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Travis Scott is seen hanging with Michael Jordan, Mark Wahlberg on SoCal golf course

Travis Scott obtained in some tee time on a Southern California golf course, palling round with Michael Jordan and Mark Wahlberg as he tried to get his thoughts off the handfuls of lawsuits he faces in connection with the lethal Astroworld live performance in Houston that killed 10.

The rapper, who might be on the hook for billions of {dollars} in damages, flew to Southern California to spend the Thanksgiving vacation with his household, together with girlfriend Kylie Jenner.

Social media pictures posted on Tuesday confirmed Scott hanging out with Corey Gamble, who is Kris Jenner’s boyfriend, and actor Said Taghmaoui.

Taghmaoui was seen posing for images with each Scott and Jordan. 

The rapper’s authorized issues continued to mount this week because the household of two shut pals from suburban Chicago who have been killed on the Astroworld live performance in Houston this month filed wrongful loss of life lawsuits in opposition to him, the Live Nation leisure company and others.

The lawsuits filed by the Naperville households of Jacob ‘Jake’ Jurinek, 20, and Franco Patino, 21, are a part of a flood of dozens of fits in opposition to Scott and the businesses behind the November 5 occasion through which 10 folks have been killed and a whole bunch have been injured when a crowd surge pushed concert-goers ahead, crushing and trampling a lot of them.

Travis Scott (seen proper with actor Said Taghmaoui) obtained in tee time on a Southern California golf course, palling round with Michael Jordan and Mark Wahlberg as he tried to get his thoughts off the handfuls of lawsuits he faces in connection with the lethal Astroworld live performance in Houston

Scott is seen far right at a table near the golf course. Mark Wahlberg is seen far left speaking with Corey Gamble, who is dating Kris Jenner, the mother of Scott's girlfriend Kylie Jenner

Scott is seen far proper at a desk close to the golf course. Mark Wahlberg is seen far left talking with Corey Gamble, who is courting Kris Jenner, the mom of Scott’s girlfriend Kylie Jenner

Taghmaoui is seen left posing with Jordan during the outing earlier this week

Taghmaoui is seen left posing with Jordan in the course of the outing earlier this week

As with most of the different lawsuits, this one places the blame on the businesses and Scott, an organizer of the live performance who was on stage when the lethal scene unfolded, for failing to take even essentially the most fundamental security precautions.

‘Defendants egregiously failed of their responsibility to guard the well being, security, and lives of these in attendance on the live performance, together with however not restricted to the failure to offer satisfactory safety personnel to implement crowd management measures, correct barricades, and the failure to offer a enough quantity of emergency medical help,’ the fits contends.

Patino and Jurinek have been each school college students, Patino on the University of Dayton in Ohio and Jurinek at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale.

They had been soccer teammates at Neuqua Valley High School in Naperville.

Like the family members of the opposite victims, a associate within the Chicago regulation agency Corboy & Demetrio, which filed the lawsuits this week in Harris County Courts in Houston, mentioned the households try to make sense of one thing that is mindless.

‘A wholesome, robust 20- or 21-year-old little one goes off to a live performance considering he’ll have some enjoyable, and they are going to be celebrating, on this case, Jake’s twenty first birthday,’ Corboy mentioned, based on the Naperville Sun.

‘Nobody expects to go to one thing as joyful and joyous as live performance the place they find yourself dying. Nobody anticipates after they pay these excessive costs for these live performance tickets that they’ve to fret about issues like that.’

21-year-old Patino was a student at the University of Dayton in southern Ohio, where he studied engineering

20-year-old Jurinek was studying journalism at Southern Illinois University

The rapper’s authorized issues continued to mount this week because the household of two shut pals from suburban Chicago – Jacob ‘Jake’ Jurinek, 20, and Franco Patino, 21, – who have been killed on the Astroworld live performance in Houston this month filed wrongful loss of life lawsuits in opposition to him, the Live Nation leisure company and others. Patino (left) and Jurinek have been finest pals and attended the live performance to have a good time Jurinek’s birthday 

Patino (left) and Jurinek grew up in the same Illinois town and were best friends

Patino (left) and Jurinek grew up in the identical Illinois city and have been finest pals

Meanwhile, an investigation revealed that at the least seven of the ten victims killed within the Astroworld pageant crowd surge have been clustered in the identical small space, which was enclosed on three sides by metallic obstacles.   

