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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:

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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.


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