Martin's comments come after various radio stations chose to pull the song, which was first written in 1944 for the romantic comedy film Neptune's Daughter, over claims it promotes date rape and sexual harassment, with its lyrics including Martin asking a woman to spend the night with him.
"I totally get what you're saying about the context", he acknowledged, "but that powerful reaction has to be dealt with".
"This song is not about an abuse of power, it is about flirtation and that is how flirtation was in those days", Susan said, adding that she doesn't want the song connected to the #MeToo movement. Other lyrics like "say, what's in this drink?" have also raised eyebrows. Now, KOIT is letting listeners decide whether to bring "Baby, It's Cold Outside" back, and the poll is running 90 percent in the song's favor. It was a different time'.
Those against the song say it promotes date rape, describing a man pressuring a woman to stay despite her adamantly telling him "no, no, no".
Frank Loesser, the song's writer, wouldn't be happy about the ban.
The 37-year-old Rwigara, who had denounced the charges as politically motivated, had faced 22 years in prison if convicted. The acquittal of Diane Rwigara and her mother Adeline could be seen a significant step in Rwanda's democracy.
Australia may not be one of Apple's biggest markets, but that doesn't mean that this new law might not cause problems. It differs from laws in China, Russia and Turkey, where services offering end-to-end encryption are banned.
The White House said a state funeral would be held on Wednesday at the National Cathedral in Washington, DC. They'll then go back to Joint Base Andrews, with a destination set for Texas, the news release said.
When Jackson was hired by the Knicks, the former Lakers and Bulls coach called upon Fisher to be his head coach. The Sparks announced the move Wednesday, five days after longtime WNBA coach Brian Agler resigned .
In the second period of Tuesday's game, Reaves delivered a late shoulder hit to Wilson whose head was turned to face the puck. Reaves lit up Tom Wilson , Alex Ovechkin destroyed Tomas Nosek, and William Carrier was hitting everything that moved.
Both Henson and Dellavedova, who won a title with the Cavs in 2016, have one year and about $10 million left on their contracts. The Cavs remain active in trade talks and according to Fedor , are "willing to take on extra salary" for more draft picks.
From the round I've played so far, it's weird to see a bunch of old weapons and new ideas thrown together into the same pot. Each Danger Zone match includes pistols, rifles, SMGs and heavy weapons featured in the CS:GO's classic arsenal.
Activision announced a remake of " Crash Team Racing " during The Game Awards 2018 called " Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled". The standard edition doesn't have any fancy collectibles or digital pack-ins, but the game is all you really need anyway.
According to the CDC , most brain infections from amoebas are associated with swimming in warm freshwater lakes and rivers . Cobbs says the woman carried an amoeba called Balamuthia mandrillaris that kills the brain cells slowly over time .
If the whole video had been about that, I'd have been okay with it - but I get it, that's not what Rewind is generally about. At time of publication, the video has a staggering 2.2 million dislikes-more than double the 1 million likes it's garnered.
TMZ notes that Felder and the woman got into an argument the night before, resulting in him choking her and leaving visible marks. The Raptors have chose to part ways with third-year guard Kay Felder , who was recently charged with domestic violence.
A 26-year-old man is being questioned by detectives after he was located at an address in central Auckland on Saturday afternoon. Despite a major police search and public campaign for information, no further sightings of the backpacker have been confirmed.
Altria buys 45 percent stake in Canadian marijuana company
Shares of Cronos surged as much as 33 per cent to $18.56 on the Toronto Stock Exchange from its $13.98 closing price on Thursday. Altria is in talks to acquire a stake in e-cigarette start-up Juul Labs Inc., according to reports by US media outlets.
6 dead, dozens hurt in club stampede in Italy
It wasn't immediately clear how many people were inside when the stampede erupted or the club's maximum capacity. A further 14 people are said to be seriously injured, with as many as 100 people injured in total.
Epic Games Store Rocked at Its The Game Awards 2018 Debut
If you've played Fortnite , you likely have an Epic Games account, which is what you need to log in to the Epic Games store . Even with its generous revenue split for developers, competing with Steam is going to be an uphill battle for Epic Games .
Obsidian Unveils The Outer Worlds
The latest Obsidian game is The Outer Worlds , as revealed at the Game Awards 2018 . In it, you are a part of a colonist ship heading to the far reaches of outer space.
Former President George HW Bush has passed away
Former President Barack Obama said in a statement: "America has lost a patriot and humble servant in George Herbert Walker Bush". While Mr Trump spoke graciously of Mr Bush, he has not always been so kind to the former president or his family. "George H.W.