Star couple Kanye West and Kim Kardashian is in the hot seat after the pair reportedly skipped an airport security line in New York’s JFK airport to catch a connecting flight.
According to reports in both the New York Post and the New York Daily News, the celebrities were returning from Carnival celebrations in Brazil and were trying to catch a connecting American Airlines flight to Los Angeles. A Transportation Security Administration spokesperson said an airline staff member took the VIPs “through a non-public area in order to provide expedited access to their domestic flight.”
The two made their flight but, when another employee discovered West and Kardashian had not been screened, they were made to disembark the plane for a screening. Meanwhile, a plane full of passengers was delayed for an hour, the reports say.
The Transportation Security Administration is looking into the violation of protocol, said a spokesperson.