Louisville radio station plays ‘Baby, It’s Cold Outside’

Posted at 2:57 PM, Dec 18, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-18 20:21:55-05
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A Kentucky radio station is getting a lot of praise from their listeners after they played “Baby, It’s Cold Outside” for a couple of hours.

WAKY, a radio station based in Louisville Kentucky, decided to play the Christmas song after another radio station in Cleveland first banned the song from their holiday playlist.

WE LOVE THE SONG! Tomorow (Sunday) morning beginning at 8am, WAKY will play "Baby, It's Cold Outside" continuously…

Posted by WAKY 103.5FM 100.1FM 620AM on Saturday, December 15, 2018

Before airing the song, WAKY posted on their Facebook page they were committed to playing the song simply because they loved the song.

BABY, IT'S COLD OUTSIDE! We like it and we're not afraid to play it on WAKY for the next couple of hours!

Posted by WAKY 103.5FM 100.1FM 620AM on Sunday, December 16, 2018

Radio stations in California, Ohio and Canada have banned the song after the rise of the #METOO movement.

Critics say the lyrics describe a “date rape” scenario and the song no longer deserves a spot on Christmas playlists.