Dr. Luke: "I didn't rape Kesha and I have never had sex with her"

Kesha's producer, whom she accused of prolonged sexual abuse, finally broke his silence Monday night on Twitter

By Brendan Gauthier
February 23, 2016 7:55PM (UTC)
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Pop star Kesha leaves Supreme court in New York, Friday, Feb. 19, 2016. Kesha is fighting to wrest her career away from a hitmaker she says drugged, sexually abused and psychologically tormented her _ and still has exclusive rights to make records with her. Producer Dr. Luke says the singer is slinging falsehoods and ruining his reputation to try to weasel out of her recording contract and strike a new deal. ((AP Photo/Mary Altaffer))

Last week it was a judge ruled that pop star Kesha was to remain under contract with producer Dr. Luke, whom she has publicly accused of sexual, physical, verbal and emotional abuse. The hashtag #FreeKesha saw a resurgence, with several celebrities sharing support via Twitter. Taylor Swift donated $250,000 to Kesha, to the chagrin of Demi Lovato.

Absent from all of this was public support for the defense, Dr. Luke (Lukasz Gottwald). So, in an effort to clear his name, Dr. Luke launched his own Twitter defensive Monday night, denying Kesha's allegations:


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