Two years on from the disastrous Fyre Festival, celebs who promoted the event are facing legal action.
The festival, conceptualised by Billie McFarlane and Ja Rule, heavily relied on influencer marketing to get the word out there, employing a number of high profile celebs to promote the event on social media.
A number of celebs are facing legal action in a bid by the festival’s trustee to recover funds.
According to court documents obtained by E! News, Kendall Jenner, Emily Ratajkowski and more stars are reportedly being sued to recover money form the payments they received.
Migos, Blink-182, Lily Yachty and Pusha T have also allegedly had complaints filed in New York’s U.S. Bankruptcy Court by the event’s trustee, Gregory Messer.
Messer is looking to recover funds paid to multiple celebs, performers and vendors at the failed festival.
The lawsuit claims that Kendall received $275,000 for a single social media post to promote the festival.
The suit claims that in the post, she did not indicate that the content uploaded was part of a pid promotion.
Billie McFarland is currently serving out a 6-year prison sentence after pleading guilty to wire fraud in the US.