A Trainspotting star joked his Valentine’s Day has been ruined after a Jet2 passenger mistakenly picked up his bag which contained Viagra at Lanzarote Airport.
Bradley Welsh, who plays gangster Doyle in T2 Trainspotting, says his ‘clean underwear’, and a ‘gift for his fiancée’ were also in the case.
Bradley, who is a past British ABA Lightweight boxing champion, took to Twitter to ask Jet2 for help in a series of funny Tweets.
Bradley took to Twitter to ask Jet2 for help in a series of hilarious messages. Addressing a later tweet to a Jet2 customer service rep, he added: ‘Jasmine…. I’m banished to the balcony. Nobody is talking to me. Bradley is pictured in Lanzarote’
Bradley Welsh, who plays gangster Doyle in T2 Trainspotting, says his ‘clean underwear, Viagra and a gift for his fiancée’ were in a case taken by mistake
His Tweets prompted several light-hearted responses including one from Trainspotting author Irvine Welsh who started a new Twitter hashtag called ‘SaveBradsValliesDay’.
Bradley, who featured in Danny Dyer’s Deadliest Men documentary series in 2009, tweeted Jet2 using his Holyrood Boxing Gym Twitter account.
He wrote: ‘My wee family been 36 hours now without our baggage.
‘Pure disaster at the airport. It seems there’s no system in place to deal with other customers’ mistakes with hand baggage on flights
‘Customer care for Families surely is the first priority?
‘I have no clothes… someone took my on plane luggage on your plane.’
He reiterated: ‘I have no clothes or my nine year old daughter.
‘It’s also Valentine’s Day soon and my gift to my fiancée is in the case (last ditch rekindling holiday or bust).’
Addressing a later tweet to his Jet2 customer service rep, he added: ‘Jasmine…. I’m banished to the balcony. Nobody is talking to me.
Trainspotting author Irvine Welsh himself joined in by starting a new Twitter hashtag called ‘SaveBradsValliesDay’
‘Disowned. Everyone is calling me out as the mad loony Scotsman, if I survive the night. I will plead with my soon to be ex for this.’
He eventually admitted: ‘Ok… in desperation I’ll come clean. It’s nearly Valentine’s Day, if I don’t get clean boxers. I’ve nae chance and the Viagra is in the case anaw.
‘Three days Jasmine. Three whole days. Valentine’s day will never happen for me.’
Irvine Welsh tweeted: ‘As Brad says ‘it’s vallies day soon and without clean keks I’ve nae chance’.’
Dean Cavanagh, the screenwriter who has worked with Irvine Welsh in the past wrote: ‘Not a good advert for them. I’ll definitely think twice before booking.’
@jamesriordan7-0 offered to raid gardens in an Edinburgh district to get him fresh underwear, writing: ‘Size ye mate? I’ll fire ye over a few pair off the Pilton washing lines.’
Bradley, who runs is a past British ABA Lightweight boxing champion, took to Twitter to ask Jet2 for help in a series of hilarious message
Bradley’s Tweets prompted several light-hearted responses
Speaking today Bradley said: ‘Please save my Valentine’s day. My missus is refusing to go out with me as I’m still wearing the same Jack Daniels t-shirt I arrived in for three days. I feel and look like a refugee.
‘I was planning on her giving her a special present but I can’t as it is in my bag. I have not seen her for six months as I have been working really hard.
‘My brother paid for the holiday to give us a break to enjoy.’ Jet2 responded to Bradley online, writing: ‘We’re sorry to hear that you feel this way, and can assure you we are taking this seriously and are doing all we can to assist you with this.’