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FOX News' Connecticut affiliate aired a news story on the International Women’s Day march in Hartford, but rather than focus on pictures from the upcoming event, the cameraman zoomed in on a variety of women passing by and focusing solely on their breasts.
According to the Huffington Post, during the news story’s first airing, the camera focused on a woman's breasts for a solid 13 seconds while the news anchor discussed the march in the background. The footage aired once again an hour later and this time featured various women’s chests, never showing their faces.
Fox CT News has since apologized on Twitter writing, “FOX CT apologizes for today’s file footage error. We will continue to recognize great contributions of women in CT and around the world.”
The network also released another statement without the 140 character restriction saying, “The video should never have aired. FOX CT will publicly apologize on today's newscasts, as well as through our social media platforms. We are also implementing procedures to keep this from happening in the future."
Gawker reports that The Permanent Commission on the Statue of Women, which helped organize the event in order to honor women, are also upset over the footage noting that the airing of breasts during the discussion was an “insult to women everywhere who are tired of being objectified.”
Check out the breast flub in the video below: