Bill Cosby Blamed For "Baby It's Cold Outside" Radio Ban

It's The Most Controversial Time Of The Year...For 'Baby, It's Cold Outside,' At Least

It's The Most Controversial Time Of The Year...For 'Baby, It's Cold Outside,' At Least

A column in 2010 made waves for referring to the song as "date-rapey", and Urban Dictionary referred to the song as the "Christmas Date Rape Song" as far back as 2002.

The song, written by composer Frank Lesser, was first performed by him and his wife Lynn garland at a family party, as humorous sketches, hinting that it was time to go.

The CBS piece mentioned San Francisco radio station KOIT is conducting a poll to see if the song, which it banned Monday, should remain off its playlist.

While the headlines around "Baby, It's Cold Outside" have been more prominent in the last couple of years, the song was accused of being problematic for years before the allegations against Cosby resurfaced in 2014.

"Still, deejays are hesitant to play the song."I didn't understand why the lyrics were so bad", said Glenn Anderson from Cleveland's Star 102 radio, "... until I read them". "I think my father would be furious at that", she told NBC News. "I'm so irritated by this!" "I think we have to look at that". "I know I'm going to get hammered for this, so let's just move along please!" Part of growing up is learning how to NOT be offended by everything.

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"I agree with Gayle King. Keep Baby it's Cold Outside in the air!" tweeted another.

Critics took exception to the "Baby it's cold outside" lyrics, citing the moment he tells her "don't hold out" and particularly when she asks: 'Say, what's in this drink?' "What is next burning books?"

They've banned the song "Baby, It's Cold Outside" after the rise of the Me Too movement.

The call-and-response song written in the 1940's includes a woman singing that she has to leave a man's house as he tries to lure her to stay. "People used to say "what's in this drink" as a joke".

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