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25 tweets that show just how badly Robin Thicke’s Twitter Q&A went

It must have seemed like such a good idea at the time. “Hey guys,” we can imagine an excited member of Robin Thicke’s social media team announcing one day, “what if we got Robin to do a Twitter Q&A? I mean, it worked great when Barack Obama and Bill Gates and all those otehr high profile figures did it on Reddit right?” The other members of the team probably nodded enthusiastically and got to work getting sponsors on board and before you knew it we had #AskThicke, brought to you by VH1.

Now you’d think that Thicke’s people might’ve seen that such an event could have the potential to go wrong, given the controversy that surrounded the singer’s song “Blurred Lines” throughout 2013. Perhaps they thought that it was a chance for Thicke to explain himself and have a go at finding redemption. Boy, were they wrong.

How wrong? Well we’ve put together a collection of tweets that illustrate just how badly the Twitter Q&A went:

Author | Stuart Thomas

Stuart Thomas
Stuart Thomas joined the Burn Media team in 2011 while finishing off an MA in South African Literature. Eager to prove his geek credentials, he allowed himself to be thrown in the deep and did his best to stay afloat. When not fused with his keyboard, you can find... More