Dr. Phil Strikes Up Controversy With Drunk Girl Sex Tweet
He’s no stranger to critics, and Dr. Phil McGraw received his fair share of nasty feedback after posting a controversial tweet on Tuesday (August 20).
Looking to strike up a conversation, the talk show host shared, “If a girl is drunk, is it OK to have sex with her? Reply yes or no to @drphil #teensaccused,” per BuzzFeed.
Dr. Phil immediately received a string of negative tweets, including “No, it’s never OK,” along with “DrPhil The answer is No, Never you jack--. And then you kick whoever asked you in the throat. #teensaccused."
Due to the backlash, the 62-year-old deleted the tweet and a rep for his show released a statement to BuzzFeed, which read, "This tweet was intended to evoke discussion leading into a very serious show topic. It was not intended to be taken lightly. It's based upon a recent news story, hence the #teensaccused label."
What do you think of Dr. Phil’s attempt at a conversation?