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Topic : 03/14 Dr. Phil Now: Fly Girls

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Created on : Monday, March 10, 2008, 04:11:33 pm
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How would you feel if an airline banned you for how you looked? According to two young women, they’ve been banned for life from flying Southwest Airlines. Sarah and Nisreen made national news when they were escorted off a plane because they say the airline had a problem with them because they were “young and decent-looking” and their flight attendants were “middle-aged.” Southwest denies treating the women unfairly because of their appearance and says the women used vulgar language, obscene gestures and aggressive behavior. Joining the conversation is Kyla, who says she was told by Southwest that her outfit was too skimpy, and two other passengers who say the airline booted them because they were women. Then, McKay is a 15-year-old on a mission to end cussing. He founded a No Cussing Club at his high school and wants to inspire others to stop swearing and examine the power of words. McKay’s campaign has even motivated his mayor to pass a proclamation for a No Cussing Week in his hometown. Don’t miss reactions from the teen’s family and classmates! If it’s happening now, Dr. Phil is going to deal with it now! Join the discussion.

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March 11, 2008, 8:45 pm CDT

You get what you ask for!

Quote From: armidao

I'm not saying that these things did not happen to these girls, but I have traveled numerous times from Las Vegas, NV. and back and have seen, teens and women with hardly anything on fly out of and into Las Vegas, and have not seen them treated any differently.  There have even been Stripperscoming in to work for the weekend or leaving and are barely dressed, and I have never seen an attendant treat them any different.  On the other hand I have seen some barely dressed teens and women, enibriated and making an ass of themselves, and have heard the flight attendants ask them to "please tone it down:, or "clean up their language", or "their are xhildren on this flight".  I've even seen these enibriated girls go as far as trying to get elderly mens attention, and then when they do they would start flashing thier boobs and then laugh and say "don't you wish you can touch these or suck on these", sit with their mini skirts on and have thier legs wide open. I could go on but I will stop with those two incidents.   I've never heard a flight attendant be rude, but who's to say they are not out there.   I'm sure there are plenty, but I have yet to experience it.  But like I said in the beginning I'm not say that these things did not happen to these girls.

 

 I saw the Dr. Phil show and I did not like the fact that you would not accept the South Western apology and the two free tickets anywhere in South Western's world.

Do not burn your bridges behind you!

Quite frankly, it is my opinion that you wanted exposure on the Dr. Phil show and you certainly were noticed on the South Western flight.
Dress as a good, decent , unfluratious woman, and you will never be disrespected.  And that is what these middle aged stewardess did for you.

I believe this did happen to you!  No doubt about it!  You got the respect you deserved.
 
March 11, 2008, 8:47 pm CDT

There is NO EXCUSE for bad manners!

Learning to express ourselves without explicatives seems now to be a "lost art." Parents use the foulest of language in front of small children AND strangers without a second thought. And the wearing of T-shirts, hats, etc. upon which explicatives are pre-printed are just as offensive to me. Swearing at children or others over cell phones during the middle of a meal in a restaurant or in the heat of a basketball game with people sitting around you is also something that should be taboo.

Now, I am now above uttering swear words under some conditions... But there is a time and a place for such outbursts to happen, and it should be rare--not just a part of a normal sentence. We have lost the art of good manners, and it's time for us to begin to re-evaluate how we want to be seen by the world.
 
March 11, 2008, 9:11 pm CDT

fly girls

Although I am now 50 and plump, I was young once and told I had a nice body and looks.  I didn't dress like I should be going to bed ( take that any way you wish) and I was taught good manners.  It disturbs me to see the generation of Paris and Brittany.  I raised a 22 year old daughter and she is  respectful, respectable, and she is young and beautiful and never been harrassed on southwest.  This is just another  childish tantrum used to get attention and once again, the public responds, the media jumps on, and plays right in to their game.  Dr Phil, you usually rock with me but I'm disappointed that you would jump on the bandwagon with this.  What is next on Dr Phil?  I'll let you know when the Dolly Madison company takes away my Ding Dongs unfairly....lol.  Will the press cover that too?  I hope you know this is in jest but it is exactly how I feel, Phil.....so then, my first letter to you since you have been on air and it feels pretty good to vent.... send me a bill... Phil....lol.... sorry, it's late and I'm  punchy!

 
March 11, 2008, 9:22 pm CDT

Yes WAY TO GO!

Quote From: thindi

Amen! Way to go McKay. I am so tired of a society where such poverty of thought exists. I can't see anything rated R anymore because I do not want to be assaulted by foul language. I know that some of the younger folks don't even hear it anymore. They don't realize that even if they don't think it is okay to swear the more they hear it, the more likely they will swear.
Garbage in, garbage out!
Let's join the campaign.. no more foul language!!!!!
I don't understand the infatuation some people have with foul language? It makes them sound like they lack intelligence and like they have no vocabulary beyond vulgarity.  It is horrendous.  I find it ridiculous when I go on forums or msg boards online and the comments are just laced with it!  Like it just makes them so cool or tough or something?  I wish all teens had the courage to speak out against such issues.
 
