This 1970s News Report On The Dangers Of Platform Shoes Is Hilarious

    Platform shoes terrified people.

    Here's a British news segment from the 1970s exploring a new trend — platform shoes.

    This new style of footwear was apparently quite shocking at the time.

    And quite divisive. Certain people thought they were detrimental to your health.

    While others thought they were great fun for all sorts of people. Here's a young fan explaining the varied demographic:

    Of course, our intrepid reporter couldn't file a story without proper research, and so he tries platform shoes out himself.

    Check out the entire segment on platform shoes here:

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