has spoken out on criticism that his hit song "Blurred Lines" sounds "rapey."
a spokesperson for Rape Crisis said about the song, "Both the lyrics
and the video seem to objectify and degrade women, using misogynistic
language and imagery that many people would find not only distasteful or
offensive but also really quite old fashioned."
Robin said in an interview,
"I don't want to be sleazy, I'm a gentleman, I've been in love with the
same woman since I've been a teenager. I don't want to do anything
He said about the NSFW video, which features
naked models, "My initial response was I love the clothed version, I
don't think we should put out the naked version. And then I showed it to
my wife and all of her girlfriends and they said, 'You have to put this
out, this is so sexy and so cool.'"
went on the
explain the meaning of the song, which is about "blurring the lines
between men and women and how much we're the same." He said, "And the
other side which is the blurred lines between a good girl and a bad
girl, and even very good girls all have little bad sides to them."Photo Source: Stephen Lovekin / Getty Images Entertainment