Singer arrested for opening airplane door

Singer arrested for opening airplane door
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R&B singer Jeremih was arrested last week for opening a door on a plane that had been closed by airline workers, according to reports. 

The singer was running late for a U.S. Airways flight at Newark International Airport last week and informed the flight was closed, according to CNN. 

The artist responded to the news that he had missed his flight by attempting to have his bodyguard, who was already on board the plane, reopen the door to the airplane’s cabin, according to the report. 


"One of the members who had already properly proceeded through the now closed secondary jetway door opened the jetway door in an effort to unofficially allow his fellow members entrance onto the aircraft," Port Authority of New York and New Jersey spokesman Joe Pentangelo told the network about the incident involving the singer. 

Jeremih, his bodyguard and a third person were reportedly arrested and charged with obstruction of the administration of law and disorderly conduct. 

The US Airways flight, which was traveling from Newark to Phoenix, was delayed about five minutes by the instance, according to the report.