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Feminist parody of Blurred Lines taken off YouTube...

…but is later reinstated after YouTube admit mistake.

NO–WE’RE NOT talking about the Miley version, for once.

A feminist parody of the controversial Blurred Lines video has been pulled from YouTube after it was reported for inappropriate content.

Robin Thicke’s video for the hit song remains unscathed, despite many claiming it to objectify women and promote non-consensual sex.

Three students from the University of Auckland created the parody, named Defined Lines, which sees them perform a gender-reversed rendition of the song with men dressed only in white underwear.

The video received over 300,000 views before it was taken down for breaking YouTube terms and conditions by displaying ‘sexually explicit content’, reports 9 News.

Lyrics to the popular song were changed to reflect the woman’s view, such as;

If you want to get nasty, just don’t harass me. You can’t just grab me. It’s a sex crime. We don’t want it, it’s chauvinistic.

The students maintain that the video was made with tongues firmly in cheeks, and are said to be baffled as to why the video was taken down for any reason other than a negative reaction from the fact that men are being portrayed as sex objects.

Speaking to TNT, Olivia Lubbock, one of the creators of the video, said that

It’s been flagged by users as inappropriate because of sexual content and stuff like that. My opinion is people don’t like the message behind it. It was meant to be a comedic sketch and the fact it’s been taken down is a massive double standard.

The video was originally created as part of a collection of skits called the Law Revue, performed to 1500 people over three shows in Auckland last week.

It was made in response to the controversy which surrounded the original video, with many claiming it to be chauvinistic and promoting non-consensual sex.

According to One News, the video was reinstated less than 24 hours after it was taken down, and has since been securing dozens of views every hour.

A spokesperson for Google told Stuff.co.nz that while they don’t comment on individual videos, they can sometimes make mistakes.

With the massive volume of videos on our site, sometimes we make the wrong call. When it’s brought to our attention that a video or account has been mistakenly removed or suspended, we act quickly to reinstate it.

Source: Law Revue

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