow to assist those affected throughout their grieving and recovery process.”

Over the weekend, it was reported that eight people had died and hundreds were injured after the audience surged towards the stage during one of the rapper’s Astroworld shows, leading to a stampede in the crowd due to the mass panic.

Hours before it was announced that Travis will be covering the funeral costs, it was reported that he will be providing full refunds for all Astroworld attendees.

If you missed it, Travis Scott is being sued over the tragic events that took place at the concert.

Just Jared on Facebook
Photos: Getty Images
Posted to: Travis Scott

JJ Links Around The Web

Photo of Private:  JJ Links Around The Web
Getty Images
  • Charli D'Amelio opens up about winning Dancing with the Stars - Just Jared Jr
  • See the new floats debuting in the 2022 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade - Just Jared Jr
  • We have new photos of Taylor Lautner & Tay Dome on their honeymoon - Just Jared Jr
  • Check out the new trailer for Sonic Prime - Just Jared Jr