Late Tuesday afternoon, the certified Twitter account for TV host Dr. Phil McGraw tweeted a question to his million-plus followers:
"If a girl is drunk, is it OK to have sex with her? Reply yes or no to @drphil #teensaccused"
Reaction was swift on Twitter and Dr. Phil's account deleted the tweet without comment.
It's not known to what extent Dr. Phil actually controls his brand's Twitter account, but it's authenticated under his name.
Some of the Tweets in reaction to Dr. Phil:
- Aren't you married? RT @DrPhil: If a girl is drunk, is it OK to have sex with her? Reply yes or no to @drphil #teensaccused
- @DrPhil By law when alcohol is a factor, no one can consent. Don't know what's happening to you? It's rape, period. #teensaccused
- @DrPhil The answer is No, Never you jackass. And then you kick whoever asked you in the throat. #teensaccused
- Dr Oz was saving lives today and Dr. Phil is trying to hook up with drunk girls where is @oprah she needs to have an emergency team meeting