Kendall Jenner to pay $90,000 in Fyre Festival lawsuit

Kendall Jenner was sued back in August last year by Gregory Messer in the US Bankruptcy Court in New York

Kendall Jenner was sued back in August last year by Gregory Messer in the US Bankruptcy Court in New York

Looks like the bankruptcy trustees who are handling the Fyre Festival debacle are going to get $90,000 out of Kendall Jenner.

The supermodel, was sued back in August past year by Gregory Messer in the US Bankruptcy Court in NY.

Billy McFarland, the festival's founder, is now serving jail time for multiple accounts of fraud and the festival organizers are facing multiple lawsuits, while lawyers representing the investors claim Jenner "intentionally led certain members of the public and ticket purchasers to believe" that her brother-in-law Kanye West would be performing.

The report says that back in August previous year, trustee Gregory Messer filed a complaint in New York's U.S. Bankruptcy Court to seek the recovery of money paid to talent agencies, performers, vendors and other entities involved in the marketing and failed execution of Fyre Festival. Now the model agreed to pay $90,000 - less than half of the $275,000 she was sued for - to end the litigation.

The 24-year-old model was sued in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in NY in August 2019 by Gregory Messer, who is seeking the recovery of money paid to celebrities, vendors, talent agencies and others involved in the marketing and the ultimate failure of Fyre Festival.

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The Fyre Festival has resulted in several lawsuits since the music event failed to come to fruition.

The suit claims that Jenner "did not indicate to the public that she was paid to promote the Festival". However, the model made the settlement agreement. Music Family as the first headliners for @fyrefestival.

They agencies were reportedly paid hundreds of thousands of dollars, which were then supposedly distributed to the artists who were lined up to perform.

In March 2018 the festival's founder Billy McFarland pleaded guilted to wire fraud and is serving a six-year jail sentence. The Fyre Festival organiser has also been ordered by the court to repay more than $26 million in restitution. The pair both used influencers and celebrities to promote the idealistic luxury festival, turned tragedy.

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