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Brooklyn Woman Finds Suggestive TSA Note In Luggage Containing Vibrator

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Jill Filipovic says she opened her baggage in Dublin Monday morning to find this note reading: Get Your Freak On Girl." (credit: Jill Filipovic)

Jill Filipovic says she opened her baggage in Dublin Monday morning to find this note reading: Get Your Freak On Girl.” (credit: Jill Filipovic)

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NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — The much-maligned TSA apparently has a sense of humor or an unrivaled ability to “freak” somebody out depending on your perspective.

A Brooklyn woman who flew from Newark Liberty to Dublin over the weekend opened her luggage Monday morning to discover a personalized note on an official TSA form, reading “GET YOUR FREAK ON GIRL.”

1010 WINS’ Sonia Rincon Speaks With Jill Filipovic


So what prompted the message?

Lawyer, blogger and co-founder of the website “Feministe,” Jill Filipovic, believes it likely has everything to do with the small vibrator that was packed in her suitcase.

“It’s nothing, you know, that I would think would raise any red flags,” she told 1010 WINS’ Sonia Rincon.

Filipovic said she discovered the hand-written note in her bag while unpacking Monday morning in Dublin.

While it’s not entirely uncommon during overseas travel to find a TSA note alerting the passenger that their bag had been inspected, it’s certainly less common to find one with a transcribed, suggestive phrase.

The Transportation Security Administration would only tell 1010 WINS that it was looking into the matter.

“TSA takes all allegations of inappropriate conduct seriously and is investigating this claim,” the statement read.

Filipovic said that at first it was funny, but then she imagined a bunch of men at the airport going through her suitcase and laughing about it.

“The more I think about it, the more I actually find it really offensive and a pretty egregious invasion of privacy,” Filipovic said.

What do you make of this?  Funny or alarming?  Share your thoughts in the comments section…

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