Reporter Harassed During Live Shot


WMBF Reporter Casey Watson says that she was rudely interrupted, groped and accosted during a live shot she was doing for the newscast.

Watson posted about the incident on her social media. “To the girl who thought it was ‘funny’ to jump in front of my camera last night when I was going live and say the extremely vulgar and derogatory words made famous after being yelled at reporters, it wasn’t,” Watson wrote on her Facebook page. “To the multiple men and women who walked by and slapped/ grabbed me on the butt, how dare you. How would you feel if someone did that to your daughter? Niece? Wife? Girlfriend? Mother?”

“My body is not public property, you CANNOT touch me,” she added.

Watson then added, “People, this is not okay,” she continued. “This IS NOT the first time this has happened to me while I am reporting and will not be the last and isn’t that sad? Isn’t it sad that I have accepted that I will face disrespect like this again?”

But, after the incident, Watson made another post to Facebook and she thinks it might be time for people to take a step back:

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