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Rick Ross says he doesn’t condone date rape — but his lyrics appear to

Posted: 9:13 PM, Apr 04, 2013
Updated: 2013-04-04 22:32:20-04

The controversial lyrics are causing a firestorm of criticism.

“Put molly all in her champagne, she ain’t even know it. I took her home and I enjoyed that, she ain’t even know it.”

The voice behind the song? Hip-hop superstar, Rick Ross.
Now Ross is under fire, fans and non fans outraged claiming his song condones rape.

“Whether they intended to rap about rape or not. When they rap about it being cool that
sends a message,” said Shaunna Thomas of Ultra Violet.

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The women’s rights group held a protest in front of the flagship, Reebok store, in Manhattan, demanding that the company sever all ties with Ross. The group said they’ve collected 70,000 petitions across the country in support of the cause.

Rick Ross is defending himself. He tweeted,  “I dont condone rape. Apologies for the #lyric interpreted as rape.”

To some, his apologies don’t seem to be enough.

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“We want an answer to the question, why does he want to stick with Rick Ross?,” said Sonia Ossorio, the President of National Organization for Women NYC chapter.

Ossorio has tried unsuccessfully to reach the company’s CEO. Calls to Reebok were not immediately returned.