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Kesha supporters: Celebs speaking out amid legal battle with Sony

Kesha Rose Sebert, known as Kesha to fans, has alleged that her producer Lukasz Gottwald, known professionally as Dr. Luke, "emotionally and physically abused" her. She went to court in Manhattan asking for an injunction that would release her from a Sony Music contract, freeing her up to record with other producers and labels. New York Supreme Court Justice Shirley Kornreich denied the injunction on Friday, Feb. 19, 2016.

Many singers and celebrities are voicing support for Kesha on social media.

Here's who has spoken out so far.

Adele

Adele voiced her support for Kesha while she
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Adele voiced her support for Kesha while she accepted a Brit Award for British female solo artist on Feb. 24.

"I'd like to take a quick second just to thank my management and my record label for embracing the fact that I'm a woman and being encouraged by it," she said. "And I'd also like to take this moment to publicly