Singer Kesha says she was offered a deal by her music label in exchange for a lie.
The 29-year-old singer has been fighting to get out of her contract with Sony Music and hinges on an allegation that she was sexually abused for years by producer Dr. Luke.
Kesha posted an Instagram message Sunday claiming she'd been given the opportunity to end the drama now, if she'd just do this one thing: say she lied about being raped.
She wrote, "I got offered my freedom IF i were to lie. I would have to APOLOGIZE publicly and say that I never got raped. THIS IS WHAT HAPPENS behind closed doors. I will not take back the TRUTH. I would rather let the truth ruin my career than lie for a monster ever again."
She's referring to what she said in 2011 in a deposition in an unrelated case. Under oath and on video, she said at the time that Dr. Luke, real name Lukasz Gottwald, never drugged her or had "an intimate relationship" with her, as she is currently alleging.
[Source: Los Angeles Times]