Robin Thicke Dedicates Billboard Awards Song 'Get Her Back' To Wife: What Twitter Said
19 May 2014, 12:21
The 'Blurred Lines' star dedicated a new song to Paula Patton as well as thanking her during his speechSee what fans have said after seeing the 'Blurred Lines' star's dedication to wife Paula Patton.
Robin Thicke dedicated both a performance and his acceptance speech to wife Paula Patton at the Billboard Music Awards 2014 over the weekend.
The US star picked up Best R&B Song for his hit single 'Blurred Lines' at Sunday's ceremony (18th May), and made a point to dedicate the win to Paula, despite the pair separating after nine years back in February this year.
"First of all I just want to say thank you to the Billboard Awards and to my friends and family," Robin began, during his speech. "To Pharrell Williams, the genius Pharrell Williams, thank you very much.
"And most importantly I want to thank my wife for all her love and support and for putting up with me all these years," he added.
Robin also performed during the star-studded ceremony, when he debuted a brand new song called 'Get Her Back' live at the show in honour of his wife.
Watch Robin Thicke's performance of new song 'Get Her Back' from the awards show below:
The Internet was quick to react to Robin's dedication with a mixture of support and criticism, and you can check out some of the Twitter responses to his performance below:
This Robin Thicke "Get Her Back" track got me wanting to contact exes from high school. I gotta go get her back!— Old J Simpson (@ThroatChopU) May 19, 2014
Well nobody has ever written a song for me so good job Robin Thicke (but I still feel dirty). #BBMAs— Sarah Colonna (@sarahcolonna) May 19, 2014
Robin Thicke still tryna get Paula back..... bless his heart!!!!— TAYLOR (@Twarhol_2012) May 19, 2014
Robin Thicke is so damn sexyyyyyyy— Daniel Pham (@douxlatte) May 19, 2014
Robin thicke is so fine and can sangg— queen.jay♕ (@JBaybeee3) May 19, 2014