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Should women cover up to get respect?

I have been focused on the news story about the female reporter treatment in the locker room and on the sidelines.  The fact that she was dressed “provocatively” is front and center.  I have noticed that radio personalities, sports writers, etc.  comment more about the woman’s outfit and not the behavior of the players.

Not surprising.  I am curious what everyone thinks about how a woman’s clothes impacts the way she is treated.  If she is not covered enough does it mean she wants to get disrespected?

What are your thoughts on female reporters in sports? Do you think they belong in the locker rooms to interview players?

I have regretted wearing a particular outfit because I ended up getting male attention that made me uncomfortable.   The thing is, when dressed conservatively, I have still received more of the same attention that made me uncomfortable.  Should women have to cover up to get respect?

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SexyCool

September 15th, 2010
8:33 am

YESSHEISCUTE

September 15th, 2010
8:39 am

That’s a good question. I think no matter what the woman has a right to wear what she wants to wear, but unfortunately we live in a society where we are judged by our appearance. So as long as she is strong enough or okay with that then its her prerogative.

Kym

September 15th, 2010
8:40 am

Good Morning All,

I am just catching up on this story..about the female reporter in the locker room but now the buzz is she is retracting her story and stating that she was not harrassed. I know this is gonna be a hard sell but seriously boys will be boys in a locker room..cause really men are kind of like the same little boys they were 15 years before. I mean seriously there is a press room for after the dudes come out of the shower and change..so wouldnt that be a perfect place to ask your questions. Why go in the room with the guys in the first place? As for if covering up will get a woman more respect..well it can’t hurt. One of my FB friends posted some video from Summer Jam 2010..not sure where it took place but there was a woman walking around in just pantyhose..with everything out and exposed..so yes that will draw attention, because that is what she wanted was attention. I mean there is nothing wrong with wearing something highlighting your best assets..because I think a woman in a burqua(sp) would still get uncomfortable attention. But if you got it all hanging out..then will you kind of set yourself up for the foolishness.

SexyCool

September 15th, 2010
8:41 am

Just prior to this, I was having a discussion with friends where I asked, “Has there been a law passed that all sidelines reporters must be women these days?”

As to Ms. Sainz, what I thought was interesting is that although she is the one that tweeted about her discomfort, this morning, on GMA, she was trying to say that she was not the one that was making a big deal out of it. That it was another woman reporter that was in the locker room that called attention to it.

Yeah…all of that got the side eye from me.

Not saying that the guys were not behaving inappropriately – I don’t know, I wasn’t there – It just all has an opportunistic Erin Andrews feel to me.

I think that another thing that was at play here was the “hot Latina” stereotype.

All that being said – as relates to the topic – you should consider not only your audience, but the message/image that you project, at all times. Dependent upon where you are and what activities that you are involved in, there are going to be certain circumstances/situations/behaviors that accompany that environment. And that you should be willing to deal with. Is this *right*? Not necessarily, but…it is taking off the rose colored glasses and being *real*.

i'm swiss™

September 15th, 2010
8:41 am

Morning, everybody…

On topic: You could be wearing a burqa and still get “uncomfortable” attention from some dudes. That’s just a lack of class on the dude’s part. Not that we don’t all have those thoughts when we see a woman with certain assets; it’s just a matter of knowing when/how to convey our admiration in an appropriate an non-creepy way.

As for this particular woman in the locker room… I haven’t heard exactly what was supposedly said/done to her in the locker room, but frankly, when you put a woman in a locker room w/ 50-something ‘roided-up, nekkid dudes, you shouldn’t be surprised at some inappropriate comments and/or behavior… Not condoning it, just saying…

Kimmy

September 15th, 2010
8:42 am

I don’t think it’s ever appropriate to “cat call” and yell disrespectful things to someone based on how they are dressed. I do however wonder what a woman in see through clothing, and outfits that expose body parts actually think men are thinking about them as they walk by. Women today really need to learn the difference between classy and trashy.

i'm swiss™

September 15th, 2010
8:43 am

Uh…. hey Kym… How are you gonna drop that little nugget (about the video) and NOT post a link??? :lol:

Kym

September 15th, 2010
8:47 am

@swiss cause I am not at home today I can’t posted it. But you are a enterprising fellow. Just go to youtube and search on summer jam 2010 booty. Then come on back and share with the rest of us.

Purple Rain

September 15th, 2010
8:55 am

That reporter in question looks awesome form head to toe. On topic should a women be able to wear whatever she wants and go anywhere…..yes. But should she do it? No. Reality is if you dress a certain way people there is a possibility that some are going to bother you. Does that make it right? Nope. And most men don’t care how a female sports reported looks as long as she gets the stats right, if she messes up then we start looking at her other attributes.

DC Rose

September 15th, 2010
8:55 am

IMO she was very aware of her environment. She was in a locker/shower room with men and exposing her assets while theirs were exposed, she should have been prepared for certain comments. That’s like going to a farm and not expecting to step in manure. I’m not saying their behavior was right, just typical.

I was team manager for the track team in college. The bus rides were always wild. Knowing this, I always sat in the front of the bus. Why put myself in a sticky situation?

Simple Man!!!!

September 15th, 2010
8:55 am

Morning all….

I think this is more about when and who than it is about what.. If a woman is in a social setting and seeking out attention from guys then yeah push the envelope a little but make sure you are prepared for what you get. Now I have seen the photos and yeah her jeans were fitting and she is fine to the nth degree, I do no think she was inappropriatly dressed to be on the sidelines during training camp. Now if she was going to the office to do interviews, more standard office fare would have been required, but in this case, its much ado about nothing….

blue - ½ -n- ½

September 15th, 2010
8:57 am

GM all,

not saying that the guys behaviour was appropriate, but do think that b4 putting yourself into a situation you should be thinking about where your going, what type of people/situation will be involved, and consider the likely response to your behaviour/dress/comment…headed into a locker room of hyped up, adrenaline rushing players, as an attractive female in attention getting clothes…do the math….i think in a lot of these situations the people making the lewd comments certainly have the choice to behave better, but the person who is the target also had the option to consider the likely outcome and make a choice that would make them comfortable…..how about erring on the side of caution sometimes?

Dan - simply...

September 15th, 2010
9:05 am

When seeking attention, everyone has a target audience in mind.

So you really can’t get too upset when your net catches somma everything. Offended by the approach – sure. But upset that a broader audience than the one you were seeking tuned into your broadcast, no.

As to the reporter, why would a woman be in a man’s locker room? Having been in a professional sports locker room, there are plenty of women there taking dictation at various times, and few are identify themselves as reporters.

All sports reporters know that there are designated times for questions, so I don’t buy that she “happened” to be unaware of the time/place.

i'm swiss™

September 15th, 2010
9:06 am

Kym — No worries… Your boy swiss is at home today and I will post that link for you… (click at your own risk) :lol: Oh yeah, almost forgot… GOT DAYUM that a lot of booty :lol:

i'm swiss™

September 15th, 2010
9:09 am

“Reality is if you dress a certain way people there is a possibility that some are going to bother you.”

PR — To borrow Dave Chappelle’s line… “You’re right, just ‘cos you’re dressed that way does not mean you are a wh@re. But you are wearing a wh@re’s uniform…” :lol:

C tha 1

September 15th, 2010
9:11 am

I’m all for equality and female empowerment, but for the love of God women do not belong inside a male locker room!!! Period. No matter how conservatively she dresses a male locker room isn’t the place where a woman should expect to get gentlemenly like treatment. Essentially the locker room is a Lion’s Den…everyone is subject to be treated like a piece of meat.

czBrat

September 15th, 2010
9:15 am

HiYas!

when i was younger i would stand on the “i will wear what i want and i don’t wanna hear any comments or endure any glares from anybody!”. i’m a bit brighter now :) i dress appropriate for the occasion. women can certainly be in the locker room if the duties of their job so require; whether they’re reporters, gaffers, cameramen, etc., but dress like you’re at work.

true story: some upper management from hq (three men, one woman) were recently in our office for meetings. i ran into the woman in the gym locker room as she was changing for the flight out. she had on a tube top :shock: and asked me if shorts or crop pants would be a better choice. i’m not exaggerating when i say they were itty, bitty booty shorts. i suggested the crop pants. she said “but i’m sure my coworkers will be in shorts and i want to be comfortable too.” i just gave her the blank stare, so she put on the crop pants. as i’m pumping away on the elliptical, and the guys are milling around waiting for her, she emerges from the locker room in the booty shorts and strappy stilettos and off they went to the airport. i don’t know how things went for her that day, but i now have no confidence in her judgment or decision-making skills.

i’m off to play in traffic. and i hear 78 is tons of fun this morning! :mad:

2CPTG©

September 15th, 2010
9:18 am

“should women cover up to get respect?”

excuse me? You gon’ get respect based on how you project yourself. The onus is on you – men and women alike – to display an image that is appropriate for the occasion;

And I’m tired of hearin’ folks, mainly athletes, backtracking their statements only after it’s been deemed inapprpriate; akin to a judge telling the jury to disregard that statement – hell, it’s out there now, you can’t forget what you heard! So Clinton Portis, you get the gas face for retracting!!!!

Kym

September 15th, 2010
9:22 am

@Swiss I knew you would find it.LOLOL!!

EastsideSweety

September 15th, 2010
9:22 am

Good Morning Everyone!!
With recent events I’m so out the loop. Ill be back

Dirty Diana ♠

September 15th, 2010
9:31 am

Hola!

This is a no brainer…dress for work. If I had to go in the locker room, knowing I would be around nothing but males (jocks) I would cover up. There was no reason for her to dress in super tight jeans and a shirt showing off the girls.

Now the Jets are doing all of this sensitivity training. When she was on GMA she mentioned another friend told her the players behaved badly, but in the same sentence she stated she wanted the guys fined if the comments were deemed at her. She is on the fence too much for me, and I don’t like to deal with that type of behavior.

It's me....lurker

September 15th, 2010
9:38 am

I’m agreeing with most…exercising common sense but I guess that’s not so common nowadays. Everybody is within their rights…your rights of wearing and dressing inappropriate or provocatively and the right to react….albeit probably disrespect but within their rights as well. What you put out or project is what you get in return.

Melo

September 15th, 2010
9:40 am

Should women cover up to get respect?

It’s a juvenile question but:

If u roll in h03 gear men will give u h03 respect.
Just depends on the type of respect u seeking!

Good morning folks!

justsayin

September 15th, 2010
9:43 am

Women need to have more respect for themselves when they dress. There are times to cover it up and there are times you should dress a little more “sexy” but never is it okay to show everything ya got. That’s for your significant other only to see. If you don’t have one yet then you should save it for them. Thats not going to get you the kind of person that you want by showing it all. You do have that right but do you want to be treated like a tr@mp?

Dirty Diana ♠

September 15th, 2010
9:43 am

We have to remember that society is not as conservative as it used to be. People are on a first name bases now, where when I was growing up it was Ms. (insert last name). And, not to mention the ladies back then in business wore very conservative attire i.e skirts below the knees, stockings, closed toe shoes etc. This is a new age of anything goes, and once something happens we hear about all of these rights.

It's me....lurker

September 15th, 2010
9:45 am

“Women in the locker room have every right to be there, to do their job as professionals. However, just like a corporate office, there are rules and regulations, especially concerning dress code. Those rules may have been stretched in the case of Ines Sainz—pun intended. Sexual harassment isn’t right, but in this case, it may have been a calculated encounter. At the time this was written, a quick Google search of Ines Sainz yielded 5.4 million results. A single fifteen-second clip of Sainz totaled over one million hits on YouTube. Before you know it, she’ll be dancing the cha-cha on ABC primetime television. Her celebrity stock has, as she undoubtedly expected, skyrocketed in a New York minute.”

Yep, I think this about sums it up. Folks ain’t as dumb as they act and when it comes to trying to get somewhere real quick, most moves are calculated. Hence the retracting and the ooopsies and the neverminds

Timeless

September 15th, 2010
9:50 am

This is exactly why some religious beliefs, albeit conservative, advocate that women cover up.

blue - ½ -n- ½

September 15th, 2010
9:51 am

im a big fan of taking responsibility for the part you play in any given situation….true, those making the lewd/harassing comment or gestures should be held accountable, but as was mentioned, that common sense factor should tell you played into it some too, basically what my mom alwasy referred to as “opening the door and saying come in”. in this age it is reasonable to expect certain resulting behaviour from certain stimulus, so for me, take responsibility for the part you played in this situation..

AmazonRed™

September 15th, 2010
9:57 am

Morning all –

You can dress however you want, but you have to accept the consequences. If you’re in a professional setting, you should be professional, even if the people you interview are wearing jockstraps and nothing else. It is after all a locker room, what do you think will go on.

Now, no one deserves to be harrassed but there are “attention grabbing clothes” for a reason. And not all attention is good attention. If you want to better control how people perceive you, be proactive about it. Even still, there will always be classless idiots in this world. Find a profession where you have to deal with em less.

Leggs

September 15th, 2010
10:00 am

Good morning.

Women should be wear what they want to wear, but hopefully have enough common sense to dress for the event. There’s no reason to show all your clevage while interviewing players. I had to laugh at the other reporter interviewing her saying “American women reporters don’t dress like this.” She said, in Mexico we do!

You can dress nicely, get the respect all while keeping your boobs under wrap.

Dirty Diana ♠

September 15th, 2010
10:00 am

@fan of DD

I love your moniker!

Raqi

September 15th, 2010
10:03 am

No and Yes.

A man knows how to and will respect a woman in whatever environment and situation. All the cat calls and inappropriate comments is character issues of that male being that practices them. No matter what some of them may like us to believe as justification for their tasteless sleazy behavior, men are capable of self-control and respectful behavior around women. They are not Neanderthals, some just chose be vile and uncouth.

However as a personal opinion there is a proper way to dress. Yeah I know it’s your body and you can wear what you want, but still you have to consider your surroundings. Just because something is okay to do does not mean it’s the right thing to do.

In the line of work of the reporter mentioned a woman should be prepared for the environment she is entering. I mean, knowing the caliber and attitudes that most men in the environment she chose to enter choose to have she should have made a better choice. Or at least have braced herself to receive the actions that were wailed at her.

And lastly, IMO women should not attempt to conduct interviews in a male locker room.

Luvbug

September 15th, 2010
10:06 am

Yes, she was dressed inappropriately for work.

Yes, if the men cat called or made sexually suggestive statements to her, they were being disrespectful and inappropriate.

A grown woman should wear appropriate work attire. A grown man should not yell raunchy statements to strangers. Neither is okay…not even kinda.

M. (pronouced M dot)

September 15th, 2010
10:08 am

Good day…

I think Respect and Attention are two different things. I think if women dress a certain way it will garner certain reactions from CERTAIN types of men.

I think alot of women are so thirsty for ATTENTION that they jeopardize their respect, but also its a catch 22 because there are only a few men that really feel turned off enough to say something to the woman about her dress and if its inappropriate. The solution; just dont pay her any attention.

“What are your thoughts on female reporters in sports? Do you think they belong in the locker rooms to interview players?”

I think female reporters are sometimes genuinely interested in what they do but also sometimes are undercover groupies using sports reporting and other sports gigs as a back door to get in the line of vision of Athletes. If you like sports so bad, work for the WNBA or something. If they got the chance to get into a serious relationship with a multi million dollar athlete with the potential for marriage and a Tiger Woods situation, they would do it in a heartbeat. Period.

Also you have the blame the media’s perception of beauty. If Gabourey Sidibe aka Precious was interested in being a sports reporter would they let her in the locker room? Nope. Sports is a male dominated field and they hire based on looks.

I think the women should be limited to Post Game Press Conferences Only. They will get the same information there.

The problem is alot of women look at Athletes as the only meal ticket because they are so visible and their business is out. You can google and find salaries, endorsements, etc. Alot of women really dont have enough substance to really get and maintain a guy who is not an athlete therefore alot of women go after them because most are easy targets and make alot of stupid decisions.

czBrat

September 15th, 2010
10:09 am

Hey Leggs,
you know s/o has made that comment to me as well. i watch the spanish channels quite a lot. he’ll sit there and watch the newscast with me and comment on how hispanic female reporters dress soooo provocatively and noone thinks anything of it. frankly, i’d never even noticed. LOL

i'm swiss™

September 15th, 2010
10:10 am

Um… on a (somewhat) related note… D@mn… I never realized there were so many booty-shakin’ videos on youtube… :lol: (Thanks for opening my eyes, Kym)

I now have my agenda for the day — it’s only a matter of time until I run across a booty I recognize… :lol:

It's me....lurker

September 15th, 2010
10:10 am

A woman should be appropriate at all times. I guess I don’t get getting nakes translate sexy. I think sexy translate sexy. Getting naked….well IMO, as I can be opinionated, is just tasteless. I think the two are often confused. What’s wrong with a nice form fitting black dress and sexy shoes rather than tits and azz displayed? But I guess it’s what you like and what appeals to you. But again and I think in any environment (cause I don’t think work is the only place and time to cover up) it’s what you project. You don’t have to be in a locker room to get locker room behavior.

D Dub of the MSP (formerly D Dub of the ATL)

September 15th, 2010
10:11 am

@LuvBug – Truth!

Beautiful

September 15th, 2010
10:11 am

gmorn beauties! hav a bless filld day. ;~)

Melo

September 15th, 2010
10:11 am

If u walk past a construction site wearing a tantalizing sleazy outfit, tatas boobing nicely up and down,ur booty in bare bones pantyhose, ima roll with them Neanderthals at ur expense!

No apologies to make!

SexyCool

September 15th, 2010
10:12 am

imLurker – we are >>>here<<<. This thing has Erin Andrews all over it.

i'm swiss™

September 15th, 2010
10:12 am

“She said, in Mexico we do!”

Leggs — Hellz yeah! Am I the only one that Tivo’s the news broadcasts on Telemundo? :lol:

SexyCool

September 15th, 2010
10:14 am

Melo – no lotto millions?

