After weeks of conspiracy theories and satirical memes, the viral “crazy plane lady” has finally spoken out for the first time.
This past July, the internet went ablaze over a video of a woman having a total meltdown about an alleged imaginary person on an American Airlines flight from Dallas to Orlando.
“I’m telling you, I’m getting the fuck off and there’s a reason why I’m getting the fuck off, and everyone can either believe it or they cannot believe it,” she said.
“That motherfucker back there is not real,” she exclaimed. “You can sit on this plane, and you can die with them or not. I’m not going to.”
The flight suffered a delay as the woman was allowed to depart before takeoff.
For weeks, people speculated as to who the woman was and even started postulating conspiracy theories that she had disappeared after uncovering some nefarious government plot. As it turns out, the woman has been identified as 38-year-old Tiffany Gomas, a marketing executive from Texas. In a video posted to X (formerly Twitter), Gomas apologized for the incident.
I apologize and take accountability for my actions, they were uncalled for. My very worst moment was captured on video. Although the memes have been amusing, the flipside has been cruel. I’m thankful for my friends and family for supporting me through this. This experience has… pic.twitter.com/0AfQcaEzj0
— Tiffany Gomas (@Tiffany_Gomas) August 13, 2023