In August 2018, rapper Travis Scott released his third studio album. Astro Worldin a memorable artwork featuring a giant golden inflatable of Travis’ head as the entrance to the amusement park.
Travis shared Stormi with Kylie Jenner, and the two created “Stormiworld” for a lavish celebration. Astro World album cover.
Astroworld Festival kicked off the same year as Travis’ album, and a giant head of artwork stood out at the event. The festival was also held in his 2019, but he canceled it in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
So when it was announced that the festival would be returning to Houston in November 2021, fans were overjoyed. 10 deadincluding a 9-year-old boy.
Travis was also reported continued to play 37 minutes after the festival was declared a mass casualty incident.
However, sources close to the rapper claim Travis was unaware of the seriousness of the crowd surge, and the rapper also deny liability for casualties.
He and Kylie have repeatedly faced backlash over their handling after the tragedy, and Travis said the media unfairly blame That was when he first discussed the event in December 2021.
Then in February, people said Travis was “incredibly aggressiveBillie Eilish addressed the victim’s family after being asked to apologize for liking Kanye West’s Instagram post and pausing the concert to make sure his fans were okay.
And in August, Kylie said, “No Respect for Astroworld Victimsafter she posted a “insensitive” and “disrespectful” video of Travis being “furious” backstage at a gig.
The Kardashians and Jenners have also been criticized for their general lack of response to the Astroworld tragedy. Tweaked a completely fake story in season 1 of kardashian family This is to avoid references.
Despite these blunders, Kylie and Travis skipped “Stormiworld” for 2022, instead having their daughter join her cousin Chicago for a joint party in her mom’s backyard.
The famous “Stormiworld” head was not used for the event held while Kylie was pregnant with her son Air, who was born the day after Stormi’s fourth birthday.
However, it seems that pregnancy may have been the reason Kylie couldn’t air “Stormiworld” last year. Astro Worldthemed head has been fully revived this week.
Kylie threw an “It Takes Two” birthday party for both Stormi and Air on Wednesday, complete with merchandise and fun activities for the kids.
None of Kylie’s social media posts explicitly mentioned “Stormiworld,” but fans were horrified to see the giant head in use again.
In addition to being the backdrop for some of the slides, the inflatable Stormi Head’s mouth was again used as the entrance to the party. Astro World artwork.
Many people were outraged that Kylie continued to associate the girl’s birthday with such a devastating tragedy, and the star was branded “tasteless” and “callous” as her actions were discussed online. was pressed.
Someone else agreed: “Isn’t this tasteless after the Astroworld tragedy…where the children died…”
another reddit A user asked: Because of the Astroworld festival he had 10 deaths, one of which he was a 9 year old boy. is this a joke? ”
Another replied: How callous, deaf and ignorant one family can be. Jesus. 🤬”
Another commented, “They are mocking the victim at this point.”
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Kylie has not acknowledged her backlash to Stormi’s party, and BuzzFeed News has reached out to her rep for comment.
This isn’t the first time ‘Stormiworld’ has caused controversy, and Kylie too burst into flames When she hosted the event in February 2021 — breaking many official COVID-19 restrictions.
Kylie said at the time that “Stormiworld 3 was canceled for obvious reasons,” but added that she “still did everything she could” and threw a party with Stormi’s cousins and family instead.
At the time, Stormi had nine cousins on Kylie’s side alone, and eight aunts and uncles.
This violated many parts of Los Angeles’ stay-at-home order, which strictly prohibited private gatherings involving more than three households.
This is because California has been placed in the “extreme risk” category after the spike in COVID-19 cases at this time.
The order also said all private gatherings should be held outdoors, but online posts prove the majority of Stormi’s 2021 birthday celebrations took place indoors. Did.