Turned away from Airbnb for being too rich? A first for Seahawks’ Tyler Lockett

first_imgCoach Pete Carroll praised the 26-year-old’s leadership earlier in the month.”His background, experience, success that he’s had, he’s naturally in that position right now,” Carroll said, via the team’s website. “I’ve seen a number of instances already where it’s obvious that he gets it. You kind of grow into it, and he’s doing that.” Seahawks expect Mychal Kendricks back after insider trading case Tyler Lockett had a … unique encounter with an Airbnb host.Lockett was looking to use the popular online service that arranges homestays in an upcoming trip but one week before his scheduled stay, the host canceled Lockett’s trip. Seahawks offense likely to look brand new with Tyler Lockett, Rashaad Penny carrying load Take a look at how exactly this went down:I booked this Airbnb. And this man responded and said why are you staying at my house. Basically your overqualified and canceled my request.— Tyler Lockett (@TDLockett12) June 26, 2019So after accepting my request. He cancels it and says he thinks I should spend my money on higher end houses cause of my net worth………Wow— Tyler Lockett (@TDLockett12) June 26, 2019And we are a week away from our trip…. @Airbnb y’all gotta give me credit on my next house or something. Now we screwed out of a house. We probably gotta get a hotel now— Tyler Lockett (@TDLockett12) June 26, 2019Airbnb ultimately took care of the situation and got a shout-out from the Pro Bowl player at the end of the saga.Thank you @Airbnb for taking care of this situation! You guys are the best!!— Tyler Lockett (@TDLockett12) June 26, 2019Lockett is coming off a career year in receptions (57), yards (965) and touchdowns (10). His performance earned him a three-year, $31.8 million contract extension that will keep him with the team through the 2021 season.He will likely become a staple in Seattle’s offense this upcoming season after veteran wideout Doug Baldwin announced his retirement. Seahawks QB Russell Wilson wants to play until he’s 45 The Seahawks wide receiver recounted the story on Twitter, where he shared the host’s reasoning for the last-minute cancellation. Lockett was “overqualified.”He went on to say the host advised him to spend his money on “high end houses” because of his “net worth.” Related Newslast_img

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