Woman ‘flabbergasted’ as plane passenger tickles her leg with bare feet mid-flight
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One woman was left well and truly 'flabbergasted' as a plane passenger tickled her leg with their bare feet mid-flight.
As if stressful security lines, crying babies and the general state of onboard toilets weren't enough - it seems we now have to worry about other people's bare trotters invading our personal space on planes now.
The unlucky jet-setter in question, Tivona who goes by the handle @teatinz on TikTok, shared with her 138.5k followers her latest airplane drama and let's just say it's caused quite the reaction online.
The short clip shows the woman visibly speechless by the bizarre encounter when the passenger behind her somehow stretched out their little piggies right the way under her seat just to pop out on the other side.
The overlay text read: "I felt something tickle my leg."
Tivona also noted the mystery foot was 'cold' too before adding: "Do you know how far you have to reach your feet to TOUCH the person in front of you?"
The woman captioned the TikTok: "No way people actually do this I'm flabbergasted."
It has now gone viral after clocking up over 26.9 million views in just the three days since it was posted to the platform.
And it's clear Tivona isn't the only one well and truly baffled by the airplane faux pas as the video has since received a whopping 53.4k comments from people eager to share their equally stunned reactions.
Many were outraged by the ordeal with one TikTok user commenting: "Like why do people do this?!? You're in a shared space not at home."
A second added: "New fear unlocked."
A third jokingly claimed the penalty 'should be a $5000 fine'.
Others were one step beyond being shocked and actually had a very visceral reaction to the video.
One wrote: "I gagged a bit. Not in the surprised way, but the nauseous way."
"The way I would throw up…" revealed a second.
Many couldn't help but but themselves in Tivona's shoes and imagine what their reactions would be if the same ever happened to them.
"Ooooooh I would’ve kicked back so hard," penned one.
Another quipped: "I would’ve thrown a whole fit, the whole plane woulda heard me."
A third echoed: "I would have had to flip the whole entire flight omg you are so much better than me."
One seasoned traveller offered a somewhat more diplomatic nugget of wisdom: "As someone who flies a lot you should just subtly kick/step on his foot."
Others, however, were more puzzled by the mechanics of the passenger's positioning and slightly more sympathetic of the 'tall people problems'.
"That man's WHOLE shinbone is stored underneath the seat cuz how," asked one TikTok user.
A second added: "Tall people problems, tho keep the socks on."
A third asked: "Did bro not wear socks onto the plane or did bro take them off. I’m so perplexed on why his feet are bare."
Some, oddly enough, took the time to compliment the mystery passenger's pedicured tootsies.
One praised: "Looks manicured lol."
"They are well manicured tho! Hahaha," pointed out a second.
A final TikTok user resolved: "Barefoot on public transportation is wild but at least his feet weren’t crusty, he looks like he gets them done."
Now that's a silver lining if I've ever heard one.