CeeLo Green has taken to his recently re-activated Twitter account to apologize for rape comments that many believe caused TBS to cancel his show, The Good Life.

CeeLo Green's TV Show Canceled

TBS announced that it would be canceling Green’s short-lived reality series after its 6-episode first season. While TBS blamed the cancelation on bad ratings, the announcement comes on the heels of Green’s questionable comments about rape, which caused a huge uproar and sparked a petition to get The Good Life off the air.

CeeLo Green Tweets Rape Comments

Green made a series of offensive comments about rape on Tuesday, Sept. 2, after pleading no contest to charges that he slipped a woman ecstasy in 2012. The woman originally accused Green of slipping her drugs and raping her, but the rape charges were eventually dropped due to insufficient evidence. Green has maintained that any sexual activity was consensual.

In court on Friday, Aug. 29, Green pleaded no contest and was sentenced to 360 hours of community service and three years of probation. He must also attend 52 AA or NA meetings. Though Green accepted the sentence, the musician maintains his innocence.

“CeeLo Green is pleased that the District Attorney’s office would allow him the opportunity to resolve this appropriately and maintain his innocence. He is happy to put this behind him and continue to move forward,” said his rep in a statement.

Following the news, Green made a series of tweets, which appear to have been replies to other Twitter users, in which he debates the definition of rape and consent, claiming, among other things, that if a woman is unconscious it implies consent and, therefore, any sexual activity cannot be considered rape.

“if someone is passed out they’re not even WITH you consciously! so WITH implies consent [sic],” Green tweeted.

“Women who have really been raped REMEMBER!!!” Green added.

Green quickly deleted the tweets, but readers had already screen captured the ridiculous statements.

CeeLo Green Deletes Twitter Account, Apologizes

After he deleted his offending tweets, Green tweeted an apology, writing, “Let me 1st praise god for exoneration fairness & freedom! Secondly I sincerely apologize for my comments being taken so far out of context. I only intended on a healthy exchange to help heal those who love me from the pain I had already caused from this. Please forgive me as it was your support that got me thru this to begin with. I’d never condone the harm of any women. Thank you.

That series of apology tweets was later deleted when Green removed his Twitter account entirely sometime in the early hours of Tuesday, Sept. 2. Later that morning, Green reactivated his Twitter account, and on Wednesday, Sept. 3, the former The Voice coach issued another short apology via Twitter.

“I truly and deeply apologize for the comments attributed to me on Twitter. Those comments were idiotic, untrue and not what I believe,” Green wrote, posting a link to one of his songs called “The Bridge,” in which he advocates for peace and love to all.

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