Transcript for Timberlake's 'Tunnel Vision' Music Video Banned on YouTube
his new video is creating buzz. Critics calling it popcorn. Tai hernandez starts us off. ♪ I got that. Reporter: Justin timberlake's "tunnel vision" blinded with controversy. ♪ I stand by you ♪ Reporter: His flesh flaunting new video surrounds him with a barrage of topless women as his face is projected on to their naked chest. Content so bold youtube banned the video last wednesday within hours of its debut. Sound familiar? ♪ Blurred lines jt. Reporter: Robin thicke's video crossed the line too and youtube initially banned the video but the pg version has now generated over 81 million views. The song number one on billboard's hot 100. So could justin be pulling a robin. People say sorry for the controversy but, hey, we're making money. For justin he probably didn't need that but clearly he's trying to say I'm a different artist than you think I am. Reporter: Neither timberlake or thicke are the first to push boundaries to spark controversy. Madonna is the queen of pushing the envelope. The icon has famously had videos banned on both mtv and yoe. Youtube is now forcing users to click an explicit content warning before accessing timberlake's video which generated 3 million views already. While some argue more art than raunch it's certainly opening a lot of eyes. For "good morning america," tai hernandez, abc news, new york. Okay, let's find out what our friend larry hackett thinks about this. Hope you had a good weekend. I guess that explicit video guaranteed to get a clip. Sex sells. I don't know what the big deal is. Both do indeed have topless women in them. They're not raunchy and they're not that steamy. They seem more athletic than sexy. But for me I think they're fun and, frankly, there's a lot of stuff in pop culture that's a whole lot more raunchy. Paula can't take her eyes off it. I was actually looking at maks. Sorry, maks. I understand. 1 million views. Off you go. We talk about it and I had to go through the kind of thing acknowledging I was indeed 18 years old. How they figured that out, i don't quite know. Unabridged version. Wardrobe. Good analysis. Nigella lawson, you all saw the
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