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    Feminists are vile, always making issues out of things which should not be made an issue of.
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    I think it's a lot to do with Drake being black as well. Most of the tumblr social crusaders think in absolutes, all whites are oppressing non-whites, all men are responsible for hardships women face, all non-feminists are misogynists ect. In their minds criticising one black dude is the same as criticising the entire black race, so they stay quiet to avoid being called racist by other hypersensitive SJWs.
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    (Original post by HepaxLegomenon)
    It's very popular these days to complain about the 'sexual objectification' of women in the media...

    All hell broke loose in 2013 when the music video for Robin Thicke's song 'Blurred Lines' was released. Just look at the comments section for the video on YouTube. There are comments which even suggest that Thicke himself is a rapist -- all for dancing with some pretty girls for a music video. Yet when the video for Drake's 'Hotline Bling' is released over two years later no one bats an eyelid at the 'objectification' of women in Drake's video. Out of the two, I'd presume Drake's video to be the most offensive (though of course I don't find it offensive) considering the women in this video are just filmed standing on a spot or dancing a bit -- whereas in Thicke's video the women were allowed to basically have a personality.

    Why don't people (in particular feminists) care about Drake's video? Is it because Drake is already very popular? I've come to the conclusion that it's because the girls in Drake's video are a bit heavier than the girls in Thicke's videos. The women in Drake's video probably look more similar to the average woman -- and therefore the average feminist. So bearing all of what I've just written in mind, I've decided that this whole trend of complaining about 'sexually objectified' women is all about ego. And it is probably a trend that won't last too much longer.

    I will refrain from elaborating as I've already written two paragraph; but what do you think? I'd love to discuss this.
    Do you know what 'Blurred lines' means? It wasn't because of naked girls in the videos that people accused him of being a rapist.
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    (Original post by TheonlyMrsHolmes)
    Do you know what 'Blurred lines' means? It wasn't because of naked girls in the videos that people accused him of being a rapist.
    Aww, you had to tell her that after she already typed all those words :nopity:
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    Would you say males are sexually objectified to the extent of females in society? And do you think male objectification is given the same attention in the media as female objectification?
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    (Original post by SmashConcept)
    Aww, you had to tell her that after she already typed all those words :nopity:
    Well I think she should have known that!

    Everyone should, that song is disgusting, worse is that I actually liked it when I was younger and didn't know what it meant. Sad that 13/14 year olds were singing it around whilst walking around to our next lesson...
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    (Original post by TheonlyMrsHolmes)
    Well I think she should have known that!

    Everyone should, that song is disgusting, worse is that I actually liked it when I was younger and didn't know what it meant. Sad that 13/14 year olds were singing it around whilst walking around to our next lesson...
    Feminists are vile and sinister.

    Why do you have a pic of 2 guys kissing?
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    (Original post by TheonlyMrsHolmes)
    Well I think she should have known that!

    Everyone should, that song is disgusting, worse is that I actually liked it when I was younger and didn't know what it meant. Sad that 13/14 year olds were singing it around whilst walking around to our next lesson...
    Anyone who has 2 paragraphs worth of opinion and has not even bothered to learn what people were upset about is not exactly going to change their mind.

    I don't think the song is particularly bad. It's a modern pop song, which means it doesn't really have a meaning until you interpret in your own way. Thicke's defence that it was supposed to be ironic and everyone should have known that is ridiculous though. I think most people are like me and had no idea he had more than one song (until that really **** one with Flo.Rida came out).
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    Blurred Lines was rape apologism. People weren't complaining about the video, it was the 'I know you want it' ****.
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    (Original post by SmashConcept)
    Anyone who has 2 paragraphs worth of opinion and has not even bothered to learn what people were upset about is not exactly going to change their mind.

    I don't think the song is particularly bad. It's a modern pop song, which means it doesn't really have a meaning until you interpret in your own way. Thicke's defence that it was supposed to be ironic and everyone should have known that is ridiculous though. I think most people are like me and had no idea he had more than one song (until that really **** one with Flo.Rida came out).
    It was bad. It was the worst one I have heard and probably because it was SO popular.

