Diana Ross says she was 'violated' by TSA at New Orleans airport

Diana Ross had a negative experience at the airport.

Over the weekend, the 75-year-old singer took to Twitter to claim that she was "treated like s**t" at the airport in New Orleans, Louisiana. In a series of tweets, Ross wrote that TSA "was over the top" and her experience left her "feeling violated."

"OK, so on one hand I’m treated like royalty in New Orleans and at the airport I was treated like s**t," Ross, who was in town to perform at the 2019 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, wrote. "Let me be clear, Not the peiple [sic] or Delta BUT TSA was over the top!! Makes me want to cry!!!"

"Its [sic] not what was done but how I am feeling violated - I still feel her hands between my legs, front and back (saying to me it her job,) WOW!!" she continued. "Really mixed emotions, I always like to see the good things but not feeling good right now."

Following her tweets, Ross shared a video of herself performing "Stop! In the Name of Love" at the festival, writing that she's "feeling better, it took a minute."

In response to Ross' tweets, the TSA released a statement, which, according to multiple outlets, said that surveillance tapes appeared to show that the "screening correctly followed all protocols," and promised to "continue to investigate the matter further."

"TSA is committed to ensuring all travelers are treated with respect and courtesy. TSA is aware of concerns presented by Diana Ross about her screening experience at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport this morning," the statement read. "Initial review of CCTV indicates that the officers involved with Ms. Ross's screening correctly followed all protocols, however, TSA will continue to investigate the matter further."

"We encourage Ms. Ross to reach out to TSA so we can further explain our procedures, designed to protect travelers from a persistent threat," the statement concluded.

