💔🎳 “Houston, We Have a Lawsuit!” – Migos Rapper’s Mom Sues Bowling Alley Over Son’s Untimely Demise 🎤🕊️
TL;DR: Titania Davenport, grieving mother of late Migos rapper Takeoff, drops a wrongful death lawsuit against the owners of 810 Billiards & Bowling in Houston, claiming negligent security led to her son’s tragic death last November. She cites 18 alleged instances of neglect by the venue, requesting over $1 million in damages. A storm of controversy, the case has folks wondering: Who’s responsible when a night of fun turns fatal?
In the latest twist in the tragic saga of rapper Takeoff’s untimely death, mama bear Titania Davenport has come out swinging, pointing fingers at the owners of 810 Billiards & Bowling in Houston, where her son met his unexpected end.
Could you imagine a night of strikes and spares ending in gunfire? 😲 Talk about a bowling bummer!
Davenport’s lawsuit, filed last Wednesday in a Harris County district court, targets the venue owners and multiple LLCs tied to the Houston-based bowling alley. What’s her beef? She alleges that the venue was woefully underprepared on the night of Takeoff’s death, lacking in adequate security measures.
Her claims paint a picture of a venue throwing caution to the wind: “no screening mechanisms, no after-hour controls or security measures, and no enforcement of rules or industry standards to deter crime against their invitees, to include [Takeoff].” Sounds like a recipe for disaster, right? 🧨
But wait, there’s more! Davenport also highlights the venue’s sketchy track record, citing several violent crimes in the vicinity, suggesting that they should’ve been on high alert – especially given the celebrity guest list that night. Talk about a missed cue! 🎱
The venue was rented for an after-hours shindig by the family of music executive J. Prince, promising a star-studded crowd of artists, athletes, and public figures. Now, this begs the question: Should venues be more prepared when celebrities are involved, or should the same level of security apply for all guests? 🤔
In her pursuit of justice for her son, Davenport seeks a laundry list of damages, including loss of earning capacity, mental anguish, and more. And, let’s not forget, a cool $1 million. Would that really compensate for the loss of a loved one though?
To rewind a bit, Takeoff, only 28, was fatally shot in the early hours of November 1, 2022. The incident was officially ruled as a homicide due to the nature of his gunshot wounds. Fast forward to a month later, a certain Patrick Xavier Clark found himself behind bars, accused of the rapper’s murder.
In a twist of irony, Clark was released on the same $1 million bond that Davenport is seeking in damages. He was formally charged with murder last month. This rollercoaster of a case continues to baffle and beguile, leaving us pondering the ultimate question:
In a world where a simple night out can turn fatal, how much responsibility should venues bear for the safety of their guests? And is the life of a star worth more than that of an average Joe? Over to you, internet. What’s your take? 🎙️👀