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 far-right rally in August 2017 had been organized in part to protest the planned removal of a statue of Confederate Gen. When his mother pleaded with him to be careful, he replied: "we're not the one (sic) who need to be careful".
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.
He said Iranian Foreign Minister Jawwad Zarif also paid a visit to Islamabad and discussed the modalities for Yemen peace process. He said peace in Afghanistan is in Pakistan's interest, so his government will do "everything" to help.
Hendo [Jordan Henderson] shouldn't be involved in that, he had to protect the runners. "We made our lives hard for ourselves". You've got to win the ball, you've got to challenge against these boys. "We make mistakes, but usually I learn from it".
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.
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.
It seems like developer BonusXP is stepping up their game for the latest crack at the Stranger Things franchise. The forthcoming new season of Stranger Things will be accompanied by its own mobile game.
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.
Navy ships routinely sail in and out of the Black Sea, and under global rules are only allowed to stay in the waters for 21 days. Such flights occur outside the schedule of normal, planned operations when unusual situations arise.
The host also sang about Goldblum being "a silver fox with black thick-rimmed glasses" and his skill of playing jazz on piano. On Wednesday night's episode of the late night talkshow, Corden teamed with Goldblum to parody Grande's latest hit.
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.
Negotiations between Red Sox, Nathan Eovaldi ‘intensifying’
As for the specific Yankees free agency plans, MLB Network insider Jon Heyman has the scoop on who the team is going after next. If Ian Kinsler doesn't make a throwing error in the bottom of the 13th, the Red Sox win the game and Eovaldi gets the W.
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.
Revisions eyed for rushed Australia encryption law
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.
New ‘Far Cry’ Box Art Leaks Ahead of The Game Awards
Far Cry New Dawn will be released on February 15, 2019, on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC, and will retail at $39.99. Based on the teaser footage, and backed up by the leaked image, Far Cry: New Dawn will be a post-apocalyptic game.
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.