Baroness Scotland’s Netflix star son fined £ 3,000 for abusing British Airways staff

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The star of a Netflix reality TV show and the son of a former attorney general has been fined nearly £ 3,000 for abusing cabin crew on a flight.

Matthew Mawhinney, 29, got rowdy on the flight home after filming the second series of the Netflix dating show Too Hot to Handle in the Caribbean on Feb. 7.

He was arrested along with fellow contestants Harry Johnson, 28, and 23-year-old Beaux Greenslade.

Matthew Mawhinney, 29, got rowdy on the flight home after filming the second series of the Netflix dating show Too Hot to Handle in the Caribbean on February 7

In a letter to the court, Mahwinney apologized and said he was 'deeply ashamed' for his behavior during the flight

In a letter to the court, Mahwinney apologized and said he was ‘deeply ashamed’ for his behavior during the flight

District Judge Deborah Wright said the three defendants behaved with a `` deep sense of justice without any regard for the crew or any of the other passengers on the flight. ''

District Judge Deborah Wright said the three defendants behaved with a “ deep sense of justice without any regard for the crew or any of the other passengers on the flight. ”

Beaux Greenslade leaves Uxbridge Magistrates Court, West London, admitting abusive or insulting words and behavior on her flight home after filming the second series of Netflix dating show Too Hot to Handle

Beaux Greenslade leaves Uxbridge Magistrates Court, West London, admitting abusive or insulting words and behavior on her flight home after filming the second series of Netflix dating show Too Hot to Handle

Greenslade was heard saying 'F *** these people and f *** the captain', the flight attendants 'look at me when I talk to you' and everyone told how rude they thought the crew were.

Greenslade was heard saying ‘F *** these people and f *** the captain’, the flight attendants ‘look at me when I talk to you’ and everyone told how rude they thought the crew were.

The trio were filming in the Turks and Caicos Islands before flying to Miami, where they saw margaritas while waiting for their connection to Heathrow.

The cabin crew on the British Airways flight asked Johnson and Greenslade to tone it down after they were seen ‘kissing and acting intimately’ in their seats.

A witness reported that they were concerned that the couple was about to engage in a sexual act.

The defendants became insulted after they were repeatedly told to put on face masks and were told the captain had decided they shouldn’t be given any more alcohol.

During a hearing in the Uxbridge Magistrates’ Court on Friday, prosecutor Christelle McCracken told the court that flight attendants Heather Wenn and Sophie Griffiths had been targeted in most of the abuse.

When Mrs. Wenn told Mawhinney he wouldn’t be getting any more drinks, he said to her, ‘Go away and f ****** look who my mom is – Baroness Scotland, I’m a gold card holder – go get me a drink.’

He messed up the written warning he had received from the captain and threw it across the cabin.

Mawhinney’s mother served as Attorney General between 2007 and 2010 after being appointed by Gordon Brown, and was the first woman to hold the position.

She has been the Commonwealth Secretary-General since 2016.

At one point during the flight, Mawhinney climbed up the aisle and began to perform push-ups while the seat belt sign was on, the court heard.

Greenslade, a legal secretary, also became insulted when she was told she would not be getting any more booze.

The Netflix star's mother is Commonwealth Secretary General, Baroness Scotland, who served as Attorney General under Gordon Brown

The Netflix star’s mother is Commonwealth Secretary General, Baroness Scotland, who served as Attorney General under Gordon Brown

Matthew Mawhinney, pictured with ex Tina Stinnes, has been arrested after drunken rampage on a flight

Matthew Mawhinney, pictured with ex Tina Stinnes, has been arrested after drunken rampage on a flight

Baroness Scotland, 65, is the sixth Secretary-General of the Commonwealth of Nations after being elected in 2015

Baroness Scotland, 65, is the sixth Secretary-General of the Commonwealth of Nations after being elected in 2015

She said to the flight attendants, “Take away my f ***** tray, don’t you know I’m a *** secretary, I’ll take your job from you.”

When a passenger asked her to stop giving the crew a hard time, Greenslade replied, “Shut up f ****** c ***.”

Johnson, an arborist, called Mrs. Wenn a “ bitch ” when he received a letter from the captain saying he shouldn’t be served alcohol either.

Greenslade was heard saying ‘F *** these people and f *** the captain’, the flight attendants ‘look at me when I talk to you’ and everyone told how rude they thought the crew were.

When told that the police could be called upon landing, Greenslade replied, “Call the police, they won’t do anything.”

Mahwhinney, of Mayfair, Westminster, admitted to being a person on board an airplane who disobeyed a pilot’s legal orders because he refused to put on a face mask.

He again admitted to using words and behavior that were threatening, insulting, or offensive.

Johnson, of Darlington, County Durham, and Greenslade, of Bexleyheath in south-east London, admitted the same charges.

In a letter to the court, Mahwinney apologized and said he was “deeply ashamed” of his behavior on the flight, adding, “This is the most embarrassing and embarrassing thing that has ever happened to me. I’m not trying to apologize for what happened. ‘

The court has been informed that he had been given anti-anxiety medications and sleeping pills prior to participating in the show, which may have affected his behavior.

District Judge Deborah Wright said the three defendants behaved with a “deep sense of justice without any regard for the crew or any of the other passengers on the flight.”

Mohamed Reza Ally, on behalf of Johnson and Greenslade, said, “ This was the opportunity of a lifetime, and you are absolutely right in saying that they had this sense of entitlement that they probably never had before as a result of the TV show.

It was youth, naivety and stupidity – they got themselves involved (in line) and made it much worse by escalating it to a group situation.

‘They realize that it is not going to be easy in relation to the publicity.

“This behavior is completely out of character in every way, and I think that should be kept in mind.”

Judge Wright delivered the verdict, saying, “You were at the end of a prolonged period of social confinement and that may have had a psychological impact on you and could have been the reason you behaved out of character.

“You all acted with a deep sense of justice, you all acted without regard to the crew or the work they had to do.”

She added that their behavior was exacerbated by the fact that they refused to wear masks in a confined space at the height of the pandemic, alongside other passengers trapped with them at 10,000 feet.

Each defendant was fined £ 1,500, ordered to pay £ 500 each to Mrs Wenn and Mrs Griffiths, and ordered to pay a victim allowance of £ 150 and £ 85 charges for their abuse.

They had to pay an additional £ 100 for refusing to put on their masks when the captain ordered it.

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