UPDATED 12/8/16 12:15 p.m. ET: Young Thug jumped on Twitter to respond to the whole situation that went down. "Everybody get mad and say shit.... I love the skin I'm in , and I love MY people.... 💯 ," he wrote. He also added, "Oh ya and the ladies behind the counter was disrespectful too....two sides to every story #UDIGG." Both tweets have since been deleted, but you can check them out below because nothing ever dies on the internet.
However, Thug did take to Instagram to get his take on the airport incident with several videos captioned "African-American I am." He also states "Black Lives Matter forever," but that he chooses to stay out of politics. Check out everything Thugger had to say below.
A video posted by ""JEFFERY"" (@thuggerthugger1) on Dec 8, 2016 at 10:10am PST
A video posted by ""JEFFERY"" (@thuggerthugger1) on Dec 8, 2016 at 10:20am PST
A video posted by ""JEFFERY"" (@thuggerthugger1) on Dec 8, 2016 at 10:37am PST
A video posted by ""JEFFERY"" (@thuggerthugger1) on Dec 8, 2016 at 10:48am PST
A video posted by ""JEFFERY"" (@thuggerthugger1) on Dec 8, 2016 at 12:05pm PST
See original story from 12/7/16 below.
Young Thug is receiving major backlash after he posted footage of himself disrespecting airline workers.
On Wednesday night, the Jeffery rapper posted an Instagram video in which he is seen arguing with two female Alaska Airlines employees whom, he claims, were trying to make him miss his flight. “THIS IS Y I RIDE SIGNATURE JETS,” he captioned the post. “THEY TRYIN TO MAKE ME MISS MY SHOW!”
The video shows Thugger referring to the women as “ants,” “peasants,” and “bums” before offering them $15,000 to quit their day jobs. But he didn’t stop there. Thug then went on to insult the employees’ hair—saying “they look like Africans” that “got deported"—and declared himself “bigger than the law.” The Atlanta rapper might’ve thought the video was funny, but Twitter wasn’t having it.
Alaska Airlines officials told TMZ Thug was supposed to catch a flight from Atlanta to Seattle; however, he arrived after the 45-minute cutoff time. Sources say he was able to get on a partner flight, so it’s still possible for him to take the stage in Seattle tonight. Thug is currently on his Hi’Horsed tour with 21 Savage.