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NBA Finals: Twitter erupts over CeeLo Green singing national anthem despite 2014 rape tweets


SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) — If you were one of the millions of viewers who watched the NBA Finals on Sunday night, you might have been shocked to see CeeLo Green sing the national anthem ahead of Game 2 between the Goldens State Warriors and the Boston Celtics.

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.

Many users pointed to Green’s problematic tweets and sexual assault allegations mentioned above.

However, some netizens, happy to see the singer’s return, applauded his rendition of the national anthem.

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