Dominic Harvey is a radio DJ on Mediaworks station The Edge. After watching X-Factor he's decided girls can't rap.
Girls rapping? Hardly ever a good idea #xfactornz
— Dominic Harvey (@DomHarvey) April 22, 2013
Unsurprisingly, this got a fairly heated reaction on Twitter. Fellow Mediaworks DJ on George FM Nick D tweeted to Dom "maybe a few of us should loan you a couple of history books, you know - bit of light reading might help xxx."
Dom replied "All good mate. Don't sweat the small stuff."
@missmoxiemoo said :"the small stuff holding sexist views and then defending them because as you said, women are a minority?"
Coco Solid (female local rapper) joined in, saying: "Girls rapping is the best idea and saved my life. Sorry to Marathon Man @DomHarvey who lets face it, I could outsmart on quaaludes."
The Edge's Facebook page is attracting a lot of comments from women who didn't take kindly to Dom's casual sexism.
Dom was last in the news after he lost a bet and had to march in the Pride Parade.“Poor Dom had to walk in Auckland's Pride Parade today in a gold G-String after losing 'Would You Rather?” a post on The Edge’s Facebook page reads... "