Kesha's Eating Disorder Made Her Feel "Very Ashamed," Star Admits In New Interview
Kesha, the Queen of Pop, has been in all of our minds and hearts this year. After the release of her powerful song "Praying," we all sat back and basked in Kesha's glorious return. I don't think anyone knew Kesha could sing like that. It's fair to say Kesha shocked the world in the absolute best way, and we are praying she releases new music immediately. Kesha is on the cover of the latest issue of Rolling Stone Magazine, with the victorious article titled, "The Liberation of Kesha." In the article, Kesha opens up about her eating disorder and becoming herself again.
At only age 30, the artist has been through quite a lot. Not only has she recovered from a serious eating disorder, she's also working through an unsettling, unresolved legal battle with producer Dr. Luke.
Kesha has seen the highest highs and the lowest lows. She told Rolling Stone,
Kesha's album Rainbow debuted at number one in August, which left many surprised (including Kesha), considering the album almost didn't come out. She had to get healthy and learn how to cope with an eating disorder first. She remarked,
Kesha added that her eating disorder continued to worsen as her career evolved.
Kesha also recalls being at a dinner party where she feared her friends would find out she wasn't eating.
Soon after, she pulled her car over and called her mom, Pebe Sebert. Her mom flew her to a rehab facility immediately, where a nutritionist taught her how to survive.
The new Kesha may not be anything like her old, party girl, whisky drinking self, but she's not ashamed of her past. In fact, the old Ke$ha (remember when she spelled it like that?) is very much alive. She boasted, "I loved what I was doing when I was doing it." She then added,
Kesha's new album is perfectly named because she is a rainbow, and her fans have been here for her every step of the way. We love you, girl. You are who you are.
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