Travis Scott Sued By 9-Year-Old Astroworld Victim
Ezra Blount, 9, is the youngest victim of the Astroworld concert tragedy and is suing Travis Scott and Live Nation for the injuries he’s suffered from the concert.
Blount who was trampled during the Astroworld concert is suing the rapper and entertainment company for the life-threatening damages he suffered at the Houston festival. According to documents obtained by TMZ, civil rights attorney Ben Crump says that the nine-year-old was, “kicked, stepped on, and trampled” as people around him were lifting up “unconscious bodies of friends and strangers and surfed them over the top of the crowd, hoping to send them to safety.”
According to the lawsuit per the outlet, Crump says Blount was additionally, “forced to watch in terror as several concertgoers were injured and killed” during the crowd surge.
The outlet reports that Blount, “remains in a medically induced coma and on life support after suffering severe damage to his liver, kidney, and brain. The injuries will impair his quality of life and “ability to grow and thrive.”
The suit is blaming the injuries the boy suffered on Scott, Live Nation, and “several other entities” the outlet reports. It states that they “egregiously failed in their duty to protect the health, safety and lives” of all concertgoers. Crump says they didn’t have enough security to implement crowd control measures and emergency medical support.
The suit accuses Travis and company of “indescribable emotional pain and mental anguish.” Blount’s father is seeking general damages, as well as exemplary damages TMZ reports.