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Man who slut-shamed woman on London Underground gets put in his place

When she's not writing, Claire Gillespie can most often be found wiping snotty noses, picking up Lego, taking photos of her cat or doing headstands.

Man who commented on woman's 'revealing' outfit on the tube was taken down in style by fellow passenger

From SheKnows UK
It may be rare for passengers to even talk to each other on the London Underground but one woman was quick to jump to the defence of another after she was slut-shamed by a middle-aged man for her "revealing outfit."

Thanks to another passenger, Scott Sparrow, we can all rejoice in the impressive take down.

Sparrow was travelling on the Central Line on Monday evening when he witnessed the exchange and he shared the story on his Facebook page.

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"I am having such a wonderful day on the tubes I can't not share this story," he posted, before setting the scene.

He had a woman aged 25-30 sitting to his right, "wearing a revealing dress," and on his other side "an old lady, almost dead is how old she is." Standing in front of them was a man in his 50s, wearing a suit and tie and "eyeing revealing dress (sic)."

Sparrow went on to say that the man leant over to the younger woman and said, "Have some self respect when you dress yourself." While the woman "blushes to the colour of her almost no (sic) there dress," the older lady sees red and lets rip: 

"She can wear or not wear whatever the f*ck she likes, even if she was naked with a sign pointing to her fanny (she said fanny on the central line by St Pauls) and the sign pointed to her fanny which said …PARTY CITY ALL INVITED… then that would still be none of your bloody business now f*ck off back to your bored wife!"

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"That old lady will be my hero for the rest of her life," enthused Sparrow. "Even if the rest of her life is like only another week. She was so old."

Love it. So often — too often — slut-shaming is a female-to-female activity. So to hear a real-life example of a woman coming to the defence of another when she's been attacked by a man for dressing in a particular way is encouraging. The fact that the woman hasn't lost any of her sass, despite her age, makes it even better.

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