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Is Revolve Festival the New Fyre Festival? These Influencers Make a Compelling Case:

Is Revolve Festival the New Fyre Festival? These Influencers Make a Compelling Case:
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Photos from this weekend's Revolve Festival show smiling influencers in trendy outfits, posing in front of picture-perfect scenes — but according to some festival goers, the experience wasn't quite as glamorous as images indicate.

LA Magazine's executive editor Joseph Kapsch first tweeted about the event, revealing that influencers were being "stranded in the dirt with no water, under the hot sun for hours, waiting for buses that aren't coming to bring them to the actual festival."

Sound familiar? Many compared the event to Fyre Festival, which happened in 2017, where attendees were promised a lavish music festival and instead, given tents to stay in, and limited food (cheese sandwiches) and water.

Kapsch added that security workers at Revolve Festival had told him about "crowds of influencers yelling about 'how important they were and why they deserved the first seat'"

Social media blew up over the weekend, with many creators complaining that they weren't even able to get to the site or were denied entry upon arrival.

"The only way you can get to Revolve Festival is if you take their specific shuttles into the ground," TikTok user Averie Bishop shared."I didn't even get into the festival, you guys. I waited in line for two hours."

Bishop went on to allege that people were "pushing, shoving, fighting, yanking people in front of the buses."

She went on to say that people were "standing in between buses while they were removing, just to get on these buses and get to Revolve Festival."

Creator Hannah Kosh told Elle Magazine that she "saw three people pass out in line" for a ride to the event.

Revolve has yet to comment on the fiasco.

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