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Sarah Silverman, Seth Rogen Clap Back At United Airlines Over Leggings Controversy

Sarah Silverman, Seth Rogen, William Shatner and more A-listers are fighting back against United Airlines’ recent leggings controversy.

In case you missed it, the airline landed in hot water on Sunday after gate agents refused to allow three young girls to board their flight because they were wearing leggings. According to Jonathan Guerin, a spokesperson for United Airlines, the agents “have the right to refuse passengers who are not properly clothed via our Contract of Carriage.”

Guerin added: “Our regular passengers are not going to be denied boarding because they are wearing leggings or yoga pants. But when flying as a pass traveler, we require this pass travelers to follow rules, and that is one of those rules.”

Silverman took to Twitter to push the airline on their policies.

“Hey @united I fly a LOT. About to go on tour all April and changing all my @united flights to other airlines,” she wrote.

Then Seth Rogen stepped in.

“We here at @united are just trying to police the attire of the daughters of our employees! That’s all! Cool, right?” he wrote.

And William Shatner added his own take.

“I’m going to start wearing leggings! Is that against the rules? ?#outdatedfashion #outdatedrules,” he tweeted.

Followed by…

“See? ?? I’ve done it before! ??”

And Kat Dennings rounded it out with her own fashion take.

Thea Glassman is an Associate Editor at the Forward. Reach her at glassman@forward.com or on Twitter at @theakglassman.

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