Billie Joe Armstrong Kicked Off Flight for... Saggy Pants?!?

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He didn't piss in an aisle. And he didn't allege racism. But Billie Joe Armstrong was still kicked off a flight this week - and you won't believe why.

According to the Green Day singer, he was tossed off a Southwest flight from Oakland to Burbank because his pants were loose. Armstrong Tweeted today: "Just got kicked off a southwest flight because my pants sagged too low! What the f(asterisk)(asterisk)(asterisk)? No joke!"

Billie Joe Armstrong on Stage

A producer from ABC was actually on board the flight, according to Fox News, and says Armstrong replied by asking the attendant if there weren't "better things to do than worry about that?"

But the employee persisted, told the artist he could be taken off the plane if he did not comply... and that's exactly what happened!

Southwest spokesman Brad Hawkins subsequently released a statement that confirmed an incident took place, but added Armstrong was permitted on the next flight to Burbank and told a customer relations agent that he had no other complaints.

"As soon as we became aware of what had happened, we reached out to apologize for this Customer's experience," the statement read. "He elected to take the next flight. We followed up with this Customer and involved Employees to get more details and, in our latest conversations, understand from the Customer the situation was resolved to his satisfaction."

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FIRST OF ALL U F*CKING LOSERS NEED TO GET A LIFE. I LOVE BILLIE JOE BUT I STILL DON'T PROMOTE HAVING UR PANTS ON THE GROUND. IT DOSEN'T MATTER WHAT I THINK THOUGH, NOBODY SHOULD BE TOLD WHAT TO WEAR OR HOW TO WEAR IT. AS LONG AS NOTHING IN APPROPRIATE IS SHOWING WEAR WHAT U WANT, IT'S A FREE COUNTRY. ISN'T THAT KINDA WHAT HIS SONGS ARE ABOUT?

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BILLIE JOE WILL KICK YOUR F*CKIN' ASS UNTIL YOUR UNCOCIOUS SO I'D BE CAREFUL OF WHAT YOU ABOUT TO HIM AND GREEN DAY. HE IS AMAZING, BUT I'VE NEVER SEEN HIM WEAR HIS PANTS LIKE THAT AND I DON'T PROMOTE IT. HE MAY BE LITTLE BUT HE HAS A HARD PUNCH, MY BROTHER KNOWS.

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the real reason for the air line kicking him off the plane is not coz of him wearing his jeans too low. it was simple coz he created one of the worlds shittest bands ever.
now u may write back saying abuse and shit like that but guess what? i dont give a fuck. green day are shit.

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IF YOU QUESTION BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG, HE'LL KICK YOUR ASS, THAT'S FOR SURE! IF HE WANT TO WEAR HIS PANTS THAT WAY, DON'T FUCKING WORRY ABOUT IT, GET YOUR OWN LIFE!

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Can I just say, Billie is 39 not 40 (at this moment in time). He was only standing up for himself. Why does it matter how he was wearing them. It's non of there business! He was right to tell them that. He can wear them however the hell he likes! And yes, there WERE better things to do than worry about that! Don't question Billie Joe Armstrong... he'll kick your ass! He simply wouldn't pull up his pants because it has nothing to do with them and they shouldn't tell him what to do! He obviously seemed offended when they asked him to pull up his pants. But he accepted their apology and got on the next plane. No problem, so everyone who put a bad comment about him... can shut up!

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Dear Mr. Armstrong, You are 40 years old. Pull up your damn pants.

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So Billie gets attention by having his ass hang out? What a loser! The bigger loser is Southwest Airlines for apologizing and putting this dickhead on the next flight.

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Why wouldn't he simply pull up his pants?

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I'd prefer to not have to see a atranger's underpants while traveling. Funny how the whole situation could've been avoided if he'd taken two seconds to hoist his pants. Methinks it's an entitlement issue.

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The airline already provided Armstrong with an apology and it was accepted so this is a non-issue. And don't feed the trolls.

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