Ja Rule has a lot to say about the Netflix and Hulu documentaries on the infamous Fyre Festival. The rapper co-founded the festival.
Following the release of Hulu's Fyre Fraud and Netflix's FYRE: The Greatest Party That Never Happened, Ja Rule took to Twitter to respond to fans who asserted he was just as guilty of fraudulent behavior as co-founder Billy McFarland. McFarland was sentenced to six years in prison on multiple counts of fraud.
See what the rapper had to say about the documentaries, and his involvement in the festivals, below:
According to NPR, both of the recently released documentaries faced ethical scrutiny. The Hulu documentary features an interview with McFarland, for which the Fyre Festival co-founder was paid. And, the Netflix documentary was co-produced by Jerry Media, the company behind the festival's promotion.
"So to review: Two competing documentaries, both of which were made with at least one breach of normal journalistic practice. Paying for interviews, generally, is Not Done. Likewise, having the subject of a piece participate as a producer is Not Done," the publication notes.