In a shocker being reported, a former Facebook executive was sexually harassed on a flight between Los Angeles and Mazatlan, Mexico on Wednesday. The victim was later identified as Randi Zuckerberg, who is also Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg’s sister. The matter was highlighted after Randi Zuckerberg took to her social media handle and shared the incident. Sharing how disgusted she was, former Facebook executive and Mark Zuckerberg’s sister, Randi said that the flight attendants of Alaska Airlines kept serving the drinks to a passenger who was passing lewd sexual remarks.
Taking to her social media handle, Randi Zuckerberg shared a letter that she wrote to the Alaska Airlines describing the incident. She said, “Feeling disgusted and degraded after an Alaska Air flight where the passenger next to me made repeated lewd sexual remarks. The flight attendants told me he was a frequent flier, brushed off his behavior and kept giving him drinks. I guess his $ means more than our safety? (Money means more than one’s safety). Describing the lewd comments the passenger kept making, Randi Zuckerberg said that the passenger kept talking about recent sexual harassment cases and mentioned that how ‘these millennial women just aren’t willing to give some booty to get a job.’
She further highlighted that even after bring the matter to a flight attendants notice, they kept serving him multiple alcoholic beverages. Mark Zuckerberg’s sister said the man talked about touching himself, asked if she fantasized about the colleague she was travelling with, and commented on the bodies of female passengers as they boarded the plane. She added that she was told not to take it personally and offered to move her to a seat at the back of the plane.
Reacting to the reports, the Alaska Airlines said that it contacted Randi Zuckerberg about the claims and has revoked the man’s travel privileges with the airline. The airlines have also ordered a probe.