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Dr. Phil removes sexual assault tweet after public outcry

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Dr. Phil felt the wrath of the Twittersphere Tuesday after his official Twitter account posted a question about the appropriateness of having sex with a drunk girl.

The tweet, which read, "If a girl is drunk, is it OK to have sex with her? Reply yes or no to @drphil #teensaccused" was eventually deleted, but not before Twitter users mocked and criticized the post.

The Dr. Phil Show issued the following statement before deleting the tweet.

"This tweet was intended to evoke discussion leading into a very serious show topic. It was not intended to be taken lightly."

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