A Washington Post investigation gathered dozens of movies, pictures and witness testimony to piece collectively a timeline of precisely the place the victims have been in the course of the lethal crowd surge on the Houston pageant.  

The surge on the sold-out occasion of fifty,000 folks on November 5 left a whole bunch injured and ten lifeless, together with a nine-year-old boy.

The lifeless, whose ages ranged from 9 to 27, embody Rodolfo ‘Rudy’ Pena, 23; Jacob Jurinek, 20; Franco Patino, 21; Brianna Rodriguez, 16; Danish Baig, 27; Axel Acosta, 21; John Hilgert, 14; Madison Dubiski, 23, Baharti Shahani, 22, and nine-year-old Ezra Blount. 

Concertgoers have mentioned the packed crowd was rising harmful hours earlier than Scott appeared on stage at 9pm, and described folks collapsing in the course of the rapper’s efficiency. 

Scott’s attorneys have mentioned he didn’t know concerning the deaths and accidents till after the present. 

The Post’s investigation confirmed that seven of the deceased have been comparatively shut to one another within the south quadrant viewers space. The basic viewers was divided into quadrants to the north, south, east and west.

At least seven of the 10 dead Astroworld victims were clustered in the same small area enclosed on three sides by metal barriers

At least seven of the ten lifeless Astroworld victims have been clustered in the identical small space enclosed on three sides by metallic obstacles

Massive crowd is shown pushing and shoving, with some being lifted over the barricades to safety, as Travis Scott performs at the Astroworld Festival on Nov. 5, 2021.

Massive crowd is proven pushing and shoving, with some being lifted over the barricades to security, as Travis Scott performs on the Astroworld Festival on Nov. 5, 2021.

Concertgoers have described the packed crowd growing dangerous hours before Scott appeared on stage at 9pm, and seeing people collapse while the rapper performed

Concertgoers have described the packed crowd rising harmful hours earlier than Scott appeared on stage at 9pm, and seeing folks collapse whereas the rapper carried out

A crowd surge that started just before headliner Travis Scott (pictured)  took the stage left 10 people dead, including a 9-year-old boy, and hundreds injured

A crowd surge that began simply earlier than headliner Travis Scott (pictured)  took the stage left 10 folks lifeless, together with a 9-year-old boy, and a whole bunch injured

Seven of the victims – Pena, Jurinek, Patino, Baig, Acosta, Dubiski, and Ezra – have been  close to the middle of the south quadrant. 

The tragedy was set in movement when the viewers by the principle stage started to develop round 8:30 pm, after a live performance by singer SZA ended on the adjoining secondary stage. 

Fans who had simply completed watching her made their manner towards the already packed foremost stage space. Most headed straight towards the south quadrant, the Post reported. 

That stream of individuals elevated crowd strain and left folks within the space caught in a present of individuals transferring towards the stage.   

Mohammad Amleh instructed the Post that he and a buddy obtained caught within the rush, and have been pushed towards the south quadrant. 

‘Once the group was transferring, you have been transferring with it, there was no, you have been on the mercy of the group just about,’ he mentioned. ‘There was no manner you’d have been capable of transfer round or hold your self secure.’ 

Three crowd consultants instructed the Post that the inflow of individuals into the south quadrant, plus the inflexible dividers, would have compressed the group and made it very troublesome for folks within the part to exit.

Other than the speeding followers, the skilled mentioned the structure of the obstacles was guilty as a result of live performance organizers couldn’t minimize folks off from surging towards the stage.  

