Cee Lo Green’s Profane Censorship of John Lennon

Over the weekend, Cee Lo Green ruined John Lennon’s seminal song — Imagine — by changing the lyric in performance.  At first, Cee Lo was apologetic about censoring the song, but he then later recanted his apology as ego and excess overwhelmed his overweening talent:

Yo I meant no disrespect by changing the lyric guys!” he wrote. “I was trying to say a world were u could believe what u wanted that’s all.” But the Gnarls Barkley singer seemed to change his mind, deleting the apology and all related posts. “Happy new year everyone!!!” he tweeted instead. “Now playing: we just disagree [by] dave mason.”

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