Billie Eilish halts gig to check on fans' safety despite Kanye West's demand for apology
Billie criticized Travis Scott who carried on with his gig in the Astroworld festival in November when a stampede at his performance left 10 dead
For Singer Billie Eilish her fans' safety comes first. Recently, the 20-year-old singer performed at Madison Square Garden in New York City on Friday, February 18, and stopped her concert abruptly to ensure her fans' safety despite she was criticized by Kanye West for halting her gig in between.
The singer while performing told her fans, "If you want to sit down, you are allowed. Go ahead, sit down, take a breath." In the video, she also says, “take a step back and give everybody some room down here' while gesturing toward the front.”
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In the last incident, after seeing one of the fans in the crowd struggling to breathe Billie halted her show at the State Farm Arena in Atlanta and asked her crowd to bring inhalers for the audience member. After which Billie resumed her show, she said: “I wait for people to be OK until I keep going."
Billie criticized Travis Scott, who carried on with his gig in the Astroworld festival in November when a stampede at his performance left 10 dead and many injured.
After her statement which was considered as a diss, Kanye West slammed Billie on Instagram and wrote: "“come on Billie we love you please apologize to trav and to the families of the people who lost their lives.
“no one intended this to happen trav didn’t have any idea of what was happening when he was on stage and was very hurt by what happened and yes trav will be with me at coachella but now i need billie to apologize before i perform."
However unapologetic Billie has no regrets on her remarks. She cleared out: "literally never said a thing about Travis. was just helping a fan."
Both of them made to the headlines after the argument.
Travis wasn’t aware of what was when the accident happened. He wrote: "It wasn't really until minutes before the press conference until I figured out exactly what happened. Even after the show, you're just kind of hearing things, but I didn't know the exact details until minutes before the press conference.”
Scott also released a statement in which he said, "My prayers go out to the families and all those impacted by what happened at Astroworld Festival," Scott wrote on Twitter. "Houston PD has my total support as it continues to look into the tragic loss of life."