The disastrous Fyre Festival is still catching fire. The music event turned refugee camp for disappointed concertgoers became the Internet’s latest meme after delivering mediocre accommodations for ticket holders. Now customers are seeking revenge.
According to TMZ, attorney Mark Geragos, who’s previously represented Chris Brown and Michael Jackson, filed a proposed $100 million class-action lawsuit against organizers Ja Rule and Billy McFarland on behalf of client Daniel Jung. The suit accuses the organizers of fraud and lying about the lack of accommodations and safety including adequate food, water, shelter, and medical care. The suit also claims that Bill and Ja warned celebs not to attend because of the lack of amenities. Did they know the festival was doomed from the start?
Jung states in the lawsuit that Fyre was more like “The Hunger Games” or “Lord of the Flies than Coachella.” To help paint a picture…
The event, which was advertised with supermodels such as Bella Hadid and Emily Ratajkowski and musicians Major Lazer, Tyga, Blink-182, Desiigner and Pusha T, as a two-weekend luxury getaway on a private Caribbean island, led people to reportedly spending between $1,200 to $100,000 for a ticket. The end result, fans were stranded on an island.
How will Ja and Billy dig themselves out of this massive hole? Stay tuned here as more news on the Fyre Festival disaster unfolds.
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