KERRY Katona was left stunned today after she was asked to prove daughter Dylan-Jorge was hers at the airport because of their different surnames.
The singer, 38, was clearly taken aback by the security check, telling her Instagram followers she was in shock.
Kerry Katona was left stunned today after she was asked to prove daughter Dylan-Jorge was hers at the airport because of their different surnames[/caption]
The singer was smiling again after her and Dylan made it through the checks[/caption]
She posted: “In shock!! Just been pulled aside for a birth certificate to prove I’m dj mummy because we have different surnames!!!! They wasn’t gonna let me on!!!! Never ever been asked for this in 17 years! Wtf!!!”
Venting further in her Instagram story, she added: “What if she was my friends daughter or something?? Would I not be able to travel with her??
None of my children have my name on the passports!”
The issue was resolved in the end, with Kerry sharing a video of her and Dylan preparing to board their Ryanair flight.
None of Kerry’s five kids have her surname, with Dylan, four, sharing her dad George Kay’s surname.
Kerry vented further on her Instagram story[/caption]
None of Kerry’s five kids have her surname, with Dylan, four, sharing her dad George Kay’s surname[/caption]
Many of her followers reassured her it wasn’t personal and that it was a good thing the airline was diligent when it comes to children travelling.
Comments included: “Yes. It it is a good thing and should be supported not condoned.
“They always do it to me, look at me awkwardly and once they asked my young child who I was and he just looked at them and me and said “my mummy”. I get the reasons behind it tho .
“Surely this is a good thing?… it would stop anyone trying to kidnap a child/Children… I think this is great way off preventing it!! I understand it would of been a bit of a shock but in the long run, when you think about it, it’s actually a good thing!
“It’s to help stop child trafficking. It’s just a ‘thing’ – nowt personal x.
“Thats because theres high levels of child trafficking its for the safety of all children.”
It is not uncommon for airlines to ask parents with different surnames for additional ID such as a birth certificate.
Before travelling abroad it’s worth checking with the airline – as some have specific requirements.
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