10 Celebs Behaving Badly At Airports
With never-ending security lines, inconvenient delays, and an abundance of tired travelers, a frustrated grumble or two during a trip is to be expected. And while most people brush off these annoyances, some celebs just couldn’t seem to handle the stress. From assaulting flight crewmembers, to throwing tantrums over missing bags, here are the most misbehaved celebrities at airports around the world.
Johnny Depp is facing up to 10 years in prison and $262K in fines for illegally bringing his Yorkshire Terriers, Piston and Boo, on a private jet to Australia where he was filming Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales. He failed to declare the pups, breaking the country’s quarantine laws.
Pierce Brosnan was held up at Burlington International Airport in Vermont after TSA agents found a hunting knife in his carry-on. The former James Bond actor eventually was allowed to board the plane and continue on his way.
Police arrested Diana Ross at London’s Heathrow airport for assaulting a security officer who tried to body-search her. The pop star was eventually released with a warning.
Justin Bieber caused controversy in Germany after insisting his pet monkey, Mally join him on a flight from New York City to Munich. Once landed, Bieber failed to provide the necessary paperwork to German customs, which then confiscated the animal.
Alec Baldwin was kicked off an American Airlines flight for refusing to turn off his cell phone during the plane’s takeoff. Why? He was in the middle of a heated game of Words With Friends. The actor then fled to the restroom and proceeded to call crewmembers names—Baldwin says the flight attendant singled him out.
Naomi Campbell was arrested at Heathrow airport after losing her temper over a missing bag while onboard a British Airways flight to L.A. As the model was escorted off the plane by police, she proceeded to allegedly spit at an officer, ultimately leading to her arrest.
Authorities at Los Angeles Airport detained Neil Morrissey after “an excessive amount of red wine,” caused him to lose his temper while waiting in line for customs.
Conrad Hilton, Paris Hilton’s younger brother, was charged after assaulting a flight crew aboard a British Airways flight from London to L.A. Thought to be under the influence, crew restrained him inflight after he was aggressive and threatened to “get them fired in five minutes.”
Rapper Wiz Khalifa, found himself cuffed at Los Angeles International Airport after he refused to get off a hoverboard he was riding. The artist quickly took to social media to speak out about the incident, posting to Twitter, "All because I didn't want to ditch the technogy everyone will be using in the next 6 months. Do what you want kids."
Passengers aboard a Delta flight from New York City to Los Angeles caught video of rapper Azealia Banks swearing and yelling at a male flight attendant shortly after the plane landed at LAX. While trying to exit the plane, Banks reportedly got into a fight with another passenger, spitting at a man who was trying to get his luggage out of the overhead bin (she later tweeted the man had hit her in the face). After a flight attendant grabbed her bag and tried to intervene, Banks called him a homophobic slur and demanded he give back her bag.