Mo (aka Moeisha )

September 15th, 2010
10:14 am

Morning All

ARed – co-signing chica, 100%

Hope everyone is well this AM

Kym

September 15th, 2010
10:15 am

@Swiss..I am not taking credit for that video at all. I got it as a post on FB and we had a discussion about it. But it does fall right inline with our topic today. The dudes were surrounding her and she kept saying don’t touch me. Oh someone told me that the Summer Jam was in New York..they think..so seriously I can’t see riding the subway in NYC looking like that.

Luvbug

September 15th, 2010
10:16 am

Melo- Really?! What if it were Afghanistan and an extremely conservatively dressed woman walked by men with her hair not covered and got cursed out? You’d feel the same way?

It's me....lurker

September 15th, 2010
10:17 am

SexyC – This thing has Erin Andrews all over it.

The things people do.

Dirty Diana ♠

September 15th, 2010
10:18 am

. If Gabourey Sidibe aka Precious was interested in being a sports reporter would they let her in the locker room?

M.dot good point, however I think we can increase her chances if we give her some patra braids

Luvbug

September 15th, 2010
10:18 am

cBrat/swiss – Yeah, Telemundo…Univision…Fox ‘New’ Network…all let the ladies dress that way. LOL

Melo

September 15th, 2010
10:18 am

Sexxycool?

Naaaw, but I got the powerball tomorrow.
So my balls(fingers?) are squeezed, jest in case!

i'm swiss™

September 15th, 2010
10:19 am

“seriously I can’t see riding the subway in NYC looking like that.”

Kym — Can you imagine how many STDs she would pick up (or leave behind) through those fish nets if she sat on the NYC subway??? :lol:

Luvbug

September 15th, 2010
10:20 am

i'm swiss™

September 15th, 2010
10:20 am

Luvbug:lol: @ Fox News… Yeah, you’re right — they have all the conservative eye-candy that the closeted gay Repubs pretend they’d like to f@#k… :lol:

blue - ½ -n- ½

September 15th, 2010
10:21 am

@Luvbug@Melo – this line of thinking brings to mind those instances where folks say because a woman dressed a certain way or was in a certain place she was asking to be harassed or assaulted. imo, a big difference between asking for this treatment and realizing it is a foreseeable outcome of a situation, thus allowing to take/or not take as the case may be, necessary precautions.

It's me....lurker

September 15th, 2010
10:22 am

czbrat and luvbug – Yeah, Telemundo…Univision…Fox ‘New’ Network…all let the ladies dress that way.

An former coworker, Rosa from Cuba ALWAYS dressed provocatively. Sweet as ever, bless her heart but we had to have sooo many Dress Code Meetings to refresh and remind. She always said it was apart of their culture.

Idontseenothing

September 15th, 2010
10:22 am

Sadly, Ines will be on the next Dancing With the Stars. She got her 8 out of her 15 seconds of fame.

I agree with M., sports is a male-dominated industry,esp. football. They have added more women as reporters on the field, rather than in the studios. If I catch my husband looking at Pam Oliver(?) on Fox/ESPN on more time and I am going to cut-off his sports package channels. She dresses conservatively, but she got some sista-girl hips.

Luvbug

September 15th, 2010
10:22 am

swiss – Fox has the lady candy…CNN tries to have the men candy. I think those pretenders are sneaking in some CNN. LOL

I am whatever you say I am

September 15th, 2010
10:24 am

Should women cover up?
Being the cheeleader for Purple Rain’s team in which he has me cheering in nothing more than pom poms since he has yet to provide a uniform I have begun to wonder the same question my dayum self.
:lol:

Melo

September 15th, 2010
10:24 am

Luvbug?

When in Rome do what the Romans do. Ever heard that?
That’s why American reporters put on head scarfs when reporting live from the middle east.

I ain’t no Afghan expert but been to India, same conservatism with their religion and practices. When I attempted to get a chic it was on the sly coz they don’t roll with non hindu in public.

So ur question?? :roll:

I am whatever you say I am

September 15th, 2010
10:24 am

SHOUT OUTS: Melo, blue 1/2 +1/2, white man swiss, M.dot

SexyCool

September 15th, 2010
10:25 am

Melo – maybe your balls will drop tonight.

Mary

September 15th, 2010
10:27 am

Let’s see, you enter a male dominated sport, you enter a male dominated locker room, and you are claiming harrassment? Ummmmmm, kinda redundant don’t you think? Unbelievable….

Raqi

September 15th, 2010
10:29 am

She said, in Mexico we do!

Leggs, I think it’s just part of the Mexican younger women culture these days. Heck just going to Walmart and seeing the Hispanic women walking around there let you know they tend to dress quite revealing on any given day. The older women tend be well covered but the younger women usually have on half shirts with their midriff showing or a belly roll hanging over their pants. All of their cleavage exposed, short shorts or skirts or skin tight pants. Their attire is usually very revealing.

Simple Man!!!!

September 15th, 2010
10:29 am

Wait a minute….So everyone keeps saying she was out of bounds by the way she dressed…But whats was wrong with her wearing Jaens boots and sbutton down shirt??? Her Jeans fit, but she did not have a camel toe… Her shirt was not cut low…No Belly button and no cleavage, And on top of that she was on teh sideline during training camp!!! She was dresed like every other reporter there, she just happend to look soooooo much better in her gear than they did…

Mike P

September 15th, 2010
10:31 am

Good Morning All,

Should women cover up to get respect?
Short Answer: HELLZ YES!!!

Not surprising. I am curious what everyone thinks about how a woman’s clothes impacts the way she is treated. = Dress like a h0e, get treated like a h0e, dress like a lady get treated like one… its as simple as that

If she is not covered enough does it mean she wants to get disrespected? = It’s not about respect or lack of… we’re thinking u wanna be treated like a h0e, that’s not being disrespectful, that’s treating u the way we think you wanna be treated.

What are your thoughts on female reporters in sports? Do you think they belong in the locker rooms to interview players? = Take a bunch of half nude/ nude guys in a locker room after playing sports, blood is pumping, adrenaline is high, and all kinds of hormones are high include testosterone… now throw in a young, woman who’s dressed like a h0e… you all can do the math.

Dirty Diana ♠

September 15th, 2010
10:32 am

Ok, and these young American girls dress just as bad. I am not going to put that on the Hispanic culture or “Mexican” younger women. Also, I have seen Americans in Cali, Miami, and Vegas dressing very provocative. Society has changed people, especially younger folks are not dressing like Grandma.

Luvbug

September 15th, 2010
10:37 am

Melo – My question aint changed. I asked Melo about Melo, not about Rome or India.

If your answer is yes, that’s all you’ve got to say. You don’t care what the circumstance. Any man harassing a woman is a man of your kind. Good for you.

Plus, don’t start with me this morning Melo. I’ve used up all my patience with the folks here. No time to spare for BS.

However, I do have an opening next Tuesday between 2:00:00 – 2:00:37 pm…if you’d like for me to schedule you in. :lol:

Hugs is all you’re getting today Pookey.

M. (pronouced M dot)

September 15th, 2010
10:38 am

@SC

I agree with you because Erin Andrews was playing the victim at first but totally spun this to a whole new level of fame. I wonder if she is like well I really wasnt famous until that incident so I dont want that fame just my old life back? Of Course not.

Who knows, maybe she paid the guy to do it?

We always have to be mindful of peoples agendas.

justsayin

September 15th, 2010
10:38 am

It doesn’t matter your race people…the woman who wear revealing clothes are out there everywhere. I don’t feel that you are what you wear but you should have more respect for your body than to degrade yourself with these Sl*u*tty lookin outfits. Just dress decent and then you don’t have so many neanderthals wootin and hollerin at you. Its simple.

i'm swiss™

September 15th, 2010
10:38 am

I’ve never understood why reporters (and especially cameras) are allowed in locker rooms to begin with. I’m sure some of the ladies on here might disagree, but I can do without seeing Visanthe Shiancoe’s wang on the post-game show. But if we’re gonna go there, then I’m in favor of full equality. Translation: I want a camera in the Wimbledon locker room so I have a chance to catch a glimpse of Serena’s booty, thank you very much… :lol:

czBrat

September 15th, 2010
10:41 am

it’s me, the company i worked for in fla gave up on trying to control what the predominantly hispanic workforce considered work-appropriate. they instituted uniforms.

you’re right about the american younguns DD. difference is that, for the most part, american women grow out of it and become a bit more age/occasion appropriate with their presentation. hispanic women still tend to think that revealing = sexy (hence ‘attractive’) at any age. my 77-year-old, panamanian mother still wears house slippers with feathers and glitter on them because she absolutely MUST have some sense of hot n’ sexy goin on. LOL

Simple Man!!!!

September 15th, 2010
10:41 am

I Am @ 10:24 …seems like Purple is never going to come across with that uniform so if at some point you decide that you are ready to jump ship…me and Melo will always have a place for you… :D

AmazonRed™

September 15th, 2010
10:43 am

If Gabourey Sidibe aka Precious was interested in being a sports reporter would they let her in the locker room?

Yes. Because not all reporters are on air reporters. Newspaper reporters, online etc are allowed in there too.

It's me....lurker

September 15th, 2010
10:43 am

czbrat – they instituted uniforms.

That’s funny.

Melo

September 15th, 2010
10:43 am

@Luvbug?

Why u gotta ask me’ a question but transplant me’ to Afghanistan?

I do what I do here!
Anyway, how can a woman be conservatively dressed in Afghanistan but have mp head gear? In their mind, not mine, she ain’t not conservatively dressed enough! Unless u don’t understand the culture there, stick with america.
When I’m there I’m rolling with them.

@Sexxycool I hope they do, nice line u used.
@I am? Hey chocolate!

i'm swiss™

September 15th, 2010
10:44 am

What’s up, i am…? How you doin’?

blue - ½ -n- ½

September 15th, 2010
10:47 am

@I Am – waving Hiii…
@DD – yeah, these young ones are a bit scary in their dress and attitude, but then i go to these PTA meeting and see the mommas, the aunts, sometimes the grandmothers and im going “d@mn, the apple dont fall far from the tree”….for some of those young ladies i think its an example of not having good role models to teach them what is apporpriate and what isnt…

Melo

September 15th, 2010
10:47 am

Have no head gear

Simple Man!!!!

September 15th, 2010
10:48 am

Hello ARed… How are you this mornig???

M. (pronouced M dot)

September 15th, 2010
10:52 am

@AmazonRed™

Oh ok. I meant will she be on tv like michelle tafoya or suzi kalberg?

Mo (aka Moeisha )

September 15th, 2010
10:53 am

blue 1/2-n-1/2 – “but then i go to these PTA meeting and see the mommas, the aunts, sometimes the grandmothers and im going “d@mn, the apple dont fall far from the tree”……. Aint that the truth!! You look around like “who in da hell left da gate open?!?!” It makes no sense, but like you said, you see that the younguns get it honest. Sad but oh so true….

TioEd

September 15th, 2010
10:54 am

Why is it OK for women reporters to be in mens’ locker rooms, but not male reporters in a females’ locker room? I don’t feel that any reporter should be interviewing sports figures when they are trying to clean up after a game. Wait until they leave the locker room, and the do the interview.

Raqi

September 15th, 2010
10:56 am

czBrat and It’s me, my ex sister-in-law was telling me recently about the enforcement of uniforms in the schools. She was saying that when she would go to her sons’ school the way some of those girls were dressed was just too revealing for their age on top of it being inappropriate for a school environment.

She said at one of the parent meetings some of the parents were opposing the wearing of uniforms but the majority was for it.

The school my oldest went to didn’t have a uniform enforcement but I remember my son telling me about a few kids he knew had their parents called to pick them up when they wore something inappropriate. The school had its own in house dress codes long before the school systems starting enforcing them.

Where I used to work we had a strict dress code. Business and business casual. Maybe a couple of times a year we would have a casual day but even then a memo was send out stating was appropriate and inappropriate to wear.

There are just situations where a higher authority has to make folks do the right thing because when given a choice they won’t do it voluntarily.

Luvbug

September 15th, 2010
10:58 am

Melo- You can be conservative and not covered…but yes, I’ve got your answer. LOL

It’s not really different from the universal standard…sometimes its kinda okay to abuse women…specifics to be determined by social norms in your neighborhood.

Kym

September 15th, 2010
11:04 am

@Raqi I am amazed at what I see folks wearing on Fun Fridays at our office. During the week you can get what would pass for business casual but Friday..all bets are off. I had to go over to Fulton Co early one friday morning and this guy and gal were walk in front of me. Him in the sagging pants..her in the glitter tank top, 3 inch heels, and skin tight jeans. I thought they were there for a case..instead I look both have on county badges..nope staff..like I said Fun Friday.

SexyCool

September 15th, 2010
11:04 am

Mo – that seems to be your *Question of the Week.* LOL!

Melo

September 15th, 2010
11:05 am

@Luvbug??

It is not cool being ignorant of the facts.
There is no universality on conservatism.
Not having head gear in Afghanistan is considered defiling Islam!

It’s actually a dangerous thing to do.

So why don’t u ask me’ a more well informed question coz clearly ur mind is stuck on American values of conservatism.

Afghanistan us a muslim country… Conservative and No head gear do not rhyme!

Angst!
(help me’ Sexxyleggs) :lol: somebody??

Fire Frank Wren

September 15th, 2010
11:06 am

I don’t think any reporters–male or female–belong in the locker room. The locker room is the team’s lone gathering place–a sanctuary. As an athlete, it’s important to have a sacred place where you can be with your teammates and only your teammates.

It’s not a matter of gender. No reporters should be allowed in the locker room.

Mo (aka Moeisha )

September 15th, 2010
11:07 am

SexyCool – definitely! lol! too much going on! But that K-Ci/JoJo thing still has me like :shock:

Bib Nick

September 15th, 2010
11:07 am

Look like a whore…Get treated like a whore…

kimmie

September 15th, 2010
11:08 am

Morning gang!

This is a no-brainer. You dress appropriately for the situation. Period. And yes, there will be some tired men that will still say & do inappropriate things if you wore a muu muu, some extra-large sweatpants and a mexican poncho all at the same time. I was over at Clark Atlanta working on a special project years ago during Freaknic. I was professionally dressed, covered loosely from head to toe. When I went out to walk to another building dudes were still videotaping me just like they were the girls wearing next to nothing.

EVERYONE is after their 15 minutes of fame. I have become a cynic and I hate that. But this has publicity stunt written all over it, just like Balloon Boy. She will be on DWTS and have her own reality show next about her life as a female sports reporter.

There are so many more important things going on in the world that we need to be paying attention to!

Dirty Diana ♠

September 15th, 2010
11:10 am

my 77-year-old, panamanian mother still wears house slippers with feathers and glitter on them because she absolutely MUST have some sense of hot n’ sexy goin on.

@CzBrat that is too cute, your mom wearing her sexy slippers. She understands that she needs something hot n’ sexy going on so she is showing off her slippers instead of wearing a tube top.

@blue you are right about the parents. I have plenty of teachers in my family and they complain about the parents coming to the school wearing “stuff” that is against the dress code from house pj’s to booty shorts.

Raqi

September 15th, 2010
11:11 am

MikeP, I agree with you however it is also about perception. People perceive things different. What one may think to be sexy or classy, another may feel is trashy. So to say a woman dressing a certain way she deserves to be treated in a certain manner is unfair. What others perceive may very well not be what is intended by the wearer.
I heard a guy where I used to work tell a lady that when they were not in the work environment she did not dress sexy or unrestricted enough. But the woman had her way of dressing. He called it old fashion and uptight but she on the other hand felt his idea of sexy was trashy.

dshep

September 15th, 2010
11:11 am

Man she is Hot, Hot, Hot!!!!! And to think that she does not like this attention, is rediculous. Man, she is hot! Women are just crazy to wear next to nothing and think dudes are not going to whistle,stare,etc. How are these players supposed to concentrate on work with that Hot Chick running around showing off her tatas? HUMAN NATURE! Bunch of freakin whining Liberals piss me off!!!!

czBrat

September 15th, 2010
11:13 am

Raqi, i went to my son’s high school one day to sign him out for an appointment. my mouth hung open the entire time i spent sitting in the attendance office waiting for him. of course the boys had all their drawers well publicized. but even the girls looked like hookers. right down to their ‘pleaser’ shoes. mind you, we lived in windermere (yes, the same windermere as tiger & elin) and this school supposedly adheres to a strict dress code.

now i get the whole “apple doesn’t fall far from the tree” thing. but in this case, at ptsa and school events these parents were very well put-together. i never expected their kids to look like gutter trash.

kimmie

September 15th, 2010
11:13 am

kimmie – Oh, and how about I saw a sister in a burka about a month ago and it was rather tight and you could see the imprint of her thong. :shock:

John

September 15th, 2010
11:14 am

2 points- the lady in question is an extremely attractive lady. I’m sure that is a huge plus for her in her field. This dates back to Jane Pauley losing out to a younger more attractive lady years ago. Debra Norville. WHile Jane was highly respected, the network figured the younger sexier lady would help ratings. Men are Men, on the street, in the board room and especially in a football locker room…..

It's me....lurker

September 15th, 2010
11:14 am

Raqi – I feel bad for people (be it school or work) that knows what’s appropriate but because some that won’t comply or seem to lack knowledge, then enforcement is what schools and organizations have to resort. If it keeps unity by enforcing, and we shouldn’t have to enforce grown folks, then I’m all in.

CoolShadow

September 15th, 2010
11:15 am

I am curious what everyone thinks about how a woman’s clothes impacts the way she is treated. If she is not covered enough does it mean she wants to get disrespected?

In this culture, what we wear has a great influence and in some cases will dominate on how we are perceived. We have the right to wear what we want but in the same vein we can get rejected by what we wear (or not). For given scenarios and environments there may not always be a formal policy regarding dress code but you know there are rules in relation to appropriateness of dress. A female that works at a construction site wears a cheerleader outfit with no panties as her attire and gets upset when she gets catcalls; she may be within her rights to wear her outfit but how many people would sympathize with her given her attire and the environment she chose to wear it in?

