After a statute was handed down Friday in Kesha‘s authorised conflict opposite song writer Dr. Luke, Lena Dunham has strictly combined her name to a cocktail star’s flourishing list of fiercely understanding celebrities.
In an letter published in Tuesday’s book of Dunham’s newsletter, Lenny Letter, a Girls star documented her dismayed greeting to a news that Kesha’s ask to recover song outward of her agreement had been shot down.
The 28-year-old performer sued a writer in 2014, claiming he had intimately assaulted her, and sought to be liberated from recording contracts she had sealed with him. On Friday, a rough claim meant to recover her from such contracts while her lawsuit stays tentative was denied, imprinting a initial central authorised reversal in her query to apart herself physically and financially from Dr. Luke.
“When we saw the outcome of Kesha’s justice case last Friday, we felt sick. Actually ill — we wanted to ask my Uber to lift over so we could chuck up in a New York City trash can,” a self-proclaimed feminist penned.
“The photos of her pleasing face crumpled with tears, a legally required though offensive use of a word ‘alleged’ over and over in anxiety to a attack she says she remembers so vividly—it all combined a special code of revulsion that comes when open events join with your many private triggers.”
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New York Supreme Court Justice Shirley Kornreich asserted that a thespian would be means to continue operative on her song but approach hit with her purported assaulter.
“She’s being given a event to record, she can record,” Page Six quoted the decider in court. “She does not have to have any interface during all with Mr. Gottwald in recording or producing.”
Dr. Luke’s attorney, Christine Lepera, reacted to a court’s outcome with confidence.
“As a Court recognized, Ms. Sebert has always had a ability to ensue with her career if she so chooses,” a counsel pronounced in a statement. “We sojourn assured that when all a contribution are presented that Ms. Sebert’s allegations opposite Luke will be shown to be totally fake and were asserted only to extract income and benefit contractual leverage.”
Meanwhile, Dr. Luke continued to clearly deny a allegations, tweeting a few days after a ruling, ”I didn’t rape Kesha and we have never had sex with her. Kesha and we were friends for many years and she was like my small sister.”
Dunham explained a statute and a intensity implications in a distant simpler, reduction certain light.
“Imagine someone unequivocally harm you, physically and emotionally. Scared we and abused you, threatened your family. The decider says that we don’t have to see them again, BUT they still possess your house. So they can confirm when to spin a feverishness on and off, either they’ll compensate a write check or repair a roof when it leaks,” she continued.
“After all you’ve been through, do we feel protected vital in that house?” she asked her readers. “Do we trust them to strengthen you?”
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