Woman allegedly held up at airport because no one believed how old she was

By: Zuri Davis, Rare.us


A woman said she was stopped by airport security because no one believed she was as old as her ID said she was.

Ukrainian singer Natalia Dzenkiv, 41, was asked to present her ID at a Turkish airport, but her youthful looks led airport security to believe that she had presented a false ID. Security pulled her into a room and questioned her.

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“When I found out the reason for my arrest, I even started laughing, as it was the age in my passport,” she said, according to Lad Bible. “I am already used to compliments about the way I look, but I couldn’t have imagined that it might be a reason for detaining me.”

After a few fans of Dzenkiv’s band, Lama, recognized her in the airport and asked for an autograph, security to let her through.

Lama won the award for Best Ukrainian Act MTV’s Europe Music Awards in 2007.


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