Superstar Ke$ha has finally broken her silence since entering rehab for an eating disorder. The 26-year-old star has struggled with her weight and she recently sought treatment for bulimia.
On Tuesday, the “Timber” singer used her verified Twitter account to reach out to fans who have supported her during her dark time. Since Ke$ha doesn’t currently have access to Twitter, a friend posted a message to the account on her behalf.
“This is Kesha's friend. She asked me to tweet an update for her because she doesn't have access to twitter right now,” the pal began. “She says, ‘THANK YOU. SOOO MUCH. I'm overwhelmed to tears by all of the love, letters, and support!! I'll be back soon and better than ever.”
Then the friend added: “Ohhh and she can't believe Timber is still number one! ‘Fck YEAH animals! PARTY ON!!!!’"
Ke$ha, whose real name is Kesha Rose Sebert, entered treatment on Jan. 3. At the time, she wrote a message to her fans -- she affectionately calls them "animals" -- on her Facebook page:
“I’m a crusader for being yourself and loving yourself, but I’ve found it hard to practice,” she said. “I’ll be unavailable for the next 30 days, seeking treatment for my eating disorder ... to learn to love myself again, exactly as I am.”
Rumors have since swirled blaming the starlet’s producer “Dr. Luke” for reportedly saying behind the singer’s back that she looked like a “refrigerator.”
“The comment was ‘Can you make her not look like a refrigerator?” her mom Pebe told Celebuzz about Dr. Luke’s alleged statement. “He said that to someone we were close to. It was said to someone else who made the mistake of telling me and I told her [Ke$ha].”
Fans of the star have banned together since she’s been away and there's even been petition circulated requesting that Dr. Luke give Ke$ha more creative freedom. The singer has been quoted saying that she wanted to take her music in a different direction.
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Maria Vultaggio is a reporter for the Continuous News Desk (CND), where she covers trending topics and breaking news. She joined IBTimes in June 2012. Continue Reading
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