Kehlani Blasts United Airlines for Racist Treatment
Kehlani put United Airlines on blast after a flight attendant allegedly made a racist comment toward her.
The singer went on Twitter Monday night (July 6) to give details on the incident, which left Kehlani and her dancers booted off the plane.
According to Complex, the R&B songstress posted a series of tweets (which have since been deleted) explaining what happened while trying to board a flight to Chicago.
"God give me the strength to not beat the fuck out of these racist flight attendants," she tweeted. Then in all caps she wrote, "F--- UNITED AIRLINES YOURE RACIST, YOU CONDONE DISRESPECTFUL FLIGHT ATTENDANTS AND RACIAL SLURS. F--- YOU @united."
"ALL MY FOLLOWERS, TWEET F--- @united THEY JUST KICKED ME AND MY DANCERS OFF FOR ASKING TO BE TALKED TO LIKE A HUMAN BEING," she continued. "THEN LIED AND SAID I TRIED TO TRIP A FLIGHT ATTENDANT... YOUR FLIGHT ATTENDANT SAID N-----."
United Airlines has yet to respond, but Kehlani abruptly deactivated her Twitter account. She issued a statement about her decision to delete her account in a post on Instagram.
For unknown reasons, the "You Should Be Here" singer deleted the post but FADER has an excerpt:
"Due to constantly being misunderstood..Having my words constantly used against me... And for the sake of my mental health... I deactivated my Twitter account. From now on I'll just let my music speak."
If this incident happened, this is unacceptable and United Airlines needs to address the situation as soon as possible.
Hopefully, this United Airlines incident won't keep Kehlani down as she continues on her You Should Be Here tour.