During his performance on New Year’s Eve, Cee Lo Green performed John Lennon’s classic song “Imagine” and changed a few of the lyrics at the end of the song. For his rendition, Cee Lo altered the last lines – “Nothing to kill or die for / And no religion, too” – to “And all religion’s true.”

After causing uproar on the Internet, the Goodie Mob member took to Twitter to explain why he changed the lyrics to the song.

“Yo I meant no disrespect by changing the lyric guys! I was trying to say a world were u could believe what u wanted that’s all,” he wrote. The tweet has since been deleted.

Watch the performance below.

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