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Robin Thicke's Planned Q&A Session On Twitter Flooded With Queries About Misogyny

VH1 tweeted Monday night to submit questions for singer Robin Thicke using the hashtag #AskThicke. People on Twitter took the opportunity to question his treatment of women.

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Robin Thicke is planning to answer questions online Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. ET, so in preparation VH1 asked users to submit questions through a hashtag.

Have a burning question for @robinthicke? Submit your ?s for tomorrow's Twitter Q+A using #AskThicke!

VH1@VH1

Have a burning question for @robinthicke? Submit your ?s for tomorrow's Twitter Q+A using #AskThicke!

2:34 PM - 30 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

The hashtag was quickly flooded with queries about his questionable treatment of women, both in the song "Blurred Lines" and in his relationship with his wife Paula Patton, who split with Thicke earlier this year.

Is the creepy stalking thing a sick publicity stunt at your ex's expense, or just a thoughtless grab for attention and relevance? #AskThicke

Ashly@newageamazon

Is the creepy stalking thing a sick publicity stunt at your ex's expense, or just a thoughtless grab for attention and relevance? #AskThicke

12:39 PM - 30 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

have you any familiarity with emotional manipulation as a tool of intimate partner violence? @robinthicke #AskThicke

angela sotrill@dopegirlfresh

have you any familiarity with emotional manipulation as a tool of intimate partner violence? @robinthicke #AskThicke

12:29 PM - 30 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

How many naked women did it take before you stopped seeing them as people & instead saw them as YouTube hits? #AskThicke

Miss L @ProResting

How many naked women did it take before you stopped seeing them as people & instead saw them as YouTube hits? #AskThicke

1:26 PM - 30 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

.@VH1 @robinthicke #AskThicke do you really think it's appropriate to try and publicly manipulate your wife into getting back with you?

shit face@pipsuxx

.@VH1 @robinthicke #AskThicke do you really think it's appropriate to try and publicly manipulate your wife into getting back with you?

1:31 PM - 30 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Could your brain seriously not conjure up any of the following: Tug me. Bug me. Mug me. Drug me. When trying to make a rhyme? #AskThicke

Jake Lambert@LittleLostLad

Could your brain seriously not conjure up any of the following:

Tug me.
Bug me.
Mug me.
Drug me.

When trying to make a rhyme? #AskThicke

1:17 PM - 30 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

On a scale of R. Kelly to Phil Spector, how do you intend to "Get Her Back?" #AskThicke

Rachel McKibbens@RachelMcKibbens

On a scale of R. Kelly to Phil Spector, how do you intend to "Get Her Back?" #AskThicke

12:07 PM - 30 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

#AskThicke Why haven't you donated every cent earned from Blurred Lines to fighting VAW and retired from music effective immediately?

aims &c@aimsetc

#AskThicke Why haven't you donated every cent earned from Blurred Lines to fighting VAW and retired from music effective immediately?

1:14 PM - 30 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

How is your relationship with your mother? #AskThicke

Slava@SlavaP

How is your relationship with your mother? #AskThicke

1:15 PM - 30 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Which Axe Body Spray scent did you use to seduce the women you cheated on your wife with? #AskThicke

Blake Spires@RealFakeBlake

Which Axe Body Spray scent did you use to seduce the women you cheated on your wife with? #AskThicke

1:16 PM - 30 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Why didn't you write a whole album for her when you were WITH her? #AskThicke

Chelley@meisriri

Why didn't you write a whole album for her when you were WITH her? #AskThicke

12:03 PM - 30 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

When you ask "I know you want it", one presumes you are talking about an STD? #askThicke

Biscuit Girl@BiscuitGirl786

When you ask "I know you want it", one presumes you are talking about an STD?
#askThicke

12:51 PM - 30 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Does making millions of dollars feel better when you do it by triggering untold numbers of assault victims and encouraging rape? #AskThicke

Sarah Knispel@GummySar

Does making millions of dollars feel better when you do it by triggering untold numbers of assault victims and encouraging rape? #AskThicke

1:00 PM - 30 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Why hasn't Paula gotten a restraining order against you yet? #AskThicke

iPhiA@CheriPhi

Why hasn't Paula gotten a restraining order against you yet? #AskThicke

1:03 PM - 30 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

#AskThicke Can you please define the word "consent"?

