CeeLo Green took to Facebook last night to offer a sort-of-apology for his recent string of tweets about rape. “I truly and deeply apologize for the comments attributed to me on Twitter,” he wrote. “Those comments were idiotic, untrue and not what I believe.”
Green, facing a felony charge for supplying ecstasy to a woman in 2012, changed his plea from not guilty to no contest on August 29th. Two days later, he posted a series of tweets contesting the definition of rape. He later deleted his Twitter account before reinstating it.
He tweeted the same apology message that he posted on Facebook. Still, his suggestion that the comments were “attributed” to him seems to avoid some of the responsibility for his actions.
The singer’s series for TBS, The Good Life, was canceled in the wake of his comments.