I have regretted wearing a particular outfit because I ended up getting male attention that made me uncomfortable. The thing is, when dressed conservatively, I have still received more of the same attention that made me uncomfortable. Should women have to cover up to get respect?

Women could wear potato sacks and inevitably some man will try to holler. Sometimes women can be dressed innocuously in sweats, t-shirts and baseball caps or bandannas and they’re still radiating sexiness because their less than glamorous look diminishes nothing about them. But if a woman knows she’ll be in an environment where she might not want all of the attention that she may garner, it might be in her interest to tone down her attire to deflect some of the attention or in some cases be taken seriously.

Luvbug

September 15th, 2010
11:16 am

Melo – My question was a mixed one and I didn’t want to go into detail, so I dropped it and took the answer that I assumed you gave. Be it my question well informed or not, it wasn’t about the location, but the act…not about the custom, but your personal response to it in comparison.

Let us assume that I’m not well informed and apply ONLY the act described and your support of the act you described. Do you still support it, no matter the country or ethnicity or custom…ONLY the act??

Unless otherwise stated, I’ve assumed your answer is yes to some degree. it so, it wouldn’t be uncommon.

Susan McGuire

September 15th, 2010
11:16 am

If you’re going to work as a sports reporter…and part of that job entails going into a locker room where athletes are going to be strutting around nude sometimes…then you should dress professionally, not like you’re going out “clubbing”.
I’m proud to consider myself a feminist, even a rather militant one…but it is the height of stupidity how some feminists always insist that a woman should wear anything she damn well pleases at any time, under any situation…and nobody should say a thing about it. If you demand to be treated in a considerate, professional manner…then dress and act as if you DESERVE it.

Luvbug

September 15th, 2010
11:16 am

Joshua Barlowe

September 15th, 2010
11:19 am

If you dress like a hooch, you will get treated like a hooch.

middleoftheroadandtiredofit

September 15th, 2010
11:20 am

Professionals don’t wear skin tight jeans and shirt, with unkempt hair hanging down, in any business situation. Having been a successful professional woman for many years, in the military, law enforcement, and corporate world, I know how to dress in a conservative dress up environment and in a business casual environment. And this outfit wasn’t either. A nice pantsuit with hair styled neatly would have conveyed her professionalism and her attractiveness. Are there any unattractive female sports reporters on networks? I mean, a former Ms. Universe contestant! What journalistic and/or sports experience did she bring? Unfortunately men are often men and athletes more than most in behaving badly in the jockerroom. If she were a true professional she would have looked the part and acted the part, including ignoring the boorish but harmless whistles and footballs. Plus, I was once a cheerleader and swimsuit competition contestant but didn’t flash either around as I tried to be taken seriously as a professional. And the hot latina reference is a new one; is that like being a hot blond?

Female Opinion

September 15th, 2010
11:21 am

If you want to be treated professionally, dress professionally. If you want to be treated like a cheap tart, dress like one. This female thought what happened to the reporter was outrageous until I saw George Stephanopoulos with her cleavage peak-a-boo top yesterday. She not only dresses like a tart, she is bucking for attention. She got it all right. They are men and football players, not monks.

Female Opinion

September 15th, 2010
11:22 am

should have said saw the George Stephanopoloulos interview with her

kimmie

September 15th, 2010
11:24 am

Folks love to play crazy when they don’t get the reaction they want when they exercise their “rights”. With supposedly no knowledge of “reality”. I had to counsel a young lady I supervised when I worked for a major bank. This lady was very good at her job and wanting to get promoted. She also wanted to get a nose ring, to go along with her bellybutton ring. Of course, banks are very conservative. They barely dealt with her cornrows. I told her she could do whatever she wanted, but realistically she could forget a promotion if she got that nose ring. The belly ring she could cover up.

She got the nose ring anyway, which was against the dress code. She walked around with a bandaid on her nose. And no, no promotion.

:shock:

Raqi

September 15th, 2010
11:24 am

Kym, I remember the very first attempt at casual day. Like you said folks came up in there looking they were going to a pool party. We had to put some boundaries on it. It’s still a work environment not to mention the company shared a building with other establishments. There were customers and vendors going in and out of those other companies’ offices and it was just a bad look. Every time casual day rolled around that memo went out as a reminder.

We had a company family picnic one time and this one lady showed up with some shorts so short you almost see her butt cheeks. And there were kids present. A couple of her work friends did tell her they thought she needed to go home and change but she just eventually became annoyed with them, left and didn’t return. What she wore got her some unwanted comments from some of the men while in the office for many days to follow after that picnic. And she did not show up for anymore company picnics, after hour dinners or anything else outside of business hours.

pj

September 15th, 2010
11:25 am

Women are not responsible for what men do.

wheelz007

September 15th, 2010
11:26 am

I don’t mind female sports reporters one bit. Anyone that’s qualified and interesting is fine by me.

However, we’re men. We’re always looking. If you don’t want someone looking or commenting, cover it up.

There’s a fine line between professional attire and provocative attire.

DreamsMaterialize

September 15th, 2010
11:26 am

Morning
Men and women need to be responsible and mature. Men need to respect women and not use copouts like “environment”, “outfit”, “projected image” to determine how they should act. A man’s principles are what they are ALL the time. On the flip side, a woman needs to understand that some behavior can be avoided by dressing a certain way. If you suspect that you’re going into an environment where there’s the high possibility that guys will behave poorly and disrespectful, then talk/act/dress in a way that minimizes that possibility…don’t add fuel to the fire. Bottom line is that people (men and women) need to stop making excuses for bad decisions.

kimmie

September 15th, 2010
11:29 am

A dude that rolls up at his job at a conservative law firm, dressed thuglike, with pants draging, underwear showing, tatted up in a wife-beater, what reaction do you think he would get? Or he rolls up dressed like a pimp. They could have the greatest legal minds ever, but nobody would ever know.

That’s just the way things are, right or not.

Luvbug

September 15th, 2010
11:29 am

Bottom line is that people (men and women) need to stop making excuses for bad decisions.

Yep!!

fisherman

September 15th, 2010
11:29 am

She went fishing and was suprised when the fish went after the bait. Seriously, if a woman dresses like a stripper and thinks guys aren’t going to hoot and holler then they just aren’t being realistic. I don’t think she needs to wear a nun outfit, but she should have at least looked professional if she expected to be treated like one. She dressed like that for a reason.

MASON

September 15th, 2010
11:29 am

Are men reporters allowed in the WNBA dressing rooms???

kimmie

September 15th, 2010
11:30 am

Bottom line is that people (men and women) need to stop making excuses for bad decisions.

Dreams – Bears repeating. We can shut the blog down with that one!

Kym

September 15th, 2010
11:31 am

@Raqi..yeah she was upset because she wore something that now had the office looking at her in a different light.

Elijah ( I want some of dat)

September 15th, 2010
11:32 am

Good Morning Folks!

@Luvbug and Melo you too argue like a husband and wife….Here is $100 for hotel room…..Just go and get errrr done! Work-it good Melo, Luvbug is very ready!!!! Yes she is!!!! :smile:

On topic….Hey kick all the reporters out of the lockerroom and give these athletes an opportunity to relax…
Ummmm dressing sexy and provocotive is a distraction in a professional work settings, just like we need strict dressing standards in our schools, we need dress codes in the work place.

Also I do want to see gut spilling over your too tight pants, your sagging knobblers on any occassion. I am tired of being at a function and seeing old women showing those flat knobblers…
Not a good look.

amazed

September 15th, 2010
11:34 am

No reporters, male or female should be in any team’s locker room.

Is there any reputable place where people conduct business in the nude or in their underwear? If reporters want to be among partially clad or nude athletes, maybe they should strip down too.

Luvbug

September 15th, 2010
11:35 am

Elijah – Believe it or not…I needed that laugh this morning. LOLOLOLOL

Oh, and ummm…Ewww-we

Melo

September 15th, 2010
11:35 am

@Luvbug.

Took me’ 1 hour.. 10.16 to 11.16
Thanks to the 11.16 non Pooky response.

I would treat her like a h03 and give her h03 respect like I indicated on 9.40!
In Afghanistan they wld curse her same way coz they would say she’s a slut in their religion.

@Kimmie 11.24

High 5 on that!

Raqi

September 15th, 2010
11:35 am

I remember in school we had a class that actually taught professionalism. From how to dress to how to conduct yourself at a job interview. I don’t think those type classes exist anymore.

Living in a time now of “don’t judge me” and “my right” most students these days probably create some type protest against such classes. But they don’t realize that when you make certain choices, even when it is your right to do so, you credit a ceiling over yourself limiting your growth ability in the corporate world.

Like the lady kimmie spoke of. It was her right to pierce her nose but doing so she limited herself. Freewill sometimes create undesirable limitations.

kimmie

September 15th, 2010
11:36 am

Raqi – I certainly blame the parents for the way kids dress at school, because thats where it starts. First, my mother would never have purchased some of the outfits kids wear now for me. When stuff got too tight, to the Goodwill it went. Second, not only would I not have walked out of the house in something inappropriate, I could not walk AROUND the house looking nasty either. I had brothers and a father to respect, and the neighbors could not see me like that either.

There were always some fast girls that would change up at school. But parents set the tone, and many have dropped the ball. These are the same kids that won’t know how to dress for a job interview, if they are qualified to get a job!

SexyCool

September 15th, 2010
11:37 am

Rock – we had something similar. It was called Life Management Skills.

Guy

September 15th, 2010
11:40 am

Dave Chapelle put it best when a woman would go to the club dressed provocatively and insist “Just because I am dressed this way does not make me out to be a slut” would be life if he was dressed up as a police officer and she runs to him for help and his rebuttal “Just because I’m dressed this way does NOT make me a cop”. If a male sportscaster is wearing revealing clothing while interviewing a team of women it would be just as bad as a woman wearing “clubbing” gear in a mens locker room. If you are a professional at your job, regardless of Gender or role in job, dress appropriately. Wear what you would wear to your job interview when you are doing your job.
Problem solved.

Kym

September 15th, 2010
11:40 am

Is there really a reason to show your underwear in public? I mean from the thongs to the boxer undies..why did this become a fashion? I was watching old school videos with my son. Kid n Play the dance off to be exact. Both the guys..heck all the folks were kind of dressed preppie. When did we shift from preppie to(I don’t even know what you would call it.)

Steve

September 15th, 2010
11:41 am

I agree with the one who suggested ALL reporters be banned from locker rooms. Locker rooms are exactly that, locker rooms. There is a media room where interviews and questionings can take place after the players / coaches have had a chance to change, cool off, settle down, etc. after a game. I’m not sure why reporters were allowed entrance to team locker rooms, but if they were again banned from entrance, the problem would go away. If a reporter is harassed in a public place like the sidelines, another story all together.

czBrat

September 15th, 2010
11:44 am

kimmie, i fussed at my daughter all through high school because she wore only jeans, t-shirts and flip-flops. i wanted her to try a skirt, dress or shorts and ANY kind of footwear other than flip-flops once in a while. after seeing the kids at school that day, i was very pleased with the way my kids dressed from then on.

and, yeah, SC. i remember LMS, but i took that in college. it is sorely needed much earlier these days. i know this first hand from my time mentoring aged-out foster kids.

YouAreAnIdiot

September 15th, 2010
11:44 am

Stupid question and stupid “column”. Maybe all women should stay indoors in their bible mandated domain, the kitchen. Might happen if the teabagger movement takes over this country. Hitler will have nothing on what they hope to accomplish.

2CPTG©

September 15th, 2010
11:45 am

“When did we shift from preppie to(I don’t even know what you would call it.)”

Generation Y (25-33) started that shyt.

Raqi

September 15th, 2010
11:45 am

Kimmie, actually. Even when I was allowed to go shopping without my mother I knew how to buy clothing that was appropriate. My mom and grandmother used to take my sister and I shopping with them and show us how to dress like decent young ladies.

And you are too correct about how we dressed around the house. My dad and brothers were never to see us in our slips and underwear and we never saw them in their underwear. Heck we were not even allowed to wash my dad’s underwear. LOL That was my mom’s job. She got to see him in them, she helped him take them off (shudder), and she got to wash them.

Marie

September 15th, 2010
11:45 am

I am sick and tired of the wussification of the men in this country and this stupid idea that women are sooo innocent and need to be protected. In the words of Ochocinco — child please. You don’t go into a male locker room wearing skin tight jeans, an equally tight blouse with the first 3 or 4 buttons unbuttoned so cleavage can show, call yourself the sexiest female reporter in sports, looking for Mark Sanchez and then expect the men to not notice you or not say anything to you.

There is absolutely nothing wrong with the statement Clinton Portis made regarding this situation because it’s absolutely true especially when it comes to these young women who like this reporter longs to be the next Kim Kardashian, Britney Spears, or Lindsey Lohan type. If they are looking at 53 toned males bodies they will want one or more of them like they want that pair of stilettos. As Portis stated the same applies to men — if a man is in the presence of 53 women who have beautiful bodies he is going to desire one or more of these women. There is nothing offensive about that — it is the truth.

The NFL, NBA, and MLB need to institute a rule and keep ALL reporters out of the locker room. The fans do not need to hear an on the spot interview of these players in the locker room. Go sit in the press room and wait for the players to come to you. They can also go a step further and enforce a dress code for reporters who desire to interview their players (this is a privilege and not a right). If they do this it would eliminate airheads like this chick from making outlandish claims of harrassment.

Fred

September 15th, 2010
11:46 am

She was in an environment of testosterone filled gladiators. What did she expect to happen. Never would have happened if they would keep females out of men’s locker rooms. Build a bridge and get over it!

kimmie

September 15th, 2010
11:46 am

SCool – We had that class in my high school too – had to take it to graduate.

SexyCool

September 15th, 2010
11:48 am

czB – email me – cscfromajc@yahoo.com – I wanna run something by you.

bigred

September 15th, 2010
11:48 am

@Kym>First of all, if you are getting caught up, get caught up all the way! SHE never claimed to be harrassed! She only tweeted that she felt uncomfortable. It was another female friend that reported that jumped to that conclusion.
I have a general question for all>When a person, male or female, dresses to go out & party or dresses to go to work or church, does that not dictate HOW one dresses? I mean come on, WHO are you dressing up for? Is it just for yourself or those who will see you?

czBrat

September 15th, 2010
11:51 am

done, SC. but last time i tried that from work you never got it, so check your spam please.

Texas Pete

September 15th, 2010
11:52 am

Dress for the occassion. Why do adults pretend like they are victims or even children when something like this comes up? It’s the same argument all over again. It doesn’t matter if we’re talking about dress in the workplace, school, or at the mall, dress for the occassion. If a person is wearing something to be “sexy” then it’s an open and shut case. No one needs to dress “sexy” to feel good about themselves. People can dress conservatively, business casual, or plain ol’ casual and still look good and feel good about themselves. Others might still find those forms of dress sexy on the individual but that’s different than going out of your way to dress sexy. If you’re wearing form fitting or skin revealing clothing and you’re not about to go for a swim or exercise then ask yourself what you’re hoping to gain from that outfit.

Clinton Portis is right. It goes both ways. I don’t know how many females I’ve heard over time comment about their doctor, a teacher, coach, etc in their lives. Adults look. The only negative thing would have been if the players were making obscene and profane comments. If they were simply saying “baby, you’re hot” then that’s not a big deal to me because she obviously dressed the part. Yes, both the players and the reporter are at work but this is an entertainment industry we’re talking about where sex sells. Anytime your job requires you to exude sexuality then comments are fair game.

Luvbug

September 15th, 2010
11:53 am

No we didn’t. Crinkled up BBoomers and Tween Boomers are the hot shot executives in all areas of business and government racking up money on hedonism…aaand they wanna live forever too. They just will not get off the stage.

Sandman…please come and take em.

Equitytec

September 15th, 2010
11:53 am

I hope Ms. Sainz gets a proposal out of all of this publicity! That is her goal, right? Thank you Mr. Stephanopoulos for taking the high road during the interview yesterday. By the way, wearing tight fitting clothing does not allow for a good air flow!!! Plus, Ms. Sainz may have angered some “Latino” women that do not appreciate such stereotyping! The NFL should tighten the guidelines for dress in the locker room for both players and reporters before allowing reporters to enter!

Raqi

September 15th, 2010
11:54 am

SexyC, I remember Ms. Cartrell passing out those notebook paper size checks and making us fill it out. Before we left that class every student whether they wanted to or not knew how to dress in the corporate world, how to speak properly and respectfully on an interview and on the job, how to write a resume, fill out an application, how to write a check, reconcile a bank statement, fill out a deposit slip and a whole bunch of other everyday living stuff. In other words how to act professional and handle your business affairs.

Reality Check

September 15th, 2010
11:54 am

Women don’t belong in a MEN’S LOCKER ROOM in the first place. Same as men don’t belong in a WOMEN’S LOCKER ROOM. duh.

opinionated

September 15th, 2010
11:54 am

Should a person be allowed to wear whatever they want? When I was a teen, I thought, of course. I’m now in my 40’s and this is a resounding NO!! I’m sick to death of seeing males and females with their dirty drawers and butt cracks.
As for women in the locker room, give me a break. That was a calculated move on her part. I am a woman and I know she knew exactly what she was doing. Why does any reporter need to be in the locker room anyway, male or female? Do you see any men going into women’s locker rooms?

Lady-Diamond in da Rough-PrincessCut & Radiant;Never have to front....

September 15th, 2010
11:55 am

Good Day Crew!

Kym

September 15th, 2010
11:55 am

@2C well can we Generation X’ers step our game up and quit trying to fit in with them. Maybe then they will fall in line..because I should not have to go Krogering and be exposed to booty butt cheeks in the fruit section and T&A going down the aisle.

Elijah ( I want some of dat)

September 15th, 2010
11:56 am

@Luvbug…You are welcome….If Melo cannot deliver because eating cow balls don’t allow him to get err up… I will gladly converse with you regarding the LuvBug disenchantment with men…. :wink:

We are living in the hoochyism period and bravoism… I know those are not real words. But so many folks out here will wear every hoochie outfit available regardless of their body shape….

