As Kesha’s legal battle with producer Dr. Luke continues, it appears other A-listers are also being pulled into the lawsuit. Lady Gaga, for one, has continually thrown her support behindKesha in response to Kesha’s abuse allegations about the producer.It’s because of thisinvolvement thatDr. Luke reportedlysubpoenaed Lady Gagafor deposition in hisdefamation case against Kesha, according to.
Dr. Luke’s team reportedly want to talk to Lady Gaga abouther involvement with supposed false statements Kesha has made about the producer and his abusive ways.
This motion has become necessary because Dr. Luke’s counsel has not been able to obtain, despite repeated request, a deposition date from Lady Gaga, his lawyers said on Saturday, according to .Elite Daily reached out to Dr. Luke and Lady Gaga’s legal teams but did not hear back atthe time of publication.
It’s the latest step in an ongoing legal battle.
Kesha sued Dr. Luke for abuse in 2014, claiming that the producersexually, physically, verbally, and emotionally abused her, according to . Shelooked to cut ties with the producer, though she ultimately lost the case that would’ve freed her from her contract with him. In response, he sued her for defamation.
Gaga took to Twitter to respondto Kesha’s defeat. There are people all over the world who love you @KeshaRose, Gaga tweeted. And I can say truly I am in awe of your bravery.
But that wasn’t the only instance where Gaga supported the Tik ToK singer. She also shared a photo with the pop star and a caption that read, Free Kesha.
Kesha gifted fans with an emotional comeback this year thanks to her single Praying and thetouchingvideo thataccompanied it. Weeks later, her new hit Woman was dubbed afeminist anthem for summer playlists everywhere. But despite a welcomed return after a nearly four-year hiatus, the pop star can’t break away from this battle withDr. Luke, and now it seems to only be getting more controversial.
Though Lady Gaga allegedlyreleased a written statement to Dr. Luke’s team,she supposedly redacted too muchinformation, which is why anin-person interview could be requiredas the case continues, according to TMZ.
However, Gaga’s team had a different take.
AsLady Gagas legal team will present to the court, she has provided all of the relevant information in her possession and is at most an ancillary witness in this process, her lawyers said in a statement to . Dr. Luke’s team is attempting to manipulate the truth and draw press attention to their case by exaggeratingLady Gagas role and falsely accusing her of dodging reasonable requests.