Celebrity endorsers like Kendall Jenner and Bella Hadid were slammed for promoting the fraudulent event, but after a while the drama fizzled out.
Now, however, emails have been leaked online that show organisers were fully aware of the concerns that eventually turned the event into the disaster it was.
Mic got hold of the emails, with one subject line reading, "RED FLAG-BATHROOMS/SHOWER SHIPPING", because the shipping costs were $400k higher than expected.
The organisers had just found out that Starr Catering had just dropped out of the event, so in response, they wrote, "No one is eating so therefore no ones pooping."
Another email chain shows Fyre Media president Conall Arora trying to convince everyone to skimp on toilets, stating that he wanted to cut the number in half and double the line wait...
See the entire email chain at Mic, and you'll understand how the whole thing came crashing down as hard as it did.