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Ex-NFL Star Brendan Langley ARRESTED, United Airlines Worker FIRED After Airport Brawl Goes Viral

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Former NFL player Brendan Langley was arrested after he got into a brawl with a United Airlines employee (who has been fired) at an airport in Newark, NJ. Footage of the fight went viral and actor Alec Baldwin - of ALL people - spoke out about “workplace abuse.” Interesting. More inside…

An airport fight has the Internet in a chokehold about who was right and who was wrong. Peep the clip below:

 

 

An extended clip of the fight was also released:

 

 

The video clips shows former Denver Broncos cornerback-turned-wide receiver Brendan Langley involved in a scuffle with a United Airlines employee at Newark Liberty International Airport last Thursday morning (May 19th).

The reason? It’s unclear. However, the Daily Mailreported the fight is believed to have begun when Brendan used a wheelchair to transport his luggage, instead of a luggage cart that cost $5.

In both of the viral clips, it shows the United Airlines employee hitting the ex-NFL star first, although we don’t know what transpired before someone started recording their squabble.

Police charged Brendan with simple assault and released him on his own recognizance. The United Airlines employee was fired.

“United Ground Express informed us that the employee has been terminated,” an airline rep told The Post in an email, referring to the company’s connection subsidiary.

Brendan - who currently plays with the Canadian Football League - took to social media to address the airport drama:

 

”its crazy how u can get assaulted by an actual airline employee and defend urself, but media will run the narrative that they want to," he tweeted. "this is the problem in our society today smh dont believe everything u read! @TMZ tbh this is shitty of yall. taking another mans pain as a joke”

 

 

”u can clearly see soooo many @united employees watching everything unfold while im basically begging for help. craziest part not one of them helped De-escalate the situation! it was like they wanted it to happen. like i had a target on my back"

 

 

”every angle shows me walking away from buddy, i had a whole ass flight that morning i did not want any smoke! he followed me all the way down to the kiosk just to cause me bodily harm. im honestly still shocked," he continued.

 

 

”all jokes aside i hope this moment doesn’t last longer than the 10 beautiful souls we lost in Buffalo last week… that should rly be the topic. prayers up for them”

The Canadian Football League’s Calgary Stampeders said they are investigating the incident.

“The Calgary Stampeders football club is aware of the reports concerning Brendan Langley,” the Stampeders told CNN in a statement. “The team is currently looking into the matter in order to learn the full details and will have no further comment until the investigation is complete,” the team added.

Actor Alec Baldwin - who fatally shot cinematographer Halyna Hutchins and injured director Joel Souza on the set of the Rust film when a live round was discharged from a revolver used as a prop - weighed in on the fight, highlighting "workplace abuse."

The actor left a comment on The Shade Room's IG, writing, "The guy working at the airport is the victim. He came to work to do a job. The other guy, with his big mouth, is guilty of workplace abuse, where people come to work with an expectation of safety, even civility. This a**hole who hit this guy should be put on a no fly list."

Alec, sit this one out for us buddy.

Photos: AP Photo/David Zalubowski


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