Queer Eye star Tan France says he's been stopped by airport security three times this week.

Queer Eye star Tan France says he’s been stopped by airport security three times this week.

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British born Queer Eye star, Tan France says he’s been stopped three times this week by airport security in the US.

“I’m brown but that does NOT mean I’m a damn security risk”

When he asked security staff at one airport why he was constantly being pulled over, he was told he was on a watch list.

Earlier this week the QE star tweeted, “I’ve been put through extra security checks 3 times this week, and was just told by a TSA agent it’s because my name is on a list,

“WTF? I’m brown but that does NOT mean I’m a damn security risk!!!”

Tan was born in the UK, his parents were born in Pakistan. He also identifies as a Muslim.

“Humiliated”

He posted to Instagram, “I’ve just gone through security at the airport, it took me over two hours. And this is now the third time this week,”

“What happens is when you’re checking in, they tell you that you can’t use your pre-check because there’s a security issue.

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“At that point they take you out of line, and then they search you, and they give you a pat down—which is humiliating—where they check everything.”

“I’m being Profiled”

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“so I can tag TSA and hopefully they’ll see this at some point and figure out why the fuck they’re treating me like this.”

“Because I know the answer. I know why I’m being profiled.”

The TSA replied with a standard  reply, saying that they were “sorry to hear” of Tan’s experience. They added, “We’re sorry to hear this. DHS TRIP can provide resolution to travelers with difficulties getting through security and inspection at airport checkpoints”.