I luv a classy professional dressing lady…..What’s up Kimmie and itsme….Lurker…… That look I truly find to be very appealing…. :wink: :smile:

Let’s face it women luv compliments….Dressing isone of the ways to receive that compliment. Now when I see azz or knockers hanging out… I not sure how I can to pay you a compliment…. Man I see spots on dat azz…. :smile:

Philip

September 15th, 2010
11:58 am

No reporters should be allowed in the locker room.

2CPTG©

September 15th, 2010
11:59 am

“Crinkled up BBoomers and Tween Boomers are the hot shot executives in all areas of business and government racking up money on hedonism…”

Luvbug, read the question again; the baby Boomers, and Gen X didn’t start the saggy pants, or hoochie mama look, as we know it today; Granted, the BBoomers wore hip-huggers, and halter tops, the shyt we see today was started by Y’all!!!!!

Raqi

September 15th, 2010
12:01 pm

Kym, I know. During our time looking “put together” was something to be desired and envied. LOL Now all the boys clothing are too big and the girls are too small.

Luvbug

September 15th, 2010
12:01 pm

We started the trend, but not the idea of doing whatever that jumped off the trend.

2CPTG©

September 15th, 2010
12:02 pm

“@2C well can we Generation X’ers step our game up and quit trying to fit in with them.”

Kym, that’s in line with what luvbug said, our generation scared to grow up…folks ask me am I gon’ dye my salt n pepper goatee, I’m like hell naw, for what….

Guillermo Carlos

September 15th, 2010
12:03 pm

This is what the new media has bought us to. First, when Jayne Kennedy et. al were fighting for equal treatment as journalists, they wanted access as their male counter parts were given to get the story. It was granted and then Ms. Kennedy had a sex video come out soon after. Exploiting yourself for fame and fortune is the name of the game. This beautiful bodied woman came into a men’s locker room dressed damn near…. Well, the real question is; HOW MUCH CAN A HETEROSEXUAL MAN TAKE???? The dumbing down of man’s true nature should be a crime. Who’s speaking about that? You can’t do this, you can’t do that and don’t you dare think primal again. Then they put a show on t.v. about a dude from Utah who has five wives. I guess they are gonna beat the crap out of him. After all is said and done, women still want the BAD BOY, but they want him to have new rules of the game. We are all gonna return to primal stages before we reach our galatic future just as the Roman Empire collasped so will modern society be re-built after a re-org.

savannahdawg

September 15th, 2010
12:03 pm

The days of reporters in the locker room right after a game should stop. Why do reporters need to be in the locker room at all? Why can’t they wait until after the players have had time to shower and change? In this day and age of computers, something needs to change. The NFL, MLB, NHL, NBA need to change their rules. Let the players come out when they are ready. Have a media room and make em wait! Enough of this stupidy!!!

Melo

September 15th, 2010
12:04 pm

@Elijah?

thanx for brokering that Luvbug deal..I do recognize the 3xual tension. She revealed that it has been a long long long time so u know that’s pristine if not almost virgin territory.
Good looking out.

when u see a woman with’ azz or knockers hanging out’ u don’t pay her a compliment. U offer to pay her!

Who Cares?

September 15th, 2010
12:05 pm

OK, so she dresses like a tramp to draw attention to herself. She gets the attention she obviously wanted, and now it’s a problem. I don’t think the issue here is about how she dresses, but how ignorant she is. Yes, she’s too dumb to be allowed in situations and environments like the one in question. Take personal responsibility for your actions, folks. She got what she wanted. Next……..!

It's me....lurker

September 15th, 2010
12:05 pm

Raqi – We wore slips too and couldn’t let my brothers see us…LOL I have 4 brothers and I tell you, if you undressed down to your slip and walked down the hall to the bathroom and one of my brothers happen to see you it was “MAMAAAAAAA she ain’t got no clothes on” I tell you being raised like we were IMO, just made so much better for us having etiquette and manners and class. I have a 15 year old that wants soooo bad to be like those hotties but I ain’t having it. She don’t understand now and think she can’t have any fun but if she follows the rules, which can only give her structure and soundness, she’ll understand later in life…forget what the masses are saying and doing. I tell her though, I’m teaching right from wrong and why it’s needed. I tell her if she wants to do otherwise or head off in the wrong directions (although I don’t want to see that happen), it will be her bed to lay in. I tell her you can do like we did….not understand why mama and daddy gotta be so strict (if though it wasn’t strict) but follow the rules anyway and turn out good or you can buck and in a good ten years from now will ask yourself how did you get there.

double standard

September 15th, 2010
12:06 pm

Are men allowed in WNBA or WPS locker rooms? I’m guessing no and that there’s a double-standard here.

Luvbug

September 15th, 2010
12:07 pm

Melo – You’re getting disgusting. Aint nothing brokered. You know you’re in the dad/uncle zone.

Elijah – I take it back. You’re horrible. LOL

GIVE ME A BREAK

September 15th, 2010
12:07 pm

Stay out of the locker room. Do male reporters go into women’s locker rooms? Try to find some common sense.

double standard

September 15th, 2010
12:08 pm

Savannahdawg, I agree completely. Keep the media out of the locker room.

Raqi

September 15th, 2010
12:08 pm

2CPTG, I agree. Even the hiphuggers and halters are not what we see today. I was looking thru some old pictures just this week of my mother and some of her friends back in the day. While they wore the mini and go-go boots and the huggers and halters it is not the same that we see now. Yeah some of that back then was inappropriate and frowned on but for the most part what they wore was decent.
Showing your underwear??? Where I am from showing a pantyline is unacceptable so you know showing the whole drawers is not appropriate.

It's me....lurker

September 15th, 2010
12:08 pm

Bobby

September 15th, 2010
12:11 pm

Boy has football changed!

If I were the coach or owner I know how I would handle this. From what I read this person was disrupting practice.

In the first place I would bane all reporters, male and female from the locker room.

Secondly I would make all reporters understand that they will dress professionally.

Lastly I would make sure that all reporters and their management understand that if they do anything to disrupt my practices they are out of there!!

The Jets are 0-1 and I don’t look for much out of them this year!

Raqi

September 15th, 2010
12:13 pm

I’m like hell naw, for what

2CPTG, Exactly. I don’t care how young you dress and how much of your age you try to mask your butt still aging on by golly it shows. It freaks me out when I see an elderly person all wrinkled with jet black hair. Not a grey string in sight. Or wearing something their 14 year old granddaughter would wear.

Hell, growing old is a beautiful thing. Why do people fight it so I will never understand.

dalstar

September 15th, 2010
12:14 pm

When you dress like a slut you will be treated like a slut!!!!

KAY

September 15th, 2010
12:14 pm

All I can say is WOW. She dressed like that and went to cover sports knowing that she would herself be covered. She knew what she was doing and did it at will. I would think she wold want to be somewhat professional in her job but she was dressed for a pickup at a bar. Whatever.

SportsMom

September 15th, 2010
12:15 pm

I think it inappropriate for reporters (men and women) to be in the locker room. The locker room is designed for clean up and dress; not interviews. Reporters should wait for the athletes to clean up and then interview them in a designated room.

thebighairybeast

September 15th, 2010
12:16 pm

Just wondering. Would this be big news say if they let me into the Atlanta Dream locker room after a game?

Mother Teresa

September 15th, 2010
12:17 pm

She would make a Nuns outfit look HOT!

Melo

September 15th, 2010
12:17 pm

@Luv??

Uncle? That makes me’ blood but if u over 29, it’s doable!

Difficult to broker?? Maybe but doable indeed!

:lol: Elijah is a slugger, top notch Scott Boras type broker!
u in good hands!

RxDawg

September 15th, 2010
12:19 pm

Look, say what you want, if she dresses like that she cannot think she wont earn a whistle or two. It really is asking for it. If you keep throwing out bait, you’ll eventually catch a fish.

Raqi

September 15th, 2010
12:20 pm

Danggit fooling with yall got me running late. LOL
It’s me, one last thing before I get out of here, have you seen some of the shoes they have for little girls now? They have little 1-1/2” heels on them of 3 and 4 year olds!!!! I was out buying some shoes for Elizabeth and saw those shoes and was like… O.O

Yeah we have got to raise our kids with the same standards our parents had. They won’t like it but they will one day appreciate it.

Jeff

September 15th, 2010
12:20 pm

Yawn! Who cares?

Supa Playa

September 15th, 2010
12:22 pm

It would have been nice if you all showed what she was wearing so we could make educated comments?

2CPTG©

September 15th, 2010
12:22 pm

Raqi, what’s cool though, is I have NO gray whatsoever on my head, just in the goatee…….so I’m catching looks from the 20 somethings, and cougars alike….

Doc Cheney

September 15th, 2010
12:25 pm

sethook

September 15th, 2010
12:25 pm

If you’re going to dress and look like a media whore, expect to be treated like one too. You can’t tease and not expect to get some racy comments.
Question: Are male reporters allowed in women’s dressing rooms in Professional sports?

Dirty Diana ♠

September 15th, 2010
12:26 pm

LOL we have several new folks in the building…I guess WD just promoted the column or ajc.com pushed it out there.

For the most part I agree with sports mom and the others that said it let the players clean up and get dressed.

SexyCool

September 15th, 2010
12:28 pm

Nine times out of ten, when something like this comes to light, it’s not the first time something like this is happened. This just happens to be the incident that put the magnifying glass on it. Kinda like the whole Clarence Thomas/Anita Hill ruckus that started us down the path to where we are now with our current sexual harassment laws.

And…because we are kicking the willy on this….how do you think her ego would have suffered if she received no reaction at all?

Dirty Diana ♠

September 15th, 2010
12:29 pm

@Supa playa GMA had her on yesterday, and they did a good job showing pictures of what she was wearing. At the end of the day it is comical…most of the ladies on here with the body to do it is gulity of tight jeans and a shirt. However I hope that is not our standard for work

SexyCool

September 15th, 2010
12:29 pm

czB – I had my spam filter set to automatically delete suspected spam.
I have have changed that setting.

Could you please try one more time, ma’am, please? LOL!

Zack

September 15th, 2010
12:31 pm

The whole thing comes down to her getting coverage on the air waves. She is already a “reporter” for a latino station. Now she is getting attention on the US stations. Look at how she dresses in the first place. SHE WANTS ATTENTION, PLAN AND SIMPLE. Yes she is a really good looking woman but when the heck have you seen a US reported dress like that to cover a story. Even Erin Andrews with all her attention lately did not dress like that!!!!!!!!

Georgia

September 15th, 2010
12:33 pm

She is wearing jeans and a white shirt?!Good grief

MOS

September 15th, 2010
12:34 pm

Come on, she dressed that way to get attention. Don’t be ignorant.

Leggs

September 15th, 2010
12:36 pm

I see we’re still on topic. How come children get sick when you have something planned! There has to be a better way of signing a sick child out of school!!

On topic: When you’re act work, dress accordingly. Do not wear to work what you would wear on a Sat/Sun out at the park. Even as a sports reporter, if you’re going to be around men all the time, don’t tempt them with a lot of clevage and tight jeans and hoochie shoes. Did you see the bootay on her. When I first saw the picture but not her face, I thought it was a commercial for butt implants!

Slut Dignity

September 15th, 2010
12:36 pm

You can’t dress like a slut in the private bastion of a man’s sporting environment and not expect to be addressed as an object.

This is manufactured outrage generated to garner attention. Lord I’m sick of the media and the idiots who play it like a violin.

brick

September 15th, 2010
12:36 pm

First I want to say I do believe in equal rights for everyone when it comes to the career they choose. But on the other hand, a dressing room should be off limits to the opposite sex regardless of how they are dressed. The athletes are taking showers, changing into their street clothes, what was the lady expecting, her quote was she was trying not to look, regardless of that, those men have wives, girlfriends who I am sure are real happy with an attractive female reporter watchingi them shower and dress. If the lady was uncomffortable why not wait by the door? I also don’t feel a reporter of the same sex should be in the dressing room either, that should be a refuge for the athletes.

lime

September 15th, 2010
12:38 pm

She actually has low self esteem

Sassy Me...built for comfort not for speed :-)

September 15th, 2010
12:39 pm

MIA’s got em coming out of the wood works on this one….

Elise

September 15th, 2010
12:39 pm

Even while being interviewed on Good Morning America about her wearing provocative clothing she was wearing a top with a huge cut-out to show off her ample cleavage. I’m sure she paid a lot of $$$$ for those boobs but to expose them like she did is TOTALLY inappropriate and trashy. What is this world coming to!?!

JB

September 15th, 2010
12:39 pm

The fact is, she was not dressed professionally, and therefore was not treated professionally. Should the players have made cat-calls to her? No, and I, as a straight male, have always thought that was neanderthalic (if that’s a word). But, she shares some blame here. I mean really, she is obviously extremely attractive, and she should know better than to go into a testosterone-filled locker room dressed like she is going dancing at a club instead of working. Maybe she needs to think about her dress code and cover up a little bit. Or, maybe this is all on purpose to further her career? Definitely a strong possibility.

FN Jerk

September 15th, 2010
12:40 pm

This is a talk that I have had with my teenage daughter. If you walk in to a lion’s den wearing nothing but clothes made of rib-eyes and t-bones and then get attacked and chewed on, do you then stand back and only blame the lions for doing what lions do? Teach your daughters to be smarter and more vicous than any predator. I know I have. Eyeballs come out, ears come off, noses break, and tracheas collapse aka Eyes, Ears, Nose, Throat mantra. Most humans are only one level above animals, and if you can’t, won’t, or don’t believe me then explain the need for laws. If a majority of humans are truly “civilized” then there should be no need for any legislation. Only law abiding people care about what laws say.
And….yes, i know that sexual harrassment and rape sucks and shouldnt happen. However, if you think that because a bunch of politicians put it down in writing that sex related crimes are a no-no that you are safe to do whatever, whenever, and wherever you want without consequence then you are sadly mistaken. Both males and female prove this one over time and time again.

Elise

September 15th, 2010
12:41 pm

Let’s just not give this slutty dressing “reporter” any more attention than we already have.

Ms. KP

September 15th, 2010
12:41 pm

You don’t see male reporters dressing like hoochies in the locker rooms even the gay ones dress appropriately. (no offense) As a matter of fact when was the last time a man did an interview in a ladies locker room in some spandex with his manhood imprint showing?

RichieRich86

September 15th, 2010
12:42 pm

If Women can’t handle being hit on and flirted with then that’s not the business you should get into. Guys expecially athletes are going to try to HOlla atcha. If you can’t handle it move on to another career.

Elijah ( I want some of dat)

September 15th, 2010
12:43 pm

Elijah?

thanx for brokering that Luvbug deal..I do recognize the 3xual tension. She revealed that it has been a long long long time so u know that’s pristine if not almost virgin territory.
Good looking out.

@Melo ….. You are welcome my African bruther…. It’s our J.O.B. to help out women with those angst issues….. LuvBug it’s on and poppin… Don’t be shy…. :smile:

Mom

September 15th, 2010
12:44 pm

I personally do not feel that this woman should have been in the men’s locker room. Level the playing field for all media personnel and only allow interviews to happen in a designated area. Athletes professional or not need to be reminded that manners are free and to always treat people with courtesy and respect.

Tat

September 15th, 2010
12:45 pm

Men and Women, dress for respect! Women have no business being in a mens locker room. Some women dress sexy to get noticed by men and then complain when the men notice them. Give me a break!

What's Important

September 15th, 2010
12:45 pm

This “reporter”, and I use the word lightly, is the woman who showed up to interview Tom Brady in a wedding dress so she could propose to him. Give me a break. Look, I’m a woman, but why should men who are getting showered and dressed after a hard played football game have to worrying about some woman getting offended by the naked male anatomy. If she is, she needs to wait outside and catch them coming out of the locker room. She dresses as she does to get attention and then resents it when she gets it. Can’t have it both ways.

nick

September 15th, 2010
12:45 pm

Actually none of the media should be allowed in the locker room. Why can’t they have an area set up outside the locker room where players can meet the media? The media has no business, male or female being in the locker room. That should be the players sanctuary.

david

September 15th, 2010
12:46 pm

The Pink Pony is ready when she is!

truthbtold

September 15th, 2010
12:47 pm

The question is what kind of women wwant to be in the locker room with a bunch of naked athletes? You have to make a conscience choice to decide that you want to subject yourself to constant exposure in certain situations on a regular basis. Women in sports have decided that they want to be one of the boys. They want to be up close and personal. They want to see all the sights, and smell all the smells, hear all the drama, and be exposed to all of the unscripted action that goes on behind the scenes. The nasty, seamy side that even the most ardent fans don’t get exposedd to. There’s only one problem: A woman is not supposed to be there! Women’s Lib has succeeded in blurring the line, and the networks hire these attractive young women to meet discrimination gains and throw them into environments where they’re one of the boys.

Women Get What They Deserve In Male Locker Rooms

September 15th, 2010
12:47 pm

Men are not allowed in women’s locker rooms. So men be shown any less respect for their privacy? Why is it ok for women to invade male locker rooms?
I don’t care what is done to women in male locker rooms except physical touching. If they want to show disrespect by being there, then it’s open season.

mattR

September 15th, 2010
12:48 pm

Ask yourself this: Would a male reporter be allowed into a female locker room? I don’t think the locker room is any place for a different gender reporter to be, whether it is a woman in a man’s locker room or vice versa. They have press rooms for those sort of things don’t they??

dangerousdan885

September 15th, 2010
12:48 pm

I can’t believe some of the posts on here from women. Look, this girl has a killer body and it doesn’t matter what she wears, she will still look stunning. She isn’t the only female sideline reporter to ever wear jeans. How many guys see girls with low cut blouses every day at work or out and about? That doesn’t give you the right to blurt out cat calls. Just act like an adult and save it for the strip club where you may get thrown out for the same thing.

Simple Man!!!!

