Woman who refused to give up 1A plane seat for teen says she's not a terrible human being
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The woman who refused to give up her 1A plane seat for a teenager insists she's not a terrible human being.
Even at the best of times plane trips are always slightly tense, what with screaming babies, subpar on-flight bathrooms and the chaos of duty-free fanatics cramming their discounted purchases into the cabin compartments.
However, after throwing in some awkward plane seat politics - it seems the entire fiasco only gets a whole lot more heated. Check it out:
Now that we're well into the summer holiday season, it's clear many of us are bearing witness to the reopened debate surrounding plane etiquette and namely - seating arrangements.
Unsurprisingly, given the hot topic subject matter, she has gone viral.
Taking to TikTok, Sabra Zaraa shared a short clip of herself earlier this month (20 July), revealing that she didn’t grant the hopeful their wish.
The woman revealed that she stuck to her guns when a set of parents asked her to move from her 1A plane seat - arguably the most desirable place to perch onboard-during a flight.
The overlay text of the TikTok reads: "POV: Flight agent asks me if I want to give up my 1A seat so a child sits with their family."
Zaraa, who posts using the handle @lifewithdrsabra, jokingly used the popular TikTok audio of a person saying: "Girl, f**k them kids and f**k you too."
In the caption of the short clip, the jet-setter explained a little more about the situation and assured viewers that the family ended up 'finding a solution' after she refused their request.
"That’s a no from me dawg," she wrote.
"Would you have given up your seat? Also they ended up finding a solution so no, I am not a terrible human being. Also the child was like 13."
She has since outlined some further context surrounding the incident which has since clocked up a whopping eight million views since it was posted.
"To clarify," she commented, "the gate agent asked me, I asked to see the seat map, I didn't like the alternative. They were kind and found a solution right away."
Zaraa also informed the millions of views that the family in question 'never addressed' her, noting: "I think it was even the airline's rule, not them asking to sit together."
"The airline asked the parents but we do appreciate people like you," she added.
What would you have done?