Sunday 22 October 2017

United Airlines won't be happy with Jimmy Kimmel's spoof advertisement

"You do what we say and there won't be a problem. Capiche?"

Jimmy Kimmel Live created a spoof United Airlines advertisement
Jimmy Kimmel Live created a spoof United Airlines advertisement

Sasha Brady

US talkshow host Jimmy Kimmel has created a fake United Airlines advertisement, following the

"I'm glad none of you were yanked off your plane," Jimmy Kimmel told his audience in his opening monologue on Monday, referring to the incident in which a passenger was forcibly removed from an overbooked United Airlines flight on Sunday.

He then questioned the concept of the "overbooked" flight.

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Jimmy Kimmel
Jimmy Kimmel

“I’ve been to a hundred games and stadiums with 50,000 seats, they never sell the same seat two times to one person, but for some reason, airlines cannot figure this out.”

Videos posted online by other passengers showed the man screaming as officers yanked him from his seat on United Flight 3411 before it departed from Chicago O'Hare International Airport to Louisville, Kentucky, on Sunday.

"That’s how my mother used to get me out of bed to go to school every morning,” he joked after playing the video, before adding, “This poor guy, they roughed him up.”

Kimmel then broadcast a spook advert his talkshow team created for the airline, with the tag, "We’ll beat you so badly you’ll be using your own face as a flotation device."

Check it out below. The spoof ad kicks in at 4.12.

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