September 15th, 2010
12:49 pm

So what I am hearing is that unless a woman looks like a mud-duck, She is supposed to down play her atractiveness whenever men are around because we as guy are not expected to behave respectfully??? I mean Everyone keeps saying that she was of base and un professional, what about the players??? Because they play ball, are they not expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner??? Women have been allowed in male locker rooms for at least 20 years… After all that time, do we still let teh “boys will be boys” mentality stand??? That kind of thinking is why Big Ben handle that chick rough in Milledgeville! Thats the same kind of thought pattern that has Sterling Sharpe on Leave from NFL on ESPN now!!!! These are supposed to be GROWN ASS MEN!!! They get paid a grip to be PROFESSIONAL football players. They should be expected to live up to their whole job title not just the football part!!!

JJs

September 15th, 2010
12:49 pm

if you cant take the heat yhen dont wear the clothes…. And stay out of the locker room……Sexy clothes and me with money…. They think you want on thinggggggg…..

K.Elaine

September 15th, 2010
12:50 pm

First off, I think this particular reporter is an attention seeker. She is no doubt an attractive lady but her outfit on Fox sports was too low cut. I worked for many years in a male-dominated profession and because I wanted to be taken seriously, I tended to dress conservatively because the last thing you want in a meeting is a guy staring at your body instead of listening to what you are saying. I dealt with plenty of sexist comments, crude jokes, etc but I took it all in stride. These were the days when sexual harrassment was in its infancy. I am all for women reporting in sports but I don’t think the locker room is an appropriate venue for that. She has certainly gotten her 15 minutes of fame !

BossDawg

September 15th, 2010
12:54 pm

“The thing is” — ??? Literary genius.

It's me....lurker

September 15th, 2010
12:55 pm

I just viewed a clip of a Fox News interview where her shirt is unbutton almost down to the top of the tummy, boobs exposed (she ain’t slick), and the interviewer flashed a shot of her at the sidelines from the back and bluntly asked, can they get any tighter…all she responded with was that’s mai syeze. Right…she don’t get it….at all Oh wait, she get’s it.

DuShawn

September 15th, 2010
12:56 pm

Are male reporters allowed in the female locker rooms after their sporting events? I would love to see Serena or the Atlanta Dream being interviewed half naked.

the truth

September 15th, 2010
12:57 pm

Why dont women realize that if you dress like a whore and slu* you get treated like one? Like it or not.
Why is a male reporter not allowed in the Atlanta Dream locker room after the game when the players are naked?
You fem nazi’s need to get over yourself.

gatorman770

September 15th, 2010
1:00 pm

I understand and fully support equal rights and equal pay (for the same work quality and quantity)for all races and sexes, but I don’t understand why women are allowed in womens locker rooms when men are not allowed in female locker rooms. It’s kinda like the “equality” in professional tennis. The women want the same purses at the majors, but they don’t want to have to play the same number of sets as the men.

the truth

September 15th, 2010
1:01 pm

When will women realize that if you dress like a sl*t and wh*re you get treated like one. Like it or not.
Are male reporters allowed in the Atlanta Dream lockeroom when the players are getting dressed. I bet not.
Fem Nazi’s get over yourself.

Dress Code

September 15th, 2010
1:02 pm

We have a dress code at work. Follow it or go home. They need a dress code that everyone can agree to and follow in the locker room or on the field. Follow it or go home.

crazy clarissa

September 15th, 2010
1:04 pm

Fem Nazi’s get over yourself.

u hater! are you anti? who’s side do you u play on?

Yo Ho!

September 15th, 2010
1:04 pm

Dress like a slut – be treated like a slut. Dress like a professional woman, you’ll be respected as such.

It's me....lurker

September 15th, 2010
1:05 pm

Some of the wh”re and sl*t comments feel angry in here today…whoa

Stinky Sullivan

September 15th, 2010
1:06 pm

What’s wrong with what that fair woman wore? I say nothing. Nor should she’d have been treated with such disrespect. See, one must take care of women like this.

But then again when you’re as good-looking as I am, women of all ages and sizes want to “interview” you, if you know what i mean?

Winks at the ladies,
SS

Leggs

September 15th, 2010
1:08 pm

@Elise ~ while watching her on GMA I too thought about the blouse she was. It was nice, but if you’re trying to deflect, no peek-a-boo clothing. :lol:

@danger885 ~ that is very true, she could wear a potatoe sack and still look stunning. She even said “it’s not my problem that clothes look better on me than average women.” Not sure if she used the word average, but that’s what she meant!

the truth

September 15th, 2010
1:10 pm

Just questioning why male reporters are not allowed in female locker rooms while they are dressing.
If you want equality, it needs to be both ways. Get it?

Sam the Sham

September 15th, 2010
1:13 pm

Let the boys be boys. Men have appreciated beautiful women since Adam first saw Eve standing naked by the apple tree.

DreamsMaterialize

September 15th, 2010
1:13 pm

I believe in women dressing and behaving responsibly, but grown men should also behave accordingly. There is no excuse for being disrectful, whether you’re in the locker room or the board room.

DreamsMaterialize

September 15th, 2010
1:14 pm

“disrespectful”

Leggs

September 15th, 2010
1:15 pm

I wonder how much The Donald has gotten away with???

Stimulus Package

September 15th, 2010
1:17 pm

Let’s face it. It is not as if she is reporting for the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal or even the AJC. She works for Mexico’s version of TMZ.

If she were a dude they would call her Perez Hilton. This is not Erin Andrews we are talking about here. Google her and take a look at the swimsuit covers she has graced (think FHM and Maxim and you have the idea).

The is nothing more than a publicity campaign. Tabloids outsell conventional newspapers in Europe and south of the border. Give it 6 months and this report will grace the pages of Playboy. Take that to the bank.

Mrs. Tazzee

September 15th, 2010
1:18 pm

Afternoon folks!

Wise Diva – congratulations on your front page placement!

FYI – male reporters are allowed in WNBA locker rooms. Shoot, some of the WNBA coaches are men, so you know some men are in there.

BTW, Jemele Hill, ESPN columnist is going to be on The Stews to discuss this topic.

Single Mom

September 15th, 2010
1:23 pm

If you don’t want to be treated like a stipper than don’t dress like one.

czBrat

September 15th, 2010
1:27 pm

i’m going to have to hire someone to remind me NOT to eat fried foods no matter how tempting. that chicken went down easy-breezy, but it’s kickin up a ruckus with my fruit’n yogurt bfast. :(

Binford2K

September 15th, 2010
1:28 pm

Publicity grab.

Women shouldn’t be in men’s locker rooms – it really IS that simple. Football players are asked to be primal and savage during a game, and yet, anyone really expects that switch to flip minutes after the contest??? Seriously?

We may have evolved as humans, but not that much. We are animals at the core.

Delude yourself to think otherwise.

Elijah ( I want some of dat)

September 15th, 2010
1:35 pm

Regardless of the situation, men and women should show respect at all times. A boardroom nor a lockroom is no place for irresponsible behavior…..

Now…. CZBrat I am entrigued you say the senoritas dress provocative on the regular correct? Um I need to conduct an interview with one of them regarding why they like to dress so provocative on the regular can you hook a brutha up? :wink:

DC Rose

September 15th, 2010
1:36 pm

@Leggs 12:36 pm – butt implants!!! I thought she had on those padded drawers they sell at Fred. of Hollywood.

It's me....lurker

September 15th, 2010
1:39 pm

Hey DC Rose, don’t know if you’ve seen the commercial here of late that advertises panties with butt pad but it is hilarious

Whatever

September 15th, 2010
1:44 pm

Seems like someone would know if you dress a certain way men will notice ( women too ) and react to it. Men will react in a lustful manner, women will react in a dislikeful manner. You have this in the work place, etc. Some women have it and flaunt it ( they like the attention I guess ). If you are a woman and dress sexy you will be noticed. Period.

Dirty Diana

September 15th, 2010
1:50 pm

i’m going to have to hire someone to remind me NOT to eat fried foods no matter how tempting. that chicken went down easy-breezy,

Well, doggone czbrat I am sitting here munching on a fried, boneless, skinless, chicken breast. I was feeling good this is the first piece of fried something I’ve had in over a week, but your post made me :cry: I am not working out today or the rest of this week :grin:

czBrat

September 15th, 2010
2:00 pm

LOL @ DD. i kept telling myself i should at least remove the skin but NOPE! now i’m paying for it. went out with s/o friday and had nachos & margaritas … followed by killer stomach cramps :( i told myself then no more fried foods’, but you see how long that lasted. LOL

i think i have to just deny myself that weekly ‘cheat day’ and stick to the healthy eating.

btw … we settled on tijuana garage in L5P and had a beautiful evening. music wasn’t live, but a perfect mix of salsa & pop/r&b.

PrincessNik...Captain of Dreams Team

September 15th, 2010
2:05 pm

*walking into blogsville, looking around thinking to myself “harpo, who these here people”, walking back out*

:lol:

czBrat

September 15th, 2010
2:07 pm

LMAO @ Nik. nooooooo! come back & talk to me. i’m tired of the topic. oops. is that gonna get me booted WD?

Leggs

September 15th, 2010
2:07 pm

It’s rather nice to see new monikers weighing in.

PrincessNik...Captain of Dreams Team

September 15th, 2010
2:08 pm

What’s up Cz? LOL

PrincessNik...Captain of Dreams Team

September 15th, 2010
2:11 pm

It’s rather nice to see new monikers weighing in

leggs

I don’t disagree, just a little much for me to take in all at once…… :|

Leggs

September 15th, 2010
2:13 pm

How many are looking forward to Terry McMillian’s new book? I hope she doesn’t come across as a bitter woman, but one who is finally able to truly EXHALE.

czBrat

September 15th, 2010
2:13 pm

hola chica. just sittin here misbehavin on MIA.

i’ve been very good to avoid the bake sale that’s been going on in our dept since noon. how bout they just announced all remaining goodies are now 80% off. lemme scrape together some change and blow my diet.

PrincessNik...Captain of Dreams Team

September 15th, 2010
2:17 pm

Leggs, I’m looking forward to it kinda I guess. Her last book The Interruption of Everything didn’t do anything for me, I only made it halfway through before putting it aside…….

I just read Zane’s new book The Hot Box as well as the new Mary B. Morrison, and the new Carl Webber book, all three were good reads.

PrincessNik...Captain of Dreams Team

September 15th, 2010
2:20 pm

Cz, LMBO, been there done that before

Dirty Diana

September 15th, 2010
2:20 pm

czBrat I give myself the weekend to eat unhealthy, but I have been working hard today so I decided that little piece of chicken would not hurt me too much. Besides I saw on GMA the FDA just approved of a procedure that can freeze away the fat. So I now have options…LOL

As for the newbies I hope that hang around…to me it is borinng on the blog with the same folks, saying the same thing, acting the same way every day. :grin:

Kym

September 15th, 2010
2:23 pm

@Leggs..I heard her read from that new book at a bookclub conference a couple of years ago..she was still carrying that bitter bag. The book was a revisit of the women from waiting to exhale..10 years later.

blue - ½ -n- ½

September 15th, 2010
2:24 pm

popping back in…whats happening, we still on topic or have we drifted?

Leggs

September 15th, 2010
2:24 pm

Leggs

September 15th, 2010
2:25 pm

I’m going to leave this desk and go to Diary Queen and get a slushie…BRB!

Jaie

September 15th, 2010
2:25 pm

Afternoon Everyone!

I’ll check back in once I have caught up! :wink:

PrincessNik...Captain of Dreams Team

September 15th, 2010
2:27 pm

Kym/Leggs

There were excerpts in Essence the past four issues, one excerpt per character……

PrincessNik...Captain of Dreams Team

September 15th, 2010
2:27 pm

Blue, you didn’t tell us Fred could type!!!

It's me....lurker

September 15th, 2010
2:30 pm

How many are looking forward to Terry McMillian’s new book? I hope she doesn’t come across as a bitter woman, but one who is finally able to truly EXHALE.

You know I use to be a fan of that kind of reading/dialoging maybe 10 years or so ago but really drop anything that’s not working for you. Drop it, be done, move over, move on. You can only control your actions. Rid youself of all that extra baggage and press forward. It’s more healthy rather than exhaling…or is that suppose to be the same? LOL When I think of exhaling I think of a few of your girls, a few drinks and man bashing…LOL

It's me....lurker

September 15th, 2010
2:32 pm

Then again I could be going to the left on what she was asking and the whole of the book, given I haven’t read any excerpts. Pardon me.

blue - ½ -n- ½

September 15th, 2010
2:33 pm

i have never read a terry mcmillian book…is she one of those authros who pretty much writes the same type of story just new characters?

@Princess – i didnt know either, has he been in here today?

PrincessNik...Captain of Dreams Team

September 15th, 2010
2:34 pm

@ Blue, I think i saw him on page two ;)

DC Rose

September 15th, 2010
2:35 pm

@PrincessNik…2:27 pm
Blue, you didn’t tell us Fred could type!!!

And get his thoughts across clearly. Rehab did wonders!

PrincessNik...Captain of Dreams Team

September 15th, 2010
2:38 pm

@ DC Rose, he was quite articulate wasn’t he :)

czBrat

September 15th, 2010
2:40 pm

Nik, do you read EJD? i have yet to pick up his latest, but his, Carl’s and Kimbela’s books never disappoint. Zane is a bit much for me though.

DD, the PR trip is just 3 weeks away so i’m just gonna cut out the cheat days (weekends or otherwise) until we get back. tried on a couple of my bikinis last night and i’m not quiiiite there yet. said while squinting one eye>/i>

PrincessNik...Captain of Dreams Team

September 15th, 2010
2:44 pm

Cz, I read EJD also as well as Kimberla, as far as Zane, her last two books have had some scenes, but the story line hasn’t been based just on the more sx-ual.

kimmie

September 15th, 2010
2:45 pm

Terry McMillan was on Frank & Wanda today. I don’t know about her book, but she actually sounded like she had worked thru that bitter woman stuff today. In fact, she warned other women against that – not letting your yesterday ruin your NOW. She said it was hard working thru her heartbreak & all, and nobody can tell you how long you can take to mourn or get over someone or something. But once you do, move on and embrace life. She said it was bad when women feel they are nothing without a man. She also said too many women and men spend too much time thinking about themselves and wallowing in themselves. She said you need to step out of the box, get out the house and try new things and new experiences. Get out of your ruts. If you see a guy you like, why not ask him out.

She sounded rather healthy and together this morning. She said she’s coming up on age 59.

blue - ½ -n- ½

September 15th, 2010
2:45 pm

@Princess/DC – well i’ll be d@mned, whoda thunk it? well i guess money well spent…now if i could just figure out how he got past my password and all…hmmm…..

PrincessNik...Captain of Dreams Team

September 15th, 2010
2:49 pm

Blue!?!?! Fred is a hacker now……. OMG :lol:

PrincessNik...Captain of Dreams Team

September 15th, 2010
2:52 pm

Cz, I forgot that I had just read EJD’s newest book also, it was a page turner, really good. I read so much sometimes I can’t remember all the books I’ve read I’ve read 4 in the past two weeks.

Timeless

September 15th, 2010
2:55 pm

Female Opinion @11:21: Agree!

Leggs

September 15th, 2010
2:57 pm

@kimmie ~ I caught the tailend of her interview on V. I can’t listen to Wanda nor Frank anymore.

blue - ½ -n- ½

September 15th, 2010
2:58 pm

@Princess – you know, i really shouldnt be all that surprised….im a techy….and he’s been watching me a little too closely lately…tho i geuss all in all, a useful skill to have…

Sassy Me...Sun Kissed :-)

September 15th, 2010
2:59 pm

Kimmie I heard that interview as well and thought it was good to hear that she’d worked through her issues. She said that for a while hell yeah she was bitter and she had a right to be but that she’s forgiven her ex-husband and they’re friends…..not BFFs but they’re cool. She said the time she spent with him were some of the best of her life….still makes me wonder how she didn’t know he liked what she liked but oh well…..

Leggs

September 15th, 2010
2:59 pm

You have to watch those animals that watch “a little to closely”….animal version of SNAPPED!

blue - ½ -n- ½

September 15th, 2010
3:02 pm

had to hack my moms machine the other day since the thing went haywire…(she insists it wasnt her lol)….guess maybe he learned some new tricks……

Melo

September 15th, 2010
3:02 pm

@Terr?

she’s 59 so she was aged when she snagged that young one trying to get her grove on.
Viagra d that go get ‘em attitude had her in deep trouble, boning a switch brother.
Now look at her now at 59, she ain’t got no more fresh oil in her
tank!

@Ladies?
does it hurt u more when u share that Wang with another man as compared to another heifer?

Ur anger is at 5squared?
:lol:

men and women are so different. If it were guys. We would just say ‘ baby, don’t be ashamed, let her come join the team in our bedroom’

Women are daamn selfish!!!

Sassy Me...Sun Kissed :-)

September 15th, 2010
3:03 pm

You have to watch those animals that watch “a little to closely”….

Okay so does that mean that Fred is over his sugar addiction?….lol

Sassy Me...Sun Kissed :-)

September 15th, 2010
3:04 pm

sometimes you sound real suspect….just seem really concerned about the stick….

Leggs

September 15th, 2010
3:09 pm

Yeah, he may need a few sugar blocks so he wouldn’t dilate as much…

Sassy Me..Sun Kissed :-)

September 15th, 2010
3:13 pm

Too funny Leggs

blue - ½ -n- ½

September 15th, 2010
3:13 pm

@Sassy – seems hes over the sugar…tho DD keeps trying to get him to fall off the wagon…gotta keep playing interference on her deliveries….
@Leggs – Snapped, lmao ….. :neutral:

Sassy Me..Sun Kissed :-)

September 15th, 2010
3:14 pm

Is anyone going to buy Terry’s new book?…

Simple Man!!!!

September 15th, 2010
3:16 pm

czBrat ….HUGE EJD fan here!! In fact I am re-reading “Milk in my Coffee” right now!

PrincessNik...Captain of Dreams Team

September 15th, 2010
3:16 pm

@Sassy, buy-uh no, but I do have it on hold through the public library system so I will at least attempt to read it….

