Gabrielle Union Tweets ‘Unbeweaveable’ Experience With The TSA!

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Gabrielle Union was a little ticked off at the the TSA on Wednesday after one “required a hair patdown” because her weave set off the body scanner at an airport security checkpoint!

The Think Like A Man actress angrily tweeted her experience, writing:

“Ma weave got “flagged” by the bodyscan at security. TSA required a hair patdown. No lie…they coulda just asked if it was the temple hair.”

“If human hair & thread sets off the bodyscanner…a lot of folks jus ended up on the “watch list”…its a weave not terrorism.”

She was particularly surprised to have issues because the TSA agent who initiated the invasive security check “was a black female.”

Beyond that, you’d think the agent would have recognized Gabrielle from one of the MANY television shows and movies listed on her extensive resume, including 10 Things I Hate About You, Bring It On, and Bad Boys II!

Airport security eventually figured out that Gabrielle wasn’t a terrorist and the actress joked:

“Bout to take off…hopefully my weave doesn’t cause turbulence…its clearly very powerful.”


We’re sorry to hear Mz. Union had to deal with this annoying hassle, but at the end of the day, the TSA agent was only doing her job!

What is the worst thing that has ever happened to U while going through airport security?

[Image via WENN.]

Feb 10, 2012 6:10pm PDT

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