Social Dilemma-Is "Baby, It's Cold Outside" An Inappropriate Christmas Song

Today's social dilemma came about because of the new version of Baby, It's Cold Outside that John Legend and Kelly Clarkson sing. Apparently they rewrote it so that there's nothing that could be misconstrued as being creepy. Some people think the original song is inappropriate especially in the era of "me too." But whenever I hear that song, I think it was written in the 40's, and it's a playful back and forth between a man and a woman, with the man trying to get the woman to stay at his house, and her saying no, but then caving a bit.  Without reading too much into it, the song sounds playful to me.   But in the "me too" era, is it too much? Some people say yes, others say not. Again, I think it's done in a playful way, but do understand how some people might find it a little well, pushy for lack of a better word. For me, I don't think it's fair to judge that song by today's standards and in the 40's when it was written, it was clearly sung in a playful, fun way.   But John Legend and Kelly Clarkson decided on the new version to record to keep it safe. And they sound great. It's still a fun song, with some funny lines. So I guess now I like both versions. What do you think?  Please let me know on the TRY Facebook page.

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