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Passengers Flip Out When Simone Biles Surprises Them At The Airport

The gold medalist wins as a flight attendant, too.🏅

Simone Biles was back on the podium yesterday, but for a very different reason: She was alerting passengers it was time to board a flight at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport.

The smiley gold medalist from the U.S. women’s gymnastics team greeted travelers, made in-flight announcements and even directed air traffic on Monday as part of a promotion with United Airlines.

Unsuspecting fliers ― as well as United crew members ― were more than thrilled when Simone showed up to take charge. And we don’t blame them one flippin’ bit. Take a look:

She was my coworker for a Lil bit today! #SimoneBiles #BlackGirlMagic #Gymnast #GateAgentLol

A video posted by Ryan Wade (@ryan_w0630) on

If I had known I was going to meet Simone Biles I would have dressed better!! 🏅🇺🇸

A photo posted by ѕу∂иєу кαу💟😋 (@sydkay1203) on

Simone Biles helps a passenger into a handstand at O'Hare International Airport.
Simone Biles helps a passenger into a handstand at O'Hare International Airport.
Simone meets with United crew members behind the scenes at O'Hare International Airport.
Simone meets with United crew members behind the scenes at O'Hare International Airport.
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