Green Day Singer Kicked Off Plane
2011-09-03 by andcas | 159 Comments
Green Day vocalist Billie Joe Armstrong was booted from a Southwest Airlines flight leaving from Oakland to Burbank California. Armstrong was approached by a flight attendant and told to hike up his pants which he replied, "Don't you have better things to do than worry about that?"

When the attendant threatened to have him removed if he did not comply the frontman stated, "I'm just trying to get to my fucking seat." The airlines customer service reached out to Armstrong, who decided to catch the next flight out, via twitter apologizing for the ridiculous incident.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/09/02/billie-joe-armstrong-gree_n_947397.html
Tagged: Green Day

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Damon
September 3rd 2011
257 Comments


....really?

jasonslfl
September 3rd 2011
97 Comments


Is this really news?

MO
September 3rd 2011
18986 Comments


what an american idiot



someguest
September 3rd 2011
21205 Comments


should've slapped her

not with his hands

someguest
September 3rd 2011
21205 Comments


he's no jesus of suburbia

Eko
September 3rd 2011
2119 Comments


this has been on yahoo for like 4 days

someguest
September 3rd 2011
21205 Comments


She was on his nerves

Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
September 3rd 2011
50850 Comments


He lives without warning

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EpsilonJSTC
September 3rd 2011
247 Comments


Well, he had fair Warning.

EpsilonJSTC
September 3rd 2011
247 Comments


The flight attendant must live on tight wad hill.

someguest
September 3rd 2011
21205 Comments


i went to a whore

she kicked me off the plane

Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
September 3rd 2011
50850 Comments


I walk a lonely road
because I got kicked off a plane

Outnumbered
September 3rd 2011
370 Comments


LOL THE PUNS

SO MANY PUNS

caps

someguest
September 3rd 2011
21205 Comments


pull em up, to where the buttcrack ends

EpsilonJSTC
September 3rd 2011
247 Comments


When I saw the headline, I thought he got kicked off mid flight. He would've sang a real Panic Song then. Maybe he would have fallen into the ocean, washed ashore, and become a Castaway. Or join some cannibals and make Brain Stew.


...


Bab's Uvula Who?

whywontyoudie
September 3rd 2011
3063 Comments


dang

Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
September 3rd 2011
50850 Comments


Nice guys always finish last

someguest
September 3rd 2011
21205 Comments


what a dumpweed

WAIT A MINUTE

AfterTheBreakdown
September 3rd 2011
7166 Comments


Retarded news.

EpsilonJSTC
September 3rd 2011
247 Comments


Maybe it wasn't the pants but his Geek Stink Breath.

Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
September 3rd 2011
50850 Comments


Looks like he's walking...... contradiction

EpsilonJSTC
September 3rd 2011
247 Comments


Maybe he told the stewardess to F.O.D.

AngelofDeath
Staff Reviewer
September 3rd 2011
16137 Comments


I'd be much happier if this was "Green Day Singer Kicked Off Plane Mid-Flight".

Narshh
September 3rd 2011
1186 Comments


song name puns + boulevard of broken planes made me lol so hard

VanitySeason
September 3rd 2011
396 Comments


I guess he's not going on Holiday.

Omaha
Staff Reviewer
September 3rd 2011
10355 Comments


This news is somewhat Redundant.

VanitySeason
September 3rd 2011
396 Comments


god Billie, you need to Know Your Enemy.

YetAnotherBrick
September 3rd 2011
4505 Comments


"tell the people to hike up their pants

kill all the fags who DONT AGREE"

this actually made me lol XD

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sublimefan1991
September 3rd 2011
766 Comments


faggots for 800. who is billy joe armstrong?

Sconza
September 4th 2011
264 Comments


They treated him like a Minority

InFiction
September 4th 2011
3704 Comments


PULL UP YOUR PANTS SON!

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toxin.
September 4th 2011
12772 Comments


This thread rules.

Blind
September 4th 2011
427 Comments


No One Knows why the flight attendant was so insistent

cvlts
September 4th 2011
8976 Comments


i seriously fell on the ground lmao to these puns

eternium
September 4th 2011
16338 Comments


I'm high as shit right now and these puns are lol.

FilupLees
September 4th 2011
344 Comments


He's lucky he could get on another plane. If southwest was really pissed he might have had to wait until September Ends.

AngelofDeath
Staff Reviewer
September 4th 2011
16137 Comments


GONNA SWITCH TO AMERICAN AIRLINES

DUH-NUH-NUH-NUH, DUH-NUH-NUH-NUH-NUH-NUH

Blind
September 4th 2011
427 Comments


In the End, the Brat was kicked off the plane. more effort than deserved was put into this ridiculous incident, leaving all involved feeling quite Jaded

Parallels
September 4th 2011
6643 Comments


lololol next green day song

'f*ck southwest airlines'

Blind
September 4th 2011
427 Comments


"Good Riddance," said the stewardess

gonna stop, the jokes are getting a little Redundant. Repundant

Relinquished
September 4th 2011
25489 Comments


looks like billie had to wait for the plane when it comes around

AngelofDeath
Staff Reviewer
September 4th 2011
16137 Comments


I hope he had the time of his life.

Relinquished
September 4th 2011
25489 Comments


already been said

AngelofDeath
Staff Reviewer
September 4th 2011
16137 Comments


Dammit, Sonic.

Ichigo900
September 4th 2011
67 Comments


He was on his own, and there he went.

Lambda
September 4th 2011
2465 Comments


Looks like his Holiday will have to wait

chaseguitar
September 4th 2011
733 Comments


HOLIDAY

someguest
September 4th 2011
21205 Comments


the subliminal mind - FUCK my pants...

bigguytoo9
September 4th 2011
264 Comments


Real Stars DONT fly Southwest!

telebyrd
September 4th 2011
869 Comments


LOL'd

Acanthus
September 4th 2011
9545 Comments


She musta had a bad day.

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tiesthatbind
September 4th 2011
7380 Comments


I can't believe he was kicked off the plane by...Whatsername?

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Meatplow
September 4th 2011
5524 Comments


the hostess was such a grouch

SinkToTheBeets
September 4th 2011
68 Comments


Are you kicked out of a flight
thats been planned out for you?
Are you feeling like a social tool with saggy pants?

MoosechriS
September 4th 2011
5053 Comments


Bizzare yet slightly entertaining none the less more so for the puns in this thread.

Meatplow
September 4th 2011
5524 Comments


I was a young boy that had big plans
Now i'm just another baggy pants man

Yazz_Flute
September 4th 2011
18847 Comments


Pretty much begging to be moaropeth'd

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Acanthus
September 4th 2011
9545 Comments


Damn punk ass kids these days...


FromDaHood
Contributing Reviewer
September 4th 2011
9064 Comments


At least he wasn't carrying a Letterbomb

bigmoon
September 4th 2011
118 Comments


puns aren't funny

suppatime
September 4th 2011
445 Comments


man this is toooooooooooooooooo punk!!!!!!!!!!!

HallucinogeNick
September 4th 2011
755 Comments


this thread is very punny

Josh D.
September 4th 2011
13968 Comments


I figured they would have booted him for making the music that he does.

Yazz_Flute
September 4th 2011
18847 Comments


HOT-CHA

renegadestrings
September 4th 2011
1466 Comments


at least he wasn't carrying a LETTERBOMB.

Bow2LeperMessiah
September 4th 2011
224 Comments


This is for sure thread of the year.

Pankar95
September 4th 2011
142 Comments


When i saw the title of the article i thought the singer left the band and felt happy for a moment.

Josh D.
September 4th 2011
13968 Comments


Yeah, I usually think someone leaves their band when I read "kicked off plane".

Masochist
September 4th 2011
8082 Comments


Are we still doing puns?

'Cause I'm pretty sure he made his decision to lead a path of self-destruction (and now he's the waiting).

insomniac15
Staff Reviewer
September 4th 2011
3472 Comments


If i promise to go to church on sunday, will you let me on the plane tonight

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Slum
September 4th 2011
2579 Comments


oh god this thread

insomniac15
Staff Reviewer
September 4th 2011
3472 Comments


down with the moral majority cause he is now a minority

TMobotron
Contributing Reviewer
September 4th 2011
7145 Comments


I must not listen to this band enough because I only got like 3 of these. Any they sucked.

But seriously: the flight attendant sounds like a bitch. Having any need to "hike up" your pants is pretty lame, I admit. But threatening to kick him off if he doesn't is just sad.

taxidermist
September 4th 2011
7212 Comments


Welcome to Southwest Airlines.

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OneMoreRoland
September 4th 2011
1053 Comments


yeah did the flight attendant FUCK

Sanders
September 4th 2011
2361 Comments


I read these comments and wanted to avoid using a pun, but I was in the minority.

Whispered4tw
September 4th 2011
627 Comments


hmm it's funny how I took the news title too literally.

too bad

adkymo
September 4th 2011
162 Comments


maybe he was storming through the party like his name was El Niño


heh heh heh

Ikarus14
September 4th 2011
553 Comments


Ha ha!

Meatplow
September 4th 2011
5524 Comments


I declare I don't care airline
I'm growing up and out of my waistline
In my saggy, baggy pants

paxman
September 4th 2011
4084 Comments


Guy's such a tool.

