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Kesha Appeal Denied By Manhattan Court

4/7/2016 9:27am EDT
Kesha Case Continues To Stall, Judge Rules Against Singer Once A
In a New York courtroom, a judge ruled against singer Kesha in her case against Dr. Luke, citing, "Rape is not a gender-motivated hate crime."

Judge Shirely Kornreich ruled against the singer after rejecting her claim that she has become a slave to Sony with Dr. Luke as the master.

Kesha attempted to get an emergency order giving her the right to get out of her Sony contract on the grounds that Dr. Luke allegedly raped her.

She also alleged that she was being tormented by Sony who would not let her out of her contract.

Sony moved to get the case thrown out of court.

The judge agreed wi...

Kesha: 'I Got Offered My Freedom If I Were To Lie'

4/4/2016 10:18am EDT
Kesha Offered Freedom To Lie And Say Dr. Luke Never Assaulted He
Singer Kesha claims that Sony Records has offered to free her from her contract if she were to "apologize” and publicly “lie” by saying Dr. Luke “never” raped her.

According to Gossip Cop, the singer revealed she would never lie about the nature of her relationship with the music producer in order to save her own career.

Kesha posted a makeup-free selfie on Instagram, with a caption that stated the following,

“So. I got offered my freedom IF i were to lie. I would have to APOLOGIZE publicly and say that I never got raped," she said.

The singer continued, “THIS IS WHAT HAPPENS behind clo...

Kesha Appeals Court Decision

3/23/2016 8:49am EDT
Kesha Appeals Dr. Luke Ruling Calling Contract With Producer 'Sl
Kesha has launched an appeal against a court ruling which stated she could not be freed from a contract with producer Dr. Luke.

The singer has filed an appeal to the New York Supreme Court regarding Justice Shirley Kornreich's ruling in February, where she dismissed the singer's request for an injunction.

This would allow her to record music outside of her work with Dr. Luke.

Kesha recently failed in a bid to be removed from an agreement with the music-maker, who she claims drugged and raped her.

The singer filed papers on Monday, March 21 to appeal the ruling, which was delivered in Fe...

Kesha's Mom Speaks Out

3/11/2016 8:30am EST
Kesha's Mom Says Daughter Was 'Dr. Luke's Prisoner' For Years
Kesha's mother, Pebe Sebert, has spoken out about her daughter's abuse by Dr. Luke, remarking, "She was Dr. Luke's prisoner."

Sebert opened up about her daughter's ordeal at the hands of producer Dr. Luke, whom she recently took to court after claiming he drugged and raped her.

In an interview with Billboard, Sebert revealed that the "Die Young" singer was treated like a "prisoner" under Dr. Luke's contract.

"She was a prisoner. It was like someone who beats you every day and hangs you from a chain and then comes in and gives you a piece of bread," Sebert remarked to Billboard.

"Luke w...

Kelly Clarkson Voices Her Support For Kesha

3/8/2016 10:31am EST
Kelly Clarkson Calls Dr. Luke 'Kind Of Demeaning' And 'Difficult
Kelly Clarkson, who voiced support for singer and songwriter Kesha after losing her legal battle against Dr. Luke, has taken her own stand against the music producer by saying working with him was "kind of demeaning."

"The last time I worked with him I got blackmailed by my label," she via an interview published by E!.

"They [the label] were like, 'We will not put your album out if you don't do this.' It was really hard for me. I try to make the best of the situation," she explained.

Dr. Luke worked with Clarkson on her mega-hits "Since U Been Gone" and "My Life Would Suck Without You."

Kesha: 'Don't Be Afraid To Speak Up'

3/6/2016 10:37pm EST
Kesha became emotional on Saturday while receiving an award for her work in the LGBT community. The singer referenced her ongoing legal dispute with music producer Dr. Luke during an inspirational speech in which she encouraged others to "speak up" against injustice.

US Weekly reports that Kesha's speech took place at the Human Rights Campaign's 2016 Nashville Equality Dinner on March 5. The singer, 29, was making her first public appearance following her last court date in which she was denied an injunction to be released from her Sony contract with Dr. Luke.

Kesha took the time at the b...

