Female BBC reporter films segment about harassment; gets catcalled

Painfully ironic. 

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You know how it is, ladies. You're just on the street, doing your thing, reporting street harassment for a local news station, when some men, clearly unaware of the concept of irony, take the opportunity to catcall you.

Such was the fate of BBC reporter Sarah Teale. In the video below, posted to the station's Facebook page today, Teale begins her report: 

"An online study showed that a shocking 95 per cent of people had been harassed, whether jeered at, or had obscenities shouted at them in the street and a large proportion said they'd also been groped or grabbed inappropriately in public". 

As she's speaking, a pair of men who just walked past the camera shout something at her. Their message is bleeped out by the station, but we're guessing it wasn't a comment on the quality of her reporting. 

In response, Teale points after them, shrugs, and concludes: "Like that!" 

Here's the video:


BBC journalist Sarah Teale gets sexual obscenities shouted at her while filming a report about harassment of women...

Posted by BBC Radio Nottingham on Friday, 25 September 2015


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