Latina asks Dr. Phil to “educate the public about the true definition of rape and sexual assault”

sometimes 140 characters is not enough

NBC Latino

Dr. Phil McGraw, the 62-year-old psychologist with the popular television talk show “Dr. Phil,” is known for offering his advice on love and relationships. However, a controversial tweet on Tuesday evening which was quickly deleted led to an uproar on Twitter.

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Samir Mezrahi of Buzzfeed, was among the many who tweeted in response to Dr. Phil:

Sexual assault activist Carmen Rios, lost no time in creating a petition on Change.org asking that Dr. Phil “publicly announce that he will produce and air a show that centers on survivors’ voices and educates the public about the true definition of rape and sexual assault, as well as how to prevent it.”

She said that as a friend…

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