Robert J. O’Neill’s claim to fame is that he killed Osama Bin Laden in Pakistan while a US Navy SEAL in 2011. He has turned that feat into a lucrative career as an author and public speaker.
But O’Neill received negative attention yesterday when he tweeted a picture of himself sitting on a Delta flight without a mask along with the caption, “I’m not a p*ssy”.
After receiving pushback like the tweet below, he deleted the tweet about five hours later.
You’re not a “pussy” because the vagina is one of the most resilient parts of the human body that can withstand childbirth. You’re more of a selfish coward willing to jeopardize the lives of others, including the Marine veteran behind you proudly wearing a USMC hat and a mask.
— Eugene Gu, MD (@eugenegu) August 19, 2020
Then later blamed his wife…
I didn’t delete my tweet. My wife did.
— Robert J. O'Neill (@mchooyah) August 19, 2020
The Navy SEAL who fatally shot Osama bin Laden is persona non grata on Delta Air Lines.
Former Team Six member Robert J. O’Neill wrote Thursday on Twitter that he had been banned for posting a since-deleted photo Wednesday of himself on a Delta flight without a “dumb ass” mask, saying he wasn’t wearing one because “I’m not a p—y.”
That caused Delta to ban him, he said.
“I just got banned from @Delta for posting a picture. Wow,” Mr. O’Neill wrote.
I just got banned from @Delta for posting a picture. Wow.
— Robert J. O'Neill (@mchooyah) August 20, 2020
The airline had said after the initial photo went viral that it was “reviewing this event.”
“All customers who don’t comply with our mask-wearing requirement risk losing their ability to fly Delta