Director Kevin Smith Thrown Off Oakland Flight Over Weight

Director Kevin Smith Thrown Off Oakland Flight Over Weight

Kevin Smith, the creator of movies like Clerks, Dogma, and the upcoming Cop Out, posted a series of angry, sarcastic messages on his Twitter feed blasting Southwest Airlines for allegedly throwing him off a flight after he had already been seated and buckled in.

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