Cee-lo Green Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets


23rd May 2016

Fact: CeeLo Green has traded in his colourful outfits for a black-and-white KISS costume for an upcoming episode of hit TV show Lip Sync Battle. The Forget You singer also donned black platform shoes, a curly black wig and the signature KISS face paint for his performance of the group's Rock And Roll All Nite. Green will take on comic Russell Peters on this week's Lip Sync Battle episode, which airs in the U.S. on Thursday (26May16).


20th June 2014

Tweet: "Happy birthday to a living legend..sir @LionelRichie. Thanks for everything young man! Love, Lo". Singer Cee-Lo Green marks his tour mate's 64th birthday on Friday (20Jun14).


30th March 2014

Fact: R&B star Cee Lo Green must return to court in Los Angeles on 28 April (14) for a preliminary hearing in relation to a drug possession charge. The singer, real name Thomas DeCarlo Callaway, stands accused of giving an ex-girlfriend ecstasy before having sex with her in 2012. He has pleaded not guilty to the allegation.


12th February 2014

Fact: Lionel Richie and Cee-Lo Green are teaming up to tour North America this summer (14). The odd couple will kick off the All The Hits: All Night Long tour on 29 May (14).


3rd October 2013

Fact: R&B star Cee Lo Green recently tried his luck as a stand-up comedian at a Georgia comedy club for a plot line in his upcoming U.S. reality-based Tv show.


25th September 2013

Quote: "It's not permanent... Last time I saw him it's not on there." Singer Blake Shelton insists the tattoo which covered Cee Lo Green's bald head on this week's (begs23Sep13) premiere episode of their U.S. reality show The Voice is not real.


19th December 2012

Fact: Soul singer and The Voice mentor Cee Lo Green is putting his judging skills to extra use - he will help decide who should win the 2012 Miss Universe pageant on Wednesday (19Dec12). The Forget You singer will appear alongside fellow reality Tv stars Scott Disick, Nigel Barker and Lisa Vanderpump to choose the ultimate beauty queen from 89 ladies from all around the world. The 61st annual Miss Universe pageant will be broadcast live from Las Vegas, Nevada.


11th September 2012

Fact: Cee Lo Green's smile really dazzles these days - the singer has had diamonds permanently attached to his teeth.


10th September 2012

Quote: "I think I do. We maybe share each other... I don't really have anybody I'm exclusive to, but I'm focused... and she does take a lot of my time and it's time well spent. I like her." Cee Lo Green has a new girlfriend.


7th September 2012

Fact: Cee Lo Green has landed a lucrative TV deal to develop and produce a series of new shows for U.S. network NBC. And one of his first projects could be a sitcom loosely based on his life, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The Forget You hitmaker is currently one of the star judges/mentors on U.S. reality TV show The Voice.


3rd August 2012

Quote: "He's impeccably dressed and has been for the past 20 years." Cee Lo Green's style icon is rap mogul Sean 'Diddy' Combs.


20th June 2012

Fact: Cee Lo Green, Flo Rida, B.O.B. and Karmin have teamed up for one of the summer's hottest tickets in the U.S. The four acts will hit nine arenas and stadiums as part of the R You on the List tour, which will kick off in Coral Gables, Florida on 3 July (12). The tour will mark Green's final shows before he begins a three-week residency at the Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino in Las Vegas at the end of August (12).


4th May 2012

Fact: Cee Lo Green and the pet puss he rescued, Purrfect, have become the stars of cat food Meow Mix's latest campaign jingle. Proceeds from downloads of the catty song will benefit a Los Angeles feline charity.


29th April 2012

Fact: Cee Lo Green reunited his Goodie Mob hip-hop group during his set at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival in Louisiana on Saturday (28Apr12). The quartet performed four tracks in total, including their classic Cell Therapy.


12th March 2012

Fact: Cee Lo Green's pet cat Purrfect has more than 35,000 Twitter.com followers.


12th March 2012

Fact: Cee Lo Green's upcoming residency at the Planet Hollywood resort in Las Vegas will be titled Cee Lo Green Presents Lo-Berace. He says the dates will be inspired by legendary showman Liberace - but he's "all man".


24th February 2012

Fact: Will Smith, Queen Latifah, Cee-Lo Green and Mary J. Blige are among the stars who will remember tragic rapper Heavy D in a new TV documentary, set to air in America on Sunday (26Feb12). Be Inspired: The Life of Heavy D will also feature never-before seen performances. The hitmaker passed away in November, 2011 at the age of 44.


