Transcript for 'Baby It's Cold Outside' banned by radio station: Overreaction or outdated?
So much scares me about you. There is a song "Baby it's cold outside." Yes. ??? Baby it's cold outside ??? You like that song? It's in "Elf." It is. If it's in "Elf," it's good. There is a Cleveland radio station banning the song. They will not play it because they feel like the lyrics are outdated because he talks about baby, it's cold outside and what's the sense of hurting my pride? It's like she's trying to ply her with alcohol to stay with him. Some people say it's outdated and we shouldn't listen to it. They have completely taken it off the radio. I'm curious. Is it an overreaction? Absolutely. If you look at anything through the lens of 2018 and we were to take off every work of art, picture, book, song and analyzed it, for the time it was, what would be left? Where do you stop if you start with something like this? There's a flip argument that the song was more about a woman wanting to stay and how people would view her. There were two interpretations on the lyrics. The one is that he's trying to get her to stay by doing unscrupulous things. If you listen to the song, it's not like she's really fighting. She's enjoying herself. They're flirting. I think it's overthought. They banned it because they feel like it's manipulative and wrong. People have said she wanted to get down and stay over. Those were the exact words. He is offering her an excuse to use, you know, baby it's cold outside, so why don't you stay. It's cold outside -- she's explaining to him that excuse doesn't work when you're a woman who has to deal with what the neighbors think. He's giving her more excuses to to use with the neighbors so she can stay, which she really wants to do. There's both sides to everything. Most people, including those who listen to the station, think they're overreacting too. There's a kick back also to Rudolph. Don't come for Rudolph. They're trying. One of our producers, jack,
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