Lena Dunham Stands With Kesha

2/24/2016 10:21am EST
'Girls' Lena Dunham Pens Letter Of Support To Embattled Singer K
"Girls" star and creator Lena Dunham penned a letter of support for singer Kesha, who has been battling against Dr. Luke to release her from her recording contract.

On February 19, New York Supreme Court Justice, Shirley Kornreich, ruled against Kesha's request for a preliminary injunction that would release her from her contract with Kemosabe Records, a label owned by Lukasz Gottwald, also known as Dr. Luke.

Kesha accused Dr. Luke of drugging and raping her in a lawsuit filed in 2014, according to The Daily News.

According to the Daily News report, Kesha alleged producer Lukasz (Dr. Luk...

Dr. Luke Breaks Silence, Denies Rape Allegations

2/23/2016 8:51am EST
Dr. Luke Denies Raping Kesha, Calls Her His 'Little Sister'
Dr. Luke has come out on Twitter and declared he never sexually assaulted singer Kesha.

Several days ago, the singer's request for a preliminary injunction that would allow her to record and release music without Dr. Luke was denied by a judge.

Imagine if you or somebody you loved was publicly accused of a rape you knew they didn't do. Imagine that.

— Dr. Luke Doctor Luke (@TheDoctorLuke) February 22, 2016

The producer spoke out on Twitter against the singer's claims that he drugged and raped her, according to People Magazine.

"I didn't rape Kesha and I have never had sex with her. K...

Musicians Dealing With Death Through Song

9/26/2015 4:00pm EDT
Songs About Death: 10 Songs About Dying Young
Death is dark, depressing subject matter to say the least. Honestly, it’s not the best topic for dinner conversation, dates, or generally happy occasions. Call it what it is – deadly, morbid and definitely buzz kill. Still, there have been plenty of songs that have tackled the topic of dying young. Some are literal, but many are figurative and branch out to various other topics, most prominently love. Here are 10 songs about dying young for your reading pleasure…yeah, that didn’t sound right at all!

1) The Band Perry, “If I Die Young” (The Band Perry, 2010)

To reiterate, pondering ...

Kesha: 'I Went To A Dark Place'

5/15/2015 2:51pm EDT
Kesha Discusses Battling Eating Disorder
Pop star Kesha has been out of rehab for her eating disorder for about a year now, and it seems she's comfortable enough at this point to dish some details about what that experience was like.

Kesha gave an interview to Vogue, published Wednesday, where she candidly discussed her previously unhealthy eating habits.

"I've had a lot of ups and downs," she said. "It's been quite a journey [With the criticism about my body], I went to a dark place.

"There was a lot of not eating - and I started to think being hungry to the point of feeling almost faint was a positive thing."

Kesha said she ...

These Celebs Have Great Parents

4/23/2015 3:06pm EDT
10 Celebrities With Really Awesome Parents
We know celebrities pretty well. Maybe even a little bit too well. But sometimes, the credit and spotlight deserves to be given to the ones that are responsible for them being here in the first place: the parents.

Believe it or not, the moms and dads of some of pop culture’s biggest stars are actually pretty cool. A couple probably would have made for awesome school field trip chaperones back in the day. Let’s take a look at ten of Hollywood’s coolest parental units.

Taylor Swift’s Mom, Andrea Swift

Massive Taylor Swift fans are no stranger to her mom, Andrea. You can find her outside ...

Dr. Luke Drops A Bombshell In Kesha Lawsuit

12/26/2014 4:47pm EST
The defamation lawsuit filed by music producer Dr. Luke against Kesha looks like it just took a turn in his favor as a new pieces of evidence he's provided appear to contradict her accusations against him.

Back in October the singer accused Dr. Luke of sexual, physical and verbal abuse during the time she worked with him earlier in her career.

The producer, real name Lukasz Gottwald, filed a countersuit for defamation and extortion, claiming Kesha made up the accusations in order to get out of her contract with him.

TMZ obtained a photo of a birthday card Dr. Luke received from the singe...

Which Celebrities Are Rumored To Be In The Illuminati?

