The American singer came to the aid of her colleague who lost on Friday, February 19 trial against Sony and producer Dr. Luke, she accuses of raping her. Financial assistance which shall complement many demonstrations of support already received by the artist.
During the weekend of February 20, the word-pound #FreeKesha flourished on social networks. On Friday, the singer Kesha was denied by the New York court canceled contract with producer Dr. Luke, she accuses of raping her. A decision that forces it to continue working for Kemosabe Records, a label owned by Sony and founded by Dr. Luke.
Many fans and several artists of international renown have shown their support for the singer like Lady Gaga, Lily Allen, Lorde, Ariana Grande, Grimes or Taylor Swift. The interpreter of Shake It Off and We Are Never Getting Back Together is not merely a simple tweet like most of its counterparts. She preferred to invest financially by offering Kesha the tidy sum of $ 250,000 (about 226,000 euros).
“In sign of support, Taylor Swift has made $ 250,000 donation to Kesha help to meet all financial needs during this difficult time, “said a spokesman for the singer to the site E! News. Information confirmed later by the mother of Kesha in a tweet.