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  •  Tyler is a class act (2+ / 0-)
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    from Wikipedia:

    Tyler has been criticized for his use of homophobic slurs, in particular, his frequent use of the epithet faggot in his lyrics and on Twitter.  He has denied accusations of homophobia, stating, "I'm not homophobic. I just say faggot and use gay as an adjective to describe stupid shit,"
    Tyler has also been criticized for his graphic depictions of violence against women and his misogynistic lyrics.  Brent DiCrescenzo of Time Out Chicago writes that rape is a "predominant theme"  and Hermione Hoby of The Guardian writes that Tyler's "rape and murder fantasies (are) graphic enough to send the vomit rising along with the bile." The Fader tallied 68 uses of the term "bitch" over Goblin's 73 minutes.  Responding to Canadian indie pop duo Tegan and Sara's criticism of his lyrics, Tyler tweeted: "If Tegan and Sara need some hard dick, hit me up!"

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