Over £90,000 ($115,521) has been raised for a Fyre Festival employee who had to make use of £38,000 ($50,000) of her private financial savings to pay employees following the debacle.

Exuma Point Bar and Grille supervisor Maryann Rolle shocked viewers of the Netflix documentary FYRE: The Greatest Festival That Never Happened by revealing the amount of cash she needed to fork out to pay individuals who helped out at Billy McFarland and Ja Rule's Fyre in 2017.

Maryann Rolle arrange a GoFundMe web page just a few days earlier than the Netflix movie was launched and the donations have surpassed her $123,000 goal.

Maryann wrote: "As I make this plea it’s exhausting to consider and embarrassing to confess that I used to be not paid. I used to be left in an enormous gap! My life was modified ceaselessly, and my credit score was ruined by Fyre Fest.

"My solely useful resource in the present day is to enchantment for assist."

Billy McFarland was sentenced to 6 years imprisonment on fraud prices in October. He additionally needed to forfeit $26 million.

Ja Rule, who was behind the 'luxurious' music competition within the Bahamas with McFarland, has claimed he was also scammed by his enterprise associate and has mentioned he was by no means paid for the competition.

Watch the trailer for Netflix's Fyre doc under.

Dave Turner is Mixmag's Digital News Editor, observe him on Twitter

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