Kesha’s declare that Dr. Luke raped Katy Perry got here to mild in new court docket paperwork, and now, the producer is reiterating his stance that these allegations are completely NOT true. See his newest assertion right here.
As acknowledged in his lawsuit towards Kesha, Dr. Luke is remaining adamant that he did NOT rape Katy Perry. “Katy Perry herself confirmed that Dr. Luke didn’t rape her,” the producer’s lawyer mentioned in a press release to E! News on June 13. “Kesha’s accusation on the contrary — identical to her different outrageous lies towards Dr. Luke — is baseless and irresponsible, and it’s disrespectful to each Katy Perry and Dr. Luke. In his defamation lawsuit towards Kesha, Dr. Luke seeks damages for the hurt brought on by these malicious falsehoods.”
HollywoodLife obtained court docket paperwork from Luke’s lawsuit towards Kesha on June 13, which contained textual content messages despatched by Kesha to Girl Gaga. Within the texts, Kesha claimed Luke raped each her and Katy Perry, which he’s persevering with to disclaim. Luke claims Kesha defamed him by publicly alleging he sexually assaulted her in 2014, and is now looking for $50 million in damages. A decide threw out Kesha’s unique case towards Luke in 2016, however the controversy between the 2 has continued due to Luke’s follow-up swimsuit.
“On February 26, 2016 [Kesha] despatched a textual content message to Stefani Germanotta p/okay/a Girl Gaga which repeated [Kesha’s] false declare that [Luke] had raped her,” the doc reads. “[Kesha] additionally falsely asserted that [Luke] had additionally raped Kathryn Hudson p/okay/a Katy Perry. Following this textual content message dialog, and with [Kesha’s] encouragement, [Gaga] unfold adverse messages about [Luke] within the press and on social media.”
Kesha, Gaga and Katy haven’t launched statements since these court docket paperwork had been made public.