Diana Ross feels 'violated' by airport screener's touching

May 05, 2019 - 1:20 pm

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Diana Ross says she feels "violated" by an airport screener who touched her between her legs after she performed at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival.

In a series of tweets on Sunday, the Motown legend says she blames the Transportation Security Administration for an "over the top!!" screening at the New Orleans airport. She said it makes her want to cry.

TSA spokesman Mark Howell said in a statement to The Advocate that the agency is still investigating, but an initial review of video of the screening indicates that officers correctly followed all protocols.

Ross tweeted that she was treated like "royalty" while performing in New Orleans but was "treated like "sh--" at the airport.

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Information from: The New Orleans Advocate, http://www.neworleansadvocate.com

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