The airline employee who made Good Charlotte rockerJoel Madden
cover up his tattoos before boarding a British Airways flight over the weekend is being reprimanded, TMZ reports.
The employee allegedly stopped Madden from getting on the plane because of his tattoos.
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And what did Madden do?
He tweeted about it. Fans watched the drama unfold on his Twitter page.
"Was just told by a British Air person I can't get on the plane till I cover my tatts. Should I fight the power?" he wrote.
"I really am in shock they won't let me on the plane till I put long sleeves on."
"Yes I covered up to board the BA flight. I didn't want to miss it. And honestly I was embarrassed all the people were staring and laughing!"
"My tatts aren't offensive. Looking into it. I haven't felt this small since the first time I asked nic (
Said the airline's rep to TMZ: "We don't understand why the employee took it upon himself to enforce regulations that don't exist."
| Lisa Gutierrez, The Star