Billy McFarland and Andy King Are Making Grilled Cheeses to "Pay Again" Fyre Competition Victims

At the very least the cheese sandwiches shall be heat this time round.

For those who have been one of many many individuals who paid as much as $12,000 to attend the disastrous Fyre Competition solely to reach to bedlam within the Bahamas, you could have sturdy emotions about Billy McFarland and Andy King’s restitution plan.

In keeping with a tweet shared by McFarland, the occasion’s disgraced founder, the 2 plan to “pay folks again” by cooking and promoting grilled cheeses in New York Metropolis. 

McFarland and King say they’re establishing store at seventh Avenue Burger within the metropolis’s East Village on April twenty fourth. Proceeds will profit “these affected within the Bahamas,” in accordance with King, the Fyre Competition producer whose viral Evian story shocked and enthralled the plenty again in 2017. He additionally stated there shall be musical performances, though no artists have been introduced on the time of writing.

McFarland, a fraudster and convicted felon who was just lately launched from jail, claimed this week that “Fyre Competition II is occurring.”

After McFarland and his Fyre Competition workforce marketed an opulent Bahamian pageant expertise full with gourmand meals, top-tier musical acts and lavish lodging, company arrived on the island solely to be met with catastrophe aid tents, chilly cheese sandwiches and damaged guarantees. 

The irony of McFarland and King’s newest enterprise is not misplaced on us. At the very least the cheese sandwiches shall be heat this time round (however let’s be trustworthy—most likely not).