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Amber Rose Consent Quote Sparks Twitter Backlash: 'When I Say No, I Mean No'



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In a strange Twitter moment, Amber Rose is getting slandered on for a comment she made earlier this year.

Rose appeared on Tyrese and Rev. Run’s OWN talk show It’s Not You, It’s Mean, and talked about consent when it comes to sex back in February. Tyrese suggested if women don’t want to be touched or groped, they shouldn’t wear sexy outfits and put out that “energy.”

Rose shot down Tyrese’s predictable argument; urging that, no matter what men think, “no means no” even if a woman is naked on the bed.

“If I’m laying down with a man — butt-naked — and his condom is on, and I say, ‘You know what? No. I don’t want to do this. I changed my mind,’ that means no. That means f—ing no. That’s it… It doesn’t matter how far I take it or what I have on, when I say no, it means no.”

Suddenly, the comment became a hot button topic on Twitter, with some people declaring that Rose is unqualified to give advice on relationships and dating based on her very publicized sexual commentary regarding her marriage to Wiz Khalifa and her alleged sexual romps with various male celebrities. Others bemoaned the fact that so many people on Twitter apparently still don’t understand what consent means. Rose has become known for speaking out against rape culture, slut-shaming and double standards.

The Twitter commentary on the months-old quote ranged from condemning to endorsing Rose.

“Amber Rose is the same jackass who said manipulating men for their money is empowering for women,” tweeted one person. Another user wrote, “Amber Rose is right. It doesn’t matter if y’all kissing and he about to put it in if you ain’t feeling it you ain’t feeling it.”

Check out the reactions below.

I love Amber Rose message I just feel like her actions during her trying to heal others through this painful mental experience isn’t cool

— Y.Jones the HYPE (@IamYJones) December 22, 2016

Amber Rose is the same jackass who said manipulating men for their money is empowering for women

— Heat Fan in Spirit (@KingJohnLove) December 22, 2016

It’s almost Xmas and y’all letting a Amber Rose quote get y’all amped up. Smh

— Aaron Busby (@MrBusby4o8) December 22, 2016

Stop giving these people credit for saying shit that people say everyday Amber rose ain’t say shit that we didn’t already know

— Deen (@kidthefinest123) December 22, 2016

Amber Rose made that statement probably a year ago. What’s the problem with it on this day?

— Big Homie Sensei (@iRocKeT1391) December 22, 2016

Can’t believe y’all debating that amber rose statement. Not debatable

— #RaiderNation 11-3 (@derek_torregano) December 22, 2016

Amber Rose is right. It doesn’t matter if y’all kissing and he about to put it in if you ain’t feeling it you ain’t feeling it.

— DollBaby (@KyraPete) December 22, 2016

If Amber Rose is your spokesperson for women’s rights, you are part of the reason why “feminists” have a bad rep.

— CraftBeerPapi (@Mosaicc_) December 22, 2016

Amber Rose: No means no
Men: Why yall taking advice from a ho?!
Me: pic.twitter.com/Xx7RdUZEYv

— _The 5th Element_ (@a_for2day) December 22, 2016

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