March 11, 2008, 10:19 pm CDT

Come On, do you think it's that bad?

Quote From: leslie1206

OH PLEASE!!!!!
Some of the posters have become a little self righteous and they think the kids don't need help.  Even though Dr. Phil is doing what is in his judgement is the right thing, We should not become armchair producers of the show.  Let him host the show, let the people behind the scenes make the show and let's sit back and enjoy the show because some of the things Dr. Phil would say would be especially important in our lives as well.
 
March 11, 2008, 10:27 pm CDT

03/14 Dr. Phil Now: Fly Girls

Quote From: bozoclown

I hardly believe an airline would ban someone from flying simply because a person looks "decent", etc..

The obscene gestures and profanity sounds more like the reaons and I DON't BLAME THEM! KUDOS to the airline!!!

This country has gone to the garbage dumps with  profanity and obscenities  - it's SICK and DISGUSTNG! A movie can't even be made anymore without all the garbage being spouted! Does Hollywood really think people like watching and listening to that DUNG?!

The "looking young" thing has gone way overboard, too! I doubt if God recognizes most of His Creations out there in Hollywood anymore. A lot of money is making all the doctors filthy rich and I hope they're enjoying it. God says it would be easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a RICH person to get into Heaven. That's something to think about! Also, "to whom much is given - MUCH IS REQUIRED." I don't think giving to charities has anything to do with that statement, either.

 

SEX crimes occur more than ever and WHY NOT? Walk around half naked and you're asking for it! That's TEENS as well as women! Look at the TRASH they're wearing! If you don't respect yourself it's for sure no one else is going to! Of course the designers are laughing all the way to the bank, too - selling all the trashy threads they're "designing" What a crazy, sick country we have become!

SEX crimes occur more than ever and WHY NOT? Walk around half naked and you're asking for it! That's TEENS as well as women! Look at the TRASH they're wearing! If you don't respect yourself it's for sure no one else is going to!

 

 

I can not believe you said this!how can you believe the sex crimes are the way you look?

 
March 11, 2008, 11:21 pm CDT

Fly Girls

I would think this airline would have more to worry about then someone who might be dressed a little skimppy. Not only that, thier grownups. Thier old enough to know what to wear. It's not likely that I will ever fly with Southwest. I don't really agree with women wearing skirts that show thier crotch or tops that expose the majority of thier  breast. But it is NOT the airlines job to tell them so. Not only that, from my understanding Southwest doesn't have a dress code for passengers. They don't need the bad press.

 

TC

 
March 11, 2008, 11:45 pm CDT

Come on

Quote From: bozoclown

I hardly believe an airline would ban someone from flying simply because a person looks "decent", etc..

The obscene gestures and profanity sounds more like the reaons and I DON't BLAME THEM! KUDOS to the airline!!!

This country has gone to the garbage dumps with  profanity and obscenities  - it's SICK and DISGUSTNG! A movie can't even be made anymore without all the garbage being spouted! Does Hollywood really think people like watching and listening to that DUNG?!

The "looking young" thing has gone way overboard, too! I doubt if God recognizes most of His Creations out there in Hollywood anymore. A lot of money is making all the doctors filthy rich and I hope they're enjoying it. God says it would be easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a RICH person to get into Heaven. That's something to think about! Also, "to whom much is given - MUCH IS REQUIRED." I don't think giving to charities has anything to do with that statement, either.

 

SEX crimes occur more than ever and WHY NOT? Walk around half naked and you're asking for it! That's TEENS as well as women! Look at the TRASH they're wearing! If you don't respect yourself it's for sure no one else is going to! Of course the designers are laughing all the way to the bank, too - selling all the trashy threads they're "designing" What a crazy, sick country we have become!

Come on you must be kidding so what about down the beach and at the pool do you expect everyone to cover up head to foot
 
March 11, 2008, 11:48 pm CDT

I agree with you

Quote From: jamesb92j

Some of the posters have become a little self righteous and they think the kids don't need help.  Even though Dr. Phil is doing what is in his judgement is the right thing, We should not become armchair producers of the show.  Let him host the show, let the people behind the scenes make the show and let's sit back and enjoy the show because some of the things Dr. Phil would say would be especially important in our lives as well.
I agree whole heartedly i'm in Australia and i know we are usually well behind you in the shows but think Dr Phil and all his staff do a great job keep up the good work Dr Phil
 
March 12, 2008, 1:58 am CDT

No cussing=more power to the words.

I haven't seen the show yet, but as far as I'm concerned, the less you use a word, the more power you give it. That's just my opinion. I feel that way about swears, derogitory names, etc. In the end, they are just words. We choose what we want them to mean and how much power, offensiveness or pain they have behind them.

 
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