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Kesha Breaks Silence After Court Ruling

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For the first time since Friday's disappointing court ruling, Kesha publicly addressed her fans and supporters via her Facebook page.

I'm so, so beyond humbled and thankful for all of the support I'vereceived from everyone. Words cannot really express...

Posted by Kesha on Wednesday, February 24, 2016

The 28-year-old singer left a New York City courthouse on Friday in tears after a judge ruled that she must continue to work with music producer Dr. Luke, who she says drugged and sexually assaulted her.

"This case has never been about a renegotiation of my record contract – it was never about getting a bigger, or a better deal," the singer wrote. "This is about being free from my abuser. I would be willing to work with Sony if they do the right thing and break all ties that bind me to my abuser."

The singer, whose full name is Kesha Rose Sebert, explained that while she is humbled and appreciative of all the support she has received, she wants to remind everyone that the issue is bigger than her case alone.

"Unfortunately I don’t think that my case is giving people who have been abused confidence that they can speak out, and that’s a problem," the "We R Who We R" singer acknowledged. And while that may be the case, Kesha reminded her fans there are people out there who want to help, including herself.

"Yes, I am very much a feminist, but more than that, I am a humanist. I believe in supporting my fellow human beings in being SAFE," she wrote.

Throughout the legal battle Dr. Luke has maintained his innocence, and recently took to Twitter to speak out on the matter.

Twitter has been home to much of the #FreeKesha conversation, which many celebrities have backed.

But the conversation is also moving away from the social media sphere. Earlier today, British songstress Adele voiced her support for Kesha while accepting a BRIT award for Best British Female Solo Artist.

Read Kesha's entire message below.

I'm so, so beyond humbled and thankful for all of the support I've received from everyone. Words cannot really express the emotions I've gone through reading and seeing how amazing everyone has been to me. I can’t believe that so many people all over the world took the time to show me support and love. Other entertainers who knowingly put their own careers at stake by supporting me, I will be forever grateful.

All I ever wanted was to be able to make music without being afraid, scared, or abused. This case has never been about a renegotiation of my record contract – it was never about getting a bigger, or a better deal. This is about being free from my abuser. I would be willing to work with Sony if they do the right thing and break all ties that bind me to my abuser.

But at this point, this issue is bigger than just about me.

I think about young girls today – I don’t want my future daughter – or your daughter – or any person to be afraid that they will be punished if they speak out about being abused, especially if their abuser is in a position of power.

Unfortunately I don’t think that my case is giving people who have been abused confidence that they can speak out, and that’s a problem. But I just want to say that if you have been abused, please don’t be afraid to speak out. There are places that will make you feel safe. There are people who will help you. I for one, will stand beside you and behind you. I know now how this all feels and will forever fight for you the way perfect strangers have been fighting for me.

Yes, I am very much a feminist, but more than that, I am a humanist. I believe in supporting my fellow human beings in being SAFE.

We're all in this together. You are not alone.

I love you and thank you.

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