Sha’Carri Richardson Says She Was ‘Threatened’ by Flight Attendant, Videoed American Airways Removing

EUGENE, OREGON - AUGUST 21: Sha'Carri Richardson reacts after finishing last in the 100m race during the Wanda Diamond League Prefontaine Classic at Hayward Field on August 21, 2021 in Eugene, Oregon. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

EUGENE, OREGON – AUGUST 21: Sha’Carri Richardson reacts after ending final within the 100m race through the Wanda Diamond League Prefontaine Basic at Hayward Area on August 21, 2021 in Eugene, Oregon. (Photograph by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Photos)

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Monitor star Sha’Carri Richardson documented her expertise being faraway from an American Airways flight over the weekend, sharing two movies to Instagram, the place she alleges {that a} flight attendant “threatened” her and a fan who wished an image.

Richardson, 22, filmed a lot of the encounter and wrote on her Instagram Story that the flight attendant requested her to finish a cellphone name, so she did, per Yahoo Sports.

Within the caption of one of many two movies Richardson posted, she alleges that the flight attendant then threatened her. “I am recording me, however you jumped in my video, so I caught you since you jumped in my video,” Richardson said to the flight attendant in a clip. “You are harassing me at this level, so I believe you need to cease. I believe you need to cease.”

American Airways didn’t instantly reply to PEOPLE’s request for remark.

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The alternate on the airplane bought heated when the Olympian defended taking a video of herself, whereas flight attendants requested her to cease recording.

Another clip posted by Richardson reveals her speaking to a different passenger in regards to the scenario earlier than somebody informs her that she’s being requested to depart the flight.

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Towards the tip of the clip, Richardson requested an American Airways worker why she was being instructed to depart the airplane, being knowledgeable that the captain made the decision.

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“Inform me if I will be improper to pursue authorized actions in opposition to the airline @americanair,” she wrote partially on Instagram. “Not solely did the person threaten me, but in addition an harmless bystander who merely simply wished an image with me.”

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