Robin Thicke Announces Tour With Jessie J, Addresses VMA Performance

(Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

(Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Robin Thicke has had the summer of his life and he’s planning to extend the ride into 2014. The “Blurred Lines” singer just announced his new tour which features Jessie J and DJ Cassidy.

Thicke isn’t the only one excited for his new tour to kick off. Jessie J took to Twitter to express her gratitude to Thicke for taking her on the road.

In other Thicke news, he recently spoke out about his VMA performance with Star Magazine, confessing that he and Miley Cyrus knew what they were getting themselves into.

“We’re entertainers, and the VMAs is the perfect place for a little shock and awe. Yeah, we kind of knew when we were in rehearsal and we were like, ‘OK, if you touch me with your foam finger all over my crotch, obviously a few people are going to have something to say about this.’ But that was the whole point,” he told Star. “I mean the whole point was to excite and provoke and entertain.”

And that they did. Thicke went on to defend his performance and said he didn’t feel anything was sexual about the performance.

“I thought it was silly and funny. She was being humorous and naughty. But it wasn’t sexually charged at all,” he said. “That’s who she is and that’s how she likes to dance. And she was just being herself and I was just being myself.”

Tickets for Robin Thicke’s tour go on sale to the general public Sept. 14. Complete dates below.

Robin Thicke 2013 tour dates:

02/21 – Atlanta, GA @ Fox Theatre
02/25 – Camden, NJ @ Susquehanna Bank Ctr
02/27 – Washington, DC @ Patriot Center
03/01 – Mashantucket, CT @ MGM Grand Theatre
03/02 – Atlantic City, NJ @ Borgata
03/04 – Boston, MA @ Agannis Arena
03/07 – New York, NY @ Theatre at MSG
03/12 – Detroit, MI @ Fox Theatre
03/15 – St. Louis, MO @ Fox Theatre
03/20 – Austin, TX @ ACL Live at The Moody Theater
03/21 – Thackerville, OK @ Winstar Casino
03/23 – Denvier, CO @ Fillmore Auditorium
03/26 – Seattle, WA @ WAMU Theater
03/27 – Vancouver, BC @ Rogers Arena
03/29 – San Francisco, CA @ Bill Graham Civic Ctr

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