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Cee Lo Green sorry for offensive tweets about rape

SORRY: Singer Cee Lo Green

CEELO GREEN has apologised for posting offensive tweets about rape.

The singer made the comments after pleading no contest to giving a woman ecstasy after a dinner date in July 2012.

The woman claimed she blacked out and woke up naked in the singer's bed, but prosecutors did not charge him with any sexual offences.

He faced backlash on Twitter after angrily replying to a user who blasted the judge's decision.

In the controversial set of tweets Green, real name Thomas DeCarlo Callaway, said: "women who have really been raped REMEMBER!!!".

Another one, in reply to three users, said: "If someone is passed out they're not even WITH you consciously! so WITH Implies consent."

He then suggested that his no contest plea wasn't an admittance of guilt.

"So if I TRIED but did NOT succeed but the person said I DID then what really happened?"

Before removing them and deactivating his account he had posted an initial apology saying: "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."

The judge sentenced the singer to three years of formal probation and 45 days of community service on drug charges.

He left the US version of The Voice after he was charged and CBS have now cancelled his reality show The Good Life.

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