Blurred lines Parady

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So this parody was removed from Youtube for having inappropriate content bit of hooha about the whole thing as being a double standard as the original song was taken down but then reinstated. So I'm sure noone on here particularly gives a shit but I thought it was quite funny; video has been uploaded again below. Arguement abou the original song in todays independant;

Thicke has come into serious criticism from rape lobby groups over the lyrical content on “Blurred Lines” as well as for the video which shows Thicke and co-collaborators Pharrell Williams and T.I. (fully clothed) being attended by near-naked women (there are two versions, one topless – another with models in nude colour underwear).

The song, which includes the lyric “Nothing like your last guy/ He don’t smack that ass and pull your hair like that,” has been accused by Rape Crisis, a charity that raises awareness and understanding of sexual violence, of "reinforcing rape myths".

Rape Crisis spokeswoman Katie Russell said: "Both the lyrics and the video seem to objectify and degrade women, using misogynistic language and imagery that many people would find not only distasteful or offensive but also really quite old fashioned.

"More disturbingly, certain lyrics are explicitly sexually violent and appear to reinforce victim-blaming rape myths, for example about women giving 'mixed signals' through their dress or behaviour, saying 'no' when they really mean 'yes' and so on."

Robin Thicke's video for 'Blurred Lines' has been criticised for condoning rape Feminist blog The Vagenda branded the video “generally an orgy of female objectification”, while The Daily Beast’s Tricia Romano criticised the single as “kind of rapey”.

Referring to the song’s refrain, “I know you want it”, Romano said: “Call me a cynic, but that phrase does not exactly encompass the notion of consent in sexual activity…Seriously, this song is disgusting- though admittedly very catchy.”
Full article here; http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-en...e-8795998.html





Sorry Meow if you read this, I know I mispspelt the thread title- pleae don't hold it against me bu can't change it.

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