God Rest Ye, Merry Gentlemen - Jars of Clay - listen now

Thursday, February 9, 2006

Large & Litigious

Is it just reflexive for people to play the race card anytime they feel put upon? Look at her for god's sake! Does she honestly want to make a "big" deal out of this?
She refused to leave and decided to return to her seat. An employee told her that if she left, Southwest would give her a refund, Osborne said. She declined, but she became increasingly agitated and decided to leave — only to be met outside the plane by a few Southwest employees and two Rockingham County Sheriff’s deputies. At that point, she started yelling at the group, at times using profanity.
I totally believe that she started yelling and cursing. A mad, proud, fat chick will not be trod down by the skinny man.
“Did you ask me to purchase another ticket because I’m too fat to sit in the seat?
Yes, ma'am - your big ass spills into at least two seats (and that's before the snack.)
Did you ask me to purchase another ticket because I’m a black woman?”
No, ma'am - your ass would be too large for one seat no matter what its color or gender.

Thompson, who got a refund, said she was humiliated and suffered emotional distress. “Southwest just asked me to get off the plane either because I’m too fat or too black or just a woman,” she said to people as she was being led to the ticket counter, according to court records.
Uh, riiiiiight. She was so "humilitated" by this that she was drawing attention to herself by screaming at complete strangers will going back to the ticket counter. Get real. Frivolous lawsuits like these should be rolled out of court, and the large & litigious plaintiffs fined by the pound for wasting the court's time.
...

2 comments:

boohiss 2/09/2006 12:05:00 PM  

Sassy black woman + fat + embarrassing situation = not a pretty site and/or good reality show

modspell 2/10/2006 03:34:00 AM  

I love this part of the press clipping:

Nadine Thompson, president, CEO and co-founder of Warm Spirit Inc. beauty and wellness company...

WARM SPIRIT??

Recent Comments

Contact Me

eMail:
cyberkevinblogs@gmail.com

MSN:
cyberkevinblogs

Google Chat:
cyberkevin1

Label Cloud

Followers

. . .

. . .

. . .


stats

Blog Archive

Disclaimer

All opinions expressed on this blog are those of the author. The author’s opinions do not represent those of his employers. All original material is copyrighted and property of the author. If you use it at least have the decency to give me credit for it. Don’t steal it or I reserve the right to sue you to heck and back, or worse. Other info may have been copyrighted by someone else; the author believes that such work as is quoted here does not exceed reasonable “fair use” of any such copyrighted material as provided for in section 107 of the United States Copyright Law as I understand it. In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107, the material on this site is distributed without profit to those who have expressed a prior interest in receiving the included information for research and educational purposes. Opinions in comments or trackbacks are not mine, so if you have a problem with those, sorry, I can’t help you. Comments on this blog become the sole property of the blog, and may be reused or quoted on the blog or in any other media. Anyone mentioned in relation to a crime is innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Contact: writetokevinp@gmail.com. All e-mails are presumed to be for publication on the site unless I am specifically and politely told otherwise - if you’re rude I’ll publish them just to hack you off. All comments are subject to deletion or revision should the author find them offensive or just simply not like you. Trolling will not be tolerated.

  © Blogger templates ProBlogger Template by Ourblogtemplates.com 2008

Back to TOP