- 20-year-old rapper Lil Pump received a life ban on JetBlue after refusing to wear a mask on a flight from Fort Lauderdale to Los Angeles.
- An airline spokesman said Lil Pump became a verbal insult to crew members after being asked several times and refusing to comply with JetBlue’s face coverage policy. ‘
- Like other major airlines, JetBlue requires all passengers over 2 years of age to wear a mask throughout the flight as a precaution against the coronavirus.
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Rapper Lil Pump has received a life ban from JetBlue.
The 20-year-old rapper was on a JetBlue flight from Fort Lauderdale to Los Angeles when he ‘became verbally abusive with crew members after being asked several times and refusing to comply with JetBlue’s policy,’ a JetBlue said. spokesman said in a statement. .
JetBlue requires passengers over 2 years of age to cover their face during their flight as protection against the coronavirus. It was the first airline to do so.
“His return booking has been canceled and he is no longer welcome to fly on JetBlue,” the spokesman said. “The safety of all customers and crew members is JetBlue’s first priority.”
Law enforcement was involved, although it is unclear whether any charges will be filed.
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JetBlue is not the only airline banning those who refuse to comply with a mask policy.
By October, Delta had added nearly 500 names to a list without flies. United also has a list, and American has banned those who on occasion refuse to wear masks.
Lil Pump was an outspoken supporter of President Donald Trump, who repeatedly belittled the virus and on several occasions refused to wear a mask and mocked those who did, referring to it as ‘politically correct’.
The rapper was invited to Trump’s last campaign, where the president introduced him as ‘Little Pimp’.