Tweet from Kevin Smith: What, was I gonna roll on a fellow passenger?
Southwest Airlines is the company whose commercials showcase folks in awkward situations, the theme being: Wanna get away? Today, thanks to a fat celebrity with twitchy thumbs, Southwest knows that feeling all too well, writes tbt* editor Jay Cridlin in an guest column on tampabay.com.
Director Kevin Smith, the auteur behind such comedies as Clerks, Chasing Amy and Dogma, stirred up controversy on Saturday when he was asked to leave a Southwest flight because of his weight.
After initially allowing Smith to board, the flight crew decided he posed a "safety concern," and sent him back to the terminal. So Smith did what many aggrieved consumers do these days: He turned to Twitter.
Take a look at 5 of Smith's amusing Tweets and tell us your favorite.