Here’s What Everyone Is Saying About Fyre: The Greatest Party That Never Happened
So the hugely anticipated Fyre Festival documentary has officially hit Netflix, and it has made quite the stir.
The specially made look at one of the biggest festival fails of all time covers just what exactly made the exclusive Instagram model party in the Bahamas turn into hundreds of people abandoned on an island with no food and a ‘looting’ mentality.
The festival, which was run by US rapper Ja Rule and his business partner Billy McFarland went from bad to worse, with the documentary giving us some moments that literally made us GASP… *If you’ve seen it, you know *
Billy McFarland is currently serving six years in prison, with a promise to never head up something like this again (duh), but the issue of the unpaid workers on the Island and the locals whose businesses and savings were affected by the major F – Up is still something that hasn’t been solved, and hopefully the hype will shine a light on fixing this, fast.
Here’s the best online takes from the documentary.
Not gonna lie I literally choked up when the restaurant owner talked about having to pay out $50k to pay her employees because of what a scam the festival was #FyreFestival
— Coffeesaddict ☕ (@coffeesaddicts) January 19, 2019
Possibly the most baffling thing about Netflix's #FyreFestival doc was the rich kid that cut up other people's tents in that hell hole so that he "wouldn't have to have neighbours".
— Catherine Dennehy (@TalkPiece) January 18, 2019
#FyreFestival I don't feel sorry for Billy McFarland, the marketing team, the rich kids, or the influencers who thought they were going to get everything for free. I feel bad for the Islanders who were not paid & who were overwhelmed at this disaster…still haven't recovered. pic.twitter.com/w5GRbhZlin
— Rosie ❤️s ⚖️ (@rosebudblues10) January 19, 2019
— Tori (@hitandrun7) January 19, 2019
The #FyreFestival documentary on Netflix basically shows how easy it is to scam people, especially with the use of social media. We are in the “Decade of the Scammer.” My heart hurt for the woman who spent her savings to pay her employees and the other Bahamians too. ?
— Erin Danielle J. (@ErinDanielleJ) January 19, 2019
Imagine prioritising influener? over infrastructure for a festival ? #fyrefestival doc is fascinating still
— Emma Gillett (@wtfEmma) January 19, 2019
#FyreFestival doc was wild… Just.. Wow how.. Just how does that happen
— ??? (@nope_notIt) January 19, 2019
I am watching the #FyreFestival documentaries because it’s fascinating that this sociopath was able to take his fraud to such fever pitch levels. I think the Netflix version is better because we see how complicit Ja Rule was/is in this whole mess.
— Andrea Serrano ?? (@Razafirme) January 19, 2019
— Ryan Antonini (@Ryistotle) January 19, 2019
As soon as Billy McFarland gets out of prison, he will start scheming & scamming again – targeting people for massive fraud. His sentencing was way too short. He's a pathological liar and a dangerous con-man. #FyreFestival
— Pepper (@PepperGii) January 19, 2019
I'm all for laughing at #FyreFestival & seeing influencers in shit tents in the rain. But the fact they didn't pay any of the local Bahamian people for their work is so gross.
— Kimberly McIntosh (@mcintosh_kim) January 19, 2019
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