Wednesday, December 21, 2005

Bitch thinks she's above the law

Notice the city from the byline. This was on the AP wire today:

HOUSTON (Dec. 20) - The wife of the pastor of the nation's largest church was asked to leave a plane after she failed to comply with a flight attendant's instructions, the FBI said Tuesday.

Houston Lakewood Church pastor Joel Osteen, his wife, Victoria, and their two children boarded a Continental Airlines flight from Houston to Vail, Colo., Monday. The plane's door had been closed when Victoria Osteen and a flight attendant had a disagreement.

"She failed to comply with the flight attendant's instructions, and they were asked to leave the flight," FBI spokeswoman Luz Garcia said without elaborating on the disagreement.

The FBI reviewed a report from Continental after the incident, Garcia said. No charges will be filed, she said.

The flight was delayed more than an hour while the Osteens' luggage was retrieved, Garcia said. The family took another flight to Colorado, where church spokesman Don Iloff said they were skiing Tuesday.

Iloff called the disagreement with the flight attendant "minor" but would not say what happened.

"In semantics, they might have been asked to be removed," he said. "Really, it was more of a mutual thing."

Continental spokeswoman Julie King would not discuss the disagreement but said in a statement that the situation was resolved.

Osteen's sermons are broadcast across the country and his book "Your Best Life Now" has become a best seller. His church has more than 30,000 worshippers weekly and meets in a renovated arena where the Houston Rockets once played.


At Wednesday, December 21, 2005 11:40:00 PM, Blogger ChiliGurl said...

Geez...I saw this on TV after it happened. They showed a picture of the wife. She looked like a spoiled rotten bitch!! All perfect, tons of makeup, flawless hair. She is part of the faith community that sickened me so much that I put my clerical collar away.

At Wednesday, December 21, 2005 11:48:00 PM, Blogger LA said...

Oddly enough, I'm sure she thinks she is the perfect representative of her community. Throwing the bitch hissy fit on airplanes just doesn't fly. (really, no pun intended)

At Thursday, December 22, 2005 11:47:00 AM, Blogger GetFlix said...

Yeah, and what about the rest of us that get to sit an extra hour while they get her luggage?

She should've been fined.


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