Green was essentially “cancelled” in 2014 for his insensitive and inappropriate rape tweets.
In 2012, the singer was charged with drugging and sexually assaulting a woman, but prosecutors concluded there was not enough evidence to bring that sexual assault charge to court, the office said. from the Los Angeles County District Attorney in a statement.
Green also came under fire after sending a tweet deemed “homophobic” to the music publisher which negatively criticized his performance with Rihanna in Minneapolis in 2011.
Fast forward to Sunday night when Twitter learned of the questionable choice to have Green perform the national anthem.
Warriors got a *green* Ceelo singing the national anthem, they didn’t think about it
— The Burner by Klay Thompson (@iKlayThompson) June 6, 2022
Many users pointed to Green’s problematic tweets and sexual assault allegations mentioned above.
Wait, wait a second, doesn’t Cee Lo Green have serious, summary rape/assault allegations? ! Why is he singing the national anthem #NBAFinals
— Megan Revello (@Megan_Revello) June 6, 2022
However, some netizens, happy to see the singer’s return, applauded his rendition of the national anthem.
Good to see that we got Ceelo out of the NBA Finals cancellation. Damn time!
— Wosny Lambre (@BigWos) June 5, 2022
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