Travis Scott‘s seemingly real gesture of eager to cowl burial prices for these killed because of his Astroworld Competition has been turned down by the present’s youngest sufferer.
The household of 9-year-old Ezra Blount — who was allegedly trampled on the live performance, and later died from his accidents — is rejecting the rapper’s supply to pay for the funeral … this in accordance with their lawyer, Bob Hilliard, who simply filed go well with towards Scott on behalf of the Blounts.
In a letter, obtained by Rolling Stone, Hilliard writes … “Your shopper’s supply is declined. I’ve little doubt Mr. Scott feels regret. His journey forward can be painful. He should face and hopefully see that he bears a few of the accountability for this tragedy.”
Blount was laid to relaxation in a personal ceremony final week … after he was taken off life assist a number of weeks following the tragedy in early November. Ezra turned the tenth individual within the loss of life toll, with tons of extra injured.
This rejection got here in response to an olive department prolonged by Travis’ lawyer, Daniel Petrocelli, who despatched the Blounts the funeral expense supply on behalf of his shopper, writing … “Travis is dedicated to doing his half to assist the households who’ve suffered and start the lengthy technique of therapeutic within the Houston group. Towards that finish, Travis want to pay for the funeral bills for Mr. Blount’s son.”
BTW, if Petrocelli’s title sounds acquainted … he famously repped Ron Goldman‘s household within the wrongful loss of life lawsuit towards O.J. Simpson and gained a judgment, which Simpson nonetheless hasn’t totally paid.