20th February 2012

Fact: Singers Adam Levine, Christina Aguilera, Blake Shelton and Cee Lo Green have all signed up for a third season of hit U.S. TV talent search The Voice. The Maroon 5 hitmaker confirmed the news on Monday (20Feb12), saying, "I am so inspired everyday by the show. I really truly love being a part of it."


13th February 2012

Tweet: "I dedicate my Grammy wins tonight to the memory of the wonderful Whitney Houston." Cee Lo Green remembers his pal after winning two trophies at the Grammy Awards on Sunday (12Feb12).


6th February 2012

Quote: "I don't know why they give her so much s**t... She's cool. She's quiet. She wants to be a success at everything, including being a mother. I have not had any negative energy from her." Cee Lo Green is a big fan of his The Voice co-star Christina Aguilera.


6th December 2011

Fact: Justin Bieber, Christina Aguilera, Cee-Lo Green and Jennifer Hudson will bring holiday cheer to Disney fans during a star-studded TV telecast, hosted by Nick Cannon, on 25 December (11). The musicians will headline the Disney Parks Christmas Day Parade with bi-coastal performances at the venue's landmark locations in both Florida and California.


11th September 2011

Fact: Cee Lo Green closed his set at George Clooney's post-premiere The Ides of March party at the Toronto International Film Festival in Canada on Friday (09Sep11) by performing a cover of Nirvana's Smells Like Teen Spirit.


26th August 2011

Fact: R&B star Ne-YO has been added to the line-up for the upcoming Michael Jackson tribute concert in Wales. Christina Aguilera and Cee Lo Green will also sing at the Cardiff concert in October (11).


10th August 2011

Fact: Beloved U.S. TV star Jaleel White has landed the lead in Cee Lo Green's new Cry Baby video - as the portly hitmaker. The Family Matters star portrays Green in the colourful promo, miming the F**k You singer's lines and dancing on a Hollywood film studio street set after breaking up with his girlfriend.


27th June 2011

Quote: "There was a time when I didn't like myself at all. I thought I was a cruel joke. But now I've come to realise that maybe I am not cute, but I am beautiful." Cee Lo Green has finally accepted his looks.


23rd June 2011

Quote: "I was a kleptomaniac, pyromaniac, just a plain maniac. I was enraged without an outlet. I was aggressive and... took pride in that. I was saved because of my association with music. Music truly did calm a savage beast." Singer Cee Lo Green was a bad boy growing up.


17th June 2011

Quote: "There's sign language (versions), ukelele, theramin... It's crazy, man." Cee Lo Green on the varied covers of his F**k You hit.


17th June 2011

Quote: "That performance was a homage to Elton John's performance on The Muppet Show in 1977 when I was two years old." Cee Lo Green on the idea behind his colourful costume at the Grammy Awards.


16th June 2011

Quote: "He kissed me on the forehead and he knighted me Sir Cee Lo Green." Cee Lo Green on meeting his hero Sir Elton John for the first time earlier this year (11)


16th June 2011

Quote: "To have to talk and talk and talk - it takes a toll on you. There's no way you can avoid people unless you can afford to fly private all the time, and I can't... It's a toll of being talented." Soul star Cee Lo Green isn't always in the mood to chat to his fans.


29th May 2011

Quote: "I wanted to spite the label. I wanted to p**s them off, I wanted them to drop me and leave me alone... but ironically enough this is the one they loved." Cee Lo Green on recording his smash hit F**K You.


17th May 2011

Quote: "Christina’s just like the best to me. We did a song together a few years ago. It actually was supposed to make the Burlesque (movie) soundtrack, but it didn’t make it. I’ve been seeing people tweeting about it lately, so I guess they’re going to release it." Singer Cee Lo Green teamed up with singer and fellow The Voice co-star Christina Aguilera for a duet.


27th April 2011

Fact: Christina Aguilera and Cee Lo Green's new TV talent contest The Voice hit all the high notes when it debuted in America on Tuesday night (26Apr11), becoming the highest rated series premiere on a major network since reality show Undercover Boss' debut following the 2010 Super Bowl. Almost 12 million viewers tuned in to watch the show.


11th April 2011

Quote: "I'm the momma bear trying to reign in my rowdy boys... It's like having three brothers. I'm a teacher with the little boys in the classroom. I have to do some wrist slaps every now and then to get them in line." Singer Christina Aguilera describes the dynamic between her co-stars Cee Lo Green, Adam Levine and Blake Shelton on new U.S. reality TV show The Voice.


9th April 2011

Quote: "On the opening show there is a performance between the four of us. It was fun, almost a jam session between four artists." Christina Aguilera will team up with her fellow The Voice judges - Cee Lo Green, Blake Shelton and Adam Levine - for a performance on the singing competition, which kicks off in the U.S. later this month (Apr11).


