​Cee Lo Green causes stir with controversial tweets

Entertainer Cee Lo Green leaves Los Angeles Superior Court after a hearing Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. AP Photo/ Nick Ut

Cee Lo Green has caused a bit of a stir after reportedly posting a series of now-deleted controversial tweets.

The questionable tweets, which were captured by some Twitter users before disappearing, related to a recent felony court case in which the singer pleaded no contest to supplying ecstasy to a woman at a 2012 dinner.

According to screen shots of his Twitter page, Green reportedly wrote, "People who have really been raped REMEMBER!!!" He added, " "If someone is passed out they're not even WITH you consciously! so WITH Implies consent."

Another tweet noted: "Let me 1st praise god for exoneration fairness & freedom! Secondly I sincerely apologize for my comments being taken so far out of context."

Green escaped jail time Friday after pleading no contest to drugs charges. He was sentenced to three years of formal probation and must complete 360 hours of community service.

The 40-year-old star was accused of secretly slipping ecstasy into his dinner date's drink at a sushi restaurant in July 2012.

Green won a Grammy Award for his 2010 hit song "Forget You." He also appeared as a judge on NBC's "The Voice." He's been working on a new album tentatively titled "Girl Power."

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