.
June 18th, 2013
10:05 PM ET

Does Robin Thicke's "Blurred Lines" promote rape?

Robin Thicke has one of the hottest songs of the summer. "Blurred Lines is No. 1 on Billboard's Hot 100.

Take a listen:

Listeners seem to think its catchy and has a good beat - remember it's No. 1.

‘Blurred Lines,’ Robin Thicke’s Summer Anthem, Is Kind of Rapey

But according to the Daily Beast, it's also quote "kind of rapey".

"The song is about how a girl really wants crazy wild sex but doesn’t say it—positing that age-old problem where men think no means yes into a catchy, hummable song," Tricia Romana writes.

OutFront tonight: Comedian and CNN opinion writer Dean Obeidallah, Comedian and radio show host Stephanie Miller and CNN Contributor and writer for the National Review, Reihan Salam.


Filed under: Entertainment
soundoff (One Response)
  1. Domain

    I just like the helpful info you supply to your articles. I will bookmark your weblog and take a look at once more right here frequently. I'm moderately sure I'll learn plenty of new stuff proper here! Good luck for the following!

    August 7, 2013 at 4:15 am | Reply

Post a comment


 

CNN welcomes a lively and courteous discussion as long as you follow the Rules of Conduct set forth in our Terms of Service. Comments are not pre-screened before they post. You agree that anything you post may be used, along with your name and profile picture, in accordance with our Privacy Policy and the license you have granted pursuant to our Terms of Service.