She felt him reach between the seats and grope. So she turned on her camera and said ALL THE THINGS.

On an Indigo flight, a man was accused of reaching through the chair in front of him and groping the woman sitting there.

Twice.

Then she stood up, camera rolling, and told him some things.

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I don't think he expected that.

Here are the highlights of what she said to him:


"Say more? Say more, come on. I'm videotaping you, mister! If you ever do this again, you'll remember this episode. You think us girls stay silent and you can do anything, right? Look here. Why are you so bashful now? I will call security. I'll make sure I make a complaint."

And ...

"You thought you could do it again, right? You were touching me here again the second time. You thought I didn't know what was going on and I would stay quiet, right? Only us girls are expected to have shame. You have a right to be shameless?"

Phew. that was intense.

And intensely awesome.

In the second video others come to her aid.
But she comes to her own aid with this zinger...

"You decided the action; I will decide the reaction."

I'm gonna use that line.

It's so hard to summon the courage to speak out and even harder to feel safe in situations like these. But this woman found herself in a difficult position but with a chance to speak out, so she took a chance.

It's truly inspiring.

*standing ovation*

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