Tiarra explained that she went to take her seat on a Spirit Airlines flight from Las Vegas to Chicago on Tuesday, June 25, when a white woman who was sitting in the seat next to her refused to allow her to sit down beside her.
In one of her now viral Facebook posts, she revealed that the woman that was she was supposed to sit next to on the flight ‘refused’ to let Tiarra sit down.
She wrote: ‘So my flight was delayed from Detroit for 12 hours. Luckily I catch a flight from Vegas to Chicago.
‘I have never experienced this before,’ she said, ‘I’m so upset that I couldn’t lay hands on this lady. So appreciative of the other passengers who just rallied around me, held my hand and really prayed with me.
Since her post was shared, it has accumulated 15,000 likes and a further 8,000 shares. Similarly, people have revealed their shock at the situation in the comments on the post.One Facebook user wrote: ‘I am so sorry you had to experience this! People are disgusting.’ Another said: ‘She’s sick! Definitely file a complaint. They should’ve put her off.’