Final weekend, pop celebrity Billie Eilish put a cease to her live performance when a feminine fan appeared unwell. Apparently, the younger lady was having hassle respiration, prompting Eilish to safe her an inhaler and ensure she was higher earlier than persevering with.
“I await folks to be okay earlier than I hold going,” Eilish stated to cheers from the group.
The incident prompted TMZ—and a bunch of different publications—to border this as a dig towards Travis Scott, who didn’t cease his efficiency at his Astroworld Competition on Nov. 5 of final yr when issues spun uncontrolled, regardless of loud pleas from concertgoers and ambulances within the crowd. A crowd crush in the end resulted within the deaths of at the very least 10 folks, with dozens of others hospitalized.
Enter Kanye West, a longtime good friend and collaborator of Scott’s—who’s at the moment producing Ye’s upcoming album Donda 2—who posted a message to Instagram demanding that Eilish apologize to Scott for the remark that didn’t even particularly reference him.
“Come on Billie, we love you,” stated Ye. “Please apologize to Trav and to the households of the individuals who misplaced their lives. Trav didn’t have any thought of what was occurring when he was on stage and was very harm by what occurred.” (Scott continues to be going through a mega-lawsuit on behalf of almost 400 Astroworld victims asking for billions in damages.)
Ye additional threatened to tug out of Coachella, the upcoming California music competition he and Eilish are each headlining, if she fails to apologize. Within the feedback, Eilish wrote, “actually by no means stated something about Travis. Was simply serving to a fan.” (Reminder: Ye is 44 and Eilish is 20.)
Issues have gotten even stranger prior to now few days, as Ye has taken purpose at one other of his longtime buddies and collaborators, Child Cudi.
“Simply so everybody is aware of Cudi is not going to be on Donda as a result of he’s pals with you realize who,” Ye wrote (after which deleted) on Instagram, including, “All of us converse Billie language now.”
The “you realize who” nearly definitely refers to Cudi’s good pal Pete Davidson, who’s at the moment relationship Ye’s estranged spouse Kim Kardashian (Ye has reported tried to reconcile repeatedly with Kardashian during the last a number of months, to no avail). Ye’s IG put up tagged Kim Kardashian and Davidson’s SNL co-star Michael Che. Like Eilish earlier than him, Cudi responded within the feedback, writing, “Too unhealthy I dont wanna be on ur album u fuckin dinosaur hahaha everybody is aware of ive been one of the best factor about ur albums since i met u. Ima pray u for [sic] brother.”
To not be outdone, Ye posted a replica of the album artwork of Youngsters See Ghosts, the eponymous debut album from Ye and Cudi’s rap group, to IG together with the message: “I JUST WANTED MY FRIEND TO HAVE MY BACK THE KNIFE GOES IN DEEPER.”
In the identical put up, he included a well-known picture of Ye, Timothee Chalamet, Cudi and Davidson at Cudi’s 35th birthday dinner in New York Metropolis, with an enormous purple X over Davidson’s face.
Davidson had beforehand recounted on The Tonight Present how Ye crashed the dinner, which was initially regarded as for simply Davidson and Cudi, moved the group to a personal room, after which ordered every thing on the menu—sticking Davidson with the invoice.
Then, late Saturday evening, Ye posted a meme of the Marvel film Captain America: Civil Warfare, depicting a battle between two sides, with himself, Drake, girlfriend Julia Fox, Travis Scott and Future on one facet, and Davidson, Kim Kardashian, Child Cudi, Billie Eilish and Taylor Swift on the opposite. The caption learn, “THE INTERNET HAS STILL NOT FOUND A DECENT PICTURE OF SKETE,” referring to Davidson.
Yet one more meme pitted the trio of Ye, Drake and Rap-A-Lot Data CEO J Prince towards Cudi and Davidson.
Web page Six beforehand reported, “Kanye West has turned a nook and is allegedly spreading unfounded rumors that Pete Davidson is homosexual and has AIDS.”
This declare was backed up by DJ Akademiks, who stated on Twitch, “Kanye has been telling anybody inside an earshot of himself, he’s attempting to unfold a rumor that Pete Davidson has AIDS. I’m telling you this can be a truth. I’ve heard this from eight folks. He’s telling everyone!”
Mocking Davidson’s look is fairly low on condition that the comic suffers from Crohn’s illness.