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Poll: Is it ok to cat-call people as part of a social experiment?

4FM’s The Niall Boylan Show set a reporter out to wolf whistle women and men as part of a segment earlier this week.

EARLIER IN THE week 4FM’s The Niall Boylan Show carried out a social experiment that involved sending one of its reporters out onto the street to cat-call at people.

During the piece the reporter, Robbie Kane, shouted things like “you’ve got a lovely arse”, before apologising to the men and women involved and asking for their reaction.

Those asked on the street were generally positive about the activity but the segment received a heavy backlash on social media.

The station has stood by the segment and issued a statement saying that all of the women and men involved took it in good humour and none of them were offended.

But what do you think? Is cat-calling as part of a social experiment ok? 

Poll Results:

No (3086)
Yes (2686)
Not sure (574)

Read: 4FM’s Niall Boylan sent a reporter out to catcall women on the streets of Dublin

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