The monk touring Las Vegas areaAn Italian monk on his way to Las Vegas to attend the funeral of his cousin was forced to wear a blanket by Southwest Airlines flight attendants. Apparently, the costume he was wearing had frightened some of the passengers, most of whom boarded the plane with him in Chicago, where his Air Italia flight connected him with a Southwest flight to Las Vegas.

The monk, who has been sworn to silence, could not talk to Real Wisconsin News, but official documents from the airline indicate that a flight attendant decided that the attire being worn by Brother Pietro Peroni could be detrimental to the flight because of its apparent mix between a Ku Klux Klan outfit, a ninja suit, and the clothes worn by the executioner of Joan of Arc. All three of these outfits are said to be against the unofficial dress code at Southwest Airlines that passengers are currently testing daily.

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