Amanda Riley

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A beach in the Bahamas.

I Was Supposed to Be a Fyre Festival Model, Then Realized It Was a Debacle: Guest Column

What was meant to be a luxurious, three-day music festival in the Bahamas district of Exuma quickly crashed and burned this weekend. Fyre Festival goers arrived in the Caribbean island paradise to find little to no staffers, nonexistent rooms to sleep in, and complete disarray — despite being promised (and paying thousands of dollars for) a deluxe festival experience.