12/11/2014 11:27pm EST
Celebrities That Conspiracy Theorists Claim Are Members Of The I
The Illuminati, that fabled organization of rich folks who run everything and aspire to take over the planet with a new world order (and may or may not even exist) is supposedly filled with dozens of Hollywood's elite.

Historically, the Illuminati began as a secret society in Bavaria during the during the 18th century, when Adam Weishaupt founded the "Order of the Illuminati" on May 1, 1776 in Ingolstadt, Upper Bavaria.

The caste is mostly comprised of rich white males, although wealth -- whether inherited or self-made -- is something that will get anyone in, thus the alleged involvement ...

From Nude Photo Leaks To Murder-For-Hire: Top Celebrity Scandals Of 2014

12/5/2014 3:55pm EST
Top 10 Celebrity Scandals Of 2014
It's that time of year again. We're looking back at the past 12 months and analyzing the biggest celebrity scandals of 2014. Not all of the following stars were caught for bad behavior - some were victims of terrible crimes.

1) One of the most shocking scandals of the year has to be the ongoing sexual assault allegations against Bill Cosby. Nearly 20 women have came forward (so far), claiming the former "Cosby Show" star sexually assaulted them, with more than half saying he drugged them in the process.

Cosby has never been convicted of sexual assault and has declined to discuss the alle...

Kesha Swore Under Oath That Dr. Luke Didn't Make Sexual Advances Towards Her

10/22/2014 8:32am EDT
Last week, Kesha made headlines after she accused producer Dr. Luke of mentally and sexually abusing her for years. She claims that's what forced her to go to rehab in Illinois earlier this year for two months.

Kesha has claimed the producer forced himself on her after making her take drugs and alcohol during a flight. She also accused Dr. Luke, real name Lukasz Gottwald, of taking advantage of her in a hotel suite after giving her drugs.

The singer's accusations are holding less weight after a judge released a 2011 deposition in which she swore under oath that she had never been intimat...

Kesha Reportedly Told Rehab Doctors About Alleged Sexual Abuse From Dr. Luke

10/17/2014 12:00am EDT
Just days after singer Kesha filed a lawsuit against producer Dr. Luke, the singer has claimed that she told stories about the abuse she endured while working with him to doctors at a rehab center she stayed at earlier this year.

Sources close to the singer revealed to TMZ that during her treatment for an eating disorder brought on by some comments the producer made to her, she told her doctors about all of the sexual assaults and verbal and physical abuse she alleges in her lawsuit, which she filed earlier this week.

Kesha's doctors reportedly have notes about the abuse and the assaults,...

Kesha Files Lawsuit Against Music Producer Dr. Luke For Physical, Verbal And Sexual Abuse, He Responds With Countersuit

10/14/2014 11:18pm EDT
Pop star Kesha has accused one of her former music producers of being the reason she ended up in an Illinois rehab clinic for two months earlier this year.

The singer filed suit against Dr. Luke, real name Lukasz Gottwald, accusing him of sexual, physical and verbal abuse during the time she spent working with him.

Gottwald signed Kesha, full name Kesha Rose Sebert, to a record deal when she was 18-years-old, and she says that during the past 10 years he's been nothing but abusive to her, both physically and mentally, and he even sexually assaulted her on at least one occasion.

Kesha cla...

New Photos: Kesha's Ridiculous Legs, Jessica Alba's Bare Midriff, Heidi Klum And Seal Spotted Kissing & Lots More!

10/6/2014 11:58am EDT
New Photos: Kesha's Ridiculous Legs, Jessica Alba's Bare Midriff
It's quite possible that pop singer Kesha could have the sexiest pair of legs in showbiz -- The Rockettes included!The singer was spotted out in L.A. over the weekend wearing a very, very short romper and showing those sexy gams nearly all the way up to her hips...

The always beautiful Megan Fox was in Germany on Saturday to promote "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" with co-star Will arnett. Her husband, Brian Austin Green, also made the trip, so we assume her two boys were also along for the overseas trek. The film opens in most of Europe next week (and it was a LOT better than any of the re...

The 10 Most Daring Looks At The MTV Video Music Awards

8/25/2014 11:17am EDT
The 10 Most Daring Looks At The MTV Video Music Awards
The MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs) took place in Los Angeles, Calif., on Sunday night, and the star-studded red carpet was hopping with beautiful women.

