Outrage over woman's 'illegal' bikini act: 'Absolutely disgraceful'

A woman has sparked fierce debate online after she was filmed walking down a street in a skimpy black thong bikini.

The bikini-clad woman, who was spotted in Valletta, the capital of Malta, casually walks down the street wearing sneakers and carrying a backpack.

The video, which was posted on a local Facebook group, attracted more than a thousand comments from people debating whether walking down the street in the bikini was inappropriate.

Many slammed the woman, saying the act was "disrespectful".

"Do as you please it's a free world but respect our laws ... there are places for certain outfits," one said.

"That's OK for the beach but not in our historical respectful capital city," another fumed.

"Have some respect woman. Hope she got fined."

"Absolutely disgraceful," a third added.

The woman sparked furious debate after she was seen walking down a Valletta street in a bikini. Source: Facebook
The woman sparked furious debate after she was seen walking down a Valletta street in a bikini. Source: Facebook

Others however were not offended the woman took to the streets in the bikini.

"I don't see any disaster she just came out from the beach probably in a rush," one said in defence of the woman.

"Listen sweetie she didn't do anything wrong," another claimed.

"There are bigger problems in other countries," somebody else commented.

"So what?? She is doing nothing wrong," one simply added.

According to the Malta Independent, the country's Article 338(q) of the Criminal Code states it is a minor criminal offence to be indecently dressed or to expose yourself naked in a public place.

Woman's skimpy bikini at family water park divides opinion

It comes after a woman sparked debate after she was seen wearing a racy bikini at a family water park.

A video shared on TikTok showed the woman in the wave pool wearing a flesh-coloured thong bikini while children surrounded her.

The TikTok garnered almost 20,000 comments, with people divided on whether or not she should be wearing the bikini at the family water park.

"It definitely isn't appropriate and for those of you saying kids don't care, you're part of the problem," one commented.

"That's too much. Time and place. I wear stuff like that but I wouldn't wear it there out of respect for others," another claimed.

Others however defended the woman, with many saying she looked "amazing".

"Nothing wrong with it," a TikToker said.

"Her decision. Her choice," another claimed.

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