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CeeLo Leaves Twitter, Loses TV Show After Insensitive Rape Comments

CeeLo Green did not have a good weekend.

After pleading “no contest” to slipping ecstasy into a date’s drink, the singer took to Twitter to share his own completely despicable definition of sexual consent, saying, “People who have really been raped REMEMBER!!!”

Unless, you know, they were drugged. But don’t worry, he went on to address that technicality as well, exclaiming,”If someone is passed out they’re not even WITH you consciously! so WITH Implies consent.”

Oh, that’s how it works!

On Monday, Green attempted to back-peddle by allegedly tweeting the following semi-apologies, which read less like a mea-culpa and more like a celebration of avoiding jail time with a “sorry” to those who supported him sprinkled on top.

The whole I-don’t-condone-rape-thing seems like sort of an afterthought…

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Cheetos Portraits Fall In Line With the Brand Strategy

For his birthday, CeeLo Green — rapper, “singer,” and one of the team leaders on The Voice – got a portrait of himself and his cat Purrfect made out of Cheetos. Other celebs that have been immortalized in the orange snacks are Conan O’Brien and Rachael Ray, who unveiled her portrait on her show with a package about the artist Jason Baalman. Visitors to the Cheetos Facebook page can also enter their email address to win a chance to get their own Cheetos portrait.

Random no? Actually, according to Chris Kuechenmeister, a spokesperson for Frito-Lay and the Cheetos brand, this is all part of a master plan.

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