Tuesday, December 18, 2018

I Think I know Why

Model Daisy Fuentes Marx asks the TSA why she had to remove her sweater but a woman in a burka did not:
Model Daisy Fuentes Marx questioned why she was allegedly forced to remove her sweater at a security checkpoint while others in line, including a woman in a “full burka or head wrap,” were not:
Anybody still remember Daisy Fuentes?
Daisy Fuentes (born November 17, 1966) is a Cuban-American television host, comedian and model. Fuentes broke barriers as MTV's first Latina VJ (signed to MTV and MTV Latin America simultaneously), and as Revlon's first Latina spokesperson to be signed to a worldwide contract.

In responses to various Twitter users, she made clear that it’s not a religious issue for her but one of security where some travelers are exempt from the rules:

My comment clearly was not about Muslims or minorities.

— Daisy Fuentes Marx (@DaisyFuentes) December 16, 2018

Isn't she important and rich enough to get TSA PreCheck or Global Entry? We're doing it. Maybe the woman in the burka did too.

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