It must have seemed like a good idea at the time. Some bright spark at VH1 came up with the plan to host a virtual Q&A with 'Blurred Lines' singer Robin Thicke on Twitter last night and, as everyone but these folks at VH1 would have predicted, the things descended into utter farce within a matter of minutes.

They might have been expecting questions about the singer's new album Paula, or whether or not he has any more plans to work with Pharrell Williams but, well, it seemed that the Twitter hivemind didn't care for queries like that very much. A quick glance at Robin's Twitter page reveals that he didn't answer much, or any, of these queries.

Below are some of the highlights: