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CeeLo Green apologizes for Twitter rape comments

CeeLo Green apologized Tuesday night for the statements about rape which he says were “attributed” to him on Twitter. In a series of offensive tweets, Green argued that women can only be raped if they are conscious, writing, “women who have really been raped REMEMBER!!!” Following the ensuing outrage, TBS confirmed yesterday that Green’s reality showThe Good Life, was canceled. Green, however, tried to distance himself from the statements in his apology Tuesday night after his Twitter account was reactivated following its deletion.

Green’s initial tweets came after he pleaded no contest Friday to a felony charge of furnishing ecstasy to a woman in 2012. Prosecutors did not charge Green with rape on grounds of insufficient evidence.

CeeLo Green tweets that only women who 'remember' can be raped (Updated)

Update: Green’s twitter account is back.

CeeLo Green deleted his Twitter account following a series of series of controversial statements about rape, including the assertion that women can only be raped if they are conscious. In the tweets–which can now be read via screenshots—Green wrote that women who have “really been raped REMEMBER!!!” Green, a former coach on The Voice, also tweeted that if “someone is passed out they’re not even WITH you consciously! so WITH Implies consent” and compared a rape to a home invasion.


Cee Lo Green pleads not guilty in felony drug case -- UPDATE

Cee Lo Green pleaded not guilty Monday to giving a woman ecstasy at a Los Angeles restaurant during a 2012 dinner, and prosecutors declined to file a rape count against the singer because of insufficient evidence.

Green, 38, whose real name is Thomas DeCarlo Callaway, appeared in court hours after prosecutors charged him with one felony count of furnishing a controlled substance. He could face four years in prison if convicted.

Green spoke only once during a brief arraignment hearing to acknowledge he understood the court’s scheduling of his case.

He sat in a front row of the courtroom with his girlfriend while waiting for a bondsman to post his $30,000 bail. His case is due back in court on Nov. 20.

Green was pleased that the rape charge was rejected and will address the ecstasy count in court, his attorney Blair Berk wrote in a statement.

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