Andy King’s ears have been burning with delight. Event-producer-turned-meme-sensation, King has ascended to web phenomenon standing following his cameo on Fyre, Netflix‘s wildly common documentary on the boutique competition that by no means was.
Viewers of the Netflix unique will recall King because the interviewee who recounted a now-infamous telephone name with Fyre Festival founder, Billy McFarland, who briefly requested King to commerce sexual favors to make sure the supply of the occasion’s retailer of En water, after Bahamian customs detained Fyre Festival’s provide, demanding that workers pay a complete of $175,000 in charges in trade for the water.
Much like a phoenix, King is poised to quickly rise from the ashes of the failed Fyre Festival. Vanity Fair reported that King has acquired plenty of engaging gives following his famed documentary function. Three water firms, and three TV networks have reportedly approached King.
“I can’t speak about it an excessive amount of, however they’re basically like, ‘Listen, we’re engaged on a brand new advert marketing campaign,’” King stated of the water firms’ promotional advances. “I had three TV present gives this week, from notable networks… Let’s simply say it’s going to be a present about internet hosting loopy occasions, what it takes to make them occur. There shall be cliffhangers, and also you’ll get to comply with me round and see how I pull them off.”
King is adamant that he isn’t fascinated by utilizing his newfound fame to push a line of merchandise stamped along with his surname. Safe to say, King isn’t parched on the subject of promotional prospects.
“You’re not going to see me launch a purse line or make-up,” King stated. “I feel I’m being given a platform that lots of people, at age 58 particularly, don’t get the chance to have. And I’m form of enthusiastic about it.”