This site uses cookies to improve your experience and to provide services and advertising. By continuing to browse, you agree to the use of cookies described in our Cookies Policy. You may change your settings at any time but this may impact on the functionality of the site. To learn more see our Cookies Policy.
OK
Dublin: 16 °C Wednesday 17 July, 2019
Advertisement

11 perfect reactions to *that* sexist Daily Mail headline

“Never mind Brexit, who won Legs-it?” – YOU WHAT NOW?

WELL, THE DAILY Mail has truly outdone itself this morning.

The newspaper, which is known for writing breathlessly about female celebrities’ enviable pins every day of the bloody week, featured Theresa May and Nicola Sturgeon on the front page following their meeting yesterday.

The headline?

Never mind Brexit, who won Legs-it!

C7_AnpjXwAALP1Z

Because the Daily Mail are fundamentally incapable of publishing a photo of a woman without commenting on her legs, you see.

Needless to say, people are none too pleased with the headline.

After all, it’s fairly grim that you can be the Prime Minister and First Minister of Scotland, and still not be immune to sexist drivel like this.

Remember when they commented on the lads’ lovely legs?

Us neither.

It’s a sad day when newspaper take editorial cues from Father Ted, tbh.

Suppose you have to feel for whoever wrote the headline because they’re clearly trying and failing to assimilate in the modern world…

Did a single woman cast her eye over this?

No, but really.

It’s also worth noting that it’s not even an especially good pun.

If you’re going to be sexist dinosaurs, at least try harder.

Jesus wept.

Reminder to Daily Mail: it’s 2017. Catch up, yeah?

DailyEdge is on Snapchat! Tap the button below to add!

  • Share on Facebook
  • Email this article
  •  

About the author:

Amy O'Connor

Read next:

COMMENTS (24)