CeeLo Green tweets bizarre definition of rape and deletes Twitter account
Singer CeeLo Green, whose real name is Thomas DeCarlo Callaway, attends a hearing at the Los Angeles Superior Court House on August 29, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. Green pleaded no contest to a felony charge of furnishing ecstasy and was sentenced to three years of probation. The charge stems from a 2012 incident where he was accused of slipping ecstasy into a woman's drink. (Photo by David Buchan/Getty Images)
Ceelo Green performs during the Beer Fest on August 13, 2014 in Belgrade, Serbia. (Photo by Srdjan Stevanovic/Getty Images)
CeeLo Green performs before an outdoor NHL hockey game between the New York Rangers and New York Islanders at Yankee Stadium in New York, Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014. He flashed a middle finger at the crowd as he left the stage after being incessantly booed throughout the performance.(Photo by Andy Marlin/NHLI via Getty Images)
THE VOICE -- 'Live Show' Episode 519A -- Pictured: CeeLo Green -- (Photo by: Trae Patton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
From left, Carson Daly, Adam Levine, Christina Aguilera, CeeLo Green, and Blake Shelton attend "The Voice" Season 5 Top 12 red carpet event at Universal Studios on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013 in Universal City, Calif. (Photo by Paul A. Hebert/Invision/AP)
Pimlico Race Course, Baltimore, MD The Virgin Festival Singer for Gnarls Barkley, Cee-Lo Green, takes the stage at the Virgin Festival. (Photo by Tracy A. Woodward/The Washington Post/Getty Images)
CHULA VISTA, CA - JUNE 07: Singer/songwriter CeeLo Green performs on stage in support of Lionel Richie's 'All The Hits All Night Long' tour at Sleep Train Amphitheatre on June 7, 2014 in Chula Vista, California. (Photo by Daniel Knighton/Getty Images,)
LAS VEGAS, NV - JUNE 06: Recording artist CeeLo Green performs as he opens for Lionel Richie at the Mandalay Bay Events Center on June 6, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
ANAHEIM, CA - JUNE 03: CeeLo Green performs at Lionel Richie's 'All The Hits All Night Long' Tour With CeeLo Green - Anaheim, CA at Honda Center on June 3, 2014 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Gabriel Olsen/FilmMagic)
VANCOUVER, BC - MAY 29: Recording artist CeeLo Green opens for Lionel Richie 'All The Hits All Night Long' tour at Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena on May 29, 2014 in Vancouver, Canada. (Photo by Andrew Chin/FilmMagic)
THE VOICE -- 'Live Show' Episode 517A -- Pictured: (l-r) Adam Levine, CeeLo Green -- (Photo by: Trae Patton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
CENTURY CITY, CA - MAY 02: Recording artist CeeLo Green performs onstage at the 21st annual Race to Erase MS at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza on May 2, 2014 in Century City, California. (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images for Race to Erase MS)
AUSTIN, TX - MARCH 15: CeeLo Green performs as part of Rachel Ray's Feedback Party at Stubbs Bar-B-Que on March 15, 2014 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Tim Mosenfelder/Getty Images)
CeeLo Green performs at The Grove's 11th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Spectacular Presented By Citi at The Grove on November 17, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Alexandra Wyman/Invision for Caruso Affiliated/AP Images)
This image released by NBC shows, from left, Carson Daly, Adam Levine, Christina Aguilera, and CeeLo Green at a cocktail reception for "The Voice" in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Saturday, July 27, 2013. (AP Photo/NBC, Paul Drinkwater)
COMMERCIAL IMAGE - In this photo released by Fuse on Tuesday, July 26, 2011, Kelly Rowland interviews CeeLo on a new episode of âCeeLo Green * Talking to Strangers,â premiering July 27th at 11pm ET on Fuse. (Casey Rodgers / AP Images for Fuse)
This image released by The Weinstein Company shows CeeLo Green, left, and Mark Ruffalo in a scene from "Begin Again." (AP Photo/The Weinstein Company, Andrew Schwartz)
THE VOICE -- 'Live Show' Episode 516B -- Pictured: (l-r) CeeLo Green, Christina Aguilera -- (Photo by: Trae Patton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
ATLANTA, GA - SEPTEMBER 29: Little Richard and CeeLo Green chat backstage at 'The Legacy Lounge' A conversation with CeeLo Green and his inspiration at W Atlanta - Downtown on September 29, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Rick Diamond/WireImage for NARAS)
TODAY -- Pictured: (l-r) CeeLo Green and James Franco appear on NBC News' 'Today' show -- (Photo by: Peter Kramer/NBC/NBC NewsWire via Getty Images)
Singer CeeLo Green's reality show was cancelled one day after he deleted his Twitter account following a Sunday rant detailing his convoluted definition of rape – only 48 hours after pleading no contest to drugging a woman in 2012.
The former Gnarls Barkley front man claimed on the social network that having sex with someone without their permission is only rape if they are conscious and able to say no, according to grabs provided by the Daily Dot.
The eye-opening rant caught the attention of TBS executives Tuesday. They cancelled his reality show "The Good Life," according to The Wrap.
Green's tweets came only two days after he pleaded no contest to the 2012 incident, in which the singer is accused of slipping ecstasy into a woman's drink the night before she woke up in his bed claiming she had no idea what happened, according to reports.
Green's lawyer insisted throughout the trial that the pair had consensual sex. The controversial lyricist was not charged with sexual assault and instead received only a sentence of three years probation and 45 days of community service.
Despite his very apparent good fortune, Green's stunning lack of remorse shined through in a trio of tweets.
His Twitter account then mysteriously disappeared from the Internet ether. CeeLo suprisingly did not claim he was hacked and instead offered a feeble apology, according to BuzzFeed.
"Let me 1st praise god for exoneration fairness & freedom! Secondly I sincerely apologize for my comments being taken so far out of context," he wrote.
"I only intended on a healthy exchange to help heal those who love me from the pain I had already caused from this," he continued. "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."
Green has had a rough year, enduring ridicule on stage and hoisting middle fingers at hockey fans while he performed during an intermission at an Islanders versus Rangers hockey game in Yankee Stadium, but his Twitter defense was a new low.
He had more than two-million Twitter followers prior to the rant, he's lost about a third of them and no longer stars in a television show.