Kevin Smith and Southwest Airlines (Forcibly) Reunite

By May 20, 2016
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Those of you that have been aware of Kevin Smith, and have followed him on social media for longer than just a few years will probably remember the huge debacle that took place between he and Southwest Airlines, when Smith at the time (around 2010) was ejected from one of the airlines’ flights for being so fat, that he was considered a safety risk. Something that he, understandably, took a bit of offense to.

Ever since, the filmmaker has vowed never to ride a Southwest flight again, but it looks like occasionally, desperate times, call for desperate measures.

The writer and director has been live-tweeting his journey out to Kansas City this weekend for Planet Comicon, but then his Delta flight was delayed three hours… with only one other flight available to get him to the convention on time:

I guess you have to make peace with everyone, including an airplane company, eventually.

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Alex Welch

Alex Welch

Alex dreams of meeting a girl with a yellow umbrella, and spends too much time* staring at a movie screen. His vocabulary consists mostly of movie quotes and 80s song lyrics. *Debatable
  • David Johnson

    Wait wasn’t He WAY Bigger when this started like needed more than 1 seat Bigger!