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'Modern Family' Editor Live-Tweets Flight With Apparently Drunk, Super-Racist, Name-Dropping Passenger

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Ryan Case (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
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We all know that feeling of getting stuck on a plane with an annoying passenger, but a Modern Family editor made the best out a bad situation by live-tweeting her horrible (but thoroughly amusing from afar) experience last night. She tweeted that she was sitting behind a woman so drunk and obnoxious that she was eventually questioned by police by the end of the flight.

Ryan Case, who's also directed episodes of the ABC comedy, tells LAist she was flying from New York to Los Angeles when she sat behind a woman named Nadia whom Case called the "worst person in the world." Over three hours, Case gave her Twitter followers a delightful play-by-play of the events that unfolded—from what she describes as a drunk Nadia forcing the person sitting next to her to watch The Mysteries of Laura to her name-dropping proudly that she knows David Guetta and calling another passenger a "bitch."

Case said that at the end of the ordeal, four cops at LAX were waiting for Nadia and took her aside away from the crowd. "Everyone was very excited to see Nadia get taken down," Case says. However, despite all of Nadia's obnoxious behavior, she "looked surprised somehow" that cops showed up.

Los Angeles Airport Police Sgt. Karla Ortiz tells LAist that authorities received a call at 11:39 p.m. to show up outside the plane; however, she wasn't able to confirm the reason for the call nor name the passenger. Ortiz did say, though, that they questioned a woman who they did not end up arresting because they couldn't find a credible reason to detain her.

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Here are some highlights of Case's tweets in all their glory (including a photo of Nadia!):

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[h/t: Mashable]