Sassy Me..Sun Kissed :-)

September 15th, 2010
3:16 pm

tho DD keeps trying to get him to fall off the wagon…

Yeah that day he had candy n stuff falling out of his saddle still makes me laugh…lil Fred had the shakes from all them sweet tarts… :lol:

PrincessNik...Captain of Dreams Team

September 15th, 2010
3:18 pm

Simple man did you read all three of the “Gideon” books?

DC Rose

September 15th, 2010
3:19 pm

I bought Terry’s new book Sat. Haven’t started it yet. If it’s an angry book, I probably won’t read it until next year. You guys know I’m working on my anger.

Sassy Me..Sun Kissed :-)

September 15th, 2010
3:20 pm

….HUGE EJD fan here!! In fact I am re-reading “Milk in my Coffee” right now!

You betta hush you mouf!! I really liked that book….I liked all of his books. Anyone heard of Colin Channer?…I like him,too. I’m re-reading Song of Solomon and it feels like the first time…it’s so dark and intricate…but all of Toni’s novels are, well at least the ones I’ve read.

kimmie

September 15th, 2010
3:20 pm

I’m sorry, but I would have had to be blind, deaf & dumb not to know that dude was “happy”. Terry was just caught up.

Kym

September 15th, 2010
3:21 pm

@Kimmie I am so glad. Because I like Terry and she was really hurting last I saw. So I am very glad she is back in stride again. I will def give her book some love. Plus she is not writing this wonderful “urban fiction” these publishers are trying to pawn off these days.

Simple Man!!!!

September 15th, 2010
3:21 pm

PNik…Have not read Dying for Revenge yet but I will when I go on vacatation this fall…

Elijah ( BKA W8.2 the security guard)

September 15th, 2010
3:22 pm

Fellas get out the 40 ounces pour some on the ground and put on ( Boys to Men) It’ so hard to say goodbye to that good paying job…

Well this is 2 you Shannon Sharpe…. When you make that kinda of money just go and purchase some good puddy… Yes I said purchase because the women like the word purchasing better…..Plus we are always, I say always purchasing the puddy one way or another.
YEA :smile:

Be right back, I have to catch a big woman in Walmart she trying to steal some dunkin donuts…. :smile:

blue - ½ -n- ½

September 15th, 2010
3:22 pm

@Sassy – yeah, that was a dark day…he confessed he’d been hiding things in his saddle for awhile by then…what a shame…come to think of it, the kids on the pony rides were saying he seemed a little bumpy…hmmm….it always all makes sense after the intervention……

Sassy Me..Sun Kissed :-)

September 15th, 2010
3:24 pm

buy-uh no, but I do have it on hold through the public library system

I totally understand. She said this book is about finding that happy place after he done did you wrong …so I reckon it’ll help some women in that situation realize there is life after…

Simple Man!!!!

September 15th, 2010
3:24 pm

Sassy….This is a great read!! I need to find a woman that can turn me out like Ol’girl did Jordan LOL

Dirty Diana ♠

September 15th, 2010
3:25 pm

@blue and Sassssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssy

Fred is over here with me now…he is having fresh oats, peppermint, hay, spearmint, and washing it down with Patron. He is still feeling good after turning out the Pink Pony. He wants to go to Vegas,so he can perform, but I don’t think blue will let him leave the state.

PrincessNik...Captain of Dreams Team

September 15th, 2010
3:25 pm

Simple Man

I really liked those books, I was surprised (but not really) when he put out a third book (Resurrecting Midnight), but for some reason I’m expecting at least one more……. What do you think?

Melo

September 15th, 2010
3:26 pm

suspect in some eyes? Maybe.

Secure?
this bro would wear a pink shirt and tie and not feel a thang!

@Kimmie?
what’s name of that lady used to be on View with Rosie and them?
even in divorce she never admitted guy was a switch. These older females are brazen but unschooled on this new age fetish.

Dirty Diana ♠

September 15th, 2010
3:26 pm

Elijah ( BKA W8.2 the security guard)

September 15th, 2010
3:22 pm

Well dayum!!!! I am surprise the blog let that name/word get by.LOL

Sassy Me..Sun Kissed :-)

September 15th, 2010
3:27 pm

…he confessed he’d been hiding things in his saddle for awhile by then…what a shame…

The funny thing blue is that I had a visual of him looking around all guilty n stuff like…hey how’d that get there? The stealing part was a cry for help but you know what they say about hind sight :lol:

PrincessNik...Captain of Dreams Team

September 15th, 2010
3:28 pm

Sassy,

Nothing against Terry McMillan, It’s just that I read A-LOT and i was spending a clip on books, it was my “latte factor” so I pretty much eliminated it by learning how to utilize the GA PINES system,

kimmie

September 15th, 2010
3:30 pm

Melo – Because of the nature of “happy” intimacy and the way our bodies are made, the risk of contracting HIV and other stuff is greater for women. The risks are just too great to take something lightly. It’s a whole different ballgame for u guys.

Sassy Me..Sun Kissed :-)

September 15th, 2010
3:31 pm

I am surprise the blog let that name/word get by.

Actually I didn’t notice it until you mentioned it Dianaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa. But now that you’ve mentioned it I’ve noticed some other things as well but no need giving that fraud any air time.

kimmie

September 15th, 2010
3:32 pm

Melo – Star Jones. Another in denial. Or if she knew, she bought into the story he told her and was desperate to marry.

Leggs

September 15th, 2010
3:33 pm

The air conditioning in this building is making me wish I had stockings on today! I don’t like the changing of the seaons.

Sassy Me..Sun Kissed :-)

September 15th, 2010
3:34 pm

so I pretty much eliminated it by learning how to utilize the GA PINES system,

There’s nothing wrong with that…what you did was minimize and maximize at the same time and I thinks that’s rather smart of you Princess….saves $$$.

blue - ½ -n- ½

September 15th, 2010
3:34 pm

@DD – d@mn it DD, when he needs a liver transplant you better be a match…Patron? really? and no Fred cant leave the state, his “program” wont let him do that….
@Sassy – LMAO. you’ve got it about right, first he just tried walking away, but it just kept tumbling out….

Elijah ( BKA W8.2 the security guard)

September 15th, 2010
3:34 pm

@Kimmie…..C’mon now if dude was Omega Si frat with big arms you would have been duped too.

@DCRose….. Um Beside my security Guard position,I also conduct conseling on the side… Would you like to schedule a session? Drinks will be serve to lighten the tension…. :smile:

Mo (aka Moeisha )

September 15th, 2010
3:35 pm

I really need to stay out of the mall…..GEESH!

okay I did also buy Terry’s new book, im anxious to catch up with the characters since Waiting to Exhale was a great book (aaaaiiiight movie)….

So what are we discussing now? Other than novels…..

blue - ½ -n- ½

September 15th, 2010
3:35 pm

so thats why Star got divorced? “happy” hubby? learn something new every day….

Melo

September 15th, 2010
3:36 pm

@Kimmie?

If u taking just risk and HIV alone woul the risks not be the same if there is no protection either way?

Cheating in itself presents risks for the unknowing partner whether he’s cheating with a man or woman?

Leggs

September 15th, 2010
3:36 pm

In Stars’ case, she truly appeared desperate to marry.

We saw his moniker and opted to ignore it…

Simple Man!!!!

September 15th, 2010
3:38 pm

PNik…Was that the third one??? I thought there were three Gideon books before that one… The series is super cool and Gideon does his thing everywhere so I am not surprised that the story continues.

DC Rose

September 15th, 2010
3:40 pm

@Blue – Maybe Fred and the female reporter can work up an act for the Pink Pony. Hacking is a felony but stripping isn’t. Let’s keep Fred out of jail. He’s too cute to survive that environment.

Dirty Diana ♠

September 15th, 2010
3:40 pm

@Sasssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssy

LOL

Elijah ( BKA W8.2 the security guard)

September 15th, 2010
3:42 pm

@Melo women always say they can tell, NOTTTT most women are too tied-up with life to pay attention to what their SO maybe doing. Some are so desperate to have or keep a man they close those eyes and hope for the best…. Ladies keep those eyes open at all times….

Sassy Me..Sun Kissed :-)

September 15th, 2010
3:42 pm

she truly appeared desperate to marry.

For real right?! I mean really…he was/is as sweet as a 10lb bag of Dixie Crystal sugar and she didn’t know that? I wonder if they consummated the marriage and if so…did he barf afterward and feel all dirty…probably went against all he knew, po thang.

Melo

September 15th, 2010
3:42 pm

@Star Jones!

daamn right!
Clearly she just wanted a good husband. I think she knows. She was proly more dismayed by it not ignorant of it, especially now.

Brother is happy no question when u see him!

kimmie

September 15th, 2010
3:43 pm

Elijah – Don’t even go there with me – my “happy-dar” is nuclear powered! I’ve seen many a “happy” dude that was buff. Buff can’t hide the fluff!

Sassy Me..Sun Kissed :-)

September 15th, 2010
3:45 pm

I know you know Dianaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa…..you’ve seent what I’ve seent….

i'm swiss™

September 15th, 2010
3:45 pm

Wait… Star Jones is a woman? :shock:

Dirty Diana ♠

September 15th, 2010
3:45 pm

@blue fred is making enough money as a chip horse’ndale dancer that he can buy five livers. Plus with all of the breeding he will have plenty of sons to chose from. Fred is s “G” just let him be for now.

DC Rose

September 15th, 2010
3:45 pm

Elijah – drinks yes, counseling no.

Sassy Me..Sun Kissed :-)

September 15th, 2010
3:45 pm

Buff can’t hide the fluff!

D@mned sure cain’t…

Leggs

September 15th, 2010
3:46 pm

“Clearly she just wanted a good husband”…ok Melo, I’ll bite. So, do you think she got a “good” husband or did she get a “gay” husband!

Sassy Me..Sun Kissed :-)

September 15th, 2010
3:46 pm

Star Jones is a woman?

no words…

Raqi

September 15th, 2010
3:46 pm

I really need to stay out of the mall…..GEESH!

Mo, did you go to Macy’s? I promised myself I would not go today. Are they having a great sale? Please tell me every intimate detail. Take your time and go slow.

Luvbug

September 15th, 2010
3:47 pm

Buff can’t hide the fluff!

Now that’s a phrase for yah. LOL

i'm swiss™

September 15th, 2010
3:48 pm

“Buff can’t hide the fluff!”

Actually, most gay dudes are pretty buff… Only stands to reason — the gym is like the ideal environment for them: a bunch of big, sweaty mens running around nekkid in the locker room / showers…

That’s why I boycott the gym! :lol:

Leggs

September 15th, 2010
3:49 pm

Take your time and go slow. LOL, Raqi, how many times have you heard or spoken those words? :lol: :lol: Sorry, it fell right in my lap. :wink:

blue - ½ -n- ½

September 15th, 2010
3:49 pm

@DC – im with you on keeping him outta jail…stripping not a felnoy but im afraid with him being so short, should they get raided, cops will think hes underage….worries worries….

did seem Star was anxious to marry, but must admit i thought it had something to do with the drastic weight loss…everything got smaller but her head..made her look like a bobble head!

@DD – ok, i was gonna yell at you, your the bad candy lady after all, but horse-ndale…..lmao

kimmie

September 15th, 2010
3:49 pm

Melo – Take it from someone who’s dad was a dr and VERY FRANK with his discussions of such matters – NO woman wants to find herself in that situation. It’s an ENTIRELY diff ballgame and HIV is just one of the risks, protected or not. I can’t get into detail, but it’s pretty scary.

Plus, you are talking about bi women being receptive if their man finds out. Unless a dude is serious about keeping up his DL charade, most would be repulsed by a woman. Like Sassy said, barf & feel all dirty afterward!

Luvbug

September 15th, 2010
3:50 pm

Star’s guy seemed like it, but I didn’t know it had been confirmed.

Otis Benton

September 15th, 2010
3:51 pm

Cover up in a males locker room. Common sense.

Elijah ( BKA W8.2 the security guard)

September 15th, 2010
3:52 pm

@Kimmie that is funny! Buff can’t hide the fluff!

@DCRose…..What will be your pleasure?

@Star new dude was sweet he probably did not hit but a few time, then she was like lets get married… I have money,dude was like I am in… Do I have to sign a pre-nupe?

@Swiss those youtube booty video, my oh my!!!!!!!!

PrincessNik...Captain of Dreams Team

September 15th, 2010
3:52 pm

My Bad simple man I meant 4th:

Sleeping With Strangers (April 2007)
Waking With Enemies (August 2007)
Dying for Revenge (November 2008)
Resurrecting Midnight (August 2009)

Like i said I read sooooo much i forget sometimes……. :oops:

Raqi

September 15th, 2010
3:53 pm

Buff can’t hide the fluff!

LMCAO

Mo (aka Moeisha )

September 15th, 2010
3:53 pm

Leggs – LOL! Leave Raqi alone!

Okay Raqi , not only did Macy’s have some great stuff, but I hit NY & Co along with kids footlocker (its great to know I can get shoes for myself AND Lil Mo in there…. :smile:

DC Rose

September 15th, 2010
3:55 pm

Elijah – Grey Goose and tonic with a twist of lime. Thank you very much. Can I get a ride home?

(-__-)

September 15th, 2010
3:55 pm

Macy’s HA it was more like Dots Raqi and mo at w8 party

Melo

September 15th, 2010
3:55 pm

Did she get a good husband or a gay husband?

Assuming u are hetero Leggs :lol:
husband and gay don’t rhyme.

It only rhymes in homo circles.

Star Jones did not admit to being gay so I doubt she was looking for that.

kimmie

September 15th, 2010
3:55 pm

Swiss – Oh, they like “pretty”!

2CPTG©

September 15th, 2010
3:58 pm

W8…..you lame as fvck!!!!!

i'm swiss™

September 15th, 2010
3:59 pm

“Oh, they like “pretty”!”

kimmie — Exactly my point… I’m way too pretty for the gym…. ;-) :lol:

Dirty Diana ♠

September 15th, 2010
3:59 pm

Dirty Diana ♠

September 15th, 2010
4:02 pm

Star is a smart lady, I just feel like she became thirsty and dehydrated and wanted a wedding. Look at how she practically sold that wedding on “The View” and at the end of the day her antics with that wedding and marrying pie-man costed her that job.

Dirty Diana ♠

September 15th, 2010
4:03 pm

czBrat

September 15th, 2010
4:04 pm

LMAO @ swiss 3:45 and 3:48. i actually mess with s/o about how much time he spends in the gym and all the attention he gets when we’re in midtown. ya’ll pray for me.

what’s all this about star’s ex? i didnt know she had the same ‘fairy’tale ending as the exhale chick. i saw a “life after” episode where he vehemently denied being gay and showed off his new lady friend.

2CPTG©

September 15th, 2010
4:05 pm

ok, guess them “folks” didn’t like what else I said….

Jeff

September 15th, 2010
4:05 pm

My wife is happy that I can do both: find a woman sexy and respect her as a professional

Raqi

September 15th, 2010
4:06 pm

Leggs, too many to speak of while, I gently pushed his head in the right direction. LOL

Leggs

September 15th, 2010
4:06 pm

That wasn’t his new lady, that was Fred’s cousin (a mule)!!

Leggs

September 15th, 2010
4:07 pm

2CPTG©

September 15th, 2010
4:08 pm

almost like somebody calling themselves 2.2!!! get off another nikka’s dyck!

Melo

September 15th, 2010
4:09 pm

Cz?

Showing her/ his lady friend?

U know Ricky Martin showed out too with pretty chic??

Ur guy is buff too???
‘ooghhh’ boy!! :lol:
:lol:

Luvbug

September 15th, 2010
4:10 pm

Yall killing me with all these inside convos. Is W8 here now? Yall could at least give us new people a heads up…if he’s the one that tossed up all the women. LOL

Mo (aka Moeisha )

September 15th, 2010
4:10 pm

2CPTG – LMAO! You cussing at the folks and the Blog blocked ya?!

Raqi/Leggs – LOL!

Agdawg

September 15th, 2010
4:10 pm

Sure a woman has a right to dress as she pleases but where has professional dress gone too? Everyone can have their own opinion on how to dress on your own time but what about her employer? Look the folks from the Networks would have never let one of their reporters, man or woman, dress so unprofessional. Just saying you need to dress the part……

rebraider

September 15th, 2010
4:10 pm

Are Men Allowed In Women’s Locker Room?

Raqi

September 15th, 2010
4:10 pm

Wait a minute Mo you going too fast. Did INC, Jones NY and Liz have any shirts on sale? What about bags? Were there any totes as amazing discounts? Shoes!!! What about Shoes?!?! Please tell me about the shoe sale…I’m about to explode.

Yo Momma

September 15th, 2010
4:12 pm

In response to the article, which nobody on here is talking about: Of course the woman reporter should NOT have been in the locker room. What did she think was going to happen dressed like that in front of 50+ naked men in THEIR locer room? Truth is, she knew exactly what would happen. At some point, people need to be held accountable for their actions, and then we all can move on.

2CPTG©

September 15th, 2010
4:12 pm

Mo, you know how I operate….lameness will not be tolerated! And I’m not scared to say what’s on my mind!!! Never that…..ain’t gotta change my name….been the same thing since day 1….

Doc Cheney

September 15th, 2010
4:13 pm

The way her pants hug her buttocks makes me involuntarily think about sexual intercourse. I think maybe it has something to do with the shape of her hips, but I cannot help but think that it would be quite exhilirating to enter her from a prone position and push rapidly on her hindquarters.

blue - ½ -n- ½

September 15th, 2010
4:14 pm

wow, yall are having a ball with Star and hiding happys…lol

@Leggs – lol, you know Fred doesnt have any female cousins…..

Leggs

September 15th, 2010
4:14 pm

Oh lawd….I’ll just walk away! :wink: I can post a one man story by myself today just reading Raqi, but I won’t.

Leggs

September 15th, 2010
4:16 pm

Doc Cheney has just spoken for the masses!

Mo (aka Moeisha )

September 15th, 2010
4:16 pm

Raqi – ok now shoes and bags I can handle. I walked it with 3 pairs of shoes and two bags. But I went to a great Macy’s so Im gonna hit another when I get off work. Oh and they had some suits on sale too. I didnt look at the shirts too tough though. I hit the store NY & Company…love that place…. Footlocker is always a go for the lil one.

