'Defined Lines': Feminist 'Blurred Lines' Parody Briefly Banned By YouTube As 'Inappropriate'

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Robin Thicke's mega-hit "Blurred Lines" was basically asking for a parody -- the song's been criticized as "rapey" ever since it aired earlier this summer.

But when New Zealand law students, Adelaide Dunn, Olivia Lubbock and Zoe Ellwood, created a feminist version parodying the sexist nature of Thicke's single, YouTube deemed it as "inappropriate", claiming that the video violates their terms and conditions by displaying sexually explicit content.

(Which makes us wonder if YouTube is even familiar with Thicke's original video, both versions?)

YouTube took the video down briefly -- causing quite a stir in the digital sphere -- but, the video has since been restored.

Watch the full parody video below and check out some of our favourite reactions:

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CORRECTION An earlier version said the students were from Australia, not New Zealand.

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