Landon Barker has been leaning on household good friend Machine Gun Kelly as dad Travis Barker stays hospitalized with reported pancreatitis. The 18-year-old appeared at MGK’s massive Madison Square Garden show in New York Metropolis when information broke that Travis was being taken to the hospital on Tuesday, June 28.
“Landon dealt with the entire scenario like a professional and he’s so grateful he had Colson by his aspect as a result of he’s actually like household to him,” a supply advised HollywoodLife EXCLUSIVELY. “Colson is sort of a massive brother to Landon and it was very comforting understanding he had his again,” the insider added. Notably, MGK and Travis Barker have a longstanding friendship via the music scene.
Forward of the efficiency, Landon — who Travis shares with ex-wife Shana Moakler — was “in fixed communication” with stepmom Kourtney Kardashian and younger sister Alabama, 16, “each time he may.” The insider defined that “Landon was made conscious of the scenario shortly after Travis began feeling unwell as a result of that they had been speaking all through the day.” Landon initially discovered concerning the information through a household WhatsApp chain.
“Landon referred to as Kourtney earlier than and after to examine on his dad as a result of he was very involved. Kourtney advised Landon that there have been a ton of individuals round Travis and to not fear proper now,” the supply added. “She and Alabama each spoke to Landon and mentioned there’s nothing he can do, so simply give attention to acting at your present and killing it as a result of that’s what Travis desires.”
Landon has been following in his dad’s footsteps since 2018, when be started performing R&B impressed music as OTG Landon with lead single “Don’t Want Her.” He made his reside debut at The Roxy theatre in West Hollywood that very same 12 months. Whereas his dad is understood for his music within the rock area — primarily with Blink 182 — Travis is a widely known hip-hop collaborator, working with rappers like Young Thug.
A second insider famous that his household is “really proud of him” for his current efficiency. “Landon was already in New York making ready for the present when all the things went down with Travis, he wished to hurry residence however that’s the very last thing his dad would need,” they mentioned to HL. “Acting at Madison Sq. Gardens was such an enormous alternative and one thing his dad’s been serving to him put together for thus he did the correct factor by sticking it via, even with all of the stress. Everybody’s actually pleased with him.”