In 2017, Ja Rule and a person named Billy McFarland went into enterprise collectively to provide what was alleged to be a luxurious music expertise known as Fyre Festival and failed miserably.
Now, Netflix has acquired a documentary concerning the fascinating occasions that unfolded again in April of 2017 when rich concertgoers have been met with battle tents and cheese sandwiches upon arrival, as a substitute of resort-style lodging as marketed. News of this unfold shortly.
The competition was initially promoted utilizing the face of standard social media influencers and fashions, resembling Chanel Iman and Kendall Jenner, to lure in potential buyers and ticket consumers. Those who jet-setted to hit the Bahamas for the fest quickly found they have been offered a wolf ticket.
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— See What’s Next (@seewhatsnext) December 10, 2018
Once phrase received round about how disastrous Fyre Festival had develop into, Ja Rule shortly made an try to distance himself from Billy, who was not too long ago sentenced to 6 years in jail for wire fraud in October.
Billy and Ja have been additionally hit with a number of lawsuits, together with a $100 million class-action lawsuit led by Attorney Mark Geragos.
The Fyre Festival documentary is scheduled for launch on Netflix on January 18, 2019.