Dad Dons Short Shorts to Teach Daughter a Lesson

Utah dad concerned about his daughter's skimpy outfits found a creative way to get through to her.
1:54 | 09/13/13

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index," we need to get this over with. The dad whose fashion had vice for his daughter has gone viral. UTAH DAD, scott MacIntosh, was getting concerned about the outfits his daughter was wearing. Why wouldn't you do this. It was a creative way to get his message across. Reporter: It's the fashion statement no teenage daughter wants her father to make. I want her to know that she's a great work. Reporter: This utah daughter of seven, donned these daisy dukes to teach his daughter a lesson of the modesty. He took a pair of scissors and turned an old pair of jeans into this. Are you kidding me? Reporter: That was his wife's first reaction. I was embarrassed. But I was hoping it would be a really good lesson. You don't want to see this 52-year-old fat guy walking around in short-shorts. Reporter: He kept wearing the daysty dukes, even while they were playing miniature golf. 24 hours after posting, the images have gone viral. What this father did was an excellent way to get this message across. It was creative. It was funny. It engaged the family. And it engaged the teenager. Reporter: The lesson couldn't have been too painful for miley. The photo got over 130,000 comments. Mostly learn the lesson about how he really loves me. Reporter: Did the lesson work? It got the point across, yes. Reporter: And he hopes she will remember his motto. Modest is hottest. That's a great motto. I might have to steal that. That was good. Good dad. We have something big coming up on "the heat index." A contestant taking on the

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