Radio stations ban "Baby, It's Cold Outside" in the Me Too era

Radio stations ban

Loesser did say she understands why the song has taken on its current connotation in the post-Weinstein era, noting, "Absolutely I get it".

The classic holiday song "Baby It's Cold Outside", has been pulled from a Madison, Wisconin radio station's airwaves.

"At last check, the votes were running more than 90 percent in the song's favor".

CBS This Morning co-host Gayle King, who described herself as a "big supporter and proponent of the Me Too movement", said Thursday that she was anxious about a nation losing its sense of humor. "Ever since Cosby was accused of drugging women, I hear the date rape thing all the time" in reference to the song. But I think it would be good if people looked at the song in the context of the time.

She noted that she's particularly aggravated about the backlash because "it's a song my father wrote for him and my mother to sing at parties".

She even shared her love for the song on Instagram. "Back then it didn't mean you drugged me".

"Not me. So, we just have to agree to disagree", King responded.

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The 1944 song is about a man trying to convince his date to stay with him a little longer. "I'm so irritated by this!" (It's like) people, sit down. "I think we have to look at that".

"I know I'm gonna get hammered for this", she predicted, "so let's just move along, please".

"Before we played the song Baby it's Cold Outside, but you said this song doesn't fit us anymore. We are cultivating a nation of babies", one user wrote.

"We are losing our sense of humor nowadays", King added. "Keep Baby it's Cold Outside in the air!" tweeted another.

"I personally love performing "Baby It's Cold Outside" and will continue to do so", Deanna told FOX News. "What is next burning books?"

The decision to stop playing the song has divided audiences. According to a press release from the station Tuesday, a poll with over 15,000 responses found listeners to be overwhelmingly in support of the song.

'People used to say, 'What's in this drink?' as a joke, ' Loesser explained.

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