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Fyre Festival Organizer’s Lawyer Claims ‘Mental Illness’ in New Court Letter

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The lawyer of Billy McFarland, the Fyre Festival organizer, claimed that his client suffers from “mental illness.”
In a letter to U.S. Judge, his lawyer describes McFarland’s alcohol abuse, ADHD, and bipolar disorder.
The letter states that McFarland’s mental health problems led to “manic or hypomanic” episodes.
Rolling Stone reports, the letter claims he had beliefs of having unique talents that would lead to fame and fortune.
“Nothing in this case speaks to any malicious intent on his part.

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