Ellie Kemper might be on the TSA watch list — here's why

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Ellie Kemper Might Be on the TSA Watch List — Here's Why


So Ellie Kemper took a trip to London a few years back and wanted to bring some souvenirs home with her.

But she told James Corden Monday night that didn't go over so well when she got to the airport to head back to the U.S.

"I brought fruit back from England. Apples," said Ellie Kemper on "The Late Late Show."

"Which you're not allowed to do," said James Corden.

"You're not allowed to do that. And I wasn't trying to get anything by on them. I just forgot. And the bomb sniffing dogs came, and they sniffed out the apples, and I was detained. And I may or not be on the TSA watch list," said Ellie.

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Ellie Kemper might be on the TSA watch list — here's why
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 18: Actress Ellie Kemper attends the 19th Annual Webby Awards on May 18, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Brian Ach/Getty Images for Webby Awards)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - JANUARY 13: Actress Ellie Kemper attends ELLE's Annual Women in Television Celebration on January 13, 2015 at Sunset Tower in West Hollywood, California. Presented by Hearts on Fire and Olay. (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images for ELLE)
PASADENA, CA - JANUARY 07: Producer and co-writer Tina Fey (L) and Ellie Kemper (R) speak about the 'The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt' during the Netflix TCA Press Tour at Langham Hotel on January 7, 2015 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Mark Davis/Getty Images for Netflix)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 11: Actress Ellie Kemper attends the 72nd Annual Golden Globe Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 11, 2015 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
Actress Ellie Kemper arrives at the MTV Movie Awards at Universal Studios, in Los Angeles, California, on June 3, 2012. AFP PHOTO / JOE KLAMAR (Photo credit should read JOE KLAMAR/AFP/GettyImages)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - MARCH 02: Actress Ellie Kemper attends the 2014 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Graydon Carter on March 2, 2014 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)
CULVER CITY, CA - MARCH 16: Ellie Kemper and Angela Kinsey arrives at 'The Office' series finale wrap party at Unici Casa Gallery on March 16, 2013 in Culver City, California. (Photo by Valerie Macon/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 16: Actress Ellie Kemper speaks onstage during 'VH1 Divas' 2012 at The Shrine Auditorium on December 16, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 12: Ellie Kemper attends the 2014 NBC Upfront Presentation at The Jacob K. Javits Convention Center on May 12, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 27: Actress Ellie Kemper arrives at Valentino Rodeo Drive Flagship store opening on March 27, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - MARCH 13: Actress Ellie Kemper arrives at the Premiere Of Columbia Pictures' '21 Jump Street' at Grauman's Chinese Theatre on March 13, 2012 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 26: Actress Ellie Kemper arrives at the 84th Annual Academy Awards held at the Hollywood & Highland Center on February 26, 2012 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images)
WESTWOOD, CA - JULY 10: Actress Ellie Kemper attends the premiere of Columbia Pictures' 'Sex Tape' at Regency Village Theatre on July 10, 2014 in Westwood, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 21: Actress Ellie Kemper arrives at the 14th Annual Costume Designers Guild Awards With Presenting Sponsor Lacoste held at The Beverly Hilton hotel on February 21, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
WESTWOOD, CA - APRIL 28: Actress Ellie Kemper arrives at the Premiere of Universal Pictures' 'Bridesmaids' at the Mann Village Theatre on April 28, 2011 in Westwood, California. (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images)
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How 'bout them apples? And is it just us, or does that sound like a scene ripped straight from Ellie's amazing new show, "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt?"

Unfortunately for Ellie, though, this was real life. And the sad part? She determined England's apples aren't much better than America's. Whoops.

Well, even if the adorable actress was on the no fly list, we're guessing the mishap got taken care of pretty quickly.

Her life has been quite a whirlwind lately, traveling all across the country to promote "Unbreakable" alongside her co-stars and the mastermind behind the show, Tina Fey.

"You know, it's a really bright show, it's uplifting. So I'm happy people are responding well to it," she said.

To see what she's raving about for yourself, you can check out season one of "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt" on Netflix now. Just be prepared to not leave the house for several days.

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