Models Who Promoted Fyre Festival Will Be Subpoenaed


Models Who Promoted Fyre Festival Will Be Subpoenaed Over Possible Millions in Payments: Reports

The models who received money to help promote the failed Fyre Festival will be forced to reveal information about how much they were paid for their services, according to a new court filing reviewed by multiple reports.

On Monday, a judge granted an ex parte order in favor of Fyre Festival trustee Gregory Messner — who is overseeing the bankruptcy of Fyre Media — to issue subpoenas to many celebrities, including Kendall Jenner, Bella Hadid, Hailey Baldwin and Emily Ratajkowski, who appeared in a buzzy promotional video shot in the Bahamas or shared Instagram posts positively advertising the festival, the Daily Mail reported.

An ex parte order refers to a ruling made “on the request of and for the benefit of one party only,” according to People’s Law Dictionary.

The request to issue the new group of subpoenas was made on Friday, Messner confirmed to PEOPLE, though he had no comment on if the ex parte order had been granted.

IMG Models, which represents numerous models who promoted the disastrous 2017 festival, including Hadid, Baldwin and Victoria’s Secret Angel Elsa Hosk, was among the list of organizations that will receive subpoenas, as will DNA Model Management, which represents Ratajkowski.

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