Peacock remained out of United flight special wedding invitation



Incredibly: Emotional support peacock refused on the United flight

Well, that didn’t fly! United airlines refused to allow a woman and her emotional support peacock, to fly. You have to see it to believe it.

Dexter the peacock is more than proud.

The fine-plumed, elegant birds, which the access is denied on a United Airlines flight in January was invited for a stylish soiree in the last month.

The peacock, which is owned by the Brooklyn artist Ventiko, an appearance on the Newark wedding reception of Rebecca Pauline Jampol and Randy Hayes, Harris Jr. in the historic and ornate Symphony Hall.

After a viral story about a woman, her emotional support peacock the access is denied, United has tightened its policy on traveling with emotional support animals.

Dexter the peacock causes quite the stir at Newark Liberty International Airport on Jan. 28, but was invited to a beautiful wedding in Newark just last month.


Jampol arranged for Dexter to strut around a reception in the concert hall’s spectacular ballroom, while the owner of the bird took photos of guests against a Dionysian background of velvet, pearls and animal skulls,” according to the New York Times.

Jampol wanted to evoke a sense of what Newark, in the creative best.

“I wanted this kind of a great thing for the community,” she told the Times.

Jampol, 34, and Harris, 33, met in Newark in 2012. Jampol is a design professor at the Rutgers University Newark, and a modern art curator, while Harris is a musician who leads a rock band called the Randy Haze Trio, the Times reports.

Christopher Carbone is a reporter for He can be reached at or on Twitter @christocarbone.

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