If you missed the screw up of the year that was Fyre Festival last week, take a moment to look at the differences between the idyllic model-filled beaches and palm trees that were promised and the reality which was FEMA tents, robberies, feral dogs and lack of water.
The nightmare is far from over for Ja Rule who backed the festival which is now being termed The Hunger Games for rich millennials. Alongside Fyre organiser Billy McFarland, the rapper has reportedly been slammed with a $10m lawsuit by Mark Geragos on behalf of his client Daniel Jung. Jung is seeking $5m in damages for "alleged fraud, breach of contract, breach of covenant of good faith and negligent misrepresentation."
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NPR reports that:"Jung says he paid $2,000 for a ticket package and airfare to the event that started on Thursday and promised "a once-in-a-lifetime musical experience on the Islands of the Exumas." The suit seeks damages in excess of $100 million on behalf of himself and "similarly-situated persons." The "similarly situated persons" covers over 150 plaintiffs who are collectively seeking $100 million compensation.
The wording on the lawsuit doesn't hold back either claiming the: "Lack of adequate food, water, shelter, and medical care created a dangerous and panicked situation among attendees - suddenly finding themselves stranded on a remote island without basic provisions - that was closer to 'The Hunger Games' or 'Lord of the Flies' than Coachella." Burn.
And it doesn't look like Bella et al are guaranteed to get away scot-free. Variety reports that "Celebrities including Kendall Jenner, Bella Hadid and Emily Ratajkowski" were cited by name in the complaint, which says they used their social media accounts "to generate ticket sales."
They went on to speculate that the models' participation on promoting the festival may trigger a Federal Trade Commission proceeding for false advertising.
Popcorn at the ready.