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USA: Kesha fans call on Sony to "Free Kesha" outside company's NY offices 01:26

USA: Kesha fans call on Sony to "Free Kesha" outside company's NY offices

United States, New York
February 27, 2016 at 01:13 GMT +00:00 · Published

Reporter (English): "Any last remarks you would like to say to anyone?"

Protester 2 (English): "Don't vote for Trump!" [Laughs]

A loud protest gathered outside Sony's New York offices on Friday, standing in solidarity with Kesha. New York Supreme Court ruled against Kesha's appeal to break her contract with the Sony label last week, causing outrage among her fans and fellow celebrities.

The singer was appealing to leave her recording contract after saying she could not work with music producer Dr Luke, who she accuses of drugging and raping her a decade ago.

One of the protesters at the event argued that this issue of assault from people in authority goes far beyond Kesha's case, "This is happening everywhere. Any place where there is an imbalance of power this is able to happen."

Dr Luke has repeatedly denied Kesha's allegations. On Monday, he took to Twitter to say that Kesha's claim is motivated by money and that he has never slept with the pop star - consensually or otherwise.

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Reporter (English): "Any last remarks you would like to say to anyone?"

Protester 2 (English): "Don't vote for Trump!" [Laughs]

A loud protest gathered outside Sony's New York offices on Friday, standing in solidarity with Kesha. New York Supreme Court ruled against Kesha's appeal to break her contract with the Sony label last week, causing outrage among her fans and fellow celebrities.

The singer was appealing to leave her recording contract after saying she could not work with music producer Dr Luke, who she accuses of drugging and raping her a decade ago.

One of the protesters at the event argued that this issue of assault from people in authority goes far beyond Kesha's case, "This is happening everywhere. Any place where there is an imbalance of power this is able to happen."

Dr Luke has repeatedly denied Kesha's allegations. On Monday, he took to Twitter to say that Kesha's claim is motivated by money and that he has never slept with the pop star - consensually or otherwise.

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