A few days after settling his long legal battle with Dr. Luke, Kesha talks about his next chapter.
“I am humbled and in awe of the support and love you all have given me,” the “Praying” artist, 36, wrote via Instagram on Tuesday, July 27, alongside a photo of herself. – even on stage. “You have held and carried me for the past 9 years.”
The California native then teased the sequel by putting the drama behind her. “I’m so full of light and excitement for the beautiful things to come, for the shows to perform, and for the art to share with you all,” she wrote.
Speaking to her fans, Kesha concluded, “Animals, ‘I don’t need a lot but there’s one thing I can’t lose. All I need is you.’ ❤️.
Kesha’s update comes less than a week after she reached a settlement with the music producer, 49, in their defamation lawsuit. The duo “agreed to release and release a joint statement regarding this resolution,” according to posts shared via their respective Instagram accounts on Thursday, June 22.
“Only God knows what happened that night,” the “Tik Tok” artist wrote. “As I’ve always said, I can’t tell everything that happened. I can’t wait to close the door on this chapter of my life and start a new one. I wish nothing but peace to all parties concerned.
In his own statement, Dr. Luke continued to maintain his innocence. “While I again appreciate Kesha acknowledging that she cannot relate what happened that night in 2005, I am absolutely certain nothing happened,” he claimed. . “I never drugged or assaulted her and I would never do that to anyone. For the sake of my family, I fought vigorously to clear my name for almost 10 years.
He added: “It is time for me to put this difficult matter behind me and get on with my life. I wish Kesha good luck.
The duo have been engaged in a legal battle since 2014, when Kesha accused the songwriter of allegedly assaulting her in 2005. She claimed she woke up “painful and sick with no memory of how she was in Dr. Luke’s bed. The “Timber” artist further alleged in her lawsuit that Dr. Luke threatened to “shut down her career” if she ever spoke about the incident.
Dr. Luke denied Kesha’s allegations and fought back with a defamation lawsuit, seeking $50 million in damages. THE A ghost story The star finally dropped her filing in August 2016, once again focusing on her music.
Before the couple reached their settlement, a trial date was scheduled for July. The New York Court of Appeals ruled earlier this month that because Dr Luke is a ‘public figure’ he would have to prove Kesha acted with ‘actual malice’ or showed contempt. reckless for the truth in his accusations.
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