Travis Scott and Astroworld organizers have sued for $ 750 million – NEWS WORLD UPDATE

More than 125 people caught in the deadly love of the Astroworld music festival have sued rapper Travis Scott and other organizers for $ 750 million (£ 556 million).

The family of Axel Acosta, 21, one of the 10 victims, is among those who introduce the case in the USA.

It is alleged that Scott and guest star Drake continued to sing, despite reports of “lifeless bodies that were passed through the crowd in full view of the scene.”

Scott said he was unaware of the tragedy until he left the stage.

Last week, the rapper said he was “disturbed” by the events in Houston, Texas, on November 5, and promised to “offer help” to each affected family.

Fellow rapper Drake said that “his heart is broken for the families and friends of those who lost their lives and for anyone else who suffers.”

The works submitted in the USA also name the promoters of the Live Nation festival; the technology giant Apple, which broadcast the concert; Scott, Epic and Cactus Jack’s record labels; operators of the NRG Park location in Houston; and companies that have provided medical and security services.

The case claims that Acosta was “crushed by the incited, undisciplined and out of control crowd” and lay dead while the music continued for almost 40 minutes.

“Certainly neither Travis Scott nor his managers, entourage, managers, agents, agents, promoters, organizers or sponsors cared enough about Axel to make at least a minimal effort to keep him and others at the concert. safe, ”they say.

After the concert, Scott said on Instagram that “he could never imagine the gravity of the situation” while singing.

Live Nation said in a statement: “We continue to support and assist local authorities in their ongoing investigation so that both participating fans and their families can get the answers they want and deserve. we will address all legal issues at the right time. time.”

Other defendants did not respond directly to requests for comment from the American press.

Dozens of cases have already been filed by survivors and the families of those who died.

Lawyer Tony Buzbee said he plans to file another case soon with another 100 applicants.

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