Alabama Official Told Reporter Her Skirt Was Too Short To Witness An Execution
Even after pulling the skirt down to her hips to make the hemline fall lower, she was still told it was “not appropriate,” she wrote.
After changing into tennis shoes she had in her car, Hrynkiw was finally permitted to cover the execution.
Another reporter who was present, Lee Hedgepeth, of the local CBS affiliate, confirmed on Thursday that the department told a reporter her skirt was too short to witness the execution, prompting her to borrow pants from a colleague. »