Wolfhorde
September 4th 2011
13686 Comments


Damn. The list title made me think they would have kicked him off a plane while it was actually flying. That would have been so ridiculous.

The Sludge
September 4th 2011
2169 Comments


Thanks to his stubborness, he remained 2000 lightyears away from his destination.

FearOfTheDuck
September 4th 2011
206 Comments


At least he wasn't going to Pasalacqua.

Surtur
September 4th 2011
521 Comments


If the flight attendant was British she would have perfectly good reason to kick him off...

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ashcrash9
September 4th 2011
396 Comments


He's a rebel.

Electric City
Staff Reviewer
September 4th 2011
15743 Comments


punk rock 4 lyfe

Phideaux
September 4th 2011
1655 Comments


This is actually pretty hilarious news.

zxlkho
September 4th 2011
3472 Comments


The puns in this thread are fucking hilarious.

pizzamachine
September 4th 2011
12571 Comments


Can't believe he was kicked off a plane ooooonnnnn hhoooooollllliiiiiidddddaaaay!

outline
September 4th 2011
563 Comments


Man, there's never any good music news this time of year.






















So, you know, wake me up when September ends.

paxman
September 4th 2011
4084 Comments


Don't understand why some people are hating on the flight attendant. If I saw a forty year old midget with makeup on showing half his ass on an airplane filled with other people, yeah I'd yell him to grow up.

FromDaHood
Contributing Reviewer
September 4th 2011
9064 Comments


Like someone packing 21 guns

Sanders
September 4th 2011
2361 Comments


^ Fucking thread-winner.

paxman
September 4th 2011
4084 Comments


Wait, just because one flight attendant asked some douchebag to pull his pants up, the airline isn't "looking out for actual threats to our security"?

GeoffJesterPemberton
September 4th 2011
209 Comments


Too bad the plane wasn't airborne or this news would be much better.

jefflebowski
September 4th 2011
8257 Comments


I'll bet he's feeling jaded after this, but that's what you get for hitchin' a ride on the wrong plane. He should try Novacane, might calm him down some

Fieryfenderz
September 4th 2011
1477 Comments


This is a load of Dookie

foreverendeared
September 4th 2011
14678 Comments


This news is fucking stupid. And if you're going to make a corny pun, for the love of christ's tits, read the other comments first because you're all repeating yourselves at this point.

newjunkaesthetic93
September 4th 2011
1871 Comments


Hmm... Cool.

AtomicWaste
Staff Reviewer
September 4th 2011
2025 Comments


Don't be a douche, pull up your fucking pants. Shit, you think you're too popular for that?

You thought wrong.

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Spec
September 4th 2011
27269 Comments


What a cunt.

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Fieryfenderz
September 4th 2011
1477 Comments


mine was original, so I guess I'm in the Minority.

Fieryfenderz
September 4th 2011
1477 Comments


even if that one wasn't

foreverendeared
September 4th 2011
14678 Comments


Well yeah, I guess it is kinda funny.

JAV
September 4th 2011
1963 Comments


Rich people fly southwest?

Motiv3
September 4th 2011
8941 Comments


so much win in this thread.

AnEpicDeath
September 4th 2011
192 Comments


That's absurd; fuck SWA!

krig9412
September 4th 2011
794 Comments


I read the title and thought for a second that he was kicked out of a moving airplane. Which would have been both hilarious and tragic.

tarkus
September 4th 2011
5560 Comments


@krig same here

theashesfromautumn01
September 4th 2011
1031 Comments


puns are for 8 year olds.

Emim
September 4th 2011
26666 Comments


I was going to make a song pun comment, but I realized I don't listen to this shit.

But 123 @ Angel

theashesfromautumn01
September 4th 2011
1031 Comments


@ andcas only 8 year olds are allowed to enjoy puns but your allowed to enjoy puns if you reach 80 or beyond

ZilbelPing
September 4th 2011
6164 Comments


I don't feel any shame. I won't apologize when my pants just sag too low.

twistedfooblink1234
September 4th 2011
22 Comments


My pants are so down down down down,

Down down down down

IAmKickass
September 4th 2011
840 Comments


I wonder how this hasn't happened to any ICP members yet..

IAmKickass
September 4th 2011
840 Comments


Never thought about that.

deathofasalesman
September 4th 2011
5852 Comments


I'm having a blast reading all these puns.

Fieryfenderz
September 4th 2011
1477 Comments


He wrote a fuckin letter as soon as his feet touched ground.

IAmKickass
September 4th 2011
840 Comments


Planned?

lucasjcockcroft
September 4th 2011
3714 Comments


i was all by myself.... no one was lookkinnn, i was thinking of you.

CrackwhoreBatshit
September 5th 2011
95 Comments


When did Green Day become so metal?

