New Orleans’ controversial mayor has been embroiled in yet another scandal – this time for allegedly upgrading to her hotel rooms financed by the taxpayer, Your Content has learned.
Mayor of New Orleans LaToya Cantrell upgraded hotel rooms to stay in king suites during trips to Washington DC and San Francisco, costing around $2,400.
She previously argued it wasn’t safe for a black woman to fly economy, but council members disagreed and almost $29,000 was repaid on upgraded flights.
Cantrell has also faced questions as to why her bodyguard also flew first class with her – in particular on a LA trip to a VIP event with Brad Pitt.
Cantrell was asked to account for the bodyguard’s extended hours spent inside the city-owned apartment she uses,‘according to FLIPBOARD.