Michaela Coel had a message for Virgin Atlantic and its passengers after this happened
Bafta-winning actor Michaela Coel had a message for Virgin Atlantic and its passengers after this happened to her on one of its flights today.
Congratulations to Virgin Atlantic passengers once again!
A lady just confused me for a hostess and asked me to clean up her mess and increase the flight temp.
What I’m wearing… what the staff are wearing. pic.twitter.com/MXcQr6tQDs
— Michaela Coel (@MichaelaCoel) May 15, 2018
Here is how people responded on Twitter.
drag her!!! she knew what she was doing, her way of asserting power (whether consciously or subconsciously) pic.twitter.com/7qH6eJ9Zse
— ईश्वर • Øræc-EL • अर्हत (@Mz_Hentai) May 15, 2018
You should have yelled to the flight attendant, “this passenger has extreme diarrhea… she’s in extreme pain”
please help. #dire
— Entropy (@The_Prize) May 15, 2018
But your black… so of course, after all aren't we here to serve?
— Lady Pie de Grue (@DPetagrew) May 15, 2018
— Mo (@moeliyah_) May 15, 2018
This is probably the reason. Can't seperate fact from fiction. ha hah a
— Dolores (@DeloresDeeDee) May 15, 2018
I was once locked into a building at work. This was my first job, I was dressed in a suit. A policeman came and described me as the cleaner when he radioed for help. Nothing wrong with cleaning but…….
— Deborah Broomfield (@DebsBroomfield) May 15, 2018
Sounds about white.
— Clark Cox (@clarkcox) May 15, 2018
The Chewing Gum and Black Mirror star previously wrote in Vogue about how a white woman sped past her and two black men before turning round and joining the back of the line while she was queuing for the upper class section of the airline, reported the BBC.
“What happened? Did three black people signify a queue she usually walks to the right of?
“To suggest things may be going on in our brains that we aren’t fully conscious of, that we unknowingly make classist, sexist and racist presumptions… well, there just aren’t many comfortable ways to take that.”