'Face covering': Man kicked off airplane for wearing ladies underwear as a mask

'Face covering': Man kicked off airplane for wearing ladies underwear as a mask

  • A passenger on an American flight was told he had a choice; either wear a face mask or get off the plane
  • He chose to get off the plane, despite claiming that the underwear covering his face and nose qualified as a mask
  • The airline disagreed and he disembarked from the plane but claimed that the underwear performed exactly the same as a mask

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The tired and exasperated flight attendants had to explain to Adam Jenne that the ladies thong he had over his face did not qualify as a face mask.

As the Omicron variant of Covid 19 sweeps the globe Americans are being asked to wear a mask on aeroplanes again.

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Adam Jenne was told that if he did not wear a proper mask he would have to get off the flight. Photo credit: Inside Edition/YouTube
Source: UGC

This has caused some friction between that large percentage of the population who remain sceptical about the social distancing measures.

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Jenne was forced to leave the aeroplane after he refused to wear an approved face covering.

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He argued that the neglige he wore complied with all the mask measures the airline had stipulated, the flight attendants did not agree.

Another passenger voluntarily left the plane in solidarity with Jenne according to Inside Edition.

Social media users took to the comment section of the Youtube video

Liam Kennedy:

"I love how he thinks wearing a thong on his face is apparently more sensical than wearing a mask."

Dr Betelgeuse:

"In this man’s case, it’s not about the rules, it’s about emotional maturity."


"Regardless of where you stand with mask compliance, taking a stand for your “rights” on an airplane is not the venue."

Sv DM:

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"The rules make zero sense". Says the guy who's holding a mask but instead wear a thong
He should've admitted he's just pranking and apologised instead of acting like a victim..."

President Cyril Ramaphosa's maskless dance in Ghana frustrates locals

Earlier, Briefly News reported that a video of President Cyril Ramaphosa dancing in Ghana has gone viral online. During his state visit, Ramaphosa bust a few moves to a Ghanaian song. The singer performed his tune live while Ramaphosa was breaking it down on the dancefloor.

Ramaphosa was maskless during this time and dancing with a partner. This resulted in many social media users becoming infuriated. Peeps on Twitter have been sharing the clip of the President dancing away with concerns about the Omicron Covid-19 variant.

Many made jokes that Ramaphosa will lock the country down again upon his arrival back home despite the fact that he danced without a mask or social distancing.

Source: Briefly News

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