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Kim Kardashian, Kendall Jenner & Drake Break Their Silence On Fatal Astroworld Festival Crowd Surge

Nov. 9 2021, Published 5:34 a.m. ET

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Kim Kardashian, Kendall Jenner and Drake have broken their silence following the Astroworld tragedy that occured over the weekend.

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Kardashian took to Twitter on Monday, November 8. "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," she wrote.

"We are keeping all of the victims, families and loved ones impacted in our prayers for healing — as well as Travis [Scott] who we know cares so much about his fans and is truly devastated," the reality star added.

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Eight people were left dead and hundreds were injured while the 30-year-old rapper was performing at the Astroworld Festival on Friday, November 5. Kylie Jenner was at the event with their daughter Stormi and her sister Kendall.

Kendall spoke out on Instagram following the tragedy. "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," she wrote on her Instagram Story.

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

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Kylie had previously posted a statement saying that she and the "Antidote" singer were not aware of any fatalities "until the news came out after the show and in no world would have continued filming or performing."

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Drake, who performed at the event, has also broken his silence. "I've spent the past few days trying to wrap my mind around this devastating tragedy," the "God's Plan" singer shared on Instagram. "I hate resorting to this platform to express an emotion as delicate as grief but this is where I find myself."

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"My heart is broken for the families and friends of those who lost their lives and for anyone who is suffering," he continued. "I will continue to pray for all of them and will be of service in any way I can. May God be with you all."

As previously reported by OK!, Drake and Scott have been named in a lawsuit alleging that they "incited the crowd." The suit is seeking more than $1 million in damages. Live Nation and NRG Stadium were reportedly named in the lawsuit too.

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