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Blink-182 Fans 'Hurt' To See Travis Barker Described As Kourtney Kardashian's Husband

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Blink-182 Fans 'Hurt' To See Travis Barker Described As Kourtney Kardashian's Husband

Travis Barker fans have flocked to social media in disdain over the Blink-182 drummer being labelled simply as 'Kourtney Kardashian's husband'.

Barker and Kardashian had a 10-month whirlwind romance before the musician proposed to the reality television star on Sunday, 17 October.

The pair got hitched in Las Vegas following the 64th Grammy Awards on 6 April. The ceremony was officiated by an Elvis Presley impersonator at the One Love Chapel, Nevada.

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They also had a lavish ceremony at Dolce & Gabbana's L'Ulivetta villa in Italy on 22 May and a more intimate ceremony in Santa Barbara, California.

However, fans have since spoken out about some of the reporting around the musician since his marriage to the Kardashian, arguing the labelling of Barker as simply 'Kourtney Kardashian's husband' is reductive.

Travis Barker fans are speaking out against the musician being labelled as 'Kourtney Kardashian's husband'. Credit: Alamy
Travis Barker fans are speaking out against the musician being labelled as 'Kourtney Kardashian's husband'. Credit: Alamy

Many users flocked to Twitter to point out how Barker was well-known before his marriage and that his musical talents should be highlighted opposed to him just being referred to in relation to his marriage.

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One said: "Travis Barker is one of the most talented and prolific drummers of a generation. Hurts to see him referred to simply as Kourtney Kardashian's husband."

"I hope Travis Barker, husband of Kourtney Kardashian, is okay and I also think it’s hilarious that finally, a man’s life achievement is reduced to his marriage. Well played, media," another wrote.

A third spoke out about how Barker is referred to, while also reflecting on his current state of ill-health. "Okay, but can we please not refer to him as Kourtney Kardashian's husband, Travis Barker? Pretty sure he's made quite a name for himself on his own over the past, hmmmm, 20+ years. Sending all the good and healing vibes to him!" they said.

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Barker was rushed to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles on Tuesday, 28 June.

He was first taken to West Hills Hospital and Medical Center but required additional care.

His wife was by his side the whole time.

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On Saturday, 2 July, the drummer broke his silence by taking to social media to let fans know he had suffered from 'life threatening pancreatitis'.

The Blink-182 drummer wrote: "I went in for an endoscopy Monday feeling great. But after dinner, I developed excruciating pain and have been hospitalized ever since.

"During the endoscopy, I had a very small polyp removed, right in a very sensitive area, usually handled by specialists, which unfortunately damaged a critical pancreatic drainage tube. This resulted severe life threatening pancreatitis."

However, he reassured followers he is 'much better' and noted he is 'so very grateful' for the 'intensive treatment' he received.

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Featured Image Credit: Alamy

Topics: News, Kardashians, Music, Twitter

Poppy Bilderbeck
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