Captain Corruption\'s Commentary

Thursday, September 29, 2005

Flight Attendants cry like little girls while Jodie Foster joins the mile high club.

The Association of Flight Attendants has called for a membership boycott of the Jodie Foster film "." Their concern is the potrayal in the film of a flight attendent as a .

"This depiction of flight attendants is an outrage," said Association of Flight Attendants (AFA) International President Patricia Friend...

(AFA spokesperson) Corey Caldwell said the portrayal of airline cabin crew members as evil-doers adds further insult to long-standing Hollywood stereotypes that have depicted flight attendants as sexualized bubble heads or as harsh, humorless disciplinarians.

Well Corey, sweetie, somebody ought to tell you this, babe: I'm not so sure that 90,000 flight attendants whining about a couple of movie characters will do much to help eliminate the stereotype that are bubble headed, harsh and humorless. I am sure, though, that and appreciate the free publicity.

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