2CPGT – I hear ya pimpin! lol

Elijah ( BKA W8.2 the security guard)

September 15th, 2010
4:17 pm

@2pcglt….Dude you funny….. I am neither trying to be nor riding someone jocks… This is comedy a mockery of someone who was just plain BSing… nothing more nothing less…

kimmie

September 15th, 2010
4:19 pm

Dang, I knew I should have gone on and driven 2 exits down to the mall and Macy’s, instead of going to the Kohls down the street during lunch!

Dang!

2CPTG©

September 15th, 2010
4:19 pm

for the record, it’s 2 Can Play That Game©!!!

if ya gon say it, say it right!

czBrat

September 15th, 2010
4:20 pm

haha melo. that’s dating in the DL capital of the world. if you’re fine & fit you’re suspect. chicks gotta go after the scruffy, smelly, pot-bellied dudes to lessen the odds of unpleasant surprises.

i'm swiss™

September 15th, 2010
4:21 pm

“My wife is happy that I can do both: find a woman sexy and respect her as a professional”

See, Jeff has the right idea. You should always give your stripper a respectable tip — she is a professional:lol:

Marie

September 15th, 2010
4:21 pm

No, women should not cover themselves to receive respect, they should cover themselves because it is respectful – to themselves. Covered or otherwise, women will be disrespected if the offending party possesses that type of mindset. Women should not make arbitrary decisions about their attire with what others will do, say, or think in mind, but based upon the self-worth that they recognize when no one else is around.

Leggs

September 15th, 2010
4:22 pm

@2C ~ take the brass knuckles off. That was funny!

kimmie

September 15th, 2010
4:22 pm

Brat – Reminds me of the Tom Joyner show, when he was saying good looking women like Halle should give a fat dude a chance. He pleaded

“Fine, give Fat a chance”! LOL!!!

2CPTG©

September 15th, 2010
4:23 pm

I ain’t trippin, Leggs….that was just lameness at it’s finest….that’s all….

Melo

September 15th, 2010
4:23 pm

@Legggs?

Can u please welcome Do Cheney and give him a temp pass as well as the ajc directions.

I would luv it if he is a regular.

I am going to talk to Willie and 2Can to see if we can slide him some credits to reduce his probation to a minimum.

Welcome Doc!!!

Michael

September 15th, 2010
4:23 pm

Can someone please answer this for me, can male sports reporters go into the ladies locker room after the game while some are showering and dressing? Not that you would want to in most cases, but I’m just wondering! Well, I guess if it were Sharapova, maybe!!!

DreamsMaterialize

September 15th, 2010
4:23 pm

Back from meetings and I see there’s a little ruckus. lol

Raqi

September 15th, 2010
4:24 pm

♪♫•*¨*•.¸¸suits, purses and shoes oh my ¸¸.•*¨*•♫♪¸¸.•*¨*•¸¸.•*¨*•¸¸.•*¨*•¸¸.•*¨*•

Luvbug

September 15th, 2010
4:25 pm

Oooh…oh,well…to be continued…

Now with Star…I kinda thought she was sincere, but just deperate to prove she had made it (she bragged all the time over the smallest thing) and willing jump to in with the first guy who asked her becuase of her weight. I didn’t think she noticed.

Hmmm…maybe she did notice after all…

Nudity Rules

September 15th, 2010
4:25 pm

I have all the respect in the world for a fully naked woman. Clothing is always optional as far as I am concerned.

Leggs

September 15th, 2010
4:27 pm

@Melo ~ I can welcome him, but he needs to post more than once…plus Doc Cheney sounds too much like Dyck Cheney…I ‘on know about this one.

DCheney ~ welcome. Your honesty was refreshing. I appreciate that you didn’t ride Fred around the Mulberry Bush!

Elijah ( BKA W8.2 the security guard)

September 15th, 2010
4:29 pm

@2can ..This is funny you feel the need to respond to a moniker, truly a waste of time…

Luvbug

September 15th, 2010
4:29 pm

*willingly jumped in with*

(-__-)

September 15th, 2010
4:29 pm

Payless and dots

Dirty Diana ♠

September 15th, 2010
4:30 pm

Star had lost some weight during the time she captured pieman

Melo

September 15th, 2010
4:31 pm

Cz?

U get a point with that 4.20!
Educated chics in the A roll with scruffy thugs lots of times.

HaHa Kimmie called ur guy fat!

blue - ½ -n- ½

September 15th, 2010
4:31 pm

gotta go…adios!

2CPTG©

September 15th, 2010
4:31 pm

is it really a waste???? you obviously knew whom I was referring to, therefore, my point was made….but this is all the shine you gon’ get from me…..hell, you want my autograph?

Elijah ( BKA W8.2 the security guard)

September 15th, 2010
4:31 pm

@Kimmie…. Wow you are very passionate about certain topics… I have a free counseling session for you and lillies will be waiting for you !! :smile:

The title DownLow exists for a reason.. You have a segment of the male population who are totaling existing on the DL…. They have sexual relations with their spouse or SO then go DLing when they get that urge or they already have on going relationship just like someone who is cheating on a SO.
I learned this from reading some of those novels Campbell and host of others.

See a person who lives by the world will exist in this world as anything to satisfy their lust….. Lust will get you in a lot of trouble..

Once they get a system to identify all DL men, then you ladies will have no choice but come us BLOG men…. See Melo is right in Africa most men have 5 to 25 wives….:wink: :lol:

Lord Velonese

September 15th, 2010
4:31 pm

If you don’t want to be stared at like a Hoe, cover your junk up!

Luvbug

September 15th, 2010
4:32 pm

Diana – Yeah, 20-30 pounds I thought.

Wise

September 15th, 2010
4:33 pm

If a woman walks into a corporate boardroom full of men wearing a tight short skirt and a form fitting top that reveals cleavage, what kind of response would you expect her to get?

If a woman talks trash and backs it up by welcoming unsavory advances, what type of response would you expect her to get?

Clothes and talk both speak to us.

If you want to be taken seriously, adjust your words and dress accordingly.

If you want to flirt with chances, do not cry foul when you chicken out.

Cutesy Pie

September 15th, 2010
4:33 pm

Women in this line of work (sideline reporters or sports reporters covering a team, not just behind the TV desk like a Linda Cohn) have to walk a fine line. If they don’t look relatively attractive and dress attractively, they probably don’t get hired. If a female sports reporter is a serious reporter and is seeking the same access to athletes as her male counterparts, she has to present a very serious, professional image – or the athletes will rip her apart. A male reporter isn’t going into the locker room wearing his tightest jeans, cowboy boots, and a shirt unbuttoned to show off his chest hair or whatever. They wear khakis and a polo or a sports jacket and tie. A female reporter should dress professionally. The athletes could deign, since they are paid handsomely for their efforts, to refrain from catcalls or pinches of ALL reporters – treating fellow human beings with respect.

I personally feel that it would be preferable if NO reporters were allowed in locker rooms. I feel that these men deserve the right to shower and dress without someone sticking a microphone and camera in their faces.

I wonder if this woman had any clue about her attire being viewed as provocative. In her culture, it may not be seen that way at all. She was coming to interview Mark Sanchez, but may have had no idea about U.S. football culture or the locker room culture.

It's me....lurker

September 15th, 2010
4:33 pm

What brought on that tongue thrashing

Leggs

September 15th, 2010
4:35 pm

WOW, we did a 360 and are now back on original topic.

broke bottom

September 15th, 2010
4:35 pm

Can you spell dumb blonde?

Lord Velonese

September 15th, 2010
4:35 pm

Moral of the Day: If it looks like a duck and quacks like a duck……..it must be a duck.

namro

September 15th, 2010
4:36 pm

I have notice that a lot of people are commenting about this person. Does anybody knows who she is? what’s her background? Is she really upset about this? … do a little research and you will get all your anwers …

Mo (aka Moeisha )

September 15th, 2010
4:36 pm

kimmie – yeah like I said, Im hitting Macy’s again later. Im just sayin… :smile:

KenFromCalifornia

September 15th, 2010
4:41 pm

she’s not a real reporter. her whole schtick is to flirt with her interviewees. if you’ve ever watch sabado gigante or other programs on spanish/mexican tv, that’s all you see is women dressed up in ways that wouldn’t be acceptable in similar venues here in the u.s.

she’s a swimsuit model, former beauty queen, and she cavorts around for no reason other than her good looks. she’s no more a journalist reporter than the man in the moon.

thus, she wasn’t taken seriously like suzy kolber or jemele hill would be. she was joked upon because she IS a joke.

and yes, male reporters are indeed allowed inside the wnba locker rooms…the hard part is getting people, male OR female, into the wnba stands. but that’s a topic for another day.

Simple Man!!!!

September 15th, 2010
4:41 pm

Dirty Diana ♠ @ 4:30

“Star had lost some weight during the time she captured pieman”

Yeah, But she still had all that extra skin and a big azz head!!!

Leggs

September 15th, 2010
4:42 pm

Star is another intelligent woman that walked the stupid plank!

Mom2mk

September 15th, 2010
4:42 pm

Why do women assume that they have to dress provacatively to look beautiful or appealing? I would not dress that way and definitely don’t want my daughter to dress that way. There is a lot to be said for classy women who know how to dress appropriately.

SM

September 15th, 2010
4:46 pm

So a team that trots out scantilly clad women cheerleaders complains about a sideline reporter with jeans and a tight shirt on? LOL
What a joke. They act like she was wearing a bikini.

Leggs

September 15th, 2010
4:46 pm

@Mom2mk ~ the men have told us time and time again, they think a woman in sweats and a ponytail is more attractive than a woman tight jeand and WestEnd hoochie shoes. Well, they didn’t quite use those words (LOL).

czBrat

September 15th, 2010
4:47 pm

you ladies will have no choice but come us BLOG men….
you seem to be making an assumption there are no DL men on the blog. that’s a pretty powerful assumption.

Y'all Crazy!

September 15th, 2010
4:49 pm

This stuff is hilarious. Not condemning or condoning, but dressing the way she does probably increases her chances at an interview.

boys will b boys; girls will b girls

September 15th, 2010
4:50 pm

Discression is the better part of valor on both sides of the microphone. There is plenty of blame to go around. The locker room is not an audition for Hooters waitresses nor can these multi-million dollar athletes act like pubescent teen-age boys.

Melo

September 15th, 2010
4:50 pm

Power ball tonite!!

Christy

September 15th, 2010
4:50 pm

I don’t think that anyone deserves it or the way they dress should be considered “asking for it”, however, I also don’t think it’s professional to go on national television to do an interview with your breasts practically popping out of your shirt. It’s just not appropriate.

E-nice

September 15th, 2010
4:52 pm

As a former collegiate athlete let me start by saying that female reporters/journalist are a welcomed part of sports. However they should not be allowed in locker rooms, and certainly provocative dress is inappropriate.
I am going to play devil’s advocate here, we have over a thousand African American and Caucasian reporters in football and this has never been an issue until we bring in a reporter of Hispanic heritage. Does this close doors for Hispanic female reporters?

Luvbug

September 15th, 2010
4:54 pm

Does this close doors for Hispanic female reporters?

No

Y'all Crazy!

September 15th, 2010
4:57 pm

She knows it is inappropriate, but she also knows that sex sells. btw, if a male reporter went into a men’s locker room dressed out of the ordinary (bermuda shorts, black dress socks and sandals, for example), he would get inappropriate comments also. Inappropriate stuff happens in men’s locker rooms.

Y'all Crazy!

September 15th, 2010
4:58 pm

@e-nice: only if they are fine and scantily clad.

Leggs

September 15th, 2010
4:58 pm

Zen teaching:

Do not walk behind me, for I may not lead. Do not walk ahead of me, for I may not follow. Do not walk beside me for the path is narrow.. In fact, just piss off and leave me alone.

Good night everyone!

Mikedawg

September 15th, 2010
5:00 pm

I think as a grown women it’s a choice you make and need to live with it. It’s not like she get’s dressed and comes out looking sexy by accident.
I think it’s an issue of personal responsibility. If players are to be help accountable for their actions, then the reporters need to be held accountable for their appearance.
I would also like to comment that she didn’t file a complaint so in this case I have problem with the reporter in question. Also, let’s be real, some of the “talent” that has gotten her this far has to do with her on camera appearance, she’s hot and she knows it. Good for her.

Melo

September 15th, 2010
5:01 pm

In the bedroom she deserves no respect.

Let her strip completely naked and then tore her up!

Good nite.

ok for now

September 15th, 2010
5:10 pm

One of the things – even after all these years – that women DO NOT GET about men is that they (men) are very VISUAL creatures. Their brain is hardwired that when they see an attractive woman – it really gets their attention; particularly if the woman is wearing more revealing clothing, short skirts, and showing cleavage. Right or wrong that is just the way it is. I don’t care what the feminist say or think that men just “need to grow-up” – that is how men are wired.
So to say that a woman should be able to wear anything she wants (without gaining UNWANTED attention) is just plain stupid and ignorant and leading women down the wrong path.
Lastly, if a woman wants more respect – then she will dress more appropriately; not to gain attention to the most base instinct (sex) of men. Does not the way a man dress often determines whether he is treated with respect? Yes, I think so. If your doctor or banker or lawyer should up at his office or in court or the hospital wearing shorts and a tee-shirt (with a beer ad on it) – you wouldn’t take him very serious either.

whatfor

September 15th, 2010
5:15 pm

Why is it that women are, allowed by law, to access mens locker rooms – but men can’t access womens locker rooms. That is a fact. No male reporters are allowed in the womens – is this not discrimination based on sex?

Barack Obama

September 15th, 2010
5:16 pm

Man, I’d hit that thang, She be one fiiiiine beeyatch. Now don’t get me wrong. Michelle is a total freak in the bedroom and is into all sort of kinky stuff. I mean, the other night, she aksed me to let her bring Janet Napolitano in with us. I was tempted, but I draw the line somewhere. I took care of old Janet’s phat backside after Michelle left for vacation. I can’t wait for Michelle to get back. Time to bend her over in the Lincoln bedroom again!

AJ

September 15th, 2010
5:18 pm

I just had this conversation in a meeting today. As a woman in the sports world, I find this to be a powerful play sometimes. Oftentimes, if you allow the common misconception that you are merely a woman dressed slutty, sexy or are just a vamp it is a powerful card in your pocket. Because then when you sink your teeth in as the powerful, intelligent, heavyhitting professional that you are underneath that outfit when you are doing contract negotiations, sponsorships etc. the guys never see it coming and are caught offguard because they were only thinking about taking you out for a drink and getting lucky after the game, not taking you seriously when you just acquired his territories sponsorships bc he was so confident he had it all wrapped up.

Just Groovy

September 15th, 2010
5:19 pm

I agree with you as well Susan. Her attire was not appropriate for business. I happen to work in the sports industry as well and as a women we are well aware that we are interacting with men. Most of the men are in there early 20’s. As a mature woman, she should of known that her dress was inappropriate. She should take her ques from Suzie Kolber, Pam Oliver, and Michelle Tafoya, all sideline reports on major networks that dress professionally! Her attire was deemed for a bar or club not a place of business. She wanted the attention! She wanted to be noticed for her “assets”.

Dixie Redcoat Band

September 15th, 2010
5:22 pm

It must illegal to have a white male doing sideline reporting for college football and the nfl!

Robert Overby

September 15th, 2010
5:25 pm

She belongs in that locker room like men belong in the Womens Tennis locker room.

Isa

September 15th, 2010
5:26 pm

In a professional world, yes, they do! What was she expecting with the outfit she had? It’s crazy to even try to discuss that!

Oldman Mtn

September 15th, 2010
5:30 pm

When a woman is disrespected, or even raped, in Islamic countries, the woman is blamed for dressing “provocatively”. Is this where we are going?

LydiasDad

September 15th, 2010
5:32 pm

Yeah, inappropriate. But in a good way.

George

September 15th, 2010
5:34 pm

Does this mean I get to make my way to the locker room of the WNBA finals? What happens if one of these girls throw a basketball at me?

Booty luver

September 15th, 2010
5:37 pm

1. Women dress that way to get attention from men. She got what she wanted.
2. A locker room with halmost naked men is not where women should be. Men can’t go into wome’s locker rooms and don’t even think about it “being different”.
3. There are media rooms where women shoujld interview the men and the men should interview the women.
4. She and most other reporterettes are exploiting real gender differences and anyone that thinks otherwise should pull their head out of the sand.

John John

September 15th, 2010
5:45 pm

Wise Diva,
You have misstated the issue. This is not a question of a woman needing to cover up to be respected. This is an issue of a person needing to show respect to other people by dressing appropriately. When a situation puts a clothed person physically close to and viewing a person in a state of undress, decorum and respect for the unclothed required certain conduct from the clothed person. Imagine this scenario: A male doctor comes into the exam room to examine you and he is wearing a body shirt open halfway down the front, no undershirt and super tight pants of a very thin fabric that clearly show the bulge of his male anatomy. Would you feel comfortable? I’ll bet that you would not. How about he is wearing a tank top? I can’t believe that you would let him go through with the exam. Now, locker rooms, football players and reporters do not rise to the level of intimacy or vulnerability of doctors and patients but the principle is the same. Many athletes have noted their discomfort with reporters, especially women reporters, in the locker room. It is incumbent upon the athletes to try and cover up as best as possible while being respectful to the reporters. It is incumbent upon the reporters to conduct themselves in a certain manner too, and this includes appropriate dress. Any way you cut it, this woman was way out of line for dressing the way she did for the environment she was in. Were some of the players out of line? No doubt but you should not excuse her behavior either

BULLDAWG BILL

September 15th, 2010
5:46 pm

There should be no women or men in the locker room when players and coaches are getting dressed. All interviews should take place in a designated area outside the locker room. Give players and coaches some privacy.

She should wear whatever she wants to wear and project whatever image she wants to project. The same goes for the men.

