Man buys plane ticket for his creepy baby doll, his seatmate live-tweets what it was like sitting next to her
When the middle seat between you and stranger on a flight is left open, the natural response is to rejoice (even if only in your head) — because extra space! But what’s the protocol when the stranger in the other seat places a creepy doll next you as if she were a real human person?
The protocol is to live-tweet the entire experience, because WTF?
Mashable has brought our attention to Sara Nović, who was minding her own business, getting situated on her flight, when a man sat down next to her and placed his doll in the seat between them. And for the duration of the flight, she sat next to a doll.
So she live tweeted the whole thing, and it’s hilarious and moderately terrifying.
But all was fair because the man PAID FOR A TICKET for the doll. That’s at least $150, you guys.
Which naturally caused some issues with the flight attendants, because dolls aren’t humans.
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Nović later found out that the man and his doll were on their way to check out some museums.
At this point, she had a slew of people following her tweets (because HELLO this was actually happening IRL).
And many of those people asked for a picture, to which Nović delivered.
After a two-hour layover, the DOLL WAS BACK (and sitting on a booster seat?).
And FYI, the doll has a name.
Clearly Nović wasn’t the only one freaked out by the creepy situation.
But there’s a plus side to all of this.
Nović’s closing remarks wrapped up the eventful flights nicely.