Posts tagged "blurred lines"

#Problematic: “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt,” Too Many “Ghostbusters” & Chloe Sevigny Is An A-Hole

Hey, y’all. I hope you drank some iced coffee and dusted off some booty shorts recently, because the end is near. A lot of weird things happened on the internet this week, probably because of the unforeseen consequences of daylight savings time coupled with all of the other unexplained effects of spring: fever, fling, cleaning,…
By: Chloe Stillwell / March 13, 2015

Court Rules Robin Thicke & Pharrell Ripped Off Marvin Gaye

The pair crossed a line when recording their hit -- and not a blurry one, either...
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 10, 2015

Robin Thicke Was Totally High While Recording “Blurred Lines”

Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams are being sued by Marvin Gaye's family for stealing parts of his song "Got To Give It Up" to use in "Blurred Lines." When Thicke was asked in legal proceedings whether he was present when the "Blurred Lines" rhythm track was being created, he said he was high…
By: Claire Hannum / September 15, 2014

Frisky Rant: On The Great Robin Thicke Feminist Knee-Jerk Fiasco Of 2013

The first time I really listened to the lyrics of “Blurred Lines,” I was like, “This is my JAM!” It only took a few minutes of Googling and reading my favorite feminist blogs, though, before I started becoming horrified and dismayed at the feminist community’s reaction to the song. The Daily Beast kicked off a…
By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / July 8, 2014

The Woman From The “Blurred Lines” Music Video Runs & Hides When That Song Comes On

Emily Ratajkowski, the very attractive young woman from Robin Thicke's "Blurred Lines" music video, says that when the song comes on in a bar she runs into the bathroom to hide. I don't blame her. [Celebuzz] Gary Oldman's publicist is defending…
By: Jessica Wakeman / June 24, 2014

Michael Fassbender Dances To “Blurred Lines,” Gives Robin Thicke A Run For His Money

So, Michael Fassbender, Hugh Jackman and James McAvoy are in a movie together? Some kind of "X-Men" thing? I don't know, I don't really care. The important thing is, the hunky trio hit up the "The Graham Norton Show" together and performed the dance moves from "Blurred Lines."  Robin Thicke had better watch his slimy…
By: Jessica Wakeman / May 5, 2014

DJ Banned After Playing “Blurred Lines” At A North Carolina Bar

A University of North Carolina student's complaints about the Robin Thicke song "Blurred Lines" successfully got a DJ banned from playing a Chapel Hill bar again. Here's how it went down.
By: Jessica Wakeman / April 11, 2014

Artist Creates Fembot That Dances To “Blurred Lines” And It’s Exactly As Creepy As You’d Expect

Artist Jordan Wolfson seemingly tapped into the deepest fears of my childhood when he created this dancing doll, which is currently on display at NYC's David Zwirner Art Gallery. The thing that makes the fembot -- which gyrates to a warped version of…
By: Ami Angelowicz / March 25, 2014

Robin Thicke & Paula Patton Announce That They’re Separating

Well, I can't say I saw this one coming. After 10 years of marriage, and a relationship that stems back to when they were teenagers, Robin Thicke and Paula Patton have announced their separation. The couple issued a joint statement to People magazine, saying, "We will always love each other and be best friends, however, we have…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 24, 2014

Yet Another Teen Auctions Off Her Virginity For Big Bucks

Another day, another teenager auctioning off her virginity. Find out what kind of money she fetched for her V-card. [Huffington Post Weird News]…
By: Ami Angelowicz / November 5, 2013

University College London’s Student Union Bans “Blurred Lines”

"Blurred Lines" is, like, so three months ago. But that hasn't stopped the student union at University College London (UCLU) from banning the song from playing at school events. Like the University of Edinburgh — another college that banned the song along with five other UK schools — the student union at UCLU believes Robi…
By: Jessica Wakeman / November 4, 2013

Some Psycho In Florida Beat A Child To The Tune Of “Blurred Lines”

This is so sickening I can't even make any jokes about Florida (and that's saying something): a 40-year-old man was arrested for allegedly beating a minor relative for 40 minutes with a switch while he "played the Robin Thicke song 'Blurred Lines,' striking her with the switch to the beat of the music." WHAT THE…
By: Jessica Wakeman / September 18, 2013

“Blurred Lines” Model Emily Ratajkowski Joins The Cast Of “Gone Girl”

Emily Ratajkowski, better known as one of the models from Robin Thicke's "Blurred Lines" music video, has been cast in "Gone Girl" as Nick's college student girlfriend. Ben Affleck will be playing Nick, while Rosamund Pike is playing Amy.  [Digital Spy] Did you catch the part where Chris Harrison got booed at…
By: Jessica Wakeman / September 16, 2013

University Of Edinburgh Bans “Blurred Lines” From Campus

It was bound to happen sooner or later: a college banned "Blurred Lines" from campus for being too rapey-sounding. The student union of  University of Edinburgh banned the Robin Thicke song as part of a policy called "End Rape Culture & Lad Banter On Campus," which is seeking to make the campus safer…
By: Jessica Wakeman / September 13, 2013

Robin Thicke Loves And Respects Women, You Hear?

Why did it take comedian Eliot Glazer playing Robin Thicke for me to realize how sleazy this guy looks? The gelled hair, the aviator sunglasses, the one-too-open-buttons shirt ... I know that's maybe not the point of this "Robin Thicke Talk Show" spoof, but I got some serious douchechills. [YouTube]…
By: Jessica Wakeman / September 6, 2013

17 GIFs That Tell You All You Need To Know About Miley Cyrus & Robin Thicke’s MTV VMAs Performance

All anyone can talk about this morning is last night's MTV Video Music Awards, particularly the performance from Miley Cyrus and Robin Thicke. It was essentially the final nail in the coffin of Miley's childhood and established Thicke as the music industry's resident pervy drunk uncle. Let's review what went down...
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 26, 2013

News Station Parodies “Blurred Lines” With Song About San Diego’s Creepy Mayor Bob Filner

Hands down, the best part about pop songs is the inevitable parodies that follow. It's undeniable that "Blurred Lines" is the song of the summer, so it's without question that a San Diego news station would use the Robin Thicke song for their own parody music video. The staff of U-T TV filmed their very…
By: Jessica Wakeman / August 16, 2013

Jimmy Fallon & The Roots Cover “Blurred Lines” With Robin Thicke

Jimmy Fallon's got his hands all up in your summer jams: here he is with The Roots and Robin Thicke covering the oh-so-catchy "Blurred Lines." Sounds pretty good with a kiddie xylophone, don't you think? Thank you, Robin, for finally explaining what rhymes with "hug me": rugby. [YouTube]…
By: Jessica Wakeman / August 2, 2013

Robin Thicke Says “Blurred Lines” Is A “Feminist Movement”

Robin Thicke's new album, Blurred Lines, is out today and to promote it, he performed on "The Today Show" this morning. When he was done makin' it rain, Matt Lauer and Savannah Guthrie asked him about the controversy surrounding the song "Blurred Lines", namely that some critics think…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 30, 2013

Peep This “Blurred Lines”/”Growing Pains” Mash-Up

Anyone else having a hard time reconciling their sexual feelings with Robin Thicke with the fact his dad was the father on "Growing Pains"? Yeah, if you've been living under a rock all this time: Robin Thicke is the son of Alan Thicke, the actor who played Dr. Jason Seaver on everyone's favorite late-'80s/early-'90s sitcom.
By: Jessica Wakeman / July 23, 2013
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