Singers and other celebrities let loose a little, wearing more provocative ensembles than they would to more formal events (like tonight's Emmy Awards).

British artist Rita Ora, above, opted for a crimson silk dress with a thigh-high split up her left leg. Luckily, she didn't suffer a wardrobe malfunction or reveal too much while acting playful on the red carpet.

In addition to a lot of leg action, the red carpet was full of cleavage, a...

Pics From The MTV VMAs Red Carpet & Full List Of Winners

8/25/2014 12:53am EDT
Beyonce & Miley Cyrus Are Big Winners At The 2014 MTV VMAs (Red
Katy Perry was an early winner at the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards, landing the Moonman trophy for her "Dark Horse" video, which features rapper Juicy J.

Katy beat out strong competition from Ariana Grande, Beyonce, Iggy Azalea and Lorde to take home the prize.

"Wow, it's a nice way to start out the night with a Moonman... We just want to say thank you so much, we put a lot of time and effort and hard work into this song. We are going to party tonight."

Everyone in the house partied all night as the ceremony kicked off by a rousing trio of songs from Grande, Nicki Minaj and Jessie J.


Music Friday : Ten Party Anthems To Fit Your 4th Of July Extravaganza

7/4/2014 11:00am EDT
Music Friday : Ten Party Anthems To Fit Your 4th Of July Extrava
Happy 4th of July! Get out your BBQs, crack open a cold one and ready the fireworks, it's time to celebrate the great holiday commemorating American Independence. No doubt friends and family will be flocking to your place for a grand ol' time.

But wait? What about the music? Every party needs to music. "But what music nest fits my party?" you might be asking. Well, we're here to help. So fear not - here are ten musical suggestions to help you find a fit that's right for the shin dig of your choosing.

Party Hard - Andrew W.K.

The type of party you're probably having : A banger with a...

ABC's 'Rising Star' Mediocre At Best

6/23/2014 11:15am EDT
Rising Star
"You win some, you lose some." Perhaps that’s how ABC should view their latest flawed effort joining the singing competition market, Rising Star. It's the latest attempt at finding a 'superstar' – or perhaps it’s just ABC striving to compete with other networks in the karaoke realm. After all, NBC has The Voice and Fox has American Idol. Adding fuel to the fire, ABC has fallen flat previously – Duets ended after one season.

Rising Star has good intentions – the viewers select the artists vying for a recording contract with Capitol records. The idea sounded great decent on paper… If t...

New Photos: Jessica Szohr Has A New Man, Ke$ha's Ridiculously Hot Legs, J. Lo & Lots More!

6/19/2014 12:18pm EDT
New Photos: Jessica Szohr Has A New Man, Ke$ha's Ridiculously Ho
Former "Gossip Girl" actress Jessica Szohr got cozy with Italian businessman Tommy Chiabra while vacationing in Portofino, Italy on Wednesday. Earlier in the week Jessica hung out with pals Nina Dobrev and Emma Miller in St. Tropez, France.

Also, a very leggy Jennifer Lopez visited BET's "106 and Park" to promote her new album; and Ke$ha was spotted on her way to a late night taping wearing some very short shorts and showing off her amazing gams.

Want more? Head over to our PHOTOS page to see all the latest event galleries, slideshows and features, including Kim Kardashian's ridiculous ...

Celebrities Who Have Dyed Their Hair Crazy Colors

5/21/2014 3:05am EDT
Celebrities Who Have Dyed Their Hair Crazy Colors
Reality star Kylie Jenner dyed her hair partially blue last week, making a stir at the Billboard Music Awards. She arrived on the red carpet with her shoulder length-hair looking as though it had been dipped in an ice blue dye.

Her bold fashion decision wasn't exactly embraced by mom Kris Jenner, particularly since Kylie did it prior to her sister Kim Kardashian's upcoming wedding.

Jenner, 16, told E! News: "One day I was just like, 'I'm going blue'. They're all really p****d. My mom was like 'you look like a Skittle.' I was like, 'I'm gonna have this for two years now that you said that....

