MIAMI (WSVN) - YouTube star and personality Adam Saleh was kicked off a Delta Airlines flight after reportedly speaking Arabic to his mother on the phone, he claimed.
Saleh, a 23-year-old actor and rapper from New York, was on a flight with another friend, who he called “Slim,” and said in a video that he was escorted off the flight for speaking Arabic.
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A Delta spokesperson released a statement shortly after the video went viral. “Two customers were removed from this flight and later rebooked after a disturbance in the cabin resulted in more than 20 customers expressing their discomfort. We’re conducting a full review to understand what transpired. We are taking allegations of discrimination very seriously; our culture requires treating others with respect.”
According to Saleh’s Twitter, both him and his friend were brought through a security check after they were questioned by police. Afterwards, the two were put onto another flight headed to New York City.
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