Extra legroom on airplanes has become a premium — especially for a long flight.
An athlete such as Cam Newton, who is 6-foot-5, could certainly use that extra legroom on a transatlantic trip.
The Carolina Panthers quarterback probably realized that on Saturday while boarding a flight from Paris to the U.S. So Newton apparently attempted to buy a seat with extra legroom from a fellow passenger — for $1,500 in cash.
Unfortunately for Newton, that passenger passed on the offer.
So it was coach seating for Newton.
Would you give up a plane seat with extra legroom on a 10-hour flight for $1,500? Apparently some passengers feel that no amount of money can buy that comfort. As Newton learned.
Twitter, however, disagreed.
You bet your ass I'd give Cam Newton my airplane seat for 1500. Heck I'd give him my car too.— Rudy M (@RudySoCal) June 24, 2019