REPORT: Backlash as more radio stations ban “Baby, It’s Cold Outside”

BY TEAM DML / DECEMBER 5, 2018 /

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Following the lead of several other radio stations in the United States and Canada, Bay Area radio station KOIT said it was banning the holiday staple “Baby, It’s Cold Outside,” CBS station KPIX reports. Many listeners have said the song heard on countless holiday playlists is inappropriate in the #MeToo era – but others are outraged the classic tune has been taken off the air.

Penned by “Guys and Dolls” writer Frank Loesser in 1944, the song’s lyrics describe a woman trying extricate herself from a date and saying “no, no, no,” while a man insists that she stays as he moves in closer, pours her more alcohol, and warns about the weather outside. Critics of the song say the lyrics promote date rape.

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“I made the decision, it’s off for now,” Brian Figula, program manager at KOIT radio told KPIX, adding that he is considering leaving the ultimate decision up to the people.

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13 Comments

  1. Douglas Schmitt December 5th, 2018 at 7:14 am

    Leave the song along, it’s been around since 1944 and I have NEVER heard anyone say the song made me do it .what a bunch of thinned skinned idiots.

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  2. ZS December 5th, 2018 at 7:29 am

    Bunch of pansie ass twinkie brain idiots. Those who are going along are yellow bellied sap suckers that are just as stupid. Sheeple have taken political correctness to a new low. Its probably thought up by trouble makers that have nothing to do except whine about something or anything. pathetic all the way.

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  3. Steve Hardin December 5th, 2018 at 8:11 am

    Boycott these stations this is so stupid.

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  4. Ken G December 5th, 2018 at 8:50 am

    If you keep on giving into these idiots it will never stop!

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  5. J December 5th, 2018 at 8:56 am

    “I bet you want it in your butt, I’ll put it in your fucking cunt”. D12 – purple pills. Yeah these Lyrics are way more appropriate.

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    • Penny Pieper December 5th, 2018 at 10:25 am

      The double standard in this country are horrifying.

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  6. Ron December 5th, 2018 at 11:49 am

    Then get that woman degrading, law enforcement bashing disgusting rap bullshit off your stations to, you hypocrite morons who make these decisions.

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    • Jan December 5th, 2018 at 9:18 pm

      I said the same thing about rap. It promotes degrading of women , violence ect but is anyone taking it off the air!!??? Leave the song alone . It just gets crazier.

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  7. Angelina December 5th, 2018 at 1:54 pm

    Leave the lyrics alone!!! Wtf is wrong with these sick ppl!?!?!

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  8. Verna December 5th, 2018 at 2:09 pm

    I say people to start calling the radio station and requested to hear this song

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  9. Barbara Mikula December 5th, 2018 at 9:26 pm

    Puhleeze. Idiots abound.

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  10. Dee Whigham December 5th, 2018 at 10:25 pm

    These idiots need to get a life! Leave it alone. Just think how much good these people could maybe accomplish if they’re would quit worrring about stupid stuff !

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  11. Richard December 6th, 2018 at 8:24 am

    Critics of the song say the lyrics promote date rape if you are a slug. This trend will continue as we start banning everything that offends one or two mindless people that have nothing better in their lives than to complain about something. Just wait, White Christmas will be banned soon. Fat people will complain about the Jolly fat guy in the red and white suit.
    The future is coming and it will be dark.

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