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Playboy Gets It Right About Catcalling [VIDEO]

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Months after a Minneapolis woman published secretly-recorded videos of herself getting catcalled while walking the streets of the City of Lakes, a new clip of a woman walking around New York City by her lonesome and being relentlessly harassed by men has become the talk of the internet.

Many, of course, sympathize with the woman, an 24-year-old actress named Shoshana Roberts. But others expressed concern about the producer's choice to omit white men from the final cut, while Fox News personalities made a case that almost nothing in the video was worth getting worked up over. Host Bob Beckel even went as far as to catcall Roberts on the air, saying, "She got 100 catcalls, let me add 101... Damn, baby, you're a piece of woman."

Without further ado, here's the video:



Somewhat surprisingly, the best response we've seen to the recent catcalling debate comes courtesy of Playboy, which a couple months back posted this handy-dandy flowchart about when it's appropriate for a man to catcall:


A less helpful but even more funny response comes via Funny or Die News, which put together this hilarious clip of what happens when a white guy walks around NYC by himself:



Meanwhile, here's what Lindsey, the woman behind the Minneapolis catcalling video, had to say in response to all the blowback Roberts is receiving in response to her viral clip, including death threats:
-- CardsAgstHrsmt (@CardsAgstHrsmt) October 29, 2014 Send your story tips to the author, Aaron Rupar. Follow him on Twitter @atrupar.