The “Butterfly Effect” hitmaker Travis Scott has been sued!
The new father has been sued for cancelling a concert days after the arrival of his first child, daughter Stormi Webster with her 20-year-old girlfriend, Kylie Jenner.
The lawsuit has been filed by an entertainment events company named PJAM on March 20, in a suit obtained by The Blast on Wednesday, Travis — who’s original name is Jacques Webster — was scheduled to perform at Myth Live nightclub near Minneapolis, Minnesota, on February 3 according to the contract, just one day before Super Bowl LII on February 4.
According to the lawsuit, on the day of, “despite his contractual obligations, (Travis) refused to show up for the event.”
The pre-scheduled concert came just two days after his Keeping Up with the Kardashians star girlfriend Kylie gave birth to daughter Stormi on February 1.
The suit stated that Travis signed a contract on January 24, the rapper was paid $150,000 in advance — the amount he allegedly hasn’t return — and the rapper’s booking agent was also paid $10,000. The documents said that a private jet was arranged for the artist for his travel accommodations. According to the documents, Travis was guaranteed in total $200,000.
The suit states, “As a result of this breach, [PJAM] suffered significant damages including the sums paid to XX Global [the legal agent and representative of Scott] and [Scott] and their booking agent, the sums paid to arrange Webster’s travel, the sum’s paid to advertise the event, lease the venue and hire staff, and the lost profits [PJAM] would have realized on this event.”
The entertainment company claims to have suffered “reputational harm” due to the cancellation of the concert by Travis and has requested a jury trial. The company is asking for coverage of attorney’s fees, prejudgment interest, and damage.
The company claims that the rapper “refused” to perform due to “weather and logistics.”