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The woman in the PlaneBae saga breaks her silence - she says that she's been 'shamed, insulted and harassed' since the story went viral and asks for her privacy

Posted On: Jul 13, 2018   |   Posted By: Business Insider

The woman in the PlaneBae saga breaks her silence - she says that she's been 'shamed, insulted and harassed' since the story went viral and asks for her privacy

Last week, the PlaneBae saga went viral, as one Rosey Blair documented what she presented as a love connection between a man and a woman on an airplane.
Now, the woman involved has broken her silence, and says that " PlaneBae is not a romance - it is a digital-age cautionary tale about privacy, identity, ethics and consent."
"I have been doxxed, shamed, insulted and harassed. Voyeurs have come looking for me online and in the real world," she writes in a statement to Business Insider.
She asks for people to respect her privacy.
The PlaneBae saga raises hard questions about expectations of privacy in a world where your every move can be tracked on social media.
Earlier in July, the PlaneBae saga went viral on social media , as one Rosey Blair documented on Twitter what she presented as a love connection between strangers - a man and a woman, sitting in front of her on an airplane.
Now, for the first time, the woman involved in the PlaneBae saga breaks her silence, and says that being an unwitting part of this...

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