Things turned ugly in court after a witness being questioned by Sharon Brown's attorney said she thought Victoria Osteen made comments referring to Brown's race during an altercation aboard a Continental Airlines flight nearly three years ago. Osteen's attorney, Rusty Hardin accused Reginald Mckamie and the witness of playing the "race card"-- and in his words "got loud" in court to make his point. "There's no way in the world that flight attendant had any legitimate basis for saying that she thought it was racial and that's what I got upset about," said Hardin. "Maria Johnson said there were three flight attendants and she told Maria Johnson who was a Caucasian that she was the only one that she could talk to." Maria Johnson, a flight attendant working on the plane that day backed up Brown's claim that Osteen elbowed her and shoved into a bathroom door. "Because of the fact that Sharon Brown was in charge and she didn't want to talk to her. I thought I'm the only white girl on the crew and it kind of bothered me," said Johnson. Osteen's attorney said Johnson was the only flight attendant who had seen the spilled liquid and that's why Osteen wanted to talk to her -- not because she was white. Brown's attorney is scheduled to call four more witnesses tomorrow before the defense presents it's case.
Victoria Osteen on Trial
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