"Now, I do realize that when the song was written in 1944, it was a different time, but now while reading it, it seems very manipulative and wrong", he said. "I think you can look at anything and read something into it these days, and I just don't think that was the case when they wrote that song and (it's not) the intent of the song, and I think we have to look at that".
Cosby was sentenced to up to 10 years in prison in September for drugging and attacking a woman, but more than 60 others accused him of historic crimes including rape, drug-facilitated sexual assault, sexual battery, child sexual abuse, and sexual misconduct.
CBS This Morning co-host Gayle King, who described herself as a "big supporter and proponent of the Me Too movement", said Thursday that she was anxious about a nation losing its sense of humor.
She even shared her love for the song on Instagram.
For each reason she gives to leave, he tells her it's too cold, or he somehow blames the weather as to why she should stay. The female singing the first part (with male singer in parentheses). Now I understand that when the song was written, it was perceived differently.
Now, Dean Martin's daughter, Deana Martin has responded to the controversy.