(TMZ) — A woman on a United Airlines flight got wayyy more than a trip from point A to point B … ending her journey instead with burning pain from multiple scorpion stings.
The woman says she was on a flight from San Francisco to Atlanta Thursday morning. She says while in the air, she began to feel a stinging sensation on her leg and went to the restroom when it intensified.
The woman says that’s when the scorpion dropped out of her pant leg, still alive, and scurried across the floor. It was eventually caught by flight attendants.
Paramedics met with her once the plane landed to tend to her multiple stings. Luckily she’s going to be just fine.
A rep from United responded to the claim, saying, “After learning that one of our customers on flight 1554 from San Francisco to Atlanta was stung during flight, our crew responded immediately and consulted with a MedLink physician on the ground who provided medical guidance.
Upon landing in Atlanta, the flight was met by medical personnel and the customer was transported to a local hospital. We have been in contact with our customer to ensure her well-being.”
White House Gift Shop Selling Coronavirus Commemorative Coins
WASHINGTON, DC (TMZ) — The White House Gift Shop is hawking some odd memorabilia … a coronavirus commemorative coin no one asked for.
The COVID-19 coin features the names of President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence … and it depicts an empty presidential podium on one side, and a graphic of the novel coronavirus above the world on the other side.
The coin also shouts out the rest of the COVID-19 task force … with smaller printed names for Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams, Dr. Deborah Birx and Dr. Anthony Fauci.
The collector’s item is emblazoned with tons of slogans … including “Together We FOUGHT The UNSEEN Enemy,” “Everday HEROES Suited Up,” and “Everyday CITIZENS Did Their Part.”
The White House Gift Shop is already taking pre-orders for the coin … and the price is slashed from $125 down to $100. The store, which is privately run and only loosely related to the actual White House, claims proceeds will be donated to hospitals.
The COVID-19 coin is the 11th in the gift shop’s “Historic Moments” collection, which also commemorates Trump’s meetings with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un and Russian President Vladimir Putin.
So, at least the coronavirus coin is in … good company.
Men’s Store in WeHo Features Mannequins with Face Coverings
WEST HOLLYWOOD (TMZ) — Masks … so hot right now, so make sure you get one that makes ya look good out there in the middle of a global pandemic.
That’s what a trendy menswear store in West Hollywood seems to be suggesting with its display of mannequin men sporting face coverings in the front window of the shop.
Check it out … all the plastic models at Klein Epstein & Parker are wearing fashionable face masks that appear to have been made out of stylish pocket squares or a similar material.
So, it begs the question … is this the next new accessory, whether it’s required where you live or not?
As we reported … cities in California, New York, Maryland and others are now requiring citizens to wear masks or face coverings out in public at essential businesses.
This might seem like another fashion fad, but fact is, until there’s a vaccine … the novel coronavirus is here to stay. That means stylish face coverings will be too.
Topless, Pissed Off Woman Smashes Plates at Denny’s Until Cops Arrive
FLORIDA (TMZ) — No mooning over Miami — this half-naked woman was topless — but she did serve up her own version of a Grand Slam … destroying at least 100 plates in a SoCal Denny’s.
The topless woman was caught on video Thursday around 11:20 AM grabbing plates from a large stack in the seating area of the Hawthorne, CA restaurant … and smashing the hell out of them.
Her rampage went on for at least a couple minutes as patrons and employees yelled for her to stop. Her only reply was, “Shut the f*** up, man” — and then quickly back to the bang-up work at hand.
Police showed up while she was still in the middle of her plate-chucking riot, and eventually controlled the situation and detained the woman.
Cops tell us they’d gotten a call about a woman at a bus stop taking her clothes off, and arguing with people before making her way into the Denny’s.
We’re told she was detained and will undergo a mental evaluation — cops believe she was under the influence of something.
BTW, the Denny’s is closed for regular dining due to the coronavirus, but still open for online order pickups — which, luckily, don’t require plates.
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