Gospel singer Bobbi Storm posted the incident on her Instagram account, receiving mixed reactions from those who saw the video.
Singer Promotes Song on Airplane, Despite Flight Attendant’s Instructions
The incident happened aboard a Delta flight and was posted to her personal Instagram on Saturday, November 11, 2024. The video begins with Storm talking to the lead flight attendant, reassuring him that she was going to her seat and was not creating a disturbance. The flight reportedly had to return to the gate for a mechanical issue, and had not yet departed the airport. It is unclear which flight the incident happened aboard, or where it was departing or flying to.
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She then announces to those around her that she “sings for the lord” and was nominated that day for two Grammy Awards. Storm then goes on to promote her music to everyone, before the flight attendant asks her: “Are you going to be quiet?”
“Everyone is enjoying it, so why would I be quiet?” Storm responded.
“I’m not enjoying it, so I’m asking you to be quiet,” the flight attendant noted back.
The flight attendant goes on to tell Storm that if she is unable to remain quiet, she would not be allowed to stay aboard the aircraft. Storm agrees to the terms, but goes on to continue to promote her music to everyone near her. Furthermore, she breaks into song for those around her despite being instructed not to.
In a defense posted as a comment to her post, Storm claims: “I have sang on over 50 flights. There were NO LAWS broken here.” She continued by calling out the flight attendant in question, writing: “That flight attendant really was out of order and did not have the authority to do what he was threatening but I have places to go and wasn’t going to stoop to his level.”
In a statement to NBC News, a Delta spokesperson says they have been in touch with Storm over her issue with the aircraft. The news outlet also notes that Storm was not individually nominated for a Grammy Award, but Maverick City Music – with whom she has recorded with – was nominated for the honors.
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