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Supremes in 1960's with Diana Ross (Photo by Chris Walter/WireImage)
UNSPECIFIED - JANUARY 01: Photo of SUPREMES; Posed group shot. L-R: Diana Ross, Mary Wilson (front), Cindy Birdsong (Photo by Charlie Gillett/Redferns)
Low-angle view of American Pop and Rhythm & Blues singer Diana Ross, of the Supremes, as she performs on an unspecified television show, late 1960s. (Photo by Silver Screen Collection/Getty Images)
UNSPECIFIED - JANUARY 01: Photo of Diana ROSS and Mary WILSON and SUPREMES and Cindy BIRDSONG; Posed studio portrait L-R Mary Wilson, Diana Ross and Cindy Birdsong (Photo by RB/Redferns)
UNSPECIFIED - JANUARY 01: Photo of Diana ROSS; Posed portrait of Diana Ross, three quarter length shot, outside, wearing loose clothes, holding arms up in front, looking straight at camera (Photo by Echoes/Redferns)
FRANCE - JANUARY 01: Photo of SUPREMES and Mary WILSON and Florence BALLARD and Diana ROSS; Posed half length group shot. Eiffel Tower blurred in background. L - R: Florence Ballard, Diana Ross, Mary Wilson (Photo by Echoes/Redferns)
UNITED KINGDOM - JANUARY 01: Photo of SUPREMES and Diana ROSS and Florence BALLARD and Mary WILSON; Posed group portrait L-R Florence Ballard, Mary Wilson and Diana Ross (Photo by RB/Redferns)
UNSPECIFIED - CIRCA 1960: Photo of Supremes Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images
Motown girl group The Supremes early 1960s, from left to right, Florence Ballard, Diana Ross and Mary Wilson. (Photo by Archive Photos/Getty Images)
American singing group the Supremes perform on 'The Ed Sullivan Show,' December 27, 1964. From left: Florence Ballard (1943 - 1976), Diana Ross, and Mary Wilson. (Photo by CBS Photo Archive/Getty Images)
NEW YORK - MAY 11: Singers, Mary Wilson, Florence Ballard and Diana Ross of the R and B Group 'The Supremes' rehearse for their performance on the TV show Hullabaloo on May 11, 1965 in New York City, New York. (Photo by Donaldson Collection/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
The Supremes pictured here each with a Polaroid Camera around their neck. They arrived at a London Airport from Copenhagen to appear in 'Ready Steady Go' and 'Thank Your Lucky Stars', 6th October 1965. (Photo by Stone/Mirrorpix/Getty Images)
(MANDATORY CREDIT Koh Hasebe/Shinko Music/Getty Images) The Supremes at press conference in a hotel, August 1966, Tokyo, Japan. Diana Ross, Mary Wilson, Florence Ballard. (Photo by Koh Hasebe/Shinko Music/Getty Images)
THE ANDY WILLIAMS SHOW -- 01/29/67 -- Pictured: The Supremes: (l-r) Mary Wilson, Diana Ross (Photo by Herb Ball/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
TARZAN -- 'The Convert' Episode 15 -- Air Date 01/12/1968 -- Pictured: (l-r) Ron Ely as Tarzan, Diana Ross as Sister Therese -- Photo by: NBCU Photo Bank
Diana Ross of the Supremes pictured at the Press Reception for their latest single 'Love Child' . She is in London, with her other Supremes, Mary Wilson and Cindy Birdsong, to promote the song, picture taken 19th November 1968. (Photo by Staff/Mirrorpix/Getty Images)
Disco diva and motown singer Diana Ross, early 1970s. (Photo by Terry O'Neill/Iconic Images/Getty Images)
NEW YORK CITY - SEPTEMBER 9: Diana Ross attends Diana Ross Opening on September 9, 1970 at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
Unspecified - 1970: Diana Ross appearing on the ABC series 'Make Room for Granddaddy'. (Photo by ABC via Getty Images)
14th September 1973: American pop singer Diana Ross, formerly of the Supremes, in Britain for her first solo tour of the country, talking to press at the Inn On The Park. (Photo by Mike Stephens/Central Press/Getty Images)
Diana Ross performs on stage at the Theatre des Champs Elysees in Paris to promote the release of her 1972 film Lady Sings the Blues. (Photo by Alain Dejean/Sygma via Getty Images)
(Original Caption) 1/12/1973-New York, NYA very happy girl is Diana Ross. Just a few minutes earlier (on January 12), she had received Cue Magazine's 12th annual Entertainer of the Year Award for her portrayal of Billie Holiday in the film hit 'Lady Sings the Blues.' Filed 1/16/1973.
LOS ANGELES - MARCH 26: Diana Ross attends the rehearsals for 45th Annual Academy Awards on March 26, 1973 at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
LOS ANGELES - APRIL 13: Singer Diana Ross poses for a portrait session on April 13, 1974 in Los Angeles. California (Photo by Harry Langdon/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES - JULY 16: Singer Diana Ross poses for a portrait session on July 16, 1975 in Los Angeles. California (Photo by Harry Langdon/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD - SEPTEMBER 18: Diana Ross as co-host of the SECOND ANNUAL ROCK MUSIC AWARDS. Image dated September 18, 1976. (Photo by CBS via Getty Images)
Diana Ross attends the press conference for 'The Wiz' on September 28, 1977 in New York City. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
NEW YORK- DECEMBER 31, 1978: Steve Rubell and Diana Ross attend the Studio 54 New Year's Eve party in New York on December 31,1978. (Photo by Sonia Moskowitz/Images/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES - APRIL 13: Singer Diana Ross poses for a portrait session on April 13, 1974 in Los Angeles. California (Photo by Harry Langdon/Getty Images)
