A U.S. radio station is giving the cold shoulder to the classic Baby It's Cold Outside, removing the song from its lineup of holiday music because its lyrics are inappropriate toward women, staff members say.
That's why Cleveland radio station WDOK, also known as Star 102, has made a decision to cease playing the song, according to the station's website.
"The world we live in is extra sensitive now, and people get easily offended, but in a world where #MeToo has finally given women the voice they deserve, the song has no place".
My mother will start to worry - Beautiful, what's your hurry?
The song was originally written for the 1944 film "Neptune's Daughter", and would go on to win Best Original Song at the Oscars that year.
However lines in the song, which has been covered by artists including Louis Armstrong, Dean Martin, Dolly Parton and Michael Buble, have been accused of encouraging rape and drink spiking.
Sondra Miller, president of the Cleveland Rape Crisis Center, said that "in 2018, what we know is consent is "Yes" and if you get a "No" it means "No" and you should stop right there".
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"The song wasn't scheduled for airplay on any Bell Media Radio stations and there are no plans to play it in the future", he wrote in an emailed statement.
The lyrics, which includes a key line that purportedly alludes to a drink being spiked, were deemed too controversial and the song was subsequently pulled.
Not when its lyrics suggest a man who won't take no for an answer. "People might say, 'oh, enough with that #MeToo, ' but if you really put that aside and listen to the lyrics, it's not something I would want my daughter to be in that kind of a situation", midday host Desiray told Cleveland's Fox 8.
Comedian and writer Jen Kirkman explained how the song may not be about a man persuading a woman to stay and have sex with him, but rather how a woman's reputation will suffer if she wants to stay, and does.
While another did see how the lyrics were inappropriate, but pointed out by not playing the song won't change much.
"You have that song all wrong".