Saturday, September 3, 2011
OAKLAND, Calif. – Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong says he was kicked off of a Southwest Airlines flight Thursday night for wearing his pants too low.
The Bay Area rock musician was traveling from Oakland to Burbank when the incident occurred. “Just got kicked off a southwest flight because my pants sagged too low! What the f**k? No joke!” Armstrong tweeted Thursday night.
“Basically, all the passengers were already seated, we were ready to go, they had already told us to start to turn our cellphones off,” she said.
Qiu said that Armstrong was approached by a flight attendant and told to pull his pants up. Armstrong initially dismissed the request, asking, “Don’t you have better things to do then worry about that?” When the flight attendant repeated the request and threatened to have Armstrong removed from the plane, Armstrong relied “I’m just trying to get to my f**king seat.”