You might remember my report about Kevin Smith, who was booted from a Southwest Airlines plane, allegedly for exceeding some weight/size limits. Afterward, the actor and director Tweeted, "I'm too fat to fly." Nearly a year later, the "Clerks" filmmaker had another run-in with the airline when he was refused permission to board because he arrived at the gate a tad late. Well, the airline is at it again, this time kicking Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong off a flight from Oakland to Burbank for wearing his pants too low, and the word, once again, is spreading like wildfire on Twitter.
According to a Reuters report, a flight attendant approached Armstrong, 39, as he was making his way down the aisle and asked him to pull up his pants. The report said an ABC producer who was on the flight said that as the plane was ready to take off, the flight attendant persisted, and Armstrong replied, "I'm just trying to get to my -- seat."
Armstrong was then removed from the flight. The punk rocker reported the incident to his nearly 168,000 Twitter followers simply: "Just got kicked off a southwest flight because my pants sagged too low! What the --? No joke!"
Do you think dressing like an "American Idiot" is reason enough to be kicked off a plane?
Pictured: Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong.