Her powerful message in response went viral as thousands more supported Kori and shared their own similar experiences.
The viewer email read, “BRIEF NEWS. TOO MUCH CLEARANCE CAN BREAK YOUR NEWS STORY. Don’t let this happen to you.
“Episode: Sunday, September 6 from 5 pm to 7 pm. Attached 2 photos. What you think we are seeing and what we are actually seeing.
“Dress appropriately, it was hard work to get there. Thanks, Vancouver Island Cleavage Patrol. ”
The two images were a photo of Kori during her TV appearance and that of another woman wearing a white top, which Kori said was used as an example “to say that’s what I looked like. for them “.
Kori shared the photos and the email with the message: “This screenshot was sent to me and my colleagues for the purpose of shaming and monitoring my body.
“Well, I’m taking back my power. To the nameless computer warriors who try to reduce women to an outfit or body part – this generation of women can’t stand harassment.
Kori’s response racked up nearly 5,000 likes, as fellow journalist Camila Gonzalez said: “I received an anonymous handwritten letter sent to my network two weeks ago saying, ‘Honest men don’t want to see your low end. Hope you come to your senses and stick to doing your job. I hate to hear this happening across Canada. ”
Penny Daflos, who works for CTV News Vancouver, wrote: “The top is gorgeous and there was nothing wrong with it. Keyboard critics need to be quiet because no one cares about their outdated ideas or sexist opinions. The women journalists are not there. to be ogled, we’re here to do our job. Period. ”
Others expressed their support with messages such as: “This is not correct! We are behind you and against harassment. ”
Kori thanked everyone for their messages after the tweet went viral, adding: “The sun is shining and I won’t let this go any further by affecting me!” “