She says her current team at RCA are not the ones responsible.


Kelly Clarkson is clarifying statements she made claiming her label blackmailed her into working with Dr. Luke.

On Sunday, Clarkson came to Kesha’s defense in the on-going legal trouble between Kesha and Dr. Luke, recalling her own poor experience working with the defamed producer. She told Australian radio show hosts Kyle and Jackie O: “he’s not a good person, to me. We’ve clashed. I only worked with him because literally I was blackmailed by my label.” Clarkson added if she didn’t work with him, the label threatened they wouldn’t release her album. “He’ll just lie to people and it makes the artist look bad. He’s difficult to work with. When so many artists don’t like you, that says something.”

She’s not taking back her words, but clearing the air. Clarkson posted on Twitter: “Want to clarify that my current regime at @RCARecords is not the same one who forced me to work w/Dr. Luke. Peter Edge is rad & a good dude!”

Dr. Luke’s legal team responded to Clarkson’s comments by highlighting an excerpt from Sony Music chief Clive Davis’s 2013 memoir The Soundtrack of My Life – detailing how Clarkson and Luke came to work together.

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