Following Ja Rule’s infamous Fyre Festival apology of “this is NOT MY FAULT... but I’m taking responsibility” via Notes app screenshot last spring, he spoke about the disastrous luxury music fest once more on Revolt TV’s Drink Champs. Little has changed: he still doesn’t feel any shame about it because “the idea”…
Today is a beautiful and swampy Monday and the air smells of hot trash, wet concrete, and the acrid and slightly sweet aroma of some fresh scams coming hot out the oven!! Here they are, ranked from second best to best.
It’s hard to believe that Billy McFarland could be at once such a nightmare for everyone foolish enough to do business with him and such a bountiful source of endless entertainment for everyone else. Last week, the Fyre Festival “organizer” was caught allegedly selling fake tickets to events like Coachella and Burning…
Scammers gonna scam.
As the first anniversary of the Fyre Festival, the most spectacular scam in recent memory, approaches, here is a spot of really thrilling news: Hulu has just acquired a multi-part docuseries about this delicious disaster, set to air in 2019.
Ja Rule claims his business partner Billy McFarland is legally responsible for the Fyre Festival scam that ended in shambles and lawsuits.
Billy McFarland, the main architect behind the wildly ill-fated Fyre Festival, pleaded not guilty to charges of wire fraud and making false statements to a bank in Manhattan federal court on Monday.
Fyre Festival organizer Billy McFarland is reportedly looking to make a plea deal with federal prosecutors after being charged with wire fraud.
Fyre Festival organizer Billy McFarland was arrested on Friday and charged with one count of wire fraud for allegedly attempting to defraud investors, People reports.
As the 2017 tragi-comedy known as the Fyre Festival continues to unfold, the turmoil has spread beyond the wealthy, foolish festival-goers (and Bella Hadid) and is challenging the livelihoods of the Fyre Media employees, who—already faced with the embarrassing failure of the festival—now must contend with their…
Lawsuits, lawsuits, lawsuits! Fyre Festival can’t get enough! The disastrous island nightmare has attracted yet another lawsuit, while the very first class action filed has gotten an exciting update. In a refreshing twist, complainants are finding someone to blame besides organizers Ja Rule and Billy McFarland.
Please: light a candle, lean back, and close your eyes. You are standing on a beach adjacent to a Sandals resort, dehydrated and frantically looking for the inhaler stored inside your missing luggage. A crowd of angry millennials swarms nearby. Above the horde, a sweaty, dark-haired figure emerges, balancing atop an…
Young people with a lot of disposable income and a huge sense of entitlement have recovered from their sunburns and are rallying together to cause the organizers of the disastrous Fyre Festival some pain in the form of lawsuit after lawsuit.
On Friday, Billy McFarland, the 25-year-old co-organizer of epic logistical and financial fuck-up the Fyre Festival, issued a repentant statement via Rolling Stone on what exactly went down (as it collapsed in on itself) Thursday night in the Bahamas.