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Kendall Jenner is paying a pretty big fine.

Kendall Jenner To Pay $90K For Her Part In Fyre Festival Disaster

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By Emily Reily

Kendall Jenner has been ordered to pay up in a settlement for her part in the Fyre Festival debacle in 2017.

According to NBC News, Jenner used her influential Instagram page to promote the festival, which was later discovered to be a massive fraud.

The event was originally advertised to be a luxury concert in a tropical paradise. Jenner's Instagram page also allegedly mentioned a promo code that festival-goers could use to get in to an afterparty.

NBC News writes that Jenner was paid $275,000 for her part in the promotion.

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The cheese sandwich seen around the world.
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As we know now, there was no such "afterparty" in site. There wasn't any show at all -- just a lot of similar-looking FEMA tents, some with mattresses saturated in rain; no lighting; no cell service; and one very famous cheese sandwich inside a Styrofoam package.

People were brought to the site in school buses, and confusion reigned until the whole thing was called off.

Jenner has some sway, since Kanye West is now in the family.
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As the news site writes:

"(Jenner) was sued in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in New York in August 2019 by Gregory Messer, who argued that Jenner did not only fail to disclose to her followers that she would be paid for advertising Fyre Festival, but that she led them to believe the festival 'would be filled with famous models on an 'exotic private island with first-class culinary experiences and a luxury atmosphere.' "

Messer, a trustee in charge of Fyre Festival's bankruptcy, has filed more than a dozen lawsuits against talent agencies and influencers.

Fyre Festival founder Billy McFarland is currently serving time for his part in the massive fraud.

Fyre Festival lawsuits continue to simmer.

According to Messer, Jenner "intentionally" misled people by saying that musician Kanye West, who is her brother-in-law, was going to show up at Fyre Festival.

"So hyped to announce my G.O.O.D. Music Family as the first headliners for @fyrefestival," she wrote.

Jenner offered a promo code that ticket buyers could use to "get on the list for the artists and talents afterparty on Fyre Cay."

Of course, West was nowhere in sight, and virtually all of the "artists and talents" canceled before the event even began.

Jenner paying what seems like a drop in the bucket.
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People on social media took issue with the fact that Jenner apparently still gets to keep some of the money she allegedly received in the Fyre Festival scam.

@emilyhubeeer wrote:

"You’re telling me Kendall Jenner was paid $275k to promote Fyre Festival... but they’re only fining her $90k for her involvement? She profited $185k from this adverse catastrophe. Make it make sense."

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