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Sen. Risa Hontiveros Had the Best Reply to a Slut-Shamer on Twitter

The netizen told her to "dress appropriately."
Sen. Risa Hontiveros Had the Best Reply to a Slut-Shamer on Twitter
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The netizen told her to "dress appropriately."

The State of the Nation Address is an annual state affair that allows us a peek into our lawmakers' stylish sides. Their sartorial flairs shine through as they highlight local fashion in their modern Filipiniana attires. Senator Risa Hontiveros, in particular, arrived clad in a long barong top, which she layered over a pastel pink pencil skirt.

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However, a Twitter user was quick to criticize the senator's choice of outfit for the said event, commenting, "Dear Risa Hontiveros, dress appropriately. There's a place and time to dress like a thirsty slut and a senator of the republic." He even used hashtags #CoverUp and #SONA2019.

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Naturally, the women's rights advocate was not having any of it. The senator clapped back, replying to the tweet: "Stop telling women how to dress."

Many others replied in the thread, echoing her sentiment. User @jfern702 said, "Imagine being triggered by a person's fashion style. How brittle is your sensibility?" Meanwhile, another user @alwaysThirty commented, "Parang ikaw lang nakapansin sa legs ni Risa Hontiveros. I think it is more of a reflection [of] you than her," she said.

The senator also retweeted some posts relating to the issue:

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Hats off to you, Sen. Risa!

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