JetBlue Folk Hero Becomes Awkward Rapper
Remember Steven Slater? The ranting Jet Blue flight attendant turned national folk hero? Well it's been three months since his infamous tarmac freakout so we thought we'd check in on him. You'll recall, after his incident, many predicted a showering of big-name sponsorships and lucrative reality-show contracts. Yeah, that never really happened.
What did happen is a low-budget hip-hop promotional video he recorded for the new iPhone app, Line 2. Debuting on the Web yesterday, a hoodied Slater can be seen spittin' 90s street slang ("Line 2 is the bomb") while gesturing aggressively with his hands. Looks like that CBS reality show never panned out:
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