‘In basic, that is not a protected design as a result of you possibly can’t regulate the variety of people who find themselves in a high-pressure space,’ Keith Still, a visiting professor on the University of Suffolk who makes a speciality of crowd security and crowd threat evaluation, instructed the Post.

One Astroworld attendee who was within the south quadrant mentioned that as quickly as Scott took the stage at 9pm the group erupted.

‘As quickly a Travis reaches the stage there’s simply this entire completely different shift into the group,’ Jacob Amaya instructed the Post. ‘I used to be like, man, this is like, this is not protected. Like, I began to note, I look in entrance of me, I see folks crying. I look within the facet of me, I see my pals, they’re yelling for assist, they’re saying ‘we gotta get out.’  

Seven of the victims-Rodolfo 'Rudy' Pena, Jacob Jurinek, Franco Patino, Danish Baig, Axel Acosta, Madison Dubiski, and Ezra Blount- were located near the center of the south quadrant

Seven of the victims-Rodolfo ‘Rudy’ Pena, Jacob Jurinek, Franco Patino, Danish Baig, Axel Acosta, Madison Dubiski, and Ezra Blount- have been situated close to the middle of the south quadrant

A close up shot of the crowd at Astroworld where ten people died following a deadly crowd surge

An in depth up shot of the group at Astroworld the place ten folks died following a lethal crowd surge

Chaos at the concert in Houston ensued as thousands of people surged toward the stage and hundreds were injured in the crush

Chaos on the live performance in Houston ensued as 1000’s of individuals surged towards the stage and a whole bunch have been injured within the crush

Experts instructed the Post that the group collapse occurred at 9:12 pm, nearly instantly after Scott took the stage.

In video obtained by the Post, three concertgoers who died have been unconscious in a pile of different fallen followers solely 16 minutes into Scott’s present.  

The Post additionally obtained footage displaying Ezra yards away from Dubiski.  

Footage from the world adjoining to the place Ezra was, captured followers shouting, ‘She cannot breathe!’ repeatedly in addition to folks begging for assist. 

People within the south quadrant additionally have been seen making an attempt to jump over the safety fence, however getting pinned up in opposition to it, leaving them trapped and unable to flee. 

While the south quadrant was in complete chaos, a concertgoer mentioned folks within the west quadrant have been fully unaware of the tragedy unfolding close by.

By 9:18pm, a Houston firefighter exterior the venue who was monitoring radio communication channels famous a ‘report of particular person with crush harm/respiration problem,’

By 9:30pm one other entry famous: ‘HPD (Houston Police Department) studies a number of folks trampled, handed out at entrance of stage,’ 

Minutes later at 9:38 pm the Fire Chief known as the calamity a ‘mass casualty occasion’ however the present went on for 40 extra minutes till 10:11 pm  

Police nonetheless try to find out whether or not the deaths occurred solely due to the surge or if different components, comparable to unintended deadly overdoses, got here into play, a supply near the investigation instructed The Wall Street Journal.

There have been 300 folks injured on the occasion, together with 11 who went into cardiac arrest and dozens extra who have been knocked unconscious within the surge.

Scott launched a press release within the aftermath of the tragedy, saying he was ‘completely devastated’ by the lack of life.

The Houston native went on: ‘My prayers exit to the households and all these impacted by what occurred on the Astroworld Festival.

‘Houston PD has my complete help as they proceed to look into the tragic lack of life.

‘I’m dedicated to working collectively with the Houston group to heal and help the households in want.’

He has since provided to pay the price of the victims’ funerals and has arrange a counseling service for followers affected by the tragedy.     

VICTIMS OF TRAVIS SCOTT’S ASTROWORLD FESTIVAL

 Ezra Blount, 9

Ezra Blount, 9

 Ezra Blount, 9

Ezra Blount, of Dallas, Texas, was reportedly an enormous fan of rapper Travis Scott’s music, and was sitting on his father’s shoulders when the countdown to Scott’s efficiency started at NRG Park on November 5. 

