Newswire: YouTuber alleges Delta removed him from flight for speaking Arabic

YouTuber Adam Saleh—of the accounts Adam Saleh Vlogs and TrueStoryASA—posted a video to Twitter early this morning which purportedly shows him being removed from a Delta Airlines flight along with his friend Slim Albaher. He says it was because they were speaking Arabic. “We’re getting kicked out because we spoke a different language,” he says to the camera. Some passengers in the back of the plane shout, “bye,” to which Saleh responds: “You guys are racist.”

We got kicked out of a @Delta airplane because I spoke Arabic to my mom on the phone and with my friend slim… WTFFFFFFFF please spread pic.twitter.com/P5dQCE0qos

— Adam Saleh (@omgAdamSaleh) December 21, 2016

Saleh told CBS News that a woman said, “You need to start speaking English, you’re making me feel uncomfortable.” After another passenger spoke out in support of Saleh, he said, the woman’s companion …

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