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Billy McFarland is at the moment serving six years in a medium-security jail for the schadenfreude-laden grift that was Fyre Competition, a luxurious music competition that left its upper-crust clientele stranded on a Bahamian island and screwed island locals out of a payday. He’s doing positive by all accounts, having turn into Scrabble buddies with The Scenario (significantly), and, per New York, is engaged on a Jordan Belfort-inspired memoir that you just didn’t requested for however will however need. Why? It’s known as Promythus: The God of Fyre, and it’s stated to discover the “uncooked” story that McFarland feels wasn’t illustrated within the two Fyre Competition documentaries from earlier this 12 months. Oh, he additionally says the competition is “taking place once more,” although he most likely shouldn’t underestimate the pagan power of Blink-182’s Matt Skiba.
This information comes from Josh Raab, a contract editor who was sought out by McFarland and his girlfriend, mannequin Ana Eremenko. McFarland apparently wrote the guide longhand, sending his notes to Eremenko to sort up. Raab, in the meantime, spent weeks on the cellphone with the would-be author, who stated his guide “chronicles his profession from the primary funding in a now-shuttered start-up again in 2011 to the FBI paying him a go to days after the competition imploded.”
Raab was reportedly supplied “a bullet-pointed, name-dropping checklist of chosen tales” that after all consists of “cameos from members of the Trump administration.” He additionally met with Canine Shit Media publicist Brandon Rubinshtein, who stated they deliberate to enlist Andy King—the much-memed occasion producer who, in Netflix’s documentary, revealed that he almost traded intercourse for water on McFarland’s behalf—to assist shill for the guide. Rubinshtein additionally apparently stated that Ryan Seacrest has goals on remounting Fyre Competition—Seacrest’s camp denied this—and that Steve Jobs biographer Walter Isaacson was concerned with the memoir, which was information to Isaacson.
Raab finally backed away from the mission, however Promythus might very effectively see the sunshine of day. McFarland apparently deliberate on self-publishing it on Amazon late final month, however, as of this writing, it stays within the wind. Someplace, Ja Rule is sweating.