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Kelly Clarkson Claims She Got 'Blackmailed' Into Making Music With Dr. Luke


When a court denied Kesha's request to be released from her contract with Dr. Luke, fans came together on social media to stand behind the 29-year-old singer.

#SonySupportsRape and #FreeKesha began trending on Twitter last month as people accused the record label of forcing Kesha to work with the producer who allegedly abused and raped her.

Several stars also stood by her side such as Lady Gaga, Taylor Swift, Demi Lovato, Zedd and Kelly Clarkson.

Clarkson tweeted in support of Kesha by sharing her disdain for Dr. Luke.

But now, Kelly Clarkson came forward to claim she was "blackmailed" by her label into working with Dr. Luke.

The "American Idol" winner spoke on Australia's KIIS 1065 and shared her experience with the record producer.

She reportedly said,

She didn't know the specifics of the situation between Dr. Luke and Kesha, but she said it's a bad sign if artists don't want to work with you.

She reportedly continued,

She reportedly added,

Clarkson clarified Dr. Luke didn't sexually assault her. In response to the current allegations toward Dr. Luke from Kesha, Clarkson reportedly said,

Since the hearing, Kesha remains signed to Dr. Luke's label, Kemosabe Records, under Sony Music Entertainment, and has a separate arrangement with Kasz Money Inc, his production company.

Citations: Kelly Clarkson: 'I Was Blackmailed Into Working With Demeaning Dr. Luke' (Yahoo! Celebrity)