Rock stars have been booted from the stage for centuries. Long acts, crude lyrics, loud guitars, late nights… all good reasons watch our favorite musician get torn away from the stage in a fit of brilliance to the rancorous applause of a crowd wanting more.
So when Billie Jo refuses to hike up his baggin’, saggin’ pants at the airport, it’s about as close as we’ll get to an encore.
[Source: US Magazine]
Billie Jo Armstrong is the latest celebrity to earn whatever-the-opposite-of-the-mile-high badge is; he was kicked off the plane before take-off, like so many of our favorite celebrities have done in the past couple of years.
Was it for throwing his guitar into the crowd? Was he crowd-surfing the tarmac? Nope. He wore “baggy jeans,” which is apparently offensive to the Southwest Airlines staff.
Don’t worry Billy – you’re not the only one who has committed such in injustice. Think of all the other celebrities who have gotten booted from the plane for semi-ridiculous reasons…