Diana Ross Reveals She Was Violated by TCA at Airport: ‘Makes Me Want to Cry’

Gracious Egedegbe
May 06, 2019
02:17 P.M.
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Veteran music star, Diana Ross described the poor treatment she received from airport authorities. The “You Can’t Hurry Love” crooner was nothing close to impressed as she recounted her airport experience on Twitter. Ross wrote:


“Ok so on one hand, I’m treated like royalty in New Orleans and at the airport I was treated like shit.”


The veteran celebrity had over the weekend performed at the Jazz and Heritage Festival in Louisiana city. She explained that her airport experience was quite disturbing as she had to go to the “prodding” of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) in a New Orleans airport.

Ross went ahead as she specifically mentioned that TSA was the reason behind her agitation while she exempted Delta airlines.

“Let me be clear, not the people of Delta BUT TSA was over the top!! Makes me want to cry!!”

She wrote while adding a second tweet. 

“It’s not what was done but how, I am feeling violated- I still feel her hands between my legs, front and back (saying to me it’s her job)”


she stated as she wrote in a third tweet.


Ross included that although she was all about focusing on the bright side of situations, she was however appalled at how she was scrutinized.

“I always try to see the good things but not feeling good right now,”

the Star concluded. Fans quickly shared their sincere empathy as to what the celebrity was bemoaning.

“File a complaint but put them on blast on Twitter”

a fan advices. In response to Ross’s distress tweet, a TSA representative while speaking with “FOX News” gave an account of how their protocols work as the person stated that “TSA is committed to ensuring all travelers are treated with respect and courtesy.”


Still speaking with the news outlet, the spokesperson mentioned that TSA was fully aware about Diana Ross’s complaint on the screening exercise at Louis Armstrong International Airport. 

A statement was further released as TSA informed the public that after careful perusal of security cameras, the protocol officers did carry out their jobs properly while including that further investigations will be carried out concerning Miss Ross.


“We encourage Ms. Ross to reach out to TSA so we can further explain our procedures, designed to protect travelers from a persistent threat.”

Before the incident, Lady Diana Ross delivered a sterling performance of some of her top-rated songs at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. The 75-year-old 80’s artiste brought the crowd to a roaring state as she sang hits including “I’m coming out,” “More Today Than Yesterday,” “You Can't Hurry Love” and “Touch Me In The Morning” amongst myriads of her other groundbreaking numbers.