When he obtained to the hospital, his household found Ezra incurred extreme harm to his brain, kidney, and liver after being ‘kicked, stepped on, and trampled, and practically crushed to loss of life,’ based on a lawsuit his household has filed in opposition to Scott and the occasion´s organizer, Live Nation.

 

Baharti Shahani, 22

Medics had told told Bharti's family her chances of survival are 'nothing,' her distraught father previously told ABC13

Medics had instructed instructed Bharti’s household her possibilities of survival are ‘nothing,’ her distraught father beforehand instructed ABC13

The 22-year-old was a pupil at Texas A&M, the place she had switched her main from chemical engineering to computer science, her father mentioned.

‘It was her first pageant, she needed to have an excellent time. For the primary time in her life, she needed to have enjoyable and that was taken away from her,’ her sister, Namrata Shahani, added. 

In a press convention Thursday afternoon, Shahani’s distraught household shared the nightmare they lived looking out in hospitals after dropping contact with her, finally discovering her in important situation at Houston Methodist.

Shahani’s household has mentioned no one has reached out to them after the catastrophe at Astroworld.

 

 John Hilgert, 14 

John Hilgert, 14

John Hilgert, 14 

John Hilgert, of Hunters Creek Village, was recognized as one of many live performance fatalities on Saturday by officers at Memorial High School, the place he was a freshman pupil.

Hilgert attended Friday’s live performance with his long-time buddy Robby Hendrix, 15.

Henrdix’s mom, Tracy Faulkner, purchased her son’s ticket for his birthday and ‘in the end regrets the choice’.

‘Everything about that evening was a tragedy,’ Faulkner instructed the Houston Chronicle. ‘They have been each in the identical place on the identical time and one got here house and one we are going to by no means see.’

She mentioned Hilgret and Hendrix had recognized one another for years and performed soccer collectively.

‘John was an excellent pupil and athlete and so well mannered. He was the sweetest and smartest younger man,’ she shared.

Brianna Rodriguez, 16 

Brianna Rodriguez, 16

Brianna Rodriguez, 16

Brianna Rodriguez was a dancer and junior in highschool. On Saturday her household confirmed that she was one of many 9 victims who died.

A GoFundMe account arrange by her household described her as a ‘stunning vibrant 16-year-old’.

‘Dancing was her ardour and now she’s dancing her method to heaven’s pearly gates.’ 

Jacob Jurinek, 20

Jacob Jurinek attended the live performance with his finest buddy Franco Patino when each have been trampled to loss of life. The pair grew up in the identical Illinois city of Naperville.  

A buddy, going by the identify Ana Lissa Marie, was distraught on the loss of life of Jurinek, who was finding out artwork and media at Southern Illinois University, and had traveled to Houston with Patino to have a good time Jurinek’s birthday.

‘I lost all my respect for Travis Scott,’ she tweeted.

‘What occurred was completely disgusting. RIP to all those that lost their lives. To Jacob Jurinek, you can be missed child. thanks for all of the laughs.

‘My condolences go to all of the households that lost lives.’

Jacob Jurinek, 20
Franco Patino, 21

Other victims included University of Dayton pupil Franco Patino (proper), 21, who was attending the occasion with his finest buddy, 20-year-old Jacob Jurinek, when each have been trampled to loss of life 

  Franco Patino, 21    

The University of Dayton confirmed to DailyMail.com that pupil Franco Patino of Naperville, Illinois, attended the live performance in Houston on Friday.

The mechanical engineering expertise main was concerned in a number of campus extracurriculars and had most lately been working in a co-op program in Mason, Ohio.

University president Eric F Spina prolonged his sympathy and prayers to Patino’s family members and the campus group.

Patino’s fraternity, Alpha Psi Lambda, additionally issued condolences to his family and friends.

‘It is with a really heavy coronary heart, Alpha Psi Lambda National, Inc shares that our brother, Franco ‘Cuauhocelotl’ Patino, has handed on to Omega Chapter,’ the group wrote on Facebook.

‘We prolong our condolences to his household, pals, Alpha Nu Chapter and all that share on this loss. May his reminiscence be everlasting.’

