American Airlines Responds After Tyler, The Creator Claims To Be On No-Fly List
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An American Airlines rep has responded to rapper Tyler, the Creator’s claim that he was placed on a no-fly list.

On Thursday, Tyler tweeted, “HA IM ON @AmericanAir NO FLY TERRORIST LIST 🤤 WHAT THE HELL DID I DO.”

The rapper has previously been banned from performing in the U.K. and New Zealand, those bans were recently overturned.

A rep for American Airlines denied the allegations in a statement to The Fader, telling the publication, “American does not have a terrorism watch list. That list is controlled by the FBI. But since Tyler, The Creator is flying with us today and is currently on one of our flights, the Tweet is not accurate.”

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Fans had briefly speculated that the rapper may have been banned from the airline due to his music. A student at the University of South Alabama was recently accused of making terroristic threats after writing lyrics from the rapper’s song “Radicals” on a flip chart in the school’s library.

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