Flight Attendant Mistakes Simone Biles For A Child And Offers Her A Coloring Book
A flight attendant mistook Olympic medalist, Simone Biles for a child.
According to reports, the incident occurred when the 25 years old Seven-time Olympic medalist was aboard a plane on her way home from accepting the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
Sharing the embarrassing interaction via her Instagram story, Simone Biles revealed that the flight attendant offered Biles a colouring book after thinking she was a child.
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“Not the flight attendant trying to give me a coloring book when I board….. I said ‘no I’m good I’m 25.'”
Note that Biles, who is tied for the most decorated gymnast in history , had been in Washington, D.C. Thursday, July 7, to receive the nation’s highest civilian award among 16 others.
The athlete became the youngest person to receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom when President Joe Biden placed the award around her neck during a ceremony at the White House.
During the event, she joked that she’ll need to find room for the new medal among her 32 Olympic and World Championship medals.