TRAVIS SCOTT SAYS HE'S NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR WHAT HAPPENED AT ASTROWORLD
Travis Scott has officially denied that he's responsible for the 10 deaths and hundreds of injuries that occurred at his Astroworld Festival in Houston last month.
His denial came in the form of a legal response to 11 lawsuits that name him and his companies as defendants. He asks that the claims against him be dismissed.
Travis is expected to do this with EVERY civil suit against him, and there are tons of them.
But a motion was filed last week to combine all 275 cases that have been filed so far, since so many of them are basically the same. This would make things much more efficient, and would require just one judge to handle the whole thing.
JUSSIE SMOLLETT TESTIFIED IN HIS OWN DEFENSE
Jussie Smollett took the stand in his own defense yesterday, and once again denied he staged the hate crime he claimed to be a victim of in Chicago two years ago.
The attackers, Abimbola and Olabingo Osundairo, testified last week that Smollett paid them $3,500 to attack him while yelling racist and anti-gay slurs.
Jussie said the $3,500 was for nutrition and training advice from Abimbola. He also said he and Abimbola did drugs together and engaged in sexual acts more than once.
Smollett is charged with six counts of felony disorderly conduct for allegedly making false reports to police. He could get up to three years in prison, but would more likely be sentenced to probation and community service.
BTS MEMBERS LAUNCH INDIVIDUAL INSTAGRAM ACCOUNTS
BTS's management company, "Big Hit" has announced that following the band's "Permission To Dance on Stage" and "2021 Jingle Ball" concerts, the band will be taking an "extended period of rest."
BTS is using this time to share a look into their individual, personal lives. All seven members made their own Insta accounts on Monday. Their handles are: RM is @rkive, Jin is @jin, Suga is @agustd, J-Hope is @uarmyhope, Jimin is @j.m, and V is @thv. Jungkook took the funny route and made his handle @abcdefghi__lmnopqrstuvwxyz, purposefully leaving out "J" and "K" aka his own initials.
A portion of their statement regarding their period of rest read, “This period of rest will provide the members of BTS who have tirelessly committed themselves to their activities, a chance to get re-inspired and recharge with creative energy. It will also be the first time for them since their debut to spend the holiday season with their families. We kindly ask once again that you show consideration for their need to enjoy ordinary and free, everyday lives while solely concentrating on themselves, albeit for a short while, during their period of rest."