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Reporter confronts football fans over shouts of "f*** her right in the p****"

One man was fired over the incident.
May 12th 2015, 8:51 PM 61,689 98

Source: CityTV Official/YouTube

A FEMALE NEWS reporter stood up to football fans after they said “f*** her right in the p****y” (known as FHRITP) to her during a live recording.

One man was even fired over the incident – and those involved might be banned from future games.

Shauna Hunt, who works for Toronto’s City News, was reporting at a Toronto FC soccer game at the weekend when some fans took advantage of a recent meme – shouting FHRITP into a live reporter’s microphone.

City News said Hunt was approached 10 times by men shouting the phrase while reporting.

Having had enough of the sexism, Hunt confronted some of the men.

After the video was released, Hydro One – which is an employer of one of the men involved – said it is “taking steps” to terminate an employee who was at the game and violated their code of conduct.

“It’s a disgusting thing to say, it’s degrading to women,” Hunt told a group of men who admitted they were waiting around to also shout the line at her.

Police in Canada said that the prank violates a criminal code:

Charges such as breach of the peace, or sexual harassment could apply, depending on the situation, police told City News.

MLSE – Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment – said that it is “appalled” by the behaviour, and it is working to identify those involved, so they can be banned.

Back in November of last year, CBC Montreal journalists spoke about their experiences, with one reporter, Tanya Birkbeck, saying it left her feeling “shocked and violated”.

The trend emerged in January 2014, started by a prankster named John Cain.

Though his videos were faked, a real-life trend has emerged – but reporters aren’t standing for it.

Read:  Sorry, but the ‘F*** Her Right In The P****’ meme has reached Ireland>

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