The woman says she started filming the man who punched her reclining chair after the staff refused to help her
American Airlines passenger says she only started filming the man who slammed the back of her reclining seat in viral video after flight attendant refused to help her
- Wendi Williams filmed the man who pummeled her seat during the January 31 flight
- She had sat back and he was angry because he could not lean his back
- The hostess of American Airlines took the side of him and threatened to arrest Williams for filming the man
- Williams now not only wants him to be called so she can file charges, but she also wants the stewardess fired
- She told Fox & Friends on Monday that the stewardess initially ignored her, so she started filming
- Williams also threatened to prosecute American because he claimed that she had spilled the man’s liquor when she leaned back
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The female passenger who filmed a man hitting the back of her lounger on an American Airlines flight said she did not start recording him until he was ignored by the flight attendant.
Wendi Williams filmed the man, who has not been identified despite her public pleas for him, pummeling the back of her chair during their flight from New Orleans to Charlotte.
She had leaned her chair back, but she didn’t have the ability to lean back. He was so angry, she said, he decided to hit her chair repeatedly to prove his point.
She says she was trying to get the attention of the flight attendant, but she couldn’t do that with her camera phone to film him.
Wendi Williams appeared on Fox & Friends on Monday to ask the man ‘to come out of the woodwork’
In an interview with Fox & friends Williams said on Monday: “I left a teachers’ conference and we got on the plane and the man behind me, as soon as we got up in the air, I leaned and asked me if … I would put my chair back on while he ate, what I did.
“About 10 minutes later he was ready and I put my chair back at the point where he started punching the back of my chair completely hard that I flew forward.
“I tried to attract the attention of the stewardess and she did not respond. So the only thing I could think of was to film the man and maybe I thought that would stop him, “she said.
When the stewardess, a woman she called Loretta, finally came to their seats, Williams says she not only chose the man’s side, but also threatened to arrest her for filming him.
“When she finally came, she had an attitude with me and said,” What? “And I said,” The man behind me hits me repeatedly, “and she went back to him, like changed personalities, and was the nicest person in the world and said,” Oh, are you okay? It’s really tight here. I’m sorry “and then she said to me,” Delete the video “and I thought,” Why should I delete the video? ” ”
Williams divided social media after embarrassing a fellow traveler who claimed to have repeatedly hit her chair when she leaned back
Williams says she is now considering legal action against American Airlines
Williams said she plans to prosecute American because of her claims that she caused the man’s liquor to leak when she leaned back.
She also asks that the man be publicly identified so that she can file charges and claims that he actually hit her harder in the chair before she started filming.
“I wish he would come from the woodwork,” she said Monday.
The line of divided travelers, many of whom said the man was justified in his response.
Delta CEO also said that none of the passengers behaved in an acceptable manner.
American said in a statement: “We are aware of a customer dispute that occurred on American Eagle flight 4392, conducted by Republic Airways on January 31.
“The safety and comfort of our customers and team members is our top priority and our team is investigating the problem.”