Couple emphasizes consent in clever ‘Baby, It’s Cold Outside’ remix

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Frank Loesser’s 1944 Christmas song “Baby, It’s Cold Outside” tends to creep listeners out with its sexually charged call-and-response lyrics, and a distinct lack of consent from the song’s female perspective.

With this in mind, a Minnesota couple reworked the lyrics of the winter classic to emphasize sexual consent in a fresh, funny way.

Lydia Liza and Josiah Lemanski tell CNN they penned the new lyrics over the course of an hour, and recorded the song on Wednesday in just 15 minutes. Since posting on Soundcloud, the couple has racked up more than 228,000 plays.  Read more…

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