Will.I.Am Accuses Qantas Flight Attendant Of 'racism' During His Flight


The Black Eyed Peas frontman will.i.am posted on Twitter during his flight from Brisbane to Sydney accusing the Qantas flight attendant of being 'racist'

Written By Pragya Puri | Mumbai | Updated On:

The Black Eyed Peas frontman Will.i.am posted a series of tweets during his flight from Brisbane to Sydney accusing the Qantas flight attendant of being overly aggressive. He remarked that she was ‘racist’ and ‘beyond rude’ with the team. 

The rapper posted about 'racist' experience during his flight

The rapper, who was traveling to Sydney with his team, wrote that he experienced the worst flight services. He said that the female flight attendant clearly took out all her frustration on the colored people. The incident happened as the rapper failed to hear her voice while wearing noise-canceling headphones. He tweeted whether it was justified to call the police on a passenger for wearing the noise-canceling headphones. Later, will.i.am even met the police at the Sydney airport. He also extended his gratitude to other passengers and police who acted properly and were not as aggressive as her. 

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Qantas airlines said it was a misunderstanding 

The spokesperson for the Qantas airlines said in a statement that there certainly was a misunderstanding that was misinterpreted by will.i.am wearing noise-canceling headphones as he was unable to hear the instructions of the crew. 

The rapper posted a series of tweets with the hashtag #racistflightattendant. He even disclosed her name and posted her picture. Subsequently, other people also posted several tweets sharing their experiences. 


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