Brandon T. Jackson Accuses Flight Staff of Racism
By RAPHAEL CHESTANG
November 04, 2013
Actor and comedian Brandon T. Jackson took to Twitter on Monday to air grievances about at least one US Airways flight attendant that he's accused of racism.
In a series of rapid-fire tweets, the Tropic Thunder star, 29, claimed that a flight attendant referred to him using a racial slur.
blogs please help me pick this up they called me the N-word and said i don't care if your Obama son us airways flight 629 attendant dee— Brandon T Jackson (@brandontjackson) November 5, 2013
Jackson also appears to suggest that the staff tried to escort him off the plane without due cause.
they want to escort me off the plane for her saying racial stuff i have witness— Brandon T Jackson (@brandontjackson) November 5, 2013
We are about to land i have to turn my computer off if your a real fan you will help me rally ... i cant go to jail for rascism against me— Brandon T Jackson (@brandontjackson) November 5, 2013
His tweets grabbed the attention of many followers, including Russell Simmons' niece, Angela Simmons, who tweeted:
@brandontjackson not cool! I don't fly them either ! They kicked me off before! Never again!— Angela Renee Simmons (@AngelaSimmons) November 5, 2013