CeeLo Green Tweets That It’s Only Rape If The Person Is Conscious, Then Deletes Tweets
According to Buzzfeed, singer CeeLo Green Green took to his Twitter account to defend himself shortly after pleading no contest to charges that he slipped a woman the drug ecstasy in her drink. Green wrote that rape was only possible when the victim was/is conscious..
[su_center_ad]Examples of thee 39-year-old singer’s tweets following his sentencing, which have since been deleted:
“People who have really been raped REMEMBER!!!”
“If someone is passed out they’re not even WITH you consciously! so WITH Implies consent.”
On Monday, Green’s Twitter account was active again:
“Let me 1st praise god for exoneration fairness & freedom! Secondly I sincerely apologize for my comments being taken so far out of context.”
“I only intended on a healthy exchange to help heal those who love me from the pain I had already caused from this. Please forgive me as it..”
“…was your support that got me thru this to begin with. I’d never condone the harm of any women. Thank you.”
Green faced one felony drug charge, but prosecutors claimed there was a lack of evidence which led to no rape charges being filed, but he was still sentenced to three years of probation, plus 45 days of community service.
CeeLo’s TBS series “The Good Life” was canceled Tuesday after one season, according to Deadline. The site adds that the network has already removed the show from its website.[su_sky_ad]