Dr. Phil incurred the wrath of Twitter when he decided to followers on the question of whether it's okay to have sex with a girl who has had too much to drink.
We're not paraphrasing. This is what he wrote:
Phil, to be fair, often questions Twitter followers about themes for upcoming shows, and was just following that familiar pattern with this effort.
Still, what many felt was the uncalled-for nature of this Tweet, which was quickly deleted, spurred backlash and led to a Change (dot) org petition.
Carmen Rios, a former college sexual assault activist, encouraged supporters to call on Phil to host a show to educate his viewers on assault prevention: