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Cee Lo tweets women can't be raped if they're not conscious and loses TBS show

Tweeted his way out of TBS reality show
Tweeted his way out of TBS reality show
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Former coach on NBC's 'The Voice' may have tweeted himself right out of his new reality show, "The Good Life" on the TBS network. Singersroom reported on Aug 3 that the Grammy winning artist's show was canceled by TBS this week following the series of disgusting tweets he wrote about rape.

The "Goodie Mob" member tweeted: "If someone is passed out they're not even WITH you consciously! So WITH implies consent," wrote Green. "People who have really been raped REMEMBER!!!"

The tweet implies that if a woman has been given a drug or substance that causes her to pass out and is then sexually violated, that woman can not "claim" to have been raped because she was not coherent or "conscious" at the time.

The tweet was posted only days after the "Crazy" singer pleaded no contest to one felony count of furnishing Ecstasy to a woman while dining at a downtown Los Angeles restaurant.

The LA Times reported Cee Lo Green, whose real name is Thomas DeCarlo Calloway, entered the plea on the day his preliminary hearing was scheduled to begin. He was accused of giving a 33-year-old woman Ecstasy, a drug also known as Molly, at the Wokcano restaurant in July 2012. The woman, who has not been named, told investigators she woke up to find herself naked in a bed with the singer in her hotel room.

Reports state that the LAPD's Robbery-Homicide Division conducted a full investigation that concluded with insufficient evidence, to permit prosecutors from filing any sex-related charges against Green. Cee Lo described the encounter between he and the unidentified woman as "consensual relations" and was quoted saying he was '"pleased" with the prosecutors' decision not to file any sex charges.'

Soon after the tweets were posted reflecting Green's "rape beliefs" TBS canceled the show that featured Cee Lo, and other members of the hip hop group "Goodie Mob." The network was greeted with a petition from women’s rights group UltraViolet to get rid of the show in light of Green’s tweets, reported Inside TV.

Despite the petition and the tweets the network still claims the show was canceled due to poor ratings. The former coach on NBC's "The Voice" has since deleted his tweets

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