Posted: November 6, 2017 9:56 p.m. ET - Updated: November 8, 2017 11:54 a.m. ET
By: Andy Slater
Kneeling during the national anthem is not only impacting Dolphins' players, but the controversy has spread to the stands.
A season-ticket holder filed a lawsuit saying she was thrown out of Hard Rock Stadium for her political protest.
According to the exclusively-obtained documents, Cindy Niad-Hannah was tossed out of the Jets-Dolphins game on October 22.
Niad-Hannah claims that during 'The Star-Spangled Banner,' she showed support for the protesting players and South Florida congresswomen Frederica Wilson.
In addition, Niad-Hannah said aloud that she was kneeling against "asshole Trump."
A fellow fan heard the remark and alerted security, according to the lawsuit.
Later in the game, Niad-Hannah and her husband were escorted out of Hard Rock Stadium by police.
Her husband contacted a Dolphins' representative the following day to find out why they had both been kicked out. The representative cited her use of profanity.
An exclusively-obtained document shows Niad-Hannah was ejected for taking pictures and blocking the view of other fans.
Niad-Hannah claims that this is not the only time that she's had a problem at Hard Rock Stadium this season.
In a separate incident, another fan was kicking the back of her chair causing pain to a bulging disc.
Niad-Hannah, who is an attorney, is suing for $10,000 saying the Dolphins violated her First Amendment rights. She also wants a refund for the first two games and her parking passes.
A Miami Dolphins team official denied that Niad-Hannah was ejected for kneeling or for comments about the President.
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