Fyre Festival organizer faces a 40-year sentence for fraud

Remember ? That luxury music and destination festival that leaned on famous Instagram influencers and wound up leaving ticket buyers stranded in the Bahamas with nothing but cheese sandwiches and refugee tents?

In the summer 2017, organizer the disastrous festival and pled not guilty in October. Now, McFarland has pled guilty to misleading his investors in a New York court room today and now faces up to 40 years in prison. His hearing is set for June.

Despite the what could possibly have been the worst PR disaster in festival history, the company behind the event was hit with after and eventually led to McFarland's arrest.

Relive 16 the best reactions to Fyre Festival .

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