Cee Lo Green brands his own rape comments 'idiotic'

Cee Lo Green wears a Patti LaBelle wig while performing a tribute to the lifetime achievement award...

Cee Lo Green wears a Patti LaBelle wig while performing a tribute to the lifetime achievement award winner at the 2011 BET Awards in Los Angeles June 26, 2011. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

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Singer Cee Lo Green has issued a public apology for the controversial comments about rape he posted on Twitter.com, branding his remarks “idiotic”.

The Forget You star sparked outrage this week by writing a series of posts implying women who are unconscious during a sexual assault cannot call it rape.

The tweet came just days after Green pleaded no contest to a felony count of sharing ecstasy after an ex-girlfriend accused him of slipping her the drug during a dinner date in 2012 and then having sex with her.

Green deleted his Twitter account after the controversy, but reactivated the page on Tuesday and he later posted an apology for his remarks, writing, “I truly and deeply apologize for the comments attributed to me on Twitter. Those comments were idiotic, untrue and not what I believe.”

 


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