All-Male Panel on Fox News Judges Women for Wearing Leggings as Pants

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"Are you comfortable with the women in your life parading in public in leggings?"

Fox & Friends aired a segment on Tuesday where they asked a group of men, including Duck Dynasty's Willie Robertson, to decide whether three women were wearing leggings in an appropriate way.

The segment was inspired by the viral video of a Tennessee woman saying "leggings ain't pants." To begin the conversation, host Steve Doocy asked the "esteemed panel of fathers" if they would "allow their daughters to wear leggings to school."

He asked Robertson, "Willie are you comfortable with the women in your life parading in public in leggings?" After Robertson said that he is because "my girls" wear tops that cover the crotch of the leggings, Fox legal analyst Arthur Aidala said the rule in his house is that if it's not worn in the monastery, it's not worn in the streets.

Then, three young women were brought out in front of the male panel, as they judged how appropriate her outfit was, commenting on whether it was covering her crotch or "tail" sufficiently.

When the third woman, Paige, came out to whistles and cheers, Aidala said, "Obviously her physique, God bless you, you've worked out, you've earned that. And there are appropriate places to wear that. But I wouldn't wear that to church on Sunday."

The panel determined she needs a little more coverage, although Paige said she felt comfortable in what she was wearing. At the very end of the segment Aidan said that he's also seen boys dress inappropriately with sagging pants and Doocy concluded with, "I don't think anybody's in too much trouble."

Various media outlets and people on Twitter have called the panel "creepy" and "sexist," saying they are "shaming" the women.

THR has reached out to Fox News for comment.

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