Porn star says she was taken off United flight after speech on George Floyd protests

An Australian porn star says she was escorted off a United Airlines flight after she stood up to make an unsolicited speech about the death of George Floyd.

Blonde bombshell Elle Knox, 28 — who has appeared in flicks such as “Bra Busting Lesbians” — was flying from Houston to San Francisco en route to Sydney Tuesday when she rose to her feet and gave a short speech, she recounted in a series of tweets.

“This isn’t my country, I’m an Australian,” she says she told the 300 passengers onboard. “But I’ve noticed your democracy being threatened. Do not be complacent. Decide what side of history you’d like to be on.”

But some travelers “felt threatened,” prompting calls to police — and when the plane landed in San Francisco, she was escorted off the aircraft, she said on Twitter.

Knox claimed she was later told she wasn’t allowed to make “political statements” on the plane, and that she may not be able to board her next flight to Sydney.

“I was told I couldn’t make a political statements on a United Airline, I told them this was a human rights statement,” she wrote on her Twitter account, where she describes herself as an “Aussie Hottie who likes to get naked & travel.”

But a rep for United Airlines insisted law enforcement got involved because the skin-flick star refused a flight attendant’s request for her to sit while the plane was taxiing.

“As the plane landed, she got up and started yelling,” said Frank Benenati, a spokesman for United Airlines. “You can’t stand on an active runway. Nobody can. It’s a safety issue.”

He said the content of Knox’s speech had nothing to do with why she was escorted off the aircraft — and that she later apologized.

“This customer refused to follow strict crewmember instructions about standing up while our flight attendants were in their jump seats and the aircraft was taxiing on the runway,” United Airlines said in a statement.

“Law enforcement involvement was entirely due to the safety and security of the passengers, crew, and the aircraft itself. After speaking with the customer regarding this incident — who later apologized for her actions — she was allowed to continue her journey to Sydney.”

Asked by observers why she didn’t simply go to a protest, Knox claimed she wasn’t able to.

“If I could, I’d be at a protest! But I can’t, so I used my voice where I could. I’d rather do what I did, than stay silent,” she responded to one Twitter user. “I had a chance for 300+ people to hear what I had to say & I took it.”

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