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Mark Zuckerberg's Sister Harassed On Alaska Flight, Feels 'Disgusted'

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| December 2 , 2017 , 11:56 IST

In the recent times, a number of cases of harassment were faced by flight passengers on board but most of them are either brushed aside by authorities or dissolve with time. However, the cases are getting more frequent and the latest victim of the ignorance by the staff of an International Airlines is Randi Zuckerberg.

The sister of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has come forward to talk about the sexual misconduct she had to go through while on board in an Alaska Airlines plane. In an open letter, Randi claimed that despite complaining, the flight attendants allowed a passenger to sexually harass her and refused to interfere.

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The former Facebook executive was travelling between Los Angeles and Mazatlan, Mexico when the incident happened. In the letter written to the executives of the Seattle-based airline, Zuckerberg explained how a male passenger sitting next to her kept hurling lewd sexual remarks at her and the airline employees didn't care to interfere.

Accusing the flight attendants of serving alcoholic drinks to the abusive passenger despite his immoral behaviour, founder and chief executive officer of Zuckerberg Media expressed her shock when the servers asked her to not "take it personally". Randi found the experience disgusting and degrading.

Offended by the attendants' offer of moving to another seat, Zuckerberg wrote, "Which I almost did until I realised ... why should I have to move? I'm the one that is being harassed!" After getting noted by the media, the incident reached Alaska Airlines which temporarily revoked Randi's travel privileges while the investigation is underway.