Transcript for Legend, Clarkson criticized for new ‘Baby, It’s Cold Outside’
Now to the backlash this morning over John legend and Kelly Clarkson's classic "Baby, it's cold outside" that dropped at midnight. Some say it may be too politically correct and T.J. Holmes is here with more. You all know it is an absolute Christmas classic. In recent years it's been referred to as a date rape because of the lyrics that talk about a man trying to get a woman to stay at his apartment after she repeatedly says no. We not an updated 2019 version but you know what, people got a problem with these lyrics too. I really can't stay baby it's cold -- Reporter: It's getting an update. I really tants can't stay baby it's cold outside Reporter: John legend and Kelly Clarkson released a reimagined version of baby it's cold outside. Here's a line from the original. I ought to say no, no, no, might if I move in closer. At least I'm gonna say that I tried. Reporter: The new legend Clarkson replaces it with -- I ought to say no, no, no, sir then you really ought to go, go, go at least I'm gonna say that I tried well, Murray he just pulled up outside And here's another. Say, what's in this drink no cabs to be had out there. Reporter: That's replaced I have one more drink? It's your body and your choice Reporter: Critics like Sharon Osborne were quick to rye jacket. To change an innocent lyric to -- what is it your mind and your body. What the hell are you thinking? That's ridiculous. Reporter: Deanna martin daughter of Dean martin who popularized it in 1959 thinks I don't think that John legend should have changed the lyrics. I think leave a tender moment alone. All right, controversy over the classic will continue. I'll be back next year. They are both great songs. The great thing is you have the freedom of choice to listen to whichever one you want. We are following a lot of
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