The school senior joined the fraternity’s University of Dayton chapter final year. 

Patino (left) and Jurinek grew up in the same Illinois town and were best friends

Patino (left) and Jurinek grew up in the identical Illinois city and have been finest pals

Axel Acosta, 21  

Edgar Acosta on Monday held a press convention with Texas legal professional Tony Buzbee to announce he was suing over the loss of life of his son Axel Acosta, who had traveled from Washington to attend the pageant – his first live performance.

Axel Acosta, 21

Axel Acosta, 21

‘They have to make issues change in these sort of occasions,’ he mentioned.

‘Today it was me. I lost my son. It may’ve been you,’ Acosta mentioned.

‘When you ship your child to have some enjoyable, as a result of someone else is not offering the correct… I do not know I can clarify. The proper safety.

‘Because it is not the primary time that he has been in massive occasions, proper?

‘You can go to Disneyland and have enjoyable. You can go to a baseball recreation and have enjoyable. Because they’ve the correct safety, the correct folks, some folks helping these injured.

‘It’s arduous to elucidate.’

Rodolfo ‘Rudy’ Peña, 23 

Peña, from Laredo, Texas, died of cardiac arrest after being injured on the present.

He was a medical assistant and felony justice main with aspirations to turn out to be a mannequin and dreamed of someday being a US Border Patrol agent.  

‘What occurred this previous weekend is a direct results of what occurs when the pursuit of economic acquire and fame take priority over defending the lives of the harmless,’ mentioned Almaraz Law Firm, representing the Peñas, in a press release.

‘It is a testomony to the present state of stay occasions and the greed that runs rampant on this business.

‘Nobody ought to really feel unsafe having fun with one thing they love, and sadly this is precisely what has transpired.

‘We vow to work diligently and responsibly to deliver justice to the Peña household and to all stricken, and we is not going to relaxation till these voices have been heard loud and clear.

‘We will maintain accountable events accountable and battle to make sure that one thing constructive comes of this unmitigated catastrophe. Something should change. Something will change.’ 

Rodolfo 'Rudy' Peña, 23

Rodolfo ‘Rudy’ Peña, 23

Madison Dubiski, 23

Madison Dubiski of Cypress, Texas, was the eighth sufferer to be recognized on Monday.

The former Ole Miss pupil was yanked from her brother Ty, who tried to tug her to security, within the surge and disappeared within the crowd.

Dubiski studied on the University of Mississippi between 2016 and 2017 and labored in promoting and advertising and marketing. She went to Cy-Fair High School, the place she was a Varsity cheerleader and member of National Charity League, a group service group for moms and their daughters in center and highschool.

Friends mentioned that her mom Michelle was her finest buddy and that she was very shut with Ty, who graduated from Cy-Fair in 2019.

Madison Dubiski, 23

Madison Dubiski, 23

Danish Baig, 27  

Basil Mirza Baig took to Facebook Saturday saying that his brother, Danish Baig additionally died at Astroworld.

‘My brother was killed on this horrendous occasion that was managed poorly and supervised by such horrible folks,’ Baig wrote.

‘People have been trampled, walked and stomped on. My brother tried to save lots of my sister-in-law from these horrendous acts that have been being finished to her within the course of he lost his life.’

Baig described Danish as a phenomenal soul who put everybody earlier than himself.

‘Last evening he confirmed his brave act to save lots of my sister-in-law from these horrendous issues that have been being finished. I’m lost of phrases and in true trauma from this occasion,’ he added.

‘I used to be there and I wasn’t capable of save my brother. People have been hitting pushing and shoving and didn’t look after anybody’s life.’

Baig additionally accused the rapper of upsetting the chaos by ‘calling folks to the stage to leap into the group’ and for ‘not stopping the present’.

‘This is not the tip,’ Baig warned. ‘My household and I’ll go to the total extent to ensure he is dropped at justice.’

Danish Baig, 27

Danish Baig, 27

 

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