Wednesday, July 29, 2015

"The Office's" Rainn Wilson freaks at PHL

Dwight was not happy about missing his flight to Scranton

"The Office's" Rainn Wilson freaks at PHL

Rainn Wilson waves to fans. (AP Photo)
Rainn Wilson waves to fans. (AP Photo)

"The Office" star Rainn Wilson, who plays onetime assistant (to the) regional manager Dwight Schrute, threw a Twitter hissyfit on Friday night after he and six members of "The Office" were stranded at Philadelphia International Airport. Wilson was headed to " 'The Office' Wrap Party," a massive gathering of "Office" fans in Scranton, where the show takes place, to mark the end of the NBC sitcom's final season. Co-stars Jenna Fischer and John Krasinski were there, as well as surprise visitor Steve Carell.

Wilson's connecting U.S. Airways flight from Philly to Scranton left 10 minutes early, eliciting a tirade from the actor. "We're being forced to rent cars and drive to Scranton from Philly. Does the CEO of @USAirways want to join us? I will fondle him angrily," Wilson tweeted.

He added, among other tweets: "I'm going to take a dump on a @USAirways plane's windshield. In the shape of the @Delta logo."

It's only two-hour ride, Rainn. Suck it up.

The final episode of "The Office" airs May 16.

Read about Jeff Lurie's marriage, Mike Tyson and more in today's Philly Gossip column.

Inquirer Staff Writer
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