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Fyre Festival founder Billy McFarland is asking to be released early from a federal prison that’s been called a ‘breeding ground’ for the coronavirus and where 6 inmates have already died

Thousands of inmates have been released from prison in recent weeks in an effort to curtail the spread of the coronavirus. Billy McFarland, the founder behind the infamous Fyre Festival, filed a request this week for early release from prison and instead serve the rest of his sentence in home […]
Fyre Festival founder Billy McFarland is asking to be released early from a federal prison that’s been called a ‘breeding ground’ for the coronavirus and where 6 inmates have already died
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Aussie travel agency Flight Centre just became embroiled in the Fyre festival saga

Australian travel agency Flight Centre has been dragged into the fallout of the fraudulent Bahamas music festival Fyre. A trustee for Fyre Festival’s failed entity has taken Brisbane-based Flight Centre’s US subsidiary to a New York bankruptcy court, seeking to reclaim $US121,400 ($A179,000), according to documents obtained by The Australian […]
Aussie travel agency Flight Centre just became embroiled in the Fyre festival saga
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Fyre Festival scammer Billy McFarland and Mike ‘The Situation’ Sorrentino are reportedly friends in prison: ‘They play Scrabble together’

Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino and Fyre Festival founder Billy McFarland are both serving their prison sentences in FCI Otisville in upstate New York. They are friends and play scrabble with the guy who hacked and leaked nude celebrity photos, two of Sorrentino’s friends and “Jersey Shore” co-stars told Jenny McCarthy […]
Fyre Festival scammer Billy McFarland and Mike ‘The Situation’ Sorrentino are reportedly friends in prison: ‘They play Scrabble together’
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Kendall Jenner has broken her silence on her involvement in the epic failure that was Fyre Festival, saying: ‘You never know how these things are going to turn out’

Kendall Jenner broke her silence about her involvement in Fyre Festival to the New York Times. The model allegedly made $US250,000 from one Instagram post about the failed festival, but has remained quiet amid the criticism. She said she didn’t know much about the event before promoting it, and “you […]
Kendall Jenner has broken her silence on her involvement in the epic failure that was Fyre Festival, saying: ‘You never know how these things are going to turn out’
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15 apocalyptic photos from the Woodstock disaster of 1999 that prove it was the original Fyre Festival

Woodstock’s 30th anniversary festival in 1999 devolved into chaos. Oppressive heat, high concession prices, and inadequate facilities riled up attendees. Over the three-day festival, 1,200 people were treated at the festival’s medical facilities, 44 arrests were made, and there were four reported sexual assaults. A celebration marking the 50th anniversary […]
15 apocalyptic photos from the Woodstock disaster of 1999 that prove it was the original Fyre Festival