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Fyre Festival Was Such A Nightmare Netflix Made A Horror Show About It

Welcome to the I-Land.

Just when you thought the world had finally moved past the nightmare that was Fyre Festival, Netflix goes and makes a horror show about it and it’s like we’re experiencing PTSD all over again.

Earlier this week, Netflix dropped the trailer for The I-Land, an upcoming science fiction thriller miniseries set to premiere on the streaming platform next month.

According to Netflix, the series follows “ten people who wake up on a treacherous island with no memory of who they are or how they got there, and set off on a trek to try and get back home.”

“They soon discover this world is not as it seems. Faced with the island’s extreme psychological and physical challenges, they must rise to their better selves – or die as their worst ones.”

The clip starts off as a blatant parody of Fyre’s now infamous promo video, featuring stunning models, crystal blue water, white sands, and even the famous swimming pigs of the Bahamas. Check out Fyre’s video below:

Literally the only thing missing is Billy McFarland and Ja-Rule toasting to “living like movie stars, partying like rock stars, and f*cking like porn stars!”

I’m still cringing over that one. 

Later in the trailer, things take a turn for the worst and The I-Land goes from hot dance party to full-blown horror show. Think The Hunger Games meets Leonardo DiCaprio’s manic character in the 2000 drama The Beach. Scary stuff.

Leo in The Beach. Credit: Giphy

In fact, The I-Land appears to ‘borrow’ concepts from a fair few films and TV shows. Anyone else getting Lost and Lord Of The Flies vibes?

Oh Lost. Credit: Giphy

In all fairness, the whole stranded on a desert island and sent into madness thing is a tried and tested plot. Big shout out to Tom Hanks in Castaway.

Love you, Hanks. Credit: Giphy

The I-Land drops on Netflix on September 12th. Whether it’s a repeat or not, I’m still keen to see what it has to offer. 

Robert Pattinson Says He Smells Like A Crayon And I Need To Know Which Colour

Another wild yarn from R-Patz.

Robert Pattinson has gained quite a reputation for spinning wild yarns during interviews, but his most recent comments on his body odour have me truly shaken.

In a recent interview with Allure the star of the upcoming The Batman film said, “Lots of people tell me I smell like a crayon.”

The interviewer – understandably bewildered by this statement – then asked, “Like you’re made of wax?”

To which R-Patz responded, “Yes! Like I’m embalmed.”

I have so many questions. What colour crayon does Pattinson smell like? What brand? Is he using lots of crayons? And most importantly, who are these multiple people who are telling him he smells like crayon!? Is that an insult, or a compliment?

It’s not the first time Robert Pattinson’s scent has come up in conversation. Back in 2009, E! News reported that an unidentified source who worked “very closely” with the actor on New Moon said “he stinks.”

“I mean, it’s awful,” the source said. “He never showers, and it drives people on the set crazy.”

“He completely reeks,” an unidentified crew member added. Yikes.

It’s been over a decade since then, so we can only hope Robert Pattinson has swapped his lack of showering for an obsession with crayons. 

Speaking of celebrity scents, celebrity tattoo artist Lauren Winzer dishes on what Post Malone smells like on It’s Been A Big Day For…below:

During his interview with Allure, Pattinson was also asked about being recently named the “most handsome man” in the world according to science.

“It’s weird,” he said. “I never was really up for the good-looking-guy roles, because I’ve always been quite awkward when meeting people.”

“My Harry Potter role was a good-looking guy, and it was a shock that it was quite easy to get. And then in Twilight, [Edward is] beautiful, beautiful, beautiful. When I turned up for the auditions, I had done a job where I’d dyed my hair black, because I had an inch and a half of roots, and I had waxed my body. And then I had a few months where I’d been drinking beer all day, so I had this hairless, chubby body. I looked like a baby with a wig on.”

Hairless, chubby, waxed or smelling like a crayon – we’ll take Robert Pattinson any which way.

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