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 in style documentary on the boutique pageant that by no means was.
Viewers of the Netflix authentic will recall King because the interviewee who recounted a now-infamous telephone name with Fyre Festival founder, Billy McFarland, who in brief 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 employees pay a complete of $175,000 in charges in change 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 a lot of enticing 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 will likely 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 considering utilizing his newfound fame to push a line of merchandise stamped together with his surname. Safe to say, King isn’t parched in relation to promotional prospects.
“You’re not going to see me launch a purse line or make-up,” King stated. “I believe I’m being given a platform that lots of people, at age 58 particularly, don’t get the chance to have. And I’m type of enthusiastic about it.”