KTLA meteorologist who was asked to cover up her dress while live on air after viewers' comments that it was too revealing, said the station didn't force her to put on the cardigan and that it was all part of a joke, Today.com reported.
In the middle of the forecast, Liberté Chan's co-anchor dangled a gray cardigan in her direction.
"What's going on?" she asked. "You want me to put this on? Why? 'Cause it's cold?"
The reason, according to her co-anchor, was that they were "getting a lot of emails" about her sparkling black dress being inappropriate for morning TV.
But many on social media didn't like the co-anchor's move, with one user calling it "deplorable."
Chan said Sunday in a blog post she "was simply playing along with my co-anchor's joke, and if you've ever watched the morning show, you know we poke fun at each other all the time."