Grammy-Nominated Gospel Singer Almost Kicked Off Delta Flight for Singing

By greatbritton

Gospel singer Bobbi Storm was aboard a Delta flight Friday when she decided to use a moment when the seat belt signs were off to sing her single up and down the aisle of the plane.

That same day, Storm found out that she was nominated for two Grammy awards through her features with the famed Maverick City choir. She wanted to share that joy with everybody else by singing her song “We Can’t Forget Him” as everyone sat patiently waiting for their travel day to continue.

One of the flight attendants wasn’t feeling Storm’s mini-concert.

In a video Storm posted on Instagram, you can see her politely but sternly being asked to sit back down and lower her voice — because, at the end of the day, she’s on a plane. The fasten seat belt sign was off because the plane had to be pulled back to the gate due to a maintenance issue.

Once Storm sits back down, she continues with a raised tone to let everybody know that she is a newly two-time Grammy nominated artist and used to sing on planes “all the time.”

After she continues to rant about herself and her music, the flight attendant comes to her seat and asks, “Are you going to be quiet?” This question begins a back-and-forth of Storm trying to prove that God and her fellow travelers want to hear what she has to say and sing. 

“I’m doing what the Lord is telling me to do,” she said.

The attendant tells Storm that she won’t be able to continue her flight if she does not be seated and stop singing.

After the attendant walks away, Storm continues singing. She wasn’t kicked off the plane, but she is catching a dragging in her Instagram comments section.

“This is one of the most egotistical things I’ve ever seen. You think because you’re Grammy nominated that rules don’t apply to you and the plane is your stage? Work on that ego sis,” one commenter wrote.

“Next time you should get yourself a private jet, so you can sing to yourself as loud as you want!” wrote another.

“As a flight attendant and a Christian: Get on the plane, sit down, and SHUT UP! Jeesssuuuuss! Respectfully of course,” wrote yet another.

Storm responded to the criticism in the comments, making it seem like the justifiably irritated flight attendant didn’t treat her fairly, “Do not report this man, shame him, or anything negative on my behalf. This was the end of what happened and God received the glory so that’s all that matters to me,” she said.

She posted two videos explaining that Delta reached out to her to clear up the situation and confirm that she didn’t break any rules.

People pay hundreds of dollars to travel and simply want to enjoy their time sitting in silence or listening to music and movies. People clearly find it selfish of her to take a moment that really is steeped in ego and pride and twist it to become the victim or suggest that she’s being treated poorly for being “obedient to God.”

There is a time and a place to be vocal about your faith and excitement for your accomplishments. A flight is not that place or time.

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