- 20-year-old rapper Lil Pump has issued a lifetime ban from JetBlue after he refused to wear a mask on a flight from Fort Lauderdale to Los Angeles.
- An airline spokesperson said Lil Pump “became verbally abusive with crew members after being asked numerous times and refusing to comply with JetBlue’s face-covering policy.”
- JetBlue, like other major airlines, is requiring all passengers over the age of two years to wear a mask throughout the flight as a precaution against the Coronavirus.
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Rapper Lil Pump has received a lifetime ban from JetBlue.
A JetBlue spokesperson said in a statement that the 20-year-old rapper was on a JetBlue plane from Fort Lauderdale to Los Angeles when he “became verbally abusive with crew members after being asked multiple times and refusing to comply with JetBlue’s face-covering policy.” .
JetBlue requires any passenger over the age of two to wear a face covering throughout their flight as protection from the Coronavirus. she was The first airline to do so.
“His return reservation has been canceled and he is no longer welcome to travel on the JetBlue plane,” the spokesman said. “The safety of all customers and crew members is JetBlue’s number one priority.”
Law enforcement took part, although it is unclear if any charges were brought.
Read more: Airlines chief executives say it doesn’t matter how much they protect passengers from COVID-19 – travel demand will not bounce back until the pandemic is over.
JetBlue isn’t the only airline outlawing those who refuse to comply with its mask policy.
Delta added nearly 500 names On the no-fly list by October. United also has a list. And the America has been banned Those who refuse to wear masks on a case-by-case basis.
Lil Pump has been a staunch supporter of President Donald Trump, who has repeatedly downplayed the virus and He refused to wear the mask on several occasions And mocked those who do, Referring to them as “politically correct.”
The rapper was invited to Trump’s recent election rally, where he introduced the president Him as “Little Pimp.””
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