This Article is From Jul 02, 2014

Robin Thicke Slammed on Twitter After #AskThicke Publicity Stunt Backfires

Robin Thicke Slammed on Twitter After #AskThicke Publicity Stunt Backfires

Robin Thicke was promoting his latest album Paula

Highlights

  • Singer Robin Thicke's relentless campaign to woo his estranged wife Paula Patton backfired after Twitterati rose to her defence and critics questioned the Blurred Lines crooner's treatment of women.
  • As a part of a drive to promote Thicke's latest album Paula, VH1 asked Twitter users to submit questions using the hashtag #AskThicke, which was seized by critics as an opportunity to take digs at the singer.
  • Here are some of the tweets slamming Thicke for being a misognist and for being unfaithful to his wife.
  • Besides rapey thoughts and general misogyny, what inspires you? #AskThicke
  • — Ariel Kashanchi (@IranianMermaid) July 1, 2014
  • I'd like to #AskThicke why he thinks it's cool to publicly humiliate and pressure an ex-partner, but somehow I doubt they'll ask that one.
  • — Jonas Wisser (@jwisser) June 30, 2014
  • How does it feel to know that you will be used as a case study to examine cultural examples of rape culture for years to come? #AskThicke
  • — Alex Ngo (@alexrichardngo) July 1, 2014
  • #askthicke Now that you've made it commercially viable to be a creepingly insidious, misogynistic sexual predator; What's next for you?
  • — Martin Shaw (@BhunaBhuna) July 1, 2014
  • #AskThicke Did you really write a rape anthem as a love song for your wife and are you still wondering why she left you?
  • — Maria (@MariaJPrice) July 1, 2014
  • Robin Thicke and Paula Patton, who have a son together, separated following years of rumors of infidelity and compromising photos of Thicke.
New Delhi: Singer Robin Thicke's relentless campaign to woo his estranged wife Paula Patton backfired after Twitterati rose to her defence and critics questioned the Blurred Lines crooner's treatment of women. (Also Read: I will not perform with Miley Cyrus again: Robin Thicke)

As a part of a drive to promote Thicke's latest album Paula, VH1 asked Twitter users to submit questions using the hashtag #AskThicke, which was seized by critics as an opportunity to take digs at the singer.

Here are some of the tweets slamming Thicke for being a misogynist and for being unfaithful to his wife.









Robin Thicke and Paula Patton, who have a son together, separated following years of rumors of infidelity and compromising photos of Thicke.