Billie Eilish denied that she has something to apologize for after some interpreted a remark she made whereas aiding a fan as a swipe at rapper and Astroworld pageant founder Travis Scott.
The “No Time To Die” singer responded after Kanye West ― who has legally modified his title to Ye ― mentioned in an Instagram put up that he wouldn’t be acting at this yr’s Coachella music pageant till she apologized to Scott.
“Actually by no means mentioned a factor about Travis,” she wrote in a remark beneath Ye’s put up. “Was simply serving to a fan.”
Eilish had paused her present in Atlanta on Saturday after seeing somebody within the crowd having bother respiratory. After procuring an inhaler for the girl, Eilish requested different concertgoers to not crowd her, and mentioned, “I anticipate folks to be OK till I preserve going.”
Some folks took that assertion as a dig at Scott, who confronted sharp criticism after 10 folks died and a whole lot have been injured in a crowd surge throughout his Astroworld efficiency in Houston in November. Scott, who’s now underneath felony investigation, has mentioned he paused the present a few occasions however had been unable to inform from the stage how extreme the state of affairs was.
Ye echoed that sentiment in an all-caps Instagram put up that includes a picture from hip hop account RapSeaTV claiming Eilish “dissed” Scott.
“Please apologize to Trav and to the households of the individuals who misplaced their lives,” the “Donda” rapper wrote. He added that Scott “didn’t have any thought of what was taking place when he was on stage and was very damage by what occurred.”
He went on to say he wanted her to apologize earlier than he would carry out at Coachella, the place each Ye and Eilish are slated to headline in April. Scott was initially additionally set to headline, however was taken off of the lineup after the Astroworld catastrophe. In his Instagram put up, Ye wrote that Scott can be “with” him on the pageant, although it was not instantly clear if that meant Ye can be bringing Scott onstage with him.