Billy McFarland is giving the Fyre Competition idea a second shot and made an announcement about ticket gross sales happening sale.
Fyre Competition II has no particular location set but however it’s alleged to happen by the tip of 2024 within the Caribbean. Per the pageant’s web site, ticket costs begin at $499 and go as much as $7,999.
“This can be a huge day as a result of as of proper now, Fyre Competition II tickets are formally on sale,” McFarland says in a video he posted on YouTube. “It has been absolutely the wildest journey to get right here and it actually all began through the seventh-month stint in solitary confinement. I wrote out this 50-page plan of how would take this general curiosity and demand and fireplace and the way would take my potential to carry individuals from all over the world collectively to make the unimaginable occur.”
McFarland pled responsible in 2018 to 2 counts of wire fraud and initially confronted as much as 20 years in jail. Nonetheless, as a part of a plea deal, the convict agreed to a forfeiture order of $26 million to reimburse his many victims. McFarland could be launched early from jail after serving lower than 4 years. He was then transferred to group confinement the place he remained for a few extra months.
For the Fyre Competition sequel, McFarland mentioned he “spoke to individuals as far-off as in Center East and South America and in the end we determined that Fyre Competition II is coming again to the Caribbean.”
He continued, “We’re focusing on Fyre Competition II for the tip of subsequent 12 months. Within the meantime, we’ll be doing pop-ups and occasions the world over. Guys, that is your probability to get in. That is every part we’ve been working in the direction of. Let’s f***ing go.”
Watch the announcement within the video posted beneath.