'Blind Side' star booted off flight because of weight

'Blind Side' star booted off flight because of weight

Posted: Updated: April 6, 2014 10:21 PM
Quinton Aaron was booted off a flight because of his weight. Quinton Aaron was booted off a flight because of his weight.
CALIFORNIA -

One of the lead actors from the "Blind Side" was kicked off a flight because of his weight.

Quinton Aaron, who played Michael Oher in the film, is six feet, eight inches tall and weighs 550 pounds.

He usually flies first class; however, on a US Airways connecting flight between Philadelphia and Rochester, New York, there were no first class seats available, according to ABC News.

The actor had to take two economy seats.

Aaron eventually gave up his seat and had to rebook the flight when another passenger arrived.

"I just grabbed my bag and just got off as quick as possible because it was embarrassing," he said.

Instead of being angry, Aaron plans to use the experience to motivate him to lose weight.

*ABC News contributed to this story.

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