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'Orange Is The New Black' Fans Furious At Star Danielle Brooks' Treatment In Airport

"Ew casual racism??? Go off girl."
Danielle Brooks, pictured at the Tony Awards on June 12, would apparently like gate agents to show a little more class.
Danielle Brooks, pictured at the Tony Awards on June 12, would apparently like gate agents to show a little more class.

"Orange Is The New Black" star Danielle Brooks is airing out her annoyance with airline personnel who comment on her flying arrangements.

"I hate when gate agents look at me like I've never flown first class and say 'You're in first class, lucky you!' Really tho," said Brooks, who plays Taystee on the hit Netflix series, in a Twitter post Thursday. 

Twitter users were outraged at the treatment of Brooks, a Tony nominee for "The Color Purple." 

"Ew casual racism??? Go off girl," one wrote. Another user remarked, "The ignorance is real."

"Entertainment Tonight" reported that Brooks may have been referring to a specific incident that happened before she boarded a flight from New York to appear on "Jimmy Kimmel Live." 

The Huffington Post has reached out to Brooks for comment.

CORRECTION: Danielle Brooks was misidentified in a photo that has been removed.

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