'Baby It's Cold Outside' banned by a Cleveland radio station

"The View" co-hosts weigh in on the holiday classic being banned recently by an Ohio radio station over complaints about the lyrics in the era of the #MeToo movement.
5:31 | 12/03/18

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Now, there has been some controversy over yet another song. First, Cleveland's Christmas station just announced they're banning this oscar-winning song that was first made popular by Ricardo montal ban and Esther Williams in the 1949 movie "Neptune's daughter." Take a look. ??? Baby, it's bad out there ??? ??? what's in this drink ??? ??? I wish I knew how to break this spell ??? ??? I'll take your hat. Your hair looks swell ??? ??? I ought to say no, no, no ??? ??? at least I'm going to say that I tried ??? ??? what's the sense of hurting my pride ??? ??? baby, don't hold out, it's cold outside ??? So people are saying that the message of the song sends a bad message to the me too era. I can't, I can't. This song was not written in the -- Someone literally laughed out loud and put their hand over their mouth. You speak for many of us, ma'am. I understand -- I mean, like, I get what they're saying, but you know what, in 1949 people didn't go to bed with each other. Well, they did but we didn't know about it. Okay, you know. All right. But if you were dating someone, if you were dating someone, you'll never see a movie where the people go to bed. Right. No. This was considered -- he was making love to her. They would have waves crashing. Making out was making love. Or a train going through a tunnel. There's all kinds of -- In "Vertigo" in Alfred Hitchcock, when a train goes through a hole it's implied. "North by northwest". I always liked that song because when I was getting married all the women in the family were giving me advice about my wedding night. So my grandmother -- Were you a virgin? Anyway -- Oh. Don't answer that question. She doesn't answer questions about her sex life either. Meghan. I'm sorry, I didn't know. How dare you. They were giving me advice, so my grandmother who didn't speak a lot of English, she said, I'll tell you what to do. I said, yes? She said, say, baby it's cold outside. What does that mean? Now you know. I had no idea what she meant. My mother was like -- What about this song by robin Thicke called "Blurred lines". This is two -- this is two different eras to different songs. I know. But this -- I know you want to get to that one. Let me I just want to read it. I know you do. Let me finish with this one. This is my favorite Christmas song. I actually -- well, I make my husband sing this duet with me every year and it sounds terrible. It's in "Elf" which is also my favorite Christmas movie which is a movie for kids by the way. Where does it end? Where does it end? Here's the thing, and you can -- there are lots of things that make people uncomfortable. There are things that will make you uncomfortable if you're looking to be uncomfortable. That's what this song is for a lot of folks. This is not -- you know, this is an era when people would, you know, chase the kiss. When she said my mother would be at the door, none of us at that age were looking at our moms, talking to our mothers. In those days they were. So please lighten up on this. When you see something like what you're about to talk about, it's quite real. This, I can't buy this. I can't buy it. People are saying that it's like a that's the criticism, that it's some kind of date rape song. Because she said I really can't stay and he says, baby, come on, luring her back. What's in the drink. It was an innocent thing at the time. To bring it to this era -- but this is a new song called "Blurred lines." The line, the lyrics are, I hate these blurred lines, I know you want it. I hate them blurred lines, I know you want it. Then he goes, but you're a good girl, the way you grab me must mean you're getting nasty, go ahead get at me, you know you want it. I don't like that song. I have to say, I love the song because I walk to it, you know. It's like, you know you want it. That's a date rape song. There's a lawsuit with that song with Marvin Gaye. They say he stole it. You know you want it. He did a duet with Miley Cyrus doing that song. She was twerking on stage during an award show. Oh yeah. Remember that? None of that is Christmas music. No, it's not Christmas music. "Baby it's cold outside" means it's snowing outside, come on and snuggle up. That's what they're talking about it. I didn't even know it was like a sexual song. I thought it was about literally being out wanting to come inside. My grandmother knew. In 1949, you know, they were talking about snuggling and don't go outside, it's cold. Sunny? I want to tell you a little

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