Astroworld

Glad I’m not the only one who noticed! Whilst Travis Scott took the heat over Astroworld tragedy where 10 people were trampled to death, promoters Live Nation kept their heads down – and now the US Congress wants to know what’s going on…

When news emerged late on the night on November 5th that something had gone seriously wrong at the Astroworld festival in Texas, the world wanted answers. We later discovered a crowd crush had taken place and eight people were dead. Two more died in hospital later - the oldest was…

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And how many of your lawyers were sitting just out of shot? Travis Scott sits down in cosy interview with Charlamagne Tha God to deny blame for stampede at Astroworld which saw 10 people die…

We live in a painfully stage-managed world these days. So much so that it’s often becoming hard to distinguish between what’s real and what isn’t. For example, whenever politicians sit down to do interviews, the audience aren’t told that exactly what will be discussed has already been agreed in a…

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They won’t be sneaking out into the shops any time soon! Nike delay release of Air Max 1 collaboration with Travis Scott after Astroworld disaster – but is it now possible they’ll never see the light of day?

The death toll from the tragic events at Astroworld just over a week ago is now 10. In addition to the eight fatalities confirmed on the Saturday, 22-year old Bharti Shahani died after several days in ICU. And possibly even more heartbreaking was the death of Ezra Blount - who…

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No security guard was drugged at Astroworld at the human crush that killed eight people – so why did it take Texas’s Houston Police THREE days to dismiss this bizarre theory?

Ever since details started coming out last Friday night local time of a disaster unfolding at the Astroworld festival in the USA, a rumour started to spread on social media that a security guard at the venue was injected with drugs. I chose not to report it, because I found…

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Playing on for 37 minutes after disaster struck, claims of understaffed security, and lawsuits abound from renowned lawyer Ben Crump and others – things couldn’t be much worse for Travis Scott and Astroworld…

The more stories which emerge from Friday night at the Astroworld festival in Texas, the more of a shambles everything appears to be. One of the security guards present that night has declared the venue was “severely understaffed”. Houston Police chief Troy Finner expressed “my concerns about public safety” to…

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“Dancing was her passion and now she’s dancing her way to heaven’s pearly gates”: just one heartbreaking tribute paid after eight die at Astroworld disaster – so are they ready to stop hiding behind their lawyers yet?

We already had an idea what the human cost was of the Astroworld disaster late on Friday night. Eight people are confirmed as dead and some 300 people were checked over by the authorities for various cuts and bruises. But now, the names of the eight who perished are being…

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And now come the repercussions: as a 14-year old is confirmed among eight to have died, a callous response from Astroworld with solicitors grubby hands all over it – and the hard questions which must be answered

Yesterday morning, this blog published details about a then breaking news story - it was news of a horrific human crush which had taken place at the Astroworld festival in Houston, Texas. Since then, we've discovered the youngest person to have died was 14. The oldest was a mere 27…

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