Diana Ross recently said that she was “treated like sh**” at a New Orleans airport.
The iconic singer took to Twitter to air out her grievances with TSA yesterday (May 5).
“OK so, on one hand, I’m treated like royalty in New Orleans and at the airport, I was treated like sh*t,” she wrote on Twitter. “Let me be clear, not the [people] or Delta BUT TSA, was over the top!! Makes me want to cry!!!”
Ross was reportedly in New Orleans to perform at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival on Saturday (May 4). She went on to say that she felt “violated” because she could still feel the TSA agent’s hands between her legs.
Ross was allegedly violated at the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport. Ross’ allegations were addressed by a TSA spokesperson and People obtained their statement.
“TSA is committed to ensuring all travelers are treated with respect and courtesy. TSA is aware of concerns presented by Diana Ross about her screening experience at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport this morning,” the statement reads. “Initial review of CCTV indicates that the officers involved with Ms. Ross’s screening correctly followed all protocols, however, TSA leadership will continue to investigate the matter further. We encourage Ms. Ross to reach out to TSA so we can work with her directly to address her concerns.”
Ross seems to be feeling better since the incident. She tweeted that it took her a minute, but she’s feeling better.
“The story I want to tell is about goodness. My story is about love and loving righteousness. I’m satisfied with how my love is showing itself,” she tweeted.
“We are so blessed to have the security that we have at the airports and in our country- this I know and I appreciate it “TOTALLY,” she continued.