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Comedian Billy Eichner Weirded Out After Finding An FBI Patch 'Scotch-Taped' To His Underwear After Flight

Comedian Billy Eichner Weirded Out After Finding An FBI Patch 'Scotch-Taped' To His Underwear After Flight
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The TSA (Transportation Security Administration) is known to randomly rifle through the items in your checked luggage to look for dangerous materials and then maybe leave a note indicating your bag has been checked.

But comedian Billy Eichner received something other than a paper slip inside his luggage after returning from a work trip.

The Billy on the Street comedian discovered an FBI patch was Scotch-taped to the inner lining of his gym shorts and he had some serious questions.

The 42-year-old posted a video on social media and gave us the rundown.

While holding up the item in question, he said:

"It was like four pieces of Scotch tape taped into my underwear. This was not there when I packed it. Is that normal?"
"Is that allowed? I don't really care. Maybe it was my copy of 'Razzle Dazzle' [written by Michael Riedel] that they thought was a threat."

He said he tried looking for an explanation on Google and could not find anything.

He tagged reputable journalists and TV personalities, including CNN's Jake Tapper and MSNBC's Rachel Maddow, to do a deep dive.

Because Eichner is a prominent comedian and jokester, people thought this might be a funny "bit."

On Instagram, fellow celebs marveled over the peculiar find.

Reese Witherspoon was stuck on one item.


Terms of Endearment star Debra Winger wrote:

"Totally normal! (just like the times we're living in ― definition of SUPER NORMAL)."


Sarah Jessica Parker was fixated on something else.


Molly's Game star Jessica Chastain responded with laughing emojis, and Life Itself actress Olivia Wilde simply wrote, "Baaahahhaaa."



Over on Twitter people followed suit in commenting on the mystery.

"Anyway, the FBI wants me," Eichner concluded. "Who can blame them?"