10th September 1980: American pop-soul singer Diana Ross is all smiles, her arms full of discs. She holds a silver for her single 'Upside Down', a silver for her album 'Diana' and a platinum for her album '20 Golden Greats'. The awards were presented to her in London, while she is here she will see her boyfriend, singer Gene Simmons, performing with his band Kiss. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)
Diana Ross during 1981 Carousel Ball Benefiting the Childrens Diabetes Foundation in Denver at Carousel Ball in Denver, Colorado, United States. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
UNITED STATES - NOVEMBER 01: Diana Ross (Photo by The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - JUNE 14: As the rain fell Diana Ross was singing up a storm in Radio City Music Hall in her first concert appearance here since 1984. The former Supreme is beginning a three-month U.S. concert tour. (Photo by Richard Corkery/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES - JULY 3: Singer Diana Ross poses for a portrait session on July 3, 1987 in Los Angeles. California (Photo by Harry Langdon/Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - SEPTEMBER 01: Diana Ross and Ed Koch (Photo by The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images)
Diana Ross during 30th Annual Grammy Awards at Radio City Music Hall in New York City, New York, United States. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
Diana Ross (Photo by Jim Smeal/WireImage)
Michael Jackson & Diana Ross 1984 (Photo by Chris Walter/WireImage)
June Baranco and Bryant Gumbel at the New York Friars Club Tribute to Diana Ross, Waldorf Astoria Hotel, New York City. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
UNITED STATES - SEPTEMBER 20: Walk, Don't Run! Whoops Diana Ross tripped and fell and that left runs in both her stockings. Not to be ruffled, the diva of soul seemed to take the whole incident in perfect stride and smiled. (Photo by Richard Corkery/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images)
Diana Ross signs his book Secrets of a Sparrow: Memoirs by Diana Ross. (Photo by Rick Maiman/Sygma via Getty Images)
ROTTERDAM, NETHERLANDS - MAY 19: Diana Ross performs on stage at Ahoy on 19th May 1997 in Rotterdam, Netherlands. (Photo by Rob Verhorst/Redferns)
PA Library photo dated 23/7/1997 : American singer Diana Ross with her husband Arne Naess and her family attend the film premiere of 'Batman and Robin' at the Empire cinema in London's Leicester Square. (Photo by Michael Crabtree - PA Images/PA Images via Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - SEPTEMBER 09: Diana Ross with her two sons and daughter at the MTV Video Music Awards at Lincoln Center. (Photo by Richard Corkery/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images)
Diana Ross at the N.Y. Premiere of 'Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone' at the Ziegfeld Theatre in New York City. 11/11/2001. Photo: Evan Agostini/ImageDirect
Diana Ross at the recording session for 'We Are Family' at the Montel Williams Studio in New York City. The project is being produced by Nile Rodgers, directed by Spike Lee, and will benefit a number of charities including the Red Cross. Photo by Frank Micelotta/ImageDirect.
Diana Ross during Jazz At Lincoln Center's Annual Fall Gala at Lincoln Center in New York City, New York, United States. (Photo by Shane Gritzinger/FilmMagic)
Singer Diana Ross arrives to the Tiffany & Co. Launch of The 2008 Blue Book Collection at The Museum of Natural History on October 27, 2005 in New York City. (Photo by Gary Gershoff/WireImage)
Singer Diana Ross performs onstage during TNT Christmas in Washington 2012 at National Building Museum on December 9, 2012 in Washington, DC. 23098_003_KM_2005.JPG
WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 4: (AFP OUT) Diana Ross, one of the 2007 Kennedy Center honorees, arrives with her son for the formal artist's dinner for the Kennedy Center Honors at the United States Department of State December 4, 2010 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Ron Sachs-Pool/Getty Images)
ARNHEM, NETHERLANDS - OCTOBER 18: Diana Ross performs on stage at Gelredome on October 18, 2009 in Arnhem, Netherlands. (Photo by Rob Verhorst/Redferns)
Diana Ross and her son Evan sit in the Royal Box on Centre Court during day two of the 2011 Wimbledon Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, Wimbledon. (Photo by Rebecca Naden/PA Images via Getty Images)
Diana Ross and daughter Tracee Ellis Ross arrive at the 2014 American Music Awards held at the Nokia Theater L.A. Live. (Photo by Frank Trapper/Corbis via Getty Images)
Recording artist/actress Diana Ross arrives at the 2014 American Music Awards held at the Nokia Theater L.A. Live. (Photo by Frank Trapper/Corbis via Getty Images)
President Barack Obama awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom to singer-songwriter, and actress, Diana Ross. (Photo by Cheriss May/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 19: Diana Ross poses at the 2017 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 19, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 27: Diana Ross seen performing at the 86th Annual Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting Pre-Tape at Rockefeller Center on November 27, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by James Devaney/GC Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA - FEBRUARY 24: Diana Ross and Tracee Ellis Ross attend the 2019 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on February 24, 2019 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Tony Barson/FilmMagic)
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