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Kim Kardashian SLAMMED for launching Fendi x SKIMS line just days after 8 were killed at Travis Scott's Astroworld

KIM Kardashian upset fans for launching Fendi x SKIMS line just days after Travis Scott's Astroworld tragedy where eight people died.

A horrifying stampede at NRG Park broke out on Friday evening while the rapper was performing, which was declared a mass casualty incident.


Fans weren't happy with Kim's decision to proceed with the launch of her new shapewear line only a week after the devastating event.

After announcing the release on the brand's Instagram page, trolls flocked to the comments to bash the star for proceeding with the launch.

One user wrote: "Please think about the 8 victims"

While another lashed out: "How tone deaf is it to keep marketing your product after someone from your family is responsible for causing death & injury to a huge crowd of people!?"

Kim, 41, took to Instagram on Monday to share her condolensces following the festival tragedy after days of silence from much of the Kardashian-Jenner clan.

Kim, whose sister Kylie is expecting her second child with Travis, wrote: "Absolutely heartbroken for the lives who were lost and anyone who was hurt at Astroworld.

"Just like all of you, our family is in shock by the tragedy, we are keeping all of the victims, families and loved ones impacted in our prayers for healing – as well as Travis who we know cares so much about his fans and is truly devastated."

Kim's mother, Kris, and sister Khloe shared Kim's post on their respective Instagram stories.

Late Monday night, Kendall Jenner added her own comments.

On Instagram, Kendall posted: "I'm still at a loss for words over the news from Astroworld.

"I'm truly broken for the families that have lost loved ones and my prayers go out to everyone involved.

"Sending everyone who has been affected all of my love and wishing them strength during this incredibly devastating and sensitive time."

MASS CASUALTY

Officials in Texas said the crowd began to "compress towards the front of the stage" at around 9.15pm, sparking panic.

On Monday it emerged that Scott played for more than 30 minutes after his Astroworld festival was declared a mass casualty incident.

Houston Fire Chief Samuel Peña said the event was declared a "mass casualty" at 9:38pm.

The New York Times and The Houston Chronicle say Scott was still on stage at 10:15pm. Reuters report 10:10pm.

Scott had briefly stopped the show at 9:42pm, calling for help for a concertgoer who had passed out. He then resumed the show, Insider reports.

Eight people died and hundreds were injured in the catastrophic event.

KARDASHIANS SLAMMED

Despite the devastating incident, several members of the KUWTK clan failed to acknowledge the innocent deaths.

Kourtney was slammed for promoting her lifestyle website Poosh on Instagram just hours later.

And Khloe was blasted for sharing sexy selfies with no mention of the incident.

Travis' girlfriend Kylie said they did not know what had happened while her partner performed.

She wrote: "I want to make it clear we weren't aware of any fatalities until the news came out after the show and in no world would have continued filming or performing."

Footage posted online shows fans screaming for help, with one concert-goer yelling: "There is someone dead in there." Other chant: "Stop the Show."

It is not clear if officials could hear those pleas. There have been no arrests in connection with the incident.

TRAVIS SPEAKS OUT

Travis, Drake, and Astroworld festival organizers Live Nation are now reportedly being sued for damages following the fatal tragedy.

After the horrifying night, Travis took to Instagram to tell his fans of his shock.

He said: "My fans mean the world to me, and I always want to leave them with a positive experience.

"If at any time I could make out anything that was going on, I would stop the show and help them get the help they need, you know. I just could never imagine this […] situation."



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