Taste Flav will let you know Spirit Airways is like 9-1-1 … a complete joke, besides he isn’t laughing after narrowly lacking a flight in Las Vegas and dropping his cool.
TMZ Hip Hop obtained footage of Flav making an attempt to not pop his high Thursday night time at a Spirit gate inside Harry Reid Worldwide Airport. Sources inform us it was round 11:30 PM, and the enduring Public Enemy rapper was sitting close to the gate ready to catch a flight to Detroit.
We’re advised he was engaged on his laptop computer and chatting on the cellphone — principally, preoccupied — when he observed the gate agent shutting the jetway door. He ran up, however she would not reopen it for him … so he missed the flight.
You’ll be able to see he was tremendous aggravated, and argued forwards and backwards with the Spirit worker — one other man even stepped in to plead Flav’s case.
Flav was fired up and hurled some obscenities on the worker, who threatened to name safety — however fortunately for Flav, in the long run, she did not and he didn’t turn into public enemy #1 on the Vegas airport.
Sources near Flav inform us he generally waits to board after everybody else as a result of folks need to take footage with him … and he would not need to maintain up the boarding course of. These sources additionally declare Spirit really did reopen the door to let different passengers in — earlier than this video begins — however closed it once more on Flav and a couple of different folks.
Flav tells TMZ … “Spirit Airways shut the door on me whereas I used to be in line to board. I used to be upset and mentioned some harsh phrases to the gate agent. I apologize to those that witnessed me performing out of character. I don’t apologize to Spirit Airways or the gate agent.”
Vanilla Ice additionally had a comparable meltdown after lacking a flight a number of years in the past, and as we reported … Gillie Da Child simply had an intense showdown with a TSA agent.
The skies could be pleasant, however the airport terminal is a complete different story!