ABC Journo Sends Trolls Into A Tizzy Over Her Jacket During Paris Attacks Coverage

ABC Journo Sends Trolls Into A Tizzy Over Her Jacket During Paris Attacks Coverage

London Bureau Chief for the ABC and Walkley Award-winning journalist, Lisa Millar, had a perfect response to one male fan who tweeted she shouldn’t be wearing the same jacket throughout her reporting of the Paris attacks.

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Millar has slapped down a Twitter follower who criticised her lack of jacket rotation while she was reporting on the recent terrorist attack in Paris for the ABC. The Twitter user, named as Stephen Blackman, tweeted she should make it a priority to visit a David Jones store to get a “few more clothes”.

Blackman’s tweet prompted numerous responses from male Australian reporters to rally behind Millar, including from Channel Nine personality and The Verdict host Karl Stefanovic. He ​famously wore the same blue suit on air for a year to highlight the double standards for men and women:

The Seven Network’s Europe correspondent, Hugh Whitfield, tweeted:

James McHale, also an ABC reporter, tweeted:

Chief correspondent for Europe, Africa & Middle East – Channel Nine Tom Steinfort tweeted:

News Corp Australia’s national TV writer Holly Byrnes tweeted: