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Marlon Wayans slams United Airlines for airport harassment
June 11, 2023
Marlon Wayans he is not satisfied with the treatment he received during the take-off of the aircraft United Airlines.
The actor took to Instagram to talk about an altercation with an airline employee that led to him being kicked off a flight and receiving a police report.
Read below for more details.
Marlon Wayans recounts the airport incident
Wayans caught it Instagram on Friday lashed out at United Airlines over the behavior of one of its employees, which led to her being kicked off the flight she had booked.
The actor revealed that he was supposed to perform at a show in Kansas City, but the agent he met at the airport began to hassle him unnecessarily when he claimed he had too many bags.
“Most agents are always love, but sometimes you come across the WRONG PEOPLE. This was one of them. @United these type of employees should never work for your company,” Wayans expressed his frustration with the service.
The comedian, who was cited by Denver police over the incident, noted that the staff “tried to lie and say I assaulted him.”
Regarding the unnamed crew, he added: “He was desperate for some authority. I have flown over 15,000,000 miles in my lifetime and rarely had any problems. Anyone who knows me knows that I’m a mild-mannered guy.
Marlon Wayans wants people to stop flying United Airlines
Still, Wayans later explained why he brought up the question social mediahe said he wanted the airline canceled.
He noted. “This was harassment and I will make enough noise to get my friend, family and people to stop flying @united. It will be a corporate affair.”
He also asked his fans to “fly where they are respected, protected and loved” as he shared a picture of himself on an American Airlines flight.
As for him missing his shows, the comedian asked for his damages to be paid and an apology from him.
In another Instagram post, Wayans addressed the incident and reiterated his request to be paid for the inconvenience.
The ‘The White Chicks’ star said: ‘@United you owe me for the inconvenience, missed shows and most of all my disappointed fans. After you have compensated, refer all fans affected by my no-shows to free trips.”
Marlon Wayans recently lost his father, Howell
The plane incident came two months after the actor spoke about his father’s death on an episode of Good Morning America. Page six.
At the time, Wayans reflected on the traumatic incident and shared that many things in his life were “depressing.”
On how he keeps himself sane, the actor said being on stage is “the only thing that saves him”.
“When it hurts and the laughter I hear from others who have recovered from my pain is when I realize my purpose,” she noted. “And I think it’s important for all of us to do what comedians do, which is to look at this world, look at this life, and try to always spend your life trying to find a smile.”
He saluted his Father
The actor previously shared an emotional tribute to his father on Instagram. As part of the piece, Wayans thanked his father, whom he called a “legend,” for being “an example of a man to all of his sons.”
“I pray that all young black boys grow up to be Men like you. The little boy loves you. And if I ever need you, I know exactly where to find you… in my Bible, which is now sitting by the bed. Rest well,” he wrote on Instagram next to the photo of him and his father.
“I have two angels,” Wayans added, referring to his mother, who died in 2020. “I feel like they’ve all lifted me up. If there is a heaven, I know you’re sitting in VIP, sipping the best wine Jesus can make…”
After his father’s death, Wayans performed at a comedy show in Los Angeles, where he reportedly “incorporated tragedy” into his material.