Actress Claims Southwest Airlines Booted Her Off Plane For Kissing Her Girlfriend
Actress Leisha Hailey (The L Word) claims that Southwest Airlines kicked her off her flight for kissing her girlfriend.
The actress and singer was with her partner on a flight between Baltimore and St Louis when the incident happened. She tweeted yesterday: “I have been discriminated against by @SouthwestAir. Flt. attendant said that it was a ‘family’ airline and kissing was not ok. Hailey added: “We were escorted off the plane for getting upset about the issue.@SouthwestAir endorses homophobic employees. No one made her accountable.” She has demanded a public apology and a refund from Southwest Airlines and is urging other gay people to boycott the airline.A spokesperson for the airline said that other passengers had complained that the women's behavior was "excessive." A further statement from Southwest is reported to be forthcoming. Meanwhile Hailey has been going ballistic on Twitter.
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