Who is Adam Saleh? Meet the YouTuber Who Was Allegedly Kicked Off A Delta Flight For Speaking Arabic
The viral video of Adam Saleh getting escorted off a Delta flight because he was speaking Arabic continues to make headlines.
The 23-year-old YouTube star filmed the incident on his phone and explained to viewers that he felt he was being treated as a terrorist merely because of his appearance and language.
In addition, some people on social media are accusing Adam of staging the entire thing because of his past with pranks on YouTube.
But he insists that it wasn’t a stunt.
“The only thing I can say is, I would never film a phone video,” Adam told the NYT. “That’s when it’s really serious, and I must film.” His video camera was in his luggage.”
Meanwhile, Adam has received an outpouring of support from celebrities who were outraged by the alleged discrimination.
So who is Adam? We put together five fast facts for you.
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