Some people have a problem with the song, "Baby, It's Cold Outside". Those who do, say the song is about a woman being encouraged to drink and coerced into staying in the man's apartment against her will.

According to NOLA.com, the original version, written in the 1940s, was seen as empowering for women, since, at that time, it would've been a bold move for a single woman to be alone in a man's apartment.

Let's check out Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood's performance to see if she's blinking out "HELP ME":

Now, here's an alternate, less creepy version from Lydia Liza and Josiah Lemanski, two Minnesota singer/songwriters:

You have a choice, America.

Here's the whole story.

 

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