One Woman Vows to Stop Wearing 'Lustful Leggings'

Veronica Partridge sparked debate by declaring the popular fashion statement inspires lust.
2:46 | 01/21/15

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There he goes and a woman who is causing a heated debate about wearing leggings in public. She's vowing not to wear them anymore because she says they entice men. ABC's aditi Roy has that story for us. Reporter: Rihanna has done it, so has Alivia wild. Whether a fashion statement or pure comfort, some women wear leggings as pants but now one woman in Oregon is taking a stand against the hip-hugging garments claiming leggings inspire lust. Women today wearing leggings often can cause men to think of them sexually or lust after them. Reporter: Veronica says she's vowed to stop wearing leggings in public after asking her husband's opinion. He told her it is hard thought to look at women wearing leggings. Just really wanted to be honest and say, yeah, actually I know men talk about it all the time. I know how men think of it's not the women's responsibility but I appreciate the idea of a woman difficult for my husband to keep his eyes focused ahead, then how much more difficult could it be for a man that may not have the same self-control? She's not the only one. A Huffington post article on the issue asked what men think. The responses, I personally think it's hot. Another saying, I won't take you seriously as a person. It's called the athleisure trend. Wearing leggings wherever they want. Reporter: Her blog post went viral getting more than 30,000 Facebook shares and sparking comments like not wearing leggings is not a magic bullet that will stop men from looking. I cannot control how a man thinks of me, but I don't want to encourage or entice those thoughts. Reporter: Despite the firestorm on social media Veronica says she's not trying to start a movement just sharing her story on how the skin tight pants are too snug for her comfort. For "Good morning America," aditi Roy, ABC news, stance. She said it well there. This is what she wants to do. She feels this is best for her. I took that away, as well. May not be right for her but a lot of women think they're comfortable and getting the kids up hoping to get to the gym -- I'm a fan of leggings. I'm just going to say it. T.j., weigh in. I should probably go. What are you supposed to do. We can't control ourselves. That's for me, not for anyone else. We have a little control. More than we are given credit for. I agree. Well said, T.J. Next up in the "Heat index"

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