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Jason Derulo Accuses American Airlines of Racism (Video)

Jason Derulo Accuses American Airlines of Racism (Video)

Jason Derulo feels discriminated against after an incident with his latest American Airlines flight.

The 27-year-old singer was flying from Miami to Los Angeles on Wednesday (February 8) when an airline employee allegedly told him that he and his entourage couldn’t check 19 bags, despite Jason being a Concierge Key member, according to TMZ.

When Jason found out they wanted to charge him an extra $6000, he reportedly told the plane to go back to the gate, and it was there that he was confronted by police.

“Soon as they find out who I am the whole gear changes. It’s all relaxed and it’s all cool,” Jason said in a video obtained by the site. “If I was not who I was, if I wasn’t Jason Derulo, I wouldn’t be here right now I’d be in f-cking cuffs. It’s 100 percent racial because the initial thought in people’s minds is ‘these hoodlums are causing problems.’”

You can watch Jason explain the situation below:

Jason Derulo Explains American Airlines Incident
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  • Madsxx

    Hmm..It sounds more like he’s playing the race card because he didn’t get his way. That’s what it sounds like anyways.

  • j k

    Uhm no

  • Lawrence Rainbow

    Good call.

  • Koos

    now what?


  • HG

    RMFE at this race card user, maybe they went soft on him cause he’s a celebrity more than his race!

  • The truth is ALWAYS out there

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  • plez

    Nothing to do with race. More like not being famous vs being famous. I mean 19 bags. 19.

  • plez

    Nothing to do with race. More like not being famous vs being famous. I mean 19 bags. 19.

  • Penny Dreadful

    Stop looking and sounding like a hoodlum, then.


    What an asshole. I have never even heard of this fool.

  • Nish

    I’m confused as to whether he feels disrespected because they didn’t know who the hell he was, or because it was actual issue of race? Nevertheless, the tone of his comments have me thinking the former…

  • :)

    Just a c lister wanting a list status