Stormzy ‘gets into row with airport staff over passport issue as he’s stopped from boarding flight’


Stormzy appeared irritated with airport staff at Heathrow on Saturday as he tried to board a flight to Qatar ahead of Sunday’s World Cup final.

Passengers claimed the rapper, 29, allegedly became upset when staff noticed there was a passport issue, according to The Sun.

In a video, the Croydon-born star is seen saying: ‘The same passport. I’ve got one passport,’ while waving to check-in staff.

Upset: Stormzy appeared irritated with airport staff at Heathrow on Saturday as he tried to board a flight to Qatar ahead of Sunday’s World Cup final

The newspaper states that the singer-songwriter was due to jet off at 8.35am but it is claimed by onlookers that he missed the plane.

A witness is quoted as saying: ‘It looked like staff were making the point there was some sort of passport issue.

‘He was very frustrated.’

Annoyed: Passengers claimed the rapper, 29, allegedly became upset when staff noticed there was a passport issue, according to The Sun

Annoyed: Passengers claimed the rapper, 29, allegedly became upset when staff noticed there was a passport issue, according to The Sun

It is then claimed Stormzy left the airport before getting into a car to leave the terminal.

MailOnline has contacted a representative for Stormzy for comment.

The star was in good spirits on Friday evening as he hosted A Very #MERKY Christmas bash for his charity Merky Foundation in Fairfield Halls, Croydon.

Insistent: In a video, the Croydon-born star is seen saying: 'The same passport. I’ve got one passport,' while waving to check-in staff

Insistent: In a video, the Croydon-born star is seen saying: ‘The same passport. I’ve got one passport,’ while waving to check-in staff

The musician – who recently returned to his primary school to give life advice to pupils – posed for some snaps at the event while donning a black Santa Claus hat and bright orange hoodie.

Teaming his look with black joggers and matching grey, black and red trainers, the star opted for a more relaxed look at the event.  

Stormzy playfully pointed at the camera and struck a slew of poses while on the red carpet.

Good spirits: It come after Stormzy got festive on Friday as he donned a black Santa hat and orange hoodie while hosting the Christmas party for his charity The Merky Foundation

Good spirits: It come after Stormzy got festive on Friday as he donned a black Santa hat and orange hoodie while hosting the Christmas party for his charity The Merky Foundation

The event was split over Thursday and Friday, with the first being a Gospel night and the second containing a mix of family activities.  

Founded in 2019, the grime rapper has made the festive bash an annual event after taking to the stage during the party last year.

The Merky Foundation pledges money to organisations, charities & movements that are committed to fighting for racial equality, justice reform and black empowerment within the UK.

Doing good: The Merky Foundation pledges money to organisations, charities & movements that are committed to fighting for racial equality, justice reform and black empowerment

Doing good: The Merky Foundation pledges money to organisations, charities & movements that are committed to fighting for racial equality, justice reform and black empowerment 

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