    And the irony excuse is stupid.

    And I don't think the lyrics are that subjective to let you interpret it your own way, c'mon...


    "Just let me liberate you
    You don't need no papers
    That man is not your mate
    And that's why I'm gon' take you"

    "Good girl!
    I know you want it
    I know you want it
    I know you want it"

    "Do it like it hurt, like it hurt
    What, you don't like work?"

    "Baby, can you breathe?"

    ****ing pr*ck
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    (Original post by slade p)
    Feminists are vile and sinister.

    Why do you have a pic of 2 guys kissing?
    You telling me that because I said I don't like a song about rape?

    and why can't I?
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    (Original post by SmallTownGirl)
    Blurred Lines was rape apologism. People weren't complaining about the video, it was the 'I know you want it' ****.
    It was a bit more than that unfortunately!
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    (Original post by TheonlyMrsHolmes)
    Do you know what 'Blurred lines' means? It wasn't because of naked girls in the videos that people accused him of being a rapist.

    That is such an assumption to make -- that the phrase 'blurred lines' has anything to do with rape. You've taken what I'm certain is an innocent phrase so out of context to suit your narrative. So odd.
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    (Original post by HepaxLegomenon)
    That is such an assumption to make -- that the phrase 'blurred lines' has anything to do with rape. You've taken what I'm certain is an innocent phrase so out of context to suit your narrative. So odd.
    The track had connections to rape... Thicke did not try hard to hide that when asked about it either.
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    (Original post by HepaxLegomenon)
    That is such an assumption to make -- that the phrase 'blurred lines' has anything to do with rape. You've taken what I'm certain is an innocent phrase so out of context to suit your narrative. So odd.
    No, it has everything to do with rape, have you heard the lyrics? I'm not just making this up.
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    (Original post by TheonlyMrsHolmes)
    And I don't think the lyrics are that subjective to let you interpret it your own way, c'mon...
    Some of those lyrics are wrong.
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    [Intro - Pharrell & Robin Thicke:]
    Everybody get up, WOO!
    Everybody get up, WOO!
    Hey, hey, hey
    Hey, hey, hey
    WOO!
    Hey, hey, hey
    WOO!

    [Verse 1 - Robin Thicke:]
    If you can't hear what I'm trying to say
    If you can't read from the same page
    Maybe I'm going deaf
    Maybe I'm going blind
    Maybe I'm out of my mind
    [Pharrell:] Everybody get up

    [Bridge - Robin Thicke:]
    Ok, now he was close
    Tried to domesticate you
    But you're an animal
    Baby, it's in your nature
    Just let me liberate you
    You don't need no papers
    That man is not your maker
    And that's why I'm gon' take a

    [Hook - Robin Thicke:]
    Good girl
    I know you want it
    I know you want it
    I know you want it
    You're a good girl
    Can't let it get past me
    You're far from plastic
    Talk about getting blasted
    I hate these blurred lines
    I know you want it
    I know you want it
    I know you want it
    But you're a good girl
    The way you grab me
    Must wanna get nasty
    Go ahead, get at me
    [Pharrell:] Everybody get up

    [Verse 2 - Robin Thicke:]
    What do they make dreams for
    When you got them jeans on
    What do we need steam for
    You the hottest ***** in this place
    I feel so lucky,
    Hey, hey, hey
    You wanna hug me
    Hey, hey, hey
    What rhymes with hug me?
    Hey, hey, hey
    Hey!

    [Bridge]

    [Hook]

    [Verse 3 - T.I.:]
    Hustle Gang Homie
    One thing I ask of you
    Lemme be the one you back that ass up to
    From Malibu to Paris boo
    Had a *****, but she ain't bad as you
    So, hit me up when you pass through
    I'll give you something big enough to tear your ass in two
    Swag on 'em even when you dress casual
    I mean, it's almost unbearable
    In a hundred years not dare would I
    Pull a Pharcyde, let you pass me by
    Nothin' like your last guy, he too square for you
    He don't smack that ass and pull your hair like that
    So I'm just watching and waitin'
    For you to salute the true big pimpin'
    Not many women can refuse this pimping
    I'm a nice guy, but don't get confused, this pimpin'

    [Breakdown - Robin Thicke:]
    Shake your rump
    Get down, get up-a
    Do it like it hurt, like it hurt
    What you don't like work
    Hey!

    [Verse 4 - Robin Thicke:]
    Baby, can you breathe
    I got this from Jamaica
    It always works for me
    Dakota to Decatur
    No more pretending
    Cause now you're winning
    Here's our beginning
    I always wanted a

    [Hook - Robin Thicke]

    [Outro - Pharrell & Robin Thicke:]
    Everybody get up, WOO!
    Everybody get up
    Hey, hey, hey
    Hey, hey, hey
    Hey, hey, hey[Intro - Pharrell & Robin Thicke:]
    Everybody get up, WOO!
    Everybody get up, WOO!
    Hey, hey, hey
    Hey, hey, hey
    WOO!
    Hey, hey, hey
    WOO!

    [Verse 1 - Robin Thicke:]
    If you can't hear what I'm trying to say
    If you can't read from the same page
    Maybe I'm going deaf
    Maybe I'm going blind
    Maybe I'm out of my mind
    [Pharrell:] Everybody get up

    [Bridge - Robin Thicke:]
    Ok, now he was close
    Tried to domesticate you
    But you're an animal
    Baby, it's in your nature
    Just let me liberate you
    You don't need no papers
    That man is not your maker
    And that's why I'm gon' take a

    [Hook - Robin Thicke:]
    Good girl
    I know you want it
    I know you want it
    I know you want it
    You're a good girl
    Can't let it get past me
    You're far from plastic
    Talk about getting blasted
    I hate these blurred lines
    I know you want it
    I know you want it
    I know you want it
    But you're a good girl
    The way you grab me
    Must wanna get nasty
    Go ahead, get at me
    [Pharrell:] Everybody get up

    [Verse 2 - Robin Thicke:]
    What do they make dreams for
    When you got them jeans on
    What do we need steam for
    You the hottest ***** in this place
    I feel so lucky,
    Hey, hey, hey
    You wanna hug me
    Hey, hey, hey
    What rhymes with hug me?
    Hey, hey, hey
    Hey!

    [Bridge]

    [Hook]

    [Verse 3 - T.I.:]
    Hustle Gang Homie
    One thing I ask of you
    Lemme be the one you back that ass up to
    From Malibu to Paris boo
    Had a *****, but she ain't bad as you
    So, hit me up when you pass through
    I'll give you something big enough to tear your ass in two
    Swag on 'em even when you dress casual
    I mean, it's almost unbearable
    In a hundred years not dare would I
    Pull a Pharcyde, let you pass me by
    Nothin' like your last guy, he too square for you
    He don't smack that ass and pull your hair like that
    So I'm just watching and waitin'
    For you to salute the true big pimpin'
    Not many women can refuse this pimping
    I'm a nice guy, but don't get confused, this pimpin'

    [Breakdown - Robin Thicke:]
    Shake your rump
    Get down, get up-a
    Do it like it hurt, like it hurt
    What you don't like work
    Hey!

    [Verse 4 - Robin Thicke:]
    Baby, can you breathe
    I got this from Jamaica
    It always works for me
    Dakota to Decatur
    No more pretending
    Cause now you're winning
    Here's our beginning
    I always wanted a

    [Hook - Robin Thicke]

    [Outro - Pharrell & Robin Thicke:]
    Everybody get up, WOO!
    Everybody get up
    Hey, hey, hey
    Hey, hey, hey
    Hey, hey, hey


    "That man is not your maker" means the guy she's currently with isn't a God and shouldn't be controlling her.

    "Shake your rump
    Get down, get up-a
    Do it like it hurt, like it hurt
    What you don't like work
    Hey!"

    This appears to be a reference to dancing, not sex

    "I know you want it" is the only sketchy part of the song, and it's fine for people not to like it for that reason alone.

    "Baby, can you breathe
    I got this from Jamaica"

    You seem like a good, law abiding kid and I don't want to ruin that for you, but he isn't talking about choking her here.
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