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Sarah Silverman, Seth Rogen Clap Back At United Airlines Over Leggings ControversyGetty SharePinterestEmailSarah Silverman, Seth Rogen, William Shatner and more A-listers are fighting back against United Airlines’ recent leggings controversy.
About to go on tour all April and changing all my @united flights to other airlines— Sarah Silverman (@SarahKSilverman) March 26, 2017Then Seth Rogen stepped in.
https://t.co/xGyL4IAslE— Seth Rogen (@Sethrogen) March 26, 2017And William Shatner added his own take.
???I’m going to start wearing leggings!
In case you missed it, the airline landed in hot water on Sunday after gate agents refused to allow three young girls to board their flight because they were wearing leggings.
as informed in
United Airlines Criticized For Leggings Ban
This isn’t the first time spandex has gotten a bad rap: A lawmaker in Montana tried to make yoga pants illegal in 2015.
— christine teigen (@chrissyteigen) March 26, 2017@wloverude @united Men are required to wear collared shirts and dress pants, is that shameful?
The girls in question were “pass riders,” family members of United employees who were flying for free.
“When taking advantage of this benefit, all employees and pass riders are considered representatives of United.
1) A @united gate agent isn’t letting girls in leggings get on flight from Denver to Minneapolis because spandex is not allowed?
as informed in A couple models their outfits on the tarmac in front of United Airlines plane in a 1960 shoot for Vogue when air travel was much more glamorous.
The passengers this morning were United pass riders who were not in compliance with our dress code policy for company benefit travel.
@united Leggings are business attire for 10 year olds.
The decision by United Airlines to deny entry onto a flight to two girls who were wearing leggings has highlighted the changing culture of air travel in the U.S., aviation historians say.
The incident set off a wave of online criticism, with some calling out the airline for what they saw as sexist or old-fashioned dress code policies.