Aside from covering funeral costs, the ‘Sicko Mode’ hitmaker is reported to have partnered with BetterHelp to offer free mental health services for festival attendees.
AceShowbiz -Rapper Travis Scott (II) has offered to cover the funeral costs of the fans who lost their lives at his Astroworld Festival on Friday night, November 5.
Eight people were killed and hundreds injured during chaos that broke out at NRG Park in Houston, Texas during headliner Scott’s set, and now sources close to the rap star tell TMZ he has reached out to the families of the deceased and offered to fully cover all funeral costs.
“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,” a statement reads.
Travis has also reportedly partnered with BetterHelp to offer mental health services, for free, to any Astroworld Festival attendee who may need help dealing with what they witnessed on Friday.
BetterHelp officials are teaming up with the National Alliance of Mental Illness to provide support, while Travis will also oversee a hotline set up to help those struggling with the drama’s impact.
Meanwhile, the “Highest in the Room” rapper has been accused of negligence by three concertgoers, who have filed lawsuits against the headliner. One attendee in particular slapped him and surprise guest Drake with a $1 million lawsuit for serious injuries he claimed to suffer during the crowd crush.
Travis, who has canceled his November 13 appearance at the Day N Vegas Festival in Las Vegas, has also been reported to plan reimbursing concert attendee. General admission fees for the catastrophic event in Houston, Texas were $345. Meanwhile, the VIP ticket packages were sold for $725 and $1000.
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