Fyre Festival Event Planner Who Almost Traded Oral Sex For Water Addresses Viral Fame

We do wonder what Fyre Festival event planner, Andy King, thought was going to happen when he uttered the words 'and I got to his office, fully prepared to suck his dick'...

He was, of course, speaking on new Netflix documentary FYRE: The Greatest Party That Never Happened about an incident where he was asked to take one for the team (and then some) by Fyre Festival founder, Billy McFarland.

McFarland reached out to him in a bid to save the day and asked that he perform oral sex on the head of Customs after they asked for $175,000 (£130,000) for them to release four 18-wheeler trucks filled with Evian water.

King explains that upon receiving the news, he went home and prepped himself by taking a shower before drinking some mouthwash - and we wonder why people say he was dedicated.

Ja Rule and Billy McFarland created the 'music festival'. Credit: Netflix
Ja Rule and Billy McFarland created the 'music festival'. Credit: Netflix

The internet really did explode and in the new Netflix video, King - who doesn't even have social media - responded to his viral fame, explaining: "I'm blown away with the response of the documentary. Completely blown away.

"I'm now a noun, a verb, an adjective. It's mind-boggling. When someone reached out last weekend and said, 'you're trending'. I'm like I don't even know what trending means."

He went on to explain that someone said he's a 'ME ME' - they obviously meant a meme... oh Andy.

Arguably the best bit is how many people consider him #FriendGoals. On person tweeted: "If you don't have people like Andy King in your circle, you don't have people in your circle".

Aside from everyone wanting to befriend him, Andy has decided he can do some good from his '15 minutes of fame'.

He continued: "After doing a documentary like this, and you have your 15 minutes of fame. What happens next? One of our biggest goals, obviously is paying back everybody in the Bahamas.

"It's kind of rewarding that we started a GoFundMe last week to help Maryann."

The GoFundMe account that has been set up. Credit: GoFundMe
The GoFundMe account that has been set up. Credit: GoFundMe

Maryann Rolle, manager at the Exuma Point Bar and Grille (on the Exuma islands in the Bahamas), had to pay more than £38,000 ($50,000) of her own money to staff after the sudden cancellation of the Fyre Festival.

Fyre Festival was meant to be a luxury lifestyle, music, art and food event to promote Fyre Media's booking app - however after swiftly disintegrating into chaos, it ended up being described as 'The Hunger Games for elite millennials'.

Organiser McFarland ended up in jail for six years after being convicted of fraud - and being ordered to pay back $26m (£19.8m) to investors.

Featured Image Credit: Netflix

Rebecca Shepherd

Rebecca Shepherd is a Journalist at LADbible. She graduated from the University of Central Lancashire with a First Class BA in Journalism. Becky previously worked as Chief Reporter at Cavendish Press, supplying news and feature stories to national newspapers and women's magazines.

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