In August 2018, rapper Travis Scott released his third studio album Astroworldwith unforgettable artwork featuring Travis’ giant rubber-gone head as the entrance to an amusement park.
Travis Stormi is engaged to Kylie Jenner, and the couple created “Stormiworld” for the lavish celebration, with Stormi’s giant head blown out in an apparent tribute to Astroworld album cover.
was understandable reconsidering For Stormi’s 2nd and 3rd birthday parties. But in 2021, Astroworld became contaminated after a Tragedy at the Travis Festival of the same name.
Astroworld Festival was launched the same year as Travis’ album, with the giant artwork head being a prominent feature of the event. The festival also ran in 2019, but was canceled in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
So fans were delighted when it was announced that the festival would return to Houston in November 2021. However, the event ended sadly when a crowd surge led to 10 people diedincluding a 9-year-old boy.
It is also reported that Travis Keep performing For 37 minutes after the festival was declared a mass casualty incident.
However, sources close to the rapper confirmed that Travis was not aware of the seriousness of the increase in audiences, and that neither did the rapper denied legal responsibility about the dead and wounded.
He and Kylie have faced repeated backlash for their response after the tragedy, with Travis emerging to suggest that the media was Blaming unfairly it when he first discussed the event in December 2021.
Then in February, people said Travis was “Incredibly offensivetowards the families of the victims after he was caught liking Kanye West’s Instagram post that demanded Billie Eilish apologize for stopping her concert to check her fans were okay, as it drew comparisons to Travis’ behavior at his shows.
And in August, Kylie was accused of “No respect for Astroworld victimsafter she posted an “insensitive” and “disrespectful” video of Travis “raging” backstage at the party.
The Kardashian/Jenners have also come under fire for their lack of response to the Astroworld tragedy in general, even finding out that they Totally fake story format In the first season of Kardashians Just to avoid referencing it.
Despite these missteps, Kylie and Travis skipped “Stormiworld” in 2022, and their daughter threw a joint party in her mother’s backyard with her cousin, Chicago, instead.
The famous “Stormiworld” cape was not used at the event, which took place when Kylie was heavily pregnant with her son, Aire, who was born the day after Stormi’s fourth birthday.
But it appears that it may have been Kylie’s pregnancy that prevented her from casting “Stormiworld” last year — and not its connection to the deaths of 10 people, as Astroworld– The themed header is back in full force this week.
Kylie threw an “It Takes Two” birthday party for Stormi and Aire on Wednesday, complete with merchandise and fun activities for the kids.
And while there was no explicit mention of “Stormiworld” in any of Kylie’s social media posts, fans were horrified to see that the giant cape was back in use again.
In addition to serving as a backdrop for some of the slides, Stormi’s inflatable head mouth has once again been used as a party entrance – just as it appears on Astroworld artistic work.
Many people were outraged that Kylie continued to associate her young daughter’s birthday with such a devastating tragedy, calling the star “tasteless” and “cruel” as her actions were discussed online.
writing on a reddit On the forum, someone said of the return of the “Stormiworld” head: “If it were me I would destroy any reference to Astroworld but that’s just me.”
Another person agreed: “Isn’t this tasteless after the Astroworld tragedy…..where children died…”
else reddit The user asked: “Stormi and Aire’s Astroworld birthday is reason enough to cancel it. 10 people died because of the Astroworld festival, one of those people was a 9-year-old little boy. Is this a joke?”
One replied, “This makes me crazy with the level of cancellation. How can one family be so cruel, tone deaf, and inattentive. Isa. ?”
Another person commented: “They’re mocking the victims at this point.”
Another concluded: “I can’t believe this contempt for human life is wasted.”
Kylie has not acknowledged the backlash to Stormi’s party, and BuzzFeed News has reached out to her representative for comment.
This isn’t the first time the Stormiworld movie has sparked controversy, with Kylie too exposed to fire When I hosted the event in February 2021 – I broke many of the official COVID-19 restrictions.
Kylie said at the time that “Stormiworld 3 was canceled for obvious reasons” but added that she was “still working as hard as she can” and threw a party with her cousins and family members instead.
At the time, Stormi had nine cousins on Kylie’s side alone, in addition to her eight aunts and uncles. And based on social media posts from the event, Travis’ friends and family were also in attendance.
This violated several parts of Los Angeles’ stay-at-home order, which strictly prohibits private gatherings involving more than three different households.
This was due to California being placed in the “high risk” category after an increase in COVID-19 cases at this point in time.
The order also stated that all private gatherings must be held outside, but online posts have established that the majority of Stormi’s 2021 birthday celebration took place indoors.