WASHINGTON — Oscar-nominated actress Amy Adams was waiting to board a flight at the airport in Detroit on Friday when she spotted a soldier in uniform at her gate. She then arranged to give her first class seat to the man, who had been ticketed in coach, People reports.
Jemele Hill, co-host of ESPN’s Numbers Never Lie, was also on the flight and Tweeted about what happened next:
Just saw actress Amy Adams do something incredibly classy. She gave her 1st class seat to an American soldier. I'm an even bigger fan now.
— Jemele Hill (@jemelehill) June 27, 2014
“I don’t think he knows she did it,” she added.
Adams, 39, whose father was in the U.S. military, briefly chatted with the soldier by the cockpit and then went back to her seat in coach, according to passenger reports.