FOR REAL

September 15th, 2010
5:48 pm

NOTHING LIKE DRESSING LIKE A SLUT AMD BEING CAT CALLED. BOTH MEN AND WOMEN ARE PIGS TODAY. MEN LOVE A SLUT AND YET WOMEN ARE TORTURED BECAUSE OF HOW THEY DRESS. DO WHAT YOU LIKE; BE STRONG A CUSS THEY ASS OUT AND ONE WAY OR ANOTHER THEY WILL GET IT.

ROHAN

September 15th, 2010
5:50 pm

dress how or whatever way you want. cuss a beyotch out and they will get it. i am not sure how sexual harrasment happens; NO MEANS NO and shut the f up or STOP it generally sufice to someone with some BRAINS. some people just don’t have the ability to put their foot down. Iwork with women who mean it and they kick ass and they are lots of fun.

jay

September 15th, 2010
5:51 pm

All I know is she is freaking hot and has an ass out of this world!!!!!!

only in America

September 15th, 2010
5:51 pm

Only in America is this an issue, if people would just look at other cultures you would see that this is normal for South America to dress this way. If you got it why not show it!

aj

September 15th, 2010
5:55 pm

Her A$$ IS DOPE!!!!

Meme

September 15th, 2010
5:57 pm

She knew exactly what she was doing and got all the press she wanted.

Jim

September 15th, 2010
5:57 pm

Women like her want it all–they want to infiltrate the traditional man’s world and flaunt their wares for attention and when men pay them the attention they seek, they piss and moan about it.

Either cover up with looser clothing or thank the men for paying you attention since that’s what you wanted anyway.

Better yet–shut up!

jojo

September 15th, 2010
5:57 pm

her booty is DOPE!!!!!

patrick

September 15th, 2010
5:58 pm

So to be clear….if I walk into womens locker room were women are in various stages of undress, I would be arrested. If a woman dressed like a sl.ut walks into a mens dressing room she wants respect? Really? Hey I have an idea…..DON’T GO INTO A MENS LOCKER ROOM DRESSED LIKE A SL.UT

patrick

September 15th, 2010
6:00 pm

No does not mean no, if u advertise a product expect someone to offer to purchase it

godoggo

September 15th, 2010
6:17 pm

Did everyone see her “tweet” pic ? She had what we used to call “a letter” in her jeans they were so tight…

If i walked on the sidelines with a pair of spanx on and All much Junk hangin…would that be apporpriate ? Surely not…

It’s all come down to the “womanz movement and womanz rights”….or as many men say today “carrying the V agina card”

Can i get an Amen ?

Mrs. Morris

September 15th, 2010
6:22 pm

YOU’RE NOT COVERING UP TO GET RESPECT, YOU’RE COVERING UP TO BE RESPECTFUL !!! IF YOU GOT TO BE A SLUT ON THE JOB THEN WHAT??? ARE YOU SAYING YOU REALLY DON’T KNOW YOUR JOB. YES, YES, YES, THESE MEN ARE A LOT OF TIME AWAY FROM HOME AND FEELING LONELY. SOME DON’T BUT MOST TRY TO BE FAITHFUL AND THEY DON’T NEED A WOMAN FLASHING HER SEXUALITY IN FRONT OF THEM. Women: What do you really want to be? I am sick and down right tired of women in places a man should be. YES, I SAID IN PLACES WHERE A MAN SHOULD BE!!! There are: male and female teams. Why can’t the women report on women and men report on men, because in today’s society everytime you look around it’s a lawsuit, sexual harassment etc. and I’m going to tell you if I’m in a locker room and we just won our big game I want to be MYSELF. WE WON AND WE EARNED THAT RIGHT!!! That maybe a time that some; speak however they feel, manners forgotten and … When you enter there you invade their space. For what??? The big name you wanna make for yourself. I remember an incident that happened over 20 years ago. A guy was a very respectable young man an angel you could almost say. He was on a team that won a specific game and he was so proud. Not only did they win by a high number it was a team that until he got there they had never beat. Talking out of excitement he found himself running, jumping, shouting, and finishing everyone’s sentence his adrenaline was so high. A female that he had always liked as a sister walked up to him and he grabbed her, kissed her, and in the heat of the moment as the other guys were doing grabbed her but. Everyone else hollowering yea … and so did he until he realized it was her. They dragged him in the locker room and made it the big talk since until then they called him Christian boy and geek boy. When he got home he told his parents what happened and they asked how did he feel. He said at the time I was on cloud 9 but when I realized what happened (I couldn’t apologize in front of the guys because I have seen what they do to that person with words. Because they know you are out of control right then) May I go over and talk with her I know words can’t take it back, and had I said something then she would have gotten a bad reputation right then because the more said would have added the worst on. He went over and the girl and her family understood and knew he protected her reputation. Why did I tell you this? Because the young man never scored in a game and never enjoyed another game he played in because he had to be mindful of his surroundings it took away from his focus. He felt like even in the locker room (which should have been their home away from home) the camera’s were there, watching them get dressed waiting on a mistake. THE SAYING A WOMAN CAN DO WHAT A MAN CAN AND DO IT BETTER IS JUST A SAYING!!! WHY??? BECAUSE A MAN CAN’T BE A MAN WHEN A WOMAN IS INVADING HIS PRIVACY. AND IF MY MAN WAS IN THE THE LOCKER ROOM REPORTER OR NOT YOU HAVE NO BUSINESS IN THERE. LOCKER ROOM IS FOR THE TEAM PRIVACY AND YOU KNOW THEY’RE SHOWERING AND THEY SHOULDN’T HAVE TO WAIT ON YOU TO SHOWER. You can report on a game without being down with the team. NOT JUST SPORTS !!! GIVE ME ANY CASE AND I CAN TELL YOU WEATHER A MAN SHOULD BE THERE OR A WOMAN. I’M ALSO SICK OF STUPID CASES IN COURT THAT COULD HAVE BEEN AVOIDED. IF YOU WANT TO KNOW IF IT’S A CASE THAT SHOULD BE FILED JUST ASK ME.

yessir

September 15th, 2010
6:25 pm

Hey, I got blanked…and I didn’t even say anything!

Pantypotomus

September 15th, 2010
6:25 pm

The clothes make the man….or is it the woman?

Old Fogey

September 15th, 2010
6:29 pm

Women should wear nothing at all and see what kind of respect they get. They don’t leave much to the imagination as it is. I find semi-nude women in public an egocentric bunch, as well as tattoos and the use of foul language in “normal” conversation. One has the opportunity to witness all three at once in most neighborhoods as Barbie want-to-bes walk by squaking on their “like” cellphones.

yessir

September 15th, 2010
6:37 pm

To her, this controversy is a dream come true. Not as bad as the ESPN chick, but it’s getting there.

MeaneyMouse

September 15th, 2010
6:38 pm

Hell yeah. She was dressed just like a ho. She was asking for it. Betcha her bloomers was all wet b4she left the joint /(*. .*)\

RESISTANCE IS FUTILE

factseeker

September 15th, 2010
6:39 pm

Women should not be interviewing men in designated male locker rooms…men should not be interviewing women in female designated locker rooms-period.

Woman should cover up (clothing wise) out of respect for themselves. A little “less” form fitting/tightness wouldn’t hurt either.

As far as rude comments go, unfortunately it is not against the law and free speech to a certain degree is a protected right. Jerks are a dime a dozen and not all males are walking around acting like little boys in mens bodies.

This was an easy one…next topic.

MeaneyMouse

September 15th, 2010
6:40 pm

SHE WAS DEFINATELY ADVERTISING. ALL HER STUFF WAS HANGING OUT!!

Some Guy

September 15th, 2010
6:42 pm

The issue is her understanding of standard dress for female reporters. This is a woman who’s made her name internationally and is now attempting to build her image further in the United States. No qualms there. What most female reporters understand that she didn’t is the amount of testosterone flowing through an NFL locker room. Let’s make one thing clear – men are pigs. And when you put 50 or more of the most manly among them in one place and introduce a scantily clad Spanish reporter, it’s not going to go well. Women don’t need to look like nuns to garner respect, but on the other side of the coin, there’s a reason this hasn’t been an issue until now. This is not to condone these guys’ behavior. It is to say that a better understanding of the business would have led to a much milder reaction from the reporter and much tamer coverage of the incident by everyone else.

No Matter

September 15th, 2010
6:44 pm

According to you no matter what women do men will behave in a manor that makes you uncomfortable. I think it’s ridiculous to have women in mens locker rooms. To have timid women hang out around half naked twenty year old kids high on testosterone is just asking for trouble. Haven’t you heard of “locker room talk”? Come on grow up or go into fashion reporting.

show it off

September 15th, 2010
6:46 pm

She wore little in the locker room, got a lot of attention, liked it, and then made a big deal of it to get more media attention. Not a bad strategy—she’ll probably get a nice check from the jets to keep her quiet.

Prez Obozo

September 15th, 2010
6:49 pm

The female has every right to dress as they please but think about why a female does this? They are flaunting their sexuality to get attention from men. However they get their panties in wad if a man looks/cat calls or make remarks UNLESS the guy happens to be young, handsome and/or rich!!! They are gold diggers looking for a rich, easy life they believe they are entitled to!

Brig Young

September 15th, 2010
6:51 pm

Everyone should dress modestly. Dressing less modestly doesn’t give someone the right to stare you down, but it does make it more likely to happen.

Look them in the eyes and tell them: “I’m not a piece of meat” No matter how you are dressed.

Da Analyst

September 15th, 2010
6:51 pm

Are men reporters allowed in women dressing rooms?

She has no right

September 15th, 2010
6:54 pm

She has no right to be in a mens locker room, the NFL and is a private establishment much the way Augusta National is. No such right exists for women for women to be in the locker rooms of the former and a member of the latter. Women are allowed in the locker room, without rights to be there.

bobby

September 15th, 2010
6:54 pm

If she was dressed like I saw her on TV with a boob almost falling out, it no wonder they were saying things to her.

PlainAndSimple

September 15th, 2010
6:55 pm

Yes, she was dressed provacatively. No, she didn’t deserve lewd behavior directed at her regardless of her dress. Yes, the team members who engaged in said behavior should be held accountable. No, members of the opposite sex should not be permitted in the locker rooms for interviews or any other reason.

Bev

September 15th, 2010
6:56 pm

Let’s think for a second here…There are many cultures in which women have to be completely covered up when in public. Right? How are these women treated? In most cases, if not all, they have less rights and FREEDOM that we do here in the U.S.

In my opinion, a woman has the right to wear whatever she wants! If it’s offensive to the onlooker, then they need to resolve their inner conflict with the matter! Ladies, wear whatever you think expresses yourself. Let FREEDOM ring! ;)

RLM

September 15th, 2010
7:05 pm

This is obviously a Telemundo woman. They always look bad. She should not be allowed in locker rooms just as strippers should not be allowed. She is not professional. At least as a journalist. She got what she deserved. Other women dressed decently will not have this problem.

Bonzi Girl

September 15th, 2010
7:11 pm

I don’t think the clothing is the issue here. We have mens bathrooms, womens bathrooms that are isolated to the gender. Mens and Womens locker rooms are in the same category. They need to have a “interview room”. I am sure the Women in sports would not be comfortable with a “man” reporter coming in their locker room when they are changing, etc. A person needs to accept that things like that might happen in a man cave or a women cave. Solution: have an interview room!

Roy Hubbard

September 15th, 2010
7:18 pm

Where’s the picture? Show me the picture! What improper attire?
What ever, female reporters visiting locker rooms should dress accordingly. It’s called having good taste and class.

Paddy O

September 15th, 2010
7:24 pm

A lot depends on the audience. YOU go into a locker of a gang of men who make a livng crushing other large men – who fly around on adrenaline, and you would assume are hyped up already from participating in a football game. If a woman comes in showing off her ass and a large amount of cleavage, she is going to get a reaction. If she does not know this, she is not intelligent or wise enough to have the job she is getting paid to do. All these men have the “freedom of expression” – constitutionally protected behavior. Women have been kissing their own ass for almost four decades. It has gotten to the point that feminism is a movement similar to the “emporer has no clothes”. Your actions impact the actions of others. Honestly, how many people genuinely have a lot of respect for prostitutes and strippers? This “wise latina” dresses in a manner that seriously evokes the image of a whore, yet wants to be treated with respect as though she is Suzy Kolber – who is very good looking, but behaves & projects a professional image. As Ben Franklin advised – be what you want other people to think you are (regarding frugality).

JT

September 15th, 2010
7:25 pm

In my humble opinion, she disrespected herself when she put the outfit on in the first place! Somebody should have checked her(at her employer)and advised here this was not that Latino Channel on TV, where ALL the women have everything hanging out…but that this was a professional sports locker room. It’s the athletes SPACE(the locker room) and they have to watch their attire, so that’s a two way street…

Bev

September 15th, 2010
7:32 pm

I agree with you Bonzi Girl! It would be best if there was an interview room!

smart like a Fox

September 15th, 2010
7:39 pm

keep women out of the locker room……or strip down before you go in….fair is fair.

Bonnie

September 15th, 2010
7:45 pm

She’s a ho ! Plain and simple. Look at the respectful and classy way American female reporters dress around male athletes then look at this foreigner. She dresses provacatively and then she wants to boo hoo because the men are looking at her and catcalling ?? Cut me a break. Go back to Mexico and be a ho there. You are making trouble for our guys and gals over here.

Bob

September 15th, 2010
7:50 pm

Football players don’t wear pinstripes onto the field. I don’t show up to my law office in jeans with holes in them (or any jeans for that matter). You don’t wear a formal gown to go swimming.

Your clothes say something about you and what you are doing.

If you don’t want to be treated like a two bit whore, don’t dress like one.

She has no place in that locker room in the first place. We’ve really lost our minds these days.

J.L.B.

September 15th, 2010
7:57 pm

There is a time and place for everthing! Women do not belong in the mens locker room! The men are running around half naked with towels wrapped around them getting in and out of the showers. The atmosphere is a little more relaxed after a sporting event. Men and Women,oil and water don’t mix in certain environments. It’s like waving a red cape in front of a Bull and not expecting him to charge. If he does you should not be surprised!

Jay

September 15th, 2010
7:59 pm

Women and men should dress appropriately for the business they conduct. If the woman works for Hooter’s or is a “star” on one of the Housewives shows, or if the man is a stripper for bridal showers … there you have it. If a reporter gathering news and information expects to be treated professionally, she/he should look and act the role. If the interview subjects misbehave, the interviewer can be confident SHE was the professional.

4 Jacks

September 15th, 2010
8:15 pm

Its not about covering up. It is about not dressing lilke a whore or at least flautiing everything you got. Face it, these women are just eye candy, I mean how many of them even on the high school level ever put on the pads and went through a grueling 2 to 3 hour practice hitting all day in 90 plus degree heat? So get real, there are many more men that should have these jobs if they are really even needed, but the networks know that sex sales so they put alot of babes in these positions to help ratings. Then these bimbos, dress like this “reporter” and I use the term loosly, and what do they expect. Here is another classic example of a woman getting fame and attention and probably a bigger payday for falunting what she has. Then these women critizes other women for posing in Playboy…hey pot meet kettle…

skip

September 15th, 2010
8:15 pm

Susan McGuire….you are right on point! Women reporters have every right to do their jobs but they must be smart about it. If an attractive woman enters a men’s locker room wearing tight jeans, high heels and a low cut blouse she is asking for problems. Not excusing the dolts who may have made her uncomfortable but common sense says she should have known better.

luckjoe

September 15th, 2010
8:43 pm

She dresses like a slut. She is treated like a slut. Were is the suprise?

J Parson

September 15th, 2010
8:56 pm

I have always believed that a womans clothing or lack of clothing does not give men the the right to say or do anything to her. No rape, no whistle, no cat-calls, nothing!!! He should also refrain from touching her ie hugging, ass slapping,pinching. Treat her like you want people to treat your wife, mother sister, and girlfriend.

you guys r turds

September 15th, 2010
9:03 pm

JDB51

September 15th, 2010
9:15 pm

I am the first one to believe in equal treatment for women in the job field. I am also smart enough and have enough common sense to realize some jobs are not meant for women. Sports reporting is one thing (even though I still think that should be predominantly male) but would male reporters be allowed in the women’s locker rooms? Women’s libbers would have a field day on that one! When these guys get off the football field after 2-3 hours of wearing tight restrictive clothing, they want to be comfortable.

eddie

September 15th, 2010
11:18 pm

if u look good, why would u be worried about what some1 sayz?!?! i think some women do this because of low self esteem. u’r in a setting where there are nothing but men. and with that being said, (it won’t matter what u look like) that’s what men do so why be offended by it?? at the same tyme, u’ll go “out” and be fine az hayell but u won’t want a man telling u (in hiz own way) that u look good?!?! doez he have 2 present u with a glass slipper and talk like hiz name iz Fabio so that u will feel good that some1 gave u a compliment?!?!? i don’t get it. then u’ll come home and wonder why no1 spoke 2 u or looked your way when u do have something revealing on!!! know that u look good period!!! u don’t have 2 respond 2 every “demeaning compliment” (oxymoron) but u don’t have 2 act like some1 can’t tell u that u look good!!! just accept it and move on. funny how good looking women don’t think that they look good themselves!!!

lizbeth

September 16th, 2010
1:10 am

This was a big issue during the ’70s and ’80s. If a woman were raped, the excuse often was “Well, she was asking for it since she was dressed that way.” DAs refused to pursue rape cases because of how women were dressed. Among my circle of friends, “that way” included one wearing a swimsuit at the beach, another for simply being gorgeous with long blonde hair, and one more being told she was asking for it because she was wearing a man’s shirt with the shirttail hanging out with jeans and sneakers. The idea that women must be in business dress so as not to be provocative and cause their own abuse is very close to requiring women to wear burquas because of the belief that men cannot control themselves. Listen to what you are saying. Respect is not in one’s dress; everyone deserves it no matter what they are wearing. But there should be no respect for anyone who thinks another person deserves pain and abuse for any reason.

Oh, yeah, it was also decided way back then, twenty years ago, that women should be allowed to be in locker rooms and men should respect that, too.