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Reportedly Dr. Phil, the talk show host doctor tweeted on Tuesday afternoon a question that created much controversy.  Dr. Phil asked if it was ok to have sex with a drunk girl and immediately caused many tweeters to criticize his question. The tweet has since been deleted but a rep for Dr. Phil made this statement.

“This Tweet was intended to evoke discussion leading into a very serious show topic based upon a recent news story, hence the #teensaccused label. It was a poll question, not a statement or a joke. As he has maintained over many years, Dr. Phil believes that the position of those incapacitated in any fashion; be it drugs, alcohol, age or mental illness can not and do not have the capacity to give their consent to anything, especially sex, which could have life changing repercussions. This was a research post in preparation for a show, not a personal post and Dr. Phil deleted it the second he saw it. It was clearly ill-advised. We sincerely apologize that it suggested anything other than what was intended, data gathering. As you can imagine, Dr. Phil is very upset that this happened.”

Check out Dr. Phil’s rumored deleted  tweet below.

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