Kesha, Joanna Krupa & Christian Serratos Wear Eye-Popping Dresses At The Humane Society Gala

3/31/2014 11:00am EDT
Kesha, Joanna Krupa & Christian Serratos Wear Eye-Popping Dresse
The Humane Society celebrated its 60th Anniversary Benefit Gala in Beverly Hills, Calif., over the weekend, and several celebrities wore some flesh-baring ensembles to the event.

"The Walking Dead" star Christian Serratos wore a blue gown that revealed quite a bit of side boob.

The actress has also played Angela, one of Bella's friends, in the "Twilight" movies and had regular roles on "Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide" and "The Secret Life of the American Teenager."

Pop star Kesha also attended the gala, marking her first public appearance since leaving rehab. She paired a glitt...

Kesha Makes First Post-Rehab Appearance In A Revealing Black Gown

3/30/2014 11:00am EDT
Kesha Makes First Post-Rehab Appearance In A Revealing Black Gow
Singer Kesha attended the The Humane Society of the United States gala at the Beverly Hilton hotel in Los Angeles, Calif., on Saturday night looking healthy and sexy in a see-through black gown. The pop star paired the glittering black dress with pink and green hair and a gold tooth.

It was the star's first public appearance since spending two months at the Timberline Knolls clinic in Illinois, where she addressed her bulimia and anorexia issues.

A close pal says Kesha recently moved to Los Angeles because she has "a great support system" to whom she "can talk to about anything."

She p...

Celebs With The Worst Hair In Showbiz

3/13/2014 1:00pm EDT
Celebs With The Worst Hair In Showbiz
There are some celebrities out there that you can't help but laugh at -- because no matter how much money they have, they just can't seem to get their hair looking right.

Here, we point these obvious hair blunders out to our loving readers because work days are long and we love to be entertaining while you're doing the daily grind. Check out our list of celebrities with the worst hair and join in on the mocking!

John Travolta: His hair goes from super short to longer, but he should know that he isn't fooling anyone. Everyone knows that he has hair plugs and is virtually bald.


Ke$ha Leaves Rehab, Feels 'Healthy' & Is Working On New Music

3/7/2014 10:37am EST
Ke$ha Leaves Rehab, Feels 'Healthy' & Is Working On New Music
Ke$ha is fresh out of rehab and working on new music. The pop star checked herself into the Timberline Knolls clinic in Chicago, Ill,. for anorexia and bulimia in January.

Posting a photo of herself on board a plane, she told fans on Thursday: "Happy to be back! Feeling healthy & working on tons of new music, I can't thank my fans enough for all the love & support u have given me."

She then added: "Life is beautiful. I'm so blessed to have u all."

The singer entered rehab two months ago, saying in a statement at the time, "I'm a crusader for being yourself and loving yourself, but I've f...

Ke$ha Extends Rehab And Cancels Tour Dates

2/4/2014 7:03pm EST
Ke$ha has put her recovery first, postponing tour stops in March and April to extend her rehab for an eating disorder.

The pop star said in a statement, "I was so looking forward to performing at these dates but I need to follow my doctor's advice and get my health back on track. All of your support during this time has been so amazing. I couldn't have done this without you all. I look forward to coming back stronger than ever on the next tour."

It's the first we have heard from the singer since January, when she reached out via Twitter to thank them for their support. "Hey It's Kesha fro...

Weird Celebrity News: Gwyneth Paltrow's Bee Sting Therapy, Ke$ha's Tooth Art Banned

2/1/2014 2:00pm EST
Weird Celebrity News: Gwyneth Paltrow's Bee Sting Therapy, Ke$ha
Weird and unusual things sometimes happen in the lives of celebrities. Here's a roundup of some of the strangest stories over the past two weeks...

Gwyneth Paltrow has revealed she used "bee venom therapy" to treat an injury, which involved being stung by a live insect. The actress is convinced the odd procedure worked because she felt better afterwards.

She told Britain's Marie Claire magazine, "The craziest treatment I've tried is one where I was stung by a live bee. It's called apitherapy and it's apparently been used since Egyptian times to promote healing."

Check out more weird stor...