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Dr. Phil asks Twitter followers if it’s OK to have sex with a drunk girl

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(PIX11) – Talk show psychologist Dr. Phil has created a massive public outcry after a controversial tweet to his 1.7 million followers.

The message read “if a young girl is drunk, is it ok to have sex with her? Reply yes or no to @drphil #teenaccused.”

A spokesperson for the psychologist said the tweet was intended to spark discussion about a show topic based on a recent news story.

Dr. Phil has since deleted the tweet.