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Nude Version of Robin Thicke's 'Blurred Lines' Music Video Gets Banned

April 2, 2013 (7:14 am) GMT
The R 'n' B crooner says the new version of his 'Blurred Lines' video was banned by YouTube because it was 'too hot.'

When R 'n' B singer released the second, more "revealing" version of his original "Blurred Lines" music video, he may have unknowingly crossed the thin line between raunchy music video and X-rated adult entertainment. This is what the 36-year-old artist is now learning as the clip, where he and his collaborators and frolic around with almost or completely naked women, has been banned on top video hosting site, YouTube.

The naked new version was reportedly too graphic and explicit that it was taken down shortly after it debuted on YouTube late last week. It also made some sexual innuendos, like when it flashed "Robin Thicke Has a Big D" across the screen and, in more than a few moments, the singer's last name in red, bold letters shown in hashtag form.

Thicke was quick to react to the ban, tweeting, "YouTube took down the Unrated version of #BLURREDLINES because it was too hot!" Even his collaborator Pharrell was vocal about his disappointment, saying, "Why they trying to ban good sh*t?"

When asked about what his wife, actress , had to say about the banned video, Thicke said he sought her approval before shooting it and she apparently loves it. "When I first got both videos, I liked them both, but I thought the first one is so good maybe we'll just release that and not release the second one," he said. "And then I started playing it for my friends and my lady, and everybody just thought it was great. It's entertainment ... Obviously if she [Patton] didn't like it, I wouldn't put it out."

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