Baby it's cold outside?

Jump to Last Post 1-13 of 13 discussions (35 posts)
  1. profile image0
    Onusonusposted 2 years ago

    Is it really about date rape? Should this song be banned?

    1. Live to Learn profile image78
      Live to Learnposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      I just read the lyrics. So, no. By consent standards it doesn't qualify as rape of any kind. But, in the current climate? What doesn't qualify a 'valid' claim of rape?

    2. Sharlee01 profile image85
      Sharlee01posted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Lyrics clearly show female clearly had a choice. So, if she wanted to stay and have "one more drink" that is her business. Not fair to ban a song that many women enjoy at Christmas time. I guess we don't count anymore?  We that know how to conduct ourselves on a date, and are able to make our own decisions on staying or leaving or having one more drink.

    3. gmwilliams profile image84
      gmwilliamsposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Not at all.  People are becoming a tad sensitive & hyperbolic these days.

  2. psycheskinner profile image85
    psycheskinnerposted 2 years ago

    It isn't banned.  Some radio stations are choosing to play it and others are not. That's their choice and not imposed on them by anyone else.  Just as listeners can choose what stations they tune into.  I have heard it several times this week.

  3. profile image0
    PrettyPantherposted 2 years ago

    I don't think it should be banned, just like I don't think books that were written 200 years ago and are offensive by today's standards should be banned.  It's culture.  We, as individuals, can choose to partake of it or not.  Our choice.

    1. psycheskinner profile image85
      psycheskinnerposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      One radio station decided to stop playing it, shit when viral, they backed down.  Hardly a ban.

      1. profile image0
        PrettyPantherposted 2 years agoin reply to this

        Another thing blown out of proportion for political purposes?  Say it isn't so.  lol

      2. profile image0
        Onusonusposted 2 years agoin reply to this

        I never said there was a ban.

  4. Aime F profile image79
    Aime Fposted 2 years ago

    Silliness.

    I just read an article saying some radio stations are starting to play it again because the decision to pull it was met with such poor reception. Which I think is the right call.

    Truthfully I think if you find offense in a Christmas carol you need to perhaps lighten up a little. Though my grandma did refuse to listen to “Grandma Got Run Over By a Reindeer”....

  5. Aime F profile image79
    Aime Fposted 2 years ago

    Not to make this political, but......

    https://youtu.be/jaBB0nmBpnM

    1. profile image0
      PrettyPantherposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Ha ha, loved it!

      1. IslandBites profile image90
        IslandBitesposted 2 years agoin reply to this
        1. profile image0
          PrettyPantherposted 2 years agoin reply to this

          Yes, funny!

  6. FatFreddysCat profile image97
    FatFreddysCatposted 2 years ago

    If we're gonna get rid of "Baby It's Cold Outside," can we also get rid of these?

    "The Christmas Shoes"
    "Grandma Got Run Over By a Reindeer"
    "Santa Baby"

    ...not because they're offensive, but because they suck!

    But seriously folks... the alleged "controversy" over this song is manufactured social-media nonsense. I was in a grocery store this past weekend when "Baby It's Cold Outside" played over the store speakers. Everyone looked up and laughed, like "Oh, nooooo! It's THAT song!" in mock horror. No one was "triggered."

    1. profile image0
      Onusonusposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Santa baby is gross. Gold digger with a grandpa fetish. I don't want it banned, I just change the channel when it comes on.

    2. gmwilliams profile image84
      gmwilliamsposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      I LOVE Santa Baby.   It is a very sexy song.   Don't touch Santa Baby.

      1. FatFreddysCat profile image97
        FatFreddysCatposted 2 years agoin reply to this

        Depends on who's singing it.

        Eartha Kitt - yes
        Madonna - not really
        Taylor Swift - nope!

        1. gmwilliams profile image84
          gmwilliamsposted 2 years agoin reply to this

          Eartha Kitt's version of course.  She is the only one who can sing Santa Baby!

      2. profile image0
        Onusonusposted 2 years agoin reply to this

        Lady with a grandpa fetish asks Santa for the deed to a platinum mine.

  7. Readmikenow profile image96
    Readmikenowposted 2 years ago

    Was it really a bad call by the radio station?  Think of how much attention the radio station has gotten from all over the world because of this.  Most people would have never heard of it.  Does the radio station believe there is no such thing as bad press?

  8. FatFreddysCat profile image97
    FatFreddysCatposted 2 years ago

    Remember when Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett sang "Baby It's Cold Outside" in a Christmas commercial for Barnes & Noble, and everyone loved it?

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gK2x_bnzwZU

    It was only three years ago! Good times, good times.

    1. profile image0
      PrettyPantherposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      There are many excellent renditions of this Christmas classic.

      https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=BgdLdl60EMA

    2. Sharlee01 profile image85
      Sharlee01posted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Oh, but you may have forgotten. Liberals are very fickled. I mean could lady Gaga do anything wrong?

      1. Aime F profile image79
        Aime Fposted 2 years agoin reply to this

        Sigh. This isn’t “liberals”. This was a radio station.

        And as a liberal, I can’t stand Lady Gaga.

        What else ya got?

        1. Sharlee01 profile image85
          Sharlee01posted 2 years agoin reply to this

          You got me, sorry for offending. I should take my own advice and chill.

  9. Wesman Todd Shaw profile image93
    Wesman Todd Shawposted 2 years ago

    Of course it should be banned. All things in this world which melt snowflakes should be banned. It should be illegal to have thoughts which aren't PC. Why do we only punish people for saying things when they've got such guilty looks on their stupid faces? Death sentences for thought crimes - it's the future in progressive utopia.

    1. JAKE Earthshine profile image74
      JAKE Earthshineposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      https://hubstatic.com/14324723.jpg

  10. FatFreddysCat profile image97
    FatFreddysCatposted 2 years ago

    Well, that escalated quickly.

    1. GA Anderson profile image91
      GA Andersonposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      But predictably.

      GA

  11. Live to Learn profile image78
    Live to Learnposted 2 years ago

    It's funny but the new age feminism resembles old time patriarchy. Women aren't responsible for actions or decisions, it's all on the guy.

    1. Sharlee01 profile image85
      Sharlee01posted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Well said. Did you not know, omen just can't make a decision that affects their safety...  Must leave that up to a male...

      1. Live to Learn profile image78
        Live to Learnposted 2 years agoin reply to this

        New age feminism, in my judgment, basically insists women must be viewed as having diminished capacity.

  12. profile image0
    PrettyPantherposted 2 years ago

    Are y'all arguing with imaginary scary liberals in your head? Because I haven't seen a single liberal.support banning this song.  In fact, not a single liberal here has criticized this song.  In fact, this song hasn't even been banned anywhere.

    It must be fun arguing with the imaginary boogeymen in your heads.

  13. hard sun profile image84
    hard sunposted 2 years ago

    If I ran a radio station, I'd play the song continuously for 24 hours one straight. Maybe that's one reason I don't own a radio station. I may alternate versions though.

 
working

This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://corp.maven.io/privacy-policy

Show Details
Necessary
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Features
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Marketing
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Statistics
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)
ClickscoThis is a data management platform studying reader behavior (Privacy Policy)