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.
Please, in all that is good and fair in the world, stop dishonoring the good bad name of the Fyre Festival by comparing other disastrous events to it. The Fyre Festival is and will always be one of a kind.
I was gonna call this blog just “Parmageddon” but Metro UK beat me to the punchline with the even better “Cheddarmageddon.” How does that happen??
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.
Fyre Festival attendees certainly suffered when they arrived in the Bahamas and found a dirty island filled with rabid dogs and no shelter in sight. And now some of those festival-goers are trying to make a little coin on Ebay with merchandise from an event that is going down as one of the most disastrous—if not the…
Fyre Festival, the “luxury” music festival hosted by Ja Rule that turned out to be a terrifying empty Bahamian beach covered in unbuilt furniture and wild dogs, already has several lawsuits stacked against it for fraud. And now, just when you thought it could not get any worse, the festival is reportedly being…
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.
Fyre Festival, which was cancelled before it got underway, is continuing to make headlines with the many ways in which it fucked over literally everyone involved. This latest edition features a lawsuit from the event’s emergency medical staff, who weren’t even trying to have fun and still got massively screwed over…
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.
In addition to the $100 million dollar lawsuit lodged against Fyre Festival organizers last week, Billy McFarland and Ja Rule are now facing a second class action suit for “breach of contract, negligent misrepresentation and fraud.”
If you’re not yet satisfied with the scandal surrounding the Fyre Festival thus far, prepare yourself, baby, because this is a meal—much like two pieces of dry bread served with a slice of cheese AND an undressed salad—that comes in many courses.
In the wake of the disastrous Fyre Festival, several famous models have faced criticism for promoting the event.
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.
Instead of a fun weekend of music and luxury, the inaugural year of the Fyre Festival turned into hours of torment for hundreds of music fans. Co-created by Ja Rule, the festival was originally billed as an experiential event, complete with fine dining and perks, but guests soon realized the odds were not in their…