To be human, after all. To remain steadfast and calm after hours of being stuck inside a confined space for hours is to be a joyless robotor just someone with a nice stash of horse tranquilizers. Off-loaded baggage? Id blow my top, too. Hell, I myself feel like punching someone if for ten minutes Im unable to find the hotdog stand.
There is a long history of aviation-related melees involving celebrities and media people. For one, theres Bjork, who in 1996 beat the shit out of television reporter Julie Kaufman upon arriving at the Bangkok airport. And Kaufman was neither a pesky paparazzi nor a TMZ staffer willfully provoking the subject. What did she do to merit a Bjork going medieval on her ass?
All the reporter said was Welcome to Bangkok!
Bjork goes ballistic at the airport.
But thats Bjork, who likes wearing dresses made from dead swans and who sang songs like And if you complain once more, youll meet an army of me. However, it was said that the reporter had been trailing Bjork for four days. And if you saw Bjork in that footage, she was pushing her cart with her head down, the universal gesture for I am so not in the mood.
Things, however, were different with what happened on that fateful day of May 6, 2012 at the NAIA Terminal 3. We shall no longer go into details. After all the jokes, the punchlines, the threats, the social media comments, after the whirl of speculation as to who really was at fault after the smoke clears and the dust settles let us now talk about Celebrities Behaving Badly (badly, in this case, means more than just dancing drunk in Boracay on Holy Week).