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    Re: News Anchor Inappropriate?

    I can't imagine this story getting the same legs had it been a man in swimming trunks. Or at least the comments wouldn't all start off first saying that the guy shouldn't have been showing his abs because women can't control their objectification. Should she have been on air in a bikini? From a professional standpoint, I'm not sure it's the best idea ever. However, she was dressed appropriately for the venue/activities.


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    Re: News Anchor Inappropriate?

    Quote Originally Posted by Incyte View Post
    Your argument is valid the next time you see a male news reporter in swim shorts at the scene of a car accident.

    what does that have to do with anything?! wearing a swim suit for a car accident story? Weird. Wearing a swim suit for a story about in waterpark in which you demonstrate one of the rides and end up in the water? Not weird.


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    Re: News Anchor Inappropriate?

    Quote Originally Posted by abcguyks View Post
    If this had been a fit male reporter wearing swim trunks and no shirt and the female co-anchor was the one making the comments, this would not even be news.

    As others on this thread have already posited, I believe that the story's producer got exactly what he/she wanted from this report.
    Counter-argument: Do you really think they'd ever said a male reporter to cover that kind of story, in this manner?



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    Re: News Anchor Inappropriate?

    Quote Originally Posted by MNCyGuy View Post
    Counter-argument: Do you really think they'd ever said a male reporter to cover that kind of story, in this manner?

    lol, nope.


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    Re: News Anchor Inappropriate?

    Quote Originally Posted by Angie View Post
    I would sure hope it wasn't encouraged. It would be super sleazy - which unfortunately is a valid possibility in ratings wars, but ew. That reporter will likely have difficulty being taken seriously again in her career - the video will follow her for forever.
    Meh, I am guessing she will be fine. Erin Andrews seems to be doing ok.



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    Re: News Anchor Inappropriate?

    Quote Originally Posted by cowgirl836 View Post
    I can't imagine this story getting the same legs had it been a man in swimming trunks. Or at least the comments wouldn't all start off first saying that the guy shouldn't have been showing his abs because women can't control their objectification. Should she have been on air in a bikini? From a professional standpoint, I'm not sure it's the best idea ever. However, she was dressed appropriately for the venue/activities.
    What if the man was wearing a 2 piece?



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    Re: News Anchor Inappropriate?

    Quote Originally Posted by snowcraig2.0 View Post
    Meh, I am guessing she will be fine. Erin Andrews seems to be doing ok.
    That's true, but she may have wanted a more Diane Sawyer type of career.


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    Re: News Anchor Inappropriate?

    Quote Originally Posted by snowcraig2.0 View Post
    Meh, I am guessing she will be fine. Erin Andrews seems to be doing ok.
    Yes, I'm sure Erin Andrews wakes up every morning and thanks god that she had her privacy violated in such a gross way.



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    Re: News Anchor Inappropriate?

    Uh, yeah, that was a little unessesscaery. The girl was hot, but at time like these you can't say stuff on the air that you would say watching this in your living room.



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    Re: News Anchor Inappropriate?

    Would.



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    Re: News Anchor Inappropriate?

    Why does his dropped rape accusation matter? You boys are treating him like Leath treats Bubu.



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    Re: News Anchor Inappropriate?

    Quote Originally Posted by abcguyks View Post
    If this had been a fit male reporter wearing swim trunks and no shirt and the female co-anchor was the one making the comments, this would not even be news. As others on this thread have already posited, I believe that the story's producer got exactly what he/she wanted from this report.
    Unprofessional is unprofessional. Would it be less of a story if it was a comment made by a woman about a man? Probably, but it wouldn't have been less inappropriate.



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    Re: News Anchor Inappropriate?

    Quote Originally Posted by MNCyGuy View Post
    Yes, I'm sure Erin Andrews wakes up every morning and thanks god that she had her privacy violated in such a gross way.
    yep, that is exactly what I said. point is, before you went soap box, is that if EA can recover from what happened to her, this reporter can do the same.



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    Re: News Anchor Inappropriate?

    Quote Originally Posted by benjay View Post
    Why does his dropped rape accusation matter? You boys are treating him like Leath treats Bubu.
    He is in the public eye, he's just going to have more scrutiny on these matters. It's part of choosing to be a public figure. Kobe chooses the spotlight, therefore he's still watched about the rape stuff.


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    Re: News Anchor Inappropriate?

    Quote Originally Posted by Angie View Post
    He is in the public eye, he's just going to have more scrutiny on these matters. It's part of choosing to be a public figure. Kobe chooses the spotlight, therefore he's still watched about the rape stuff.
    But Kobe is smart enough not to make comments about hot females.



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