Paula Patton, Robin Thicke's wife, says she "loves" the whole of her husband's 'Blurred Lines' album. The song has caused controversy owing to its suspect lyrics and video.
Paula Patton, Robin Thicke's wife, loves his album Blurred Lines. In an interview with MTV News she said "I love Blurred Lines; I listen to it when I run on the treadmill all the time". She continued to say "it's just great".
Paula Patton and Robin Thicke at Vanity Fair's Oscar Party, L.A.
She said she enjoyed a number of Thicke's songs including '4 the Rest of My Life' (that's right: a number in place of a word. It's just 2 cool) and 'Feel Good'. She went on to say "I like too many songs" and "I really love the whole album, top to bottom".
The song, which reached number 1 in the UK and US charts, has caused controversy. This was due to the unrated version which featured topless women (noticeably the male singers remained fully clothed). Furthermore, a number of charities spoke out against the implied messages within the lyrics. Katie Russell, speaking on behalf of the charity Rape Crisis, said "the lyrics of 'Blurred Lines' seem to glamourize violence against women and to reinforce rape myths, which we [Rape Crisis] strive to dispel".
Robin Thicke arriving at the Radio One studio in London.
Thicke did attempt to defend himself in a Radio One interview, but his excuses were somewhat pathetic as he called the accusations "ridiculous" and claimed he had no intention to be "sleazy". Evidently, having words relating to the size of ones genitals displayed in balloons on one's music video does not count as "sleazy".
Oh, and I forgot to mention there's woman parading around topless whilst wearing a nude thong. And how hilarious! Thicke rhymes with a colloquial term for a penis.
But no: absolutely not sleazy.
Patton allegedly encouraged the release of the controversial music video. Evidently the concept of feminism has somewhat passed her by. So, bravo on excelling at your wifely duties Patton.
Paula Patton at 5th Annual ESSENCE Black Women In Hollywood Luncheon, L.A.
Blurred Lines is due to be released on 30th July.