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Morrissey: TSA ‘Groped My Penis’

In a blog post on True-to-You, English singer Morrissey claims he was “sexually assaulted” by a Transportation Security Administration officer at the San Francisco Airport. Morrissey says the incident took place on July 27 around 2:30 in the afternoon as he was going through security. “Before I could gather my belongings from the usual array of trays I was approached by an ‘airport security officer’ who stopped me, crouched before me and groped my penis and testicles. He quickly moved away as an older ‘airport security office’ approached,” Morrissey wrote. A TSA spokesperson denied any officer misconduct, telling Rolling Stone, “Upon review of closed circuit TV footage, TSA determined that the supervised officer followed standard operating procedures in the screening of this individual.”