Filmmaker Kevin Smith Kicked Off Southwest Flight For Being Too Fat

Filmmaker Kevin Smith Kicked Off Southwest Flight For Being Too Fat

Every so often Southwest Airlines arbitrarily and incorrectly decides that someone is too fat to fly in a single seat. These are people who have regularly flown Southwest in the past and can fit themselves in one seat without a problem. Prior to now, none were cult celebrities with more than a million and a half Twitter followers and a smartphone. Then an air captain declared filmmaker Kevin Smith a “safety risk,” and all hell broke loose. Update: Southwest has responded. [More]