This Woman Was Kicked Off a Plane for Wearing Shorts!
On a routine business trip to Florida, 28-year-old Malinda Knowles experienced a humiliating chain of events she’ll never forget.
hat July morning, I left my NYC apartment to catch a JetBlue flight to Fort Lauderdale, Florida. I dressed comfortably in denim shorts and an oversize tee and packed a change for my meetings. I got to the plane and I settled into my seat. Suddenly, a man in a JetBlue uniform leaned into my row. He looked serious and said, “I don’t want to see your panties, but do you have any on?”
I was still trying to process what he’d said when he blurted out something about my violating the airline’s dress code. Then he asked me to lift my baggy shirt to prove I wasn’t naked from the waist down! I was so shocked that I just stammered, “I have shorts on”.
The next thing I knew, he was jabbing the antenna of his walkietalkie into the seam of my shorts— between my legs. Yes, he actually poked my crotch with the tip of the antenna. It was unreal. “Can you come with me?” he asked, gesturing to the front of the plane. I said no!