The airline has since apologized for a rude passenger’s profanity-laced speech on a flight Tuesday
Gabrielle Union and Taraji P. Henson are responding to the viral video of a pro-Trump supporter going off on a Pennsylvania-bound Delta Airlines flight on Tuesday.
In the video, an unidentified man yells “Donald Trump, baby!” before asking, “We got some Hillary bi—-s on here?”
After an uproar erupted in response to the airline’s handling of the situation—which was nothing much—they have since apologized, saying that airline reps should have removed the man from the flight.
Union and Henson were quick to take to speak up, when they felt the airline’s initial response was not enough.
“Flying @delta tomorrow. Pls let me know if I need to change my flt and take my business elsewhere,” tweeted Union.
Henson, though, had much more to say: “”CHANGE YOUR FLIGHT SIS I DID!!! #EffDelta,” she actress wrote, in response to Union’s tweet. She continued to use the #EffDelta hashtag throughout her tweets and retweets about the subject.
“The time to do something was when he was reckless,” she tweeted when the idea that the passenger in question should be banned from all Delta flights moving forward. “Too late.”
Since then Delta has said it will do better: “We have followed up with the teams involved and all agree that this customer should not have been allowed to continue on the flight,” the airline said in a statement on their site. “Our responsibility for ensuring all customers feel safe and comfortable with Delta includes requiring civil behavior from everyone. The behavior we see in this video does not square with our training or culture and follow up will continue so we can better ensure our employees will know they will be fully supported to make the right decisions when these issues arise.”
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