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Burlesque Dancer Told To Change Outfit Before Flight

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BOSTON (CBSMiami/AP) —  A burlesque dancer says JetBlue employees made her change her clothes before she was allowed to board a flight.

The 26-year-old dancer uses the stage name Maggie McMuffin. She tells The Boston Globe she was waiting for her flight at Boston's Logan International Airport on May 18th when a JetBlue employee requested that she change out of her high-waisted shorts or risk not being admitted onto the plane headed to Seattle.

McMuffin says her black-and-white short shorts "covered everything" and her body was "90 percent" covered, given that she was also wearing thigh-high socks and a sweater.

JetBlue spokesman Doug McGraw says airline employees discussed McMuffin's clothing and determined it might offend families on the flight.

McMuffin complied but called it embarrassing and vowed to never fly JetBlue again.

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