Naomi Campbell

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That Naomi Campbell—always looking out for the little guy. Aside from the ones on her payroll, that is.

The tempestuous supermodel is claiming to have turned the tables on British Airways, announcing that she will be boycotting the airline that reportedly banned her earlier this month due to its "complete disrespect for the passengers."

Campbell, at least, knows from disrespect, having been arrested at London's Heathrow Airport earlier this month after spitting on an airport officer who was attempting to intervene in an altercation over a missing piece of luggage.

As a result of the terminal hijinks, B.A. reportedly banned Campbell. While the airline never officially confirmed the ban, Campbell has been spouting off in the Brazilian media that B.A. is desperate to have her back on board.

"Someone from B.A. called me and asked that I return to fly with them, but this will not occur so early," the 37-year-old grudge-holder said Wednesday. "They didn't find my bag—said it wasn't in the system—and there was a complete disrespect for the passengers.

"I am not speaking for myself. I am speaking for all those who have been disrespected."

But a B.A. rep took issue with Campbell's claims, telling London's Evening Standard newspaper: "We are not aware of any pleading phone calls to Ms. Campbell."

Campbell landed in Rio de Janeiro on Monday—via Brazil's TAM Airlines—to help bring awareness to the nation's dengue fever epidemic.

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