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By David Keene
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Topic - Steven Slater
A former JetBlue flight attendant accused of cursing out a passenger and sliding down an emergency exit chute is working on a plea deal, attorneys on both sides said Tuesday.
The flight attendant accused of onboard antics that captured the nation's attention when he told off a passenger and slid down the plane's emergency chute with a beer will undergo a mental health evaluation with the aim of avoiding jail time in a possible plea deal.
JetBlue Airways says there will be no second exits for famed flight attendant Steven Slater, who captured the nation's imagination with his profanity-laced loudspeaker tirade and jump down a plane's emergency chute, beer in hand.
Sometimes I wonder whether my parish priests stand outside the windows listening to what goes on in my house during the week. How else could they deliver homilies from Sunday to Sunday that speak directly to the things we face at home?
The renegade flight attendant who cursed out a passenger and emergency-chuted to folk-hero status thanked the world for its support and said he wants to go back to work.
A folk hero in digital times, JetBlue flight attendant Steven Slater has been thoroughly embraced by the Web.
The mother of the suspended JetBlue flight attendant said she was sorry the incident between her son and a passenger occurred but that she understood why he had what she described as a very small meltdown.
A judge on Tuesday granted bail for a flight attendant accused of cursing out a passenger on an airplane public-address system, grabbing some beer from the galley and exiting the aircraft on an emergency slide.
At least Steven Slater had the guts to tell everybody off before he caved.
(Mr. Slater is HIV positive.) He said he was hoping prosecutors would take into account Mr. Slater's "long-standing and well-regarded reputation in the industry."