Celebrities Freak Out After United Stopped A Group Of Girls From Entering Flight Over Attire

Katie Jerkovich | Contributor

Celebrities freak out after United airlines stopped a group of girls from entering a flight on Sunday due to wearing leggings.

Patricia Arquette, Chrissy Teigen, William Shatner, and more reacted via Twitter blasting the airline for banning the young girls from getting on their flight and making them change their attire. (RELATED: Celebrities Have Meltdown Over ‘Nightmare’ Confirmation Of AG Jeff Sessions)

Chrissy Teigen strikes a pose for the cameras. (Photo credit: Getty Images)

Chrissy Teigen strikes a pose for the cameras. (Photo credit: Getty Images)

Shannon Watts, the founder of Moms Demand Action, tweeted about the issue and demanded answers.

“1) 3 girls inspected for wearing perfectly acceptable leggings. 2 not allowed to board. I don’t care what kind of passengers they were,” Watts tweeted.


The airline responded that the group of girls were “pass riders,” meaning they were family members and or friends of the airline’s employees whose flights were comped or discounted, and that they have a policy for those kind of passengers that requires attire representative of the company, People magazine reported.

“The passengers this morning were United pass riders who were not in compliance with our dress code policy for company benefit travel,” United tweeted.


However, that didn’t stop celebrities from blasting the airline.

“@united Leggings are business attire for 10 year olds. Their business is being children,” Patricia Arquette tweeted.

Katie Jerkovich



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