Susan@WowSoSusan

#AskThicke Can you please define the word "consent"?

1:02 PM - 30 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Are there any other Marvin Gaye songs you plan on ripping off? #AskThicke

Yancy Picklefeather@ticklefriends

Are there any other Marvin Gaye songs you plan on ripping off? #AskThicke

1:01 PM - 30 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

#AskThicke if asked if you want salt and vinegar on your chips and you say no but they put it on because no means yes is that ok?

mostly grumpy@mostly_grumpy

#AskThicke if asked if you want salt and vinegar on your chips and you say no but they put it on because no means yes is that ok?

1:05 PM - 30 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Do you think it was appropriate to publicly humiliate your ex? And then stalk and act as a predator? #AskThicke

Sham Al-Ghazali@bitterarab

Do you think it was appropriate to publicly humiliate your ex? And then stalk and act as a predator? #AskThicke

1:05 PM - 30 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Would you have a problem being paraded about in a pop video with your tiny penis on show? #AskThicke

Jayne Sharp@Jaynesharp

Would you have a problem being paraded about in a pop video with your tiny penis on show? #AskThicke

12:50 PM - 30 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

How many times have you ignored and badgered women who said no? #AskThicke

Amadi@amaditalks

How many times have you ignored and badgered women who said no? #AskThicke

12:14 PM - 30 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Did you know pressuring your wife to stay with you by manipulating the public is not an act of love? It is creepy. #AskThicke

Bougie Black Girl@BougieBlackGurl

Did you know pressuring your wife to stay with you by manipulating the public is not an act of love? It is creepy. #AskThicke

12:32 PM - 30 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

What does it feel like to be an icon for sexism, predatory behaviour and sexual assault? #AskThicke

Jack L'Eahy@Jack_Leahy

What does it feel like to be an icon for sexism, predatory behaviour and sexual assault? #AskThicke

12:28 PM - 30 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

#AskThicke how much do you hate mirrors now?

Luke James@lukejamesbgn

#AskThicke how much do you hate mirrors now?

12:27 PM - 30 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

What form of sexual or emotional abuse will you be normalising in your next jaunty hit? #AskThicke

Scriblit@Scriblit

What form of sexual or emotional abuse will you be normalising in your next jaunty hit? #AskThicke

12:15 PM - 30 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

It's not the first time a VH1 hashtag went awry; something similar happened to the rapper T.I. just last week.

Some people even enjoyed acknowledging what was happening with the hashtag itself:

The #askthicke hashtag is just an example of trolling done for the better good of mankind.

George-Ann@TunaxSardines

The #askthicke hashtag is just an example of trolling done for the better good of mankind.

1:15 PM - 30 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

#askthicke is already a clusterfudge.

When Paula dumped you, was it 5 or 10 minutes before you decided to capitalize on it with your terrible music #AskThicke @robinthicke

joe pesky@LoneXI

When Paula dumped you, was it 5 or 10 minutes before you decided to capitalize on it with your terrible music #AskThicke @robinthicke

1:07 PM - 30 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

While others were excited to see how the #AskThicke Q&A would go down on Tuesday:

i hope you all have your popcorn ready for #AskThicke tomorrow lmao

Elizabeth Simins@ElizSimins

i hope you all have your popcorn ready for #AskThicke tomorrow lmao

1:37 PM - 30 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

#AskThicke 1 moment please... HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA *BREATHE* HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA No, this is a great idea.

Elon James White@elonjames

#AskThicke

1 moment please...

HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

*BREATHE*

HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

No, this is a great idea.

1:41 PM - 30 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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