BOSTON (AP) — A burlesque dancer says JetBlue employees at Boston’s Logan International Airport forced her to change clothes before she was allowed to board a connecting flight to Seattle.
The 26-year-old dancer uses the stage name Maggie McMuffin. She tells The Boston Globe she was waiting for her flight May 18 when a JetBlue employee requested that she change out of her high-waisted shorts or risk not being admitted onto the plane.
McMuffin says her black-and-white short shorts “covered everything” and her body was “90 percent” covered, given that she was also wearing thigh-high socks and a sweater.
JetBlue spokesman Doug McGraw says airline employees discussed McMuffin’s clothing and determined it might offend families on the flight.
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McMuffin complied but called it embarrassing and vowed to never fly JetBlue again.