Canada Entertainment News: Baby It’s Cold Outside Banned From Some Radio Stations

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Canada Entertainment News for December 05, 2018

Did you know that the Holiday Classic Baby, It’s Cold Outside won’t be played on some radio stations, including CBC this year.

This duet was written back in 1944 and has become a holiday classic. It has been covered from famous names like Ray Charles and Betty Carter, to Dolly Parton and Rod Stewart

Many stations are joining the bandwagon and removing it from their Holiday Playlists.

Currently Rogers Media, Bell Media, and CBC are the three radio stations that have removed it.

Why You Ask?

Some of you are aware of the #METOO movement. In the wake of these issues, many people see the lyrics of this song to be inappropriate.

Some of the lyrics that have offended people include the ones where one singer is trying to persuade the other to stay inside, with exchanges that include, “What’s in this drink?” and “Baby, don’t hold out.”

There seems to be two points of view regarding the removal of this Holiday Classic. One says that lyrics should be open to interpretation, the other thinks this song should be banned immediately.

What are your thoughts on Baby, It’s Cold Outside? Do you agree or disagree with these radio stations decisions? Do you think other songs will be on the chopping list?

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3 COMMENTS

  1. How did we ever get along without the anonymous ranting of all the haters and bullying on social media.
    You idiots (and you know who you are) take a pill, chill out and stay positive.
    Oh ya, stay off your phones and have a Merry Christmas

  2. Laws were made to protect the minority but now you have a few people with no lives who spend their time trying to spoil everything like. Minority controlling the majority. This is a witty song written seventy years ago. Children listen to this song with nothing wrong, yet rap defines killing Police, rape, sexual assault and that is okay. Something wrong with people thinking. Same as with the children’s song and Rudolf. I doubt if one child thinks about bullying when they hear the music. When is this politicly correct blulsigt going to stop it has gone to far. Have a Merry Christmas.

  3. UGH, I like that song! It’s supposed to be a flirty song, not a rape song! When she asks what’s in the drink, it’s because it’s strong!

    There are far worse song out there!

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