Woman With Gun-Shaped Shoes in Carry-On Luggage Gets Stopped at Baltimore-Washington Airport

Here we go again. A woman who tried to go through airport security with gun-shaped shoes in her luggage was, of course, stopped.

The Transportation Security Administration at the Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport held back the unidentified passenger when her contraband heels showed up on the x-ray machine. Also inside her carry-on bag were silver cuff bracelets adorned with faux bullets.

TSA spokesperson Lisa Farbstein said that the shoe-loving yet sadly misinformed traveler was advised that she could put her ammunition-themed accessories in her checked bag, but there was not enough time. She had to surrender both her shoes and bracelets in order to catch her flight.

It’s a sad day for us shoeholics when we lose a pair of shoes. In order for this not to happen again, Farbstein reminds us that the TSA “does not permit replica guns or ammunition past checkpoints.”

Shoes and bracelets that are less than ideal to wear or bring to a @TSA checkpoint

Pleaser USA, the maker of the confiscated gun-heeled shoes, also advised in a tweet, “Hey guys, make smart decisions about your carry on bags. We’d hate 4 u 2 miss ur flight or lose ur #PleaserShoes.”

“While the shoes will only serve to make you looks fabulous and otherwise pose no other threat, we don’t recommend carrying your #Bondgirl heels in your carry-on,” the shoe company added in an Instagram post.

Pleaser USA spokeswoman Elody Romero said that “in her nine years at the company, she’d never heard of the heels holding up the security line at an airport.” She’s clearly forgotten about British socialite Tara Palmer-Tomkinson, who tried getting past airport security with $2,200 Chanel gun heels in her carry-on not once but two times in the past.

Pleaser USA spokeswoman Elody Romero said that "in her nine years at the company, she'd never heard of the heels holding up the security line at an airport."

Your Next Shoes readers, would you risk getting held at the airport and missing a flight for these gun-shaped shoes?

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