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Robin Thicke has won the infamous award for the most sexist guy of the year. Women’s association called End Violence Against Women Coalition gives awards such as this one to whoever has degraded women or inspired such behavior in the public sphere. They are putting a lot of effort into making a better and less violent world for women. This guy is definitely not helping inspire non-violence in UK homes.
The worst thing, they don’t even consider the scandalous appearance with Miley Cyrus on the VMAs, the ass-grab in public, nor the allegations of a possible marriage-wreck due to his promiscuous behavior. Miss Cyrus might have taken more credit there for objectifying women, since she really tried so hard to make herself a slutty sexual object. Nevertheless, this guy beats everyone else in UK’s as the biggest sexist.
Sarah Green, one of the members of this coalition says “Our heartfelt congratulations to a worthy winner, Robin Thicke, for both his concerted sexist efforts, and in the end the platform he created for rejection of the use of women as objects to promote mediocre pop.”
“Sexism might be de rigueur for some music industry creatives but the times they are a-changin’.”
Thickle has been accused of exploiting and objectifying women in his lyrics and videos. A video, released in 2013, features almost naked models dancing, him calling them inappropriate names, but approval of the date rape drug. We have to agree that Thickle crossed the line with this one.
The scandalous star takes the unpopular title from his predecessor, none other than the British PM David Cameroon. He was short-listed for the second consecutive year, and for good reason. British women know what we’re talking about.
Thickle’s video has caused some public turmoil, and might start a campaign to ban other highly inappropriate videos. It also started a petition in March 2014 on Change.org, which calls for banning Thicke from the Juno Awards in 2014 because of the infamous video and degrading lyrics.
In an interview, Thicke says in his defense, “People say, ‘Hey, do you think this is degrading to women?’ I’m like, ‘Of course it is. What a pleasure it is to degrade a woman. I’ve never gotten to do that before’.”
The prize this year’s winner of the biggest sexist award will be given to Thicke in the form of a voucher for downloading Aretha Franklin’s hit song Respect.