Dr. Phil Posts & Deletes Controversial Tweet

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In response to the tweet, a spokesperson for Dr. Phil's talk show told BuzzFeed, "This tweet was intended to evoke discussion leading into a very serious show topic. It was not intended to be taken lightly.”

The spokesperson continued, “It’s based upon a recent news story, hence the #teensaccused label.”

What are your thoughts on the tweet and people's reactions?

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