Watch: People Are Going All the Way In on Delta After Adam Saleh Posted A Video Saying He Was Kicked Off Flight for Speaking Arabic

SALT LAKE CITY - AUGUST 12:  A Delta Airlines jet taxies for take-off at the Salt Lake International Airport August 12, 2005 in Salt Lake City, Utah. The resent increase in fuel prices has forced some airlines to raise ticket prices and may force some such as Delta into bankruptcy.  (Photo by George Frey/Getty Images)

Watch: People Are Going All the Way In on Delta After Adam Saleh Posted A Video Saying He Was Kicked Off Flight for Speaking Arabic

Another day, another reason #BoycottDelta is trending.

Published December 21, 2016

  1. You may recognize 23-year-old Adam Saleh from his hilarious YouTube videos and Vines where he plays pranks on people, commonly in airports
  2. However, his most recent trip to the airport was anything but funny
  3. Saleh posted a video to Twitter of the moment when Delta Airlines crew members asked him and his friend to leave their flight because their speaking in Arabic made other passengers 'uncomfortable'
  4. Afterward, he posted updates on their situation and told his followers to boycott Delta
  5. Although some people suspected this was yet another prank
  6. broadcast journalist Soledad O'brien had a friend on the flight who provided alternative details
  7. However, the skepticism did not stop his followers from retweeting his account. Eventually, #boycottdelta started trending on Twitter
  8. And people dragged Delta Airlines for everything its worth
  9. Many people brought up past reasons why everyone should boycott Delta indefinitely
  10. And while we're at it, let's not forget about the white people who felt so uneasy hearing people speak another language that they complained
  11. In relation to the allegations, Delta has confirmed that there was an incident, but has not yet gone into further detail β€” Saleh has since spoken to CBSN and maintained his position

Written by Rachel Herron

(Photo: George Frey/Getty Images)

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