Pennsylvania student, Aniya Wolf – who was refused entry to her High Schools prom for wearing a suit – has been asked to wear the tuxedo on the FXX sitcom “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia.”
Wolf – who attends Bishop McDevitt High School in Philadelphia – told ABC27 last week that she was forced to leave the prom because she was wearing a tuxedo rather than a dress.
The school issued a statement saying that students were told of the dress code — which requires female students to wear formal dresses — three months before prom.
There has been an outpouring of support for Wolf since her story was made public, including from Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney, professional soccer player Ashlyn Harris and actor Rob McElhenney.
McElhenney, a Philadelphia native and one of the stars and creators of “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia,” took to Twitter this week to ask Wolf to wear her suit on the show when it tapes in Philadelphia in June.
Wolf didn’t believe the invite at first.
@abc27News I am not. We'll be in Philly the last week of June. We need a little extra style and class. Can you help us?
— Rob McElhenney (@RMcElhenney) May 12, 2016
yes!!! I would love to help you!
— Aniya Wolf🏳️🌈 (@AniyaWolf) May 12, 2016
Wolf, a lesbian, told ABC27 after she was kicked out of her prom that
I think my experience shouldn’t be any different than anyone else’s because of something I was born with.”
The high school student has since been invited to go to York City School District’s prom on May 21.
Wolf said she plans to attend.
Thank you to everyone who has been supporting me throughout this situation, you guys give me strength💪🏼 pic.twitter.com/hEWJhOtRO5
— Aniya Wolf🏳️🌈 (@AniyaWolf) May 10, 2016