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DJ Sara Cox Says Pitbull Makes Her "Soul Weep" Due To The Way He Sings About Women

The rapper has received criticism in the past for some of his lyrics.

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Pitbull has received criticism in the past over the way women are depicted in his songs and music videos.

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Despite the backlash, the rapper, real name Armando Perez, has sold millions of albums worldwide.

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I love the music at both but there will always be the odd song that isn't for me.Someone like Pitbull on Radio 1 makes my soul weep with the way he sings about women.I just couldn't bear playing that.

At present, Pitbull is not on Radio 1’s playlist.

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And a BBC spokesperson is quoted by the Independent as saying: “Each track is considered for the playlist based on its musical merit and whether it is right for our young audience, with decisions made on a case-by-case basis.”

BuzzFeed has reached out the broadcaster for a comment.

“I used to watch Come Dine With Me with my daughter Lola, who’s nine,” she said.

"But I can't any more because they've always got ­strippers on or someone with their cleavage out.

"It's a shame, because it used to have a real ­innocence to it."

The interview can be read on page 162 of the current issue of Radio Times.

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