25th March 2011

Quote: "I'm not out of shape, this is just the shape I'm in. I'm not going to be a small person. I'm big boned. This weight, I can facilitate." Singer Cee Lo Green is happy with his size.


24th March 2011

Quote: "There was word out that I had offered Cee Lo the job too and he turned me down. I met Cee Lo and liked him, but I never offered him a job." Simon Cowell insists Cee Lo Green was never in the running to become a judge on his new U.S. TV talent show x factor. The Forget You singer has landed a mentor spot on rival series The Voice.


16th February 2011

Fact: Cee Lo Green didn't have time to rehearse his FORGET YOU duet with British singer Paloma Faith at the Brit Awards on Tuesday (15Feb11) - so the pair ran through the song over the phone. Green performed the cleaned-up version of his F**k You tune with actress Gwyneth Paltrow at the Grammy Awards on Sunday (13Feb11).


15th February 2011

Quote: "(I'm) just a bit (jet-lagged) but I will make it through." Cee Lo Green is suffering after he jetted to Tuesday's (15Feb11) Brit Awards in London after attending the Grammys in Los Angeles on Sunday (13Feb11).


15th February 2011

Fact: Cee Lo Green shunned the smart dress code at the Brit Awards on Tuesday (15Feb11) - he arrived for the ceremony in London wearing an Adidas tracksuit. He later swapped his casual attire for a white shirt.


10th February 2011

Fact: Cee Lo Green and Gwyneth Paltrow will be backed by a band of Muppets when they perform his hit F**K YOU at the Grammy Awards on Sunday (13Feb11).


2nd February 2011

Fact: Cee-Lo Green will support Prince at the pop superstar's 7 February (11) Welcome 2 America concert at New York's Madison Square Garden.


27th January 2011

Quote: "I was terrified of it. I believed in spirits and the supernatural as a kid, so to see Mike as a monster was a frightening image." Soul singer Cee Lo Green was scared of Michael Jackson's THRILLER video as a child.


24th January 2011

Fact: Amy Winehouse has recorded a new duet with Cee Lo Green. Britain's Daily Star newspaper reports the pair teamed up in St. Lucia, where she owns a home, to record the track, which will appear on Winehouse's long-awaited follow-up to her Back To Black album.


14th January 2011

Quote: "You need to be clean-cut, well-dressed, well-spoken, your timing must be impeccable - and a nice car wouldn't hurt." Cee Lo Green on what makes a man a ladykiller.


22nd December 2010

Quote: "I was pleasantly surprised, I really was. I had no idea that she was a vocalist at all. She did a great job. She did it sexy. It was hot, it turned me on." Cee Lo Green was impressed by Gwyneth Paltrow's rendition of his Forget You hit on TV show Glee.


29th November 2010

Quote: "I kind of resent them all. I was commemorating things that were important to me like my mama and (former band) Goodie Mob. It never dawned on me how permanent it would be." Cee Lo Green is tired of his tattoos.


29th November 2010

Quote: "I bought a ranch about an hour outside of Atlanta. It's very peaceful, quiet and serene." Gnarls Barkley star Cee Lo Green on spending his earnings from hit song CRAZY.


18th November 2010

Quote: "I think she did awesome. I didn't really realise how accomplished she was as a vocalist. She sounded great. She sounded better than me!" Soul star Cee-Lo Green was left impressed by actress Gwyneth Paltrow's rendition of his hit song FORGET YOU on hit TV show Glee.


17th November 2010

Fact: Outkast star Big Boi and Cee-Lo Green are teaming up to tour the U.S. in 2011. The hip-hop stars will hit the road for the Georgia Power Tour. Dates are currently being worked out.


10th November 2010

Quote: "Times are trying, times are tense, and people need an excuse to let loose. F**k You went number one in Denmark. The world is in on this joke." Cee Lo Green on his smash-hit single.


5th November 2010

Quote: "That doesn't take up a lot of my time. I'm there to go 'I like that bottle' or 'I don't like that bottle'. Then I go to the studio and do my real work." Singer Cee Lo Green is enjoying working on his new liquor brand, a vodka-rum hybrid, because it doesn't interfere with his music-making.


7th October 2010

Fact: Gnarls Barkley star Cee Lo Green performed an uncut version of his hit new tune F**K YOU on British TV music show Later... with Jools Holland on Wednesday (06Oct10). Wearing a pink suit, the singer was backed by an all-girl band.


17th August 2010

Fact: Gnarls Barkley star Cee-Lo Green has landed his own TV chat show - the Crazy singer will front Lay It Down on U.S. cable network Fuse.


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