Myles7
September 5th 2011
170 Comments


lol at the puns

Sun2Moon
September 5th 2011
103 Comments


Do you have the time

to please hike up your pants?



guitarplaya91
September 5th 2011
485 Comments


To all those who are hating on the flight attendant. Imagine you're on a plane with your dad, and he's wearing his pants low, then yells at someone who's just trying to have common courtesy to avoid complaints from other passengers.

THAT'S FUCKING SAD

Uranium
September 6th 2011
7256 Comments


haha, these puns..... still, i'm glad to see

Uranium
September 6th 2011
7256 Comments


the jackass was castaway

Meatplow
September 6th 2011
5524 Comments


it's something unpredictable, but in the end it's right
I hope you pull your pants up on our flight

Emim
September 6th 2011
26666 Comments


^probably the best one so far

BurnedBlack606
September 6th 2011
408 Comments


Dumbass

lak89
September 6th 2011
183 Comments


haha wow

ShadowEnvy
September 6th 2011
107 Comments


They told him to pull his pants up because his gun was nowhere near size 21

TrstN01
September 7th 2011
800 Comments


You know, before this that flight attendant was just an Ordinary Girl.

omnipanzer
September 7th 2011
21644 Comments


I don't like the guy any more than most of you seem to but the attendant was being a twat. There is no report of there being anything wrong with his attire other than the fact that he was sagging. Since when do they get to tell us how to be comfortable in the increasingly uncomfortable situation that is flying these days? I was hoping there would be all kinds of shit to make fun of here but that is a pretty indefensible position. $10 says that person got fired for opening the company to litigious action despite who the passenger might have been.

foreverendeared
September 7th 2011
14678 Comments


"it's something unpredictable, but in the end it's right
I hope you pull your pants up on our flight"

FUCKINGLOL

ShadowEnvy
September 21st 2011
107 Comments


"it's something unpredictable, but in the end it's right
I hope you pull your pants up on our flight"

Thread has been won

jsaf7
December 27th 2011
185 Comments


some of these puns made me lol...

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Spec
December 9th 2013
27269 Comments


hello

ZilbelPing
December 9th 2013
6164 Comments


This was one of the better threads, yea

*waves at spec*

NonApplicable
August 18th 2014
2003 Comments


Kevin Smith also got kicked off of Southwest.

I've also read numerous stories about others being grounded for little reason.

When I read the title, somehow I just knew which airline were the culprits.

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PorcelainRain
August 18th 2014
537 Comments


Ah this olde story from 2011, back when Green Day was at their punkiest or was that 2006?

zaruyache
August 18th 2014
7234 Comments


why is this i don't even andcas rip

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Voltimand
August 18th 2014
85 Comments


As time ticks by, he won't fly. On his own, there he goes...

Mutantsnowstorm
August 18th 2014
173 Comments


oh hey i remember this

Mutantsnowstorm
August 18th 2014
173 Comments


ANDCAS WE MISS YOU

SeedsofNone
August 18th 2014
336 Comments


no we don't.

LepreCon
August 19th 2014
4150 Comments


no we don't [2]

PorcelainRain
August 19th 2014
537 Comments


I miss Andcas and that's a straight shoot

IAmTheSun
August 19th 2014
25 Comments


What a dookie

LepreCon
August 19th 2014
4150 Comments


Nah andcas was a cancer to this site. Sorry but twas true

Dodenakker
August 20th 2014
217 Comments


Should've kicked him off the plane mid-air. And I realize that's not really possible or anything. But hell, it would've been a better story.

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North0House2
August 20th 2014
5880 Comments


He lives the true rock n' roll life.

CelestialOuroboros
August 20th 2014
435 Comments


Either the flight attendant was an Insomniac, or Billie must be more of a Nimrod than we thought.

Aftertheascension
August 22nd 2014
784 Comments


"what an american idiot"

I'm assuming you're a brit. If you are, go fuck yourself kindly.

Is this really news?[2]

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PorcelainRain
August 22nd 2014
537 Comments


Hey man we're just 'having a blast' this is a thread of puns don't be the 'minority' by letting your 'brain stew' in turn causing this thread to derail into an agressive 'walking contradiction'. Keep yourself off 'tightwad hill' 'when I come around' so we can go back to where we began 'having a blast'.

IrrationalAnimal
August 23rd 2014
77 Comments


i guess billie joe needs to get off the .......AIRPLANE
get it

Green Baron
August 23rd 2014
20236 Comments


still making puns i see

CoolCalmJoe
August 23rd 2014
406 Comments


Wait, what? People actually support a grown adult telling another grown ass adult how to dress?

PorcelainRain
August 23rd 2014
537 Comments


I don't think anyone here does =)



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