United Airlines is facing major backlash after a woman tweeted that gate agents were not allowing young girls onto a flight because they were wearing leggings Shannon Watts, a motheroffive from Col. The United Airlines leggings ban that sent online outrage soaring on Sunday is part of the companys dress code one that apparently isnt so friendly to women travelers After a traveler tweeted abo. A high school principal in South Carolina began the new school year with a controversial fashion statement about girls who wear leggings told students that girls bigger than size 2 look fat in leg. A principal of a South Carolina high school has apologized after she was recorded saying female students looked fat in leggings unless they were a size zero or two Stratford High School principal H. Shes forcing them to change or put dresses on over leggings or they cant board, she said Since when does united police womens clothing? A 10yearold girl in gray leggings, she added of one. The two girls for wearing leggings had they been paying customers, United spokesman Jonathan Guerin said as the airline responded to the backlash "The two girls were instructed that they couldn. She said some girls in leggings were forced to change or put on dresses before boarding while two were not allowed on the flight at all "Since when does united police womens clothing?" Watts wrot. Its what I would wear Ive worn yoga pants with a pair of sneakers Disputes over certain styles of leggings have been popping up for years in the Twin Cities and elsewhere In Barrington, RI,. A United gate agent isnt letting girls in leggings get on flight from Denver to Minneapolis because spandex is not allowed? Shannon Watts said, tagging the airline in her tweet to prompt an explanat. Heather Taylor will never look at a pair of leggings the same way again On Tuesday, the Stratford High School principal gave a speech to her 10th grade class where she made body shaming comments agai. Twitter user Shannon Watts, who was on the same flight as the girls, reported that they were asked to change or put dresses on over their leggings before boarding the flight from Denver to Minneapol. In audio obtained by news station WCBD, Stratford High School principal Heather Taylor is heard telling students that they shouldnt wear leggings if theyre larger than a size 2 The sad thing is wi.