Meghan King had a frightening near-death experience and nearly met her creator on a plane years ago. Now she remembers her “Hell of a Fright”.
The 38-year-old is best known for being a cast member of Bravo’s reality show “The Real Housewives of Orange County” from 2015 to 2017. The former reality star has built a community in online thanks to his fame and never hesitates to share his life stories.
Meghan King vividly recalls terrifying flight to Houston
Over the weekend, the American socialite recalled a chilling near-death experience on a turbulent airplane on Instagram. She shared a blurry image of herself on a plane wearing an oxygen mask with a pink neck compressor around her neck, sitting by the window seat.
In the accompanying caption, King spoke about his out-of-body experience during the flight. Jthe ‘Say Yes to the Dress’ star shared that she boarded a ‘Continental Airl[i]nes flight” twelve years ago which was later shot down in Alexandria, Louisiana as opposed to Houston, the original landing spot due to disruption.
She explained: “My ears were jumping abnormally [and] the oxygen went down. The pilot didn’t explain, but the flight attendant started to panic, shouting, “PUT ON YOUR MASKS. THIS IS NOT AN EXERCISE ! (Aren’t they supposed to stay calm!? It was the opposite of calm).
The TV personality opened up about her reaction and others on the plane, writing, “I texted my family that I love them and got a little dizzy from the adrenaline response in my body. The old man across the aisle was shaking so much he couldn’t put on his mask, so the stewardess ran up to him with his portable oxygen and feverishly applied his mask.
Still recounting her unfortunate experience, the mother-of-three noted that “at 10,000 feet, the pilot finally said, ‘You can take your masks off. We’ll soon land in, uh, Louisiana.
After landing safely, she explained that “firefighters rushed the plane” and fire engines off the plane escorted them. “We were all shaken up and told there would be no flights until the next day – and that’s all we learned about this incident. It wasn’t on the news, nobody asked questions and no one gave an explanation,” she wrote.
Finally, the Bravo star asked if “something like this happened to anyone else out there.” Such candor prompted fans to recount their horrific experience with planes and flying under the post.
One fan wrote, “I remember the day this happened; my father and my brother are both air traffic controllers in Alexandria with AEX. Glad it all ended well; you are so loved for your honesty and fabulousness ❤️.”
Another fan who had a similar experience wrote, “Yes it happened to my family. United flight from South Carolina to Connecticut almost same details, no explanation when I called no ‘incidents were reported’, super scary.”
Meghan King looks back on ‘RHOC’ days in candid interview
King’s revelation comes after she got candid about her time on “RHOC.” THE the Bravolebrity alum opened up about leaving the Housewives franchise during an interview with Megan Ryte on an “IMPACT x NIGHTLINE” episode as shed more light on the “highs and lows of reality TV”.
When asked what it was like to go from being followed by cameras to living away from TV, the TV icon confessed: “It was like taking a drug off. Um, I know that sounds quick, but it’s true.
The media personality then elucidated the tensions associated with focusing on your appearance and what it cost him personally to be on reality TV.
She shared, “I think being on reality TV has made me more conscious of my image, and I don’t think that’s necessarily a good thing.” King also took responsibility for anyone who felt “unspoken pressure” to undergo the body changes, including being forced to have a specific body, get Botox, fillers, extensions, or breast work. boobs – as they watched her on TV. She admitted that she was not proud of the standard she set for other women.
She was on the Bravo show for three seasons, from seasons 10 to 12, and was starting a family with her ex Jim Edmonds. King revealed that leaving “RHOC” required a lot of thought when it came out. However, she had to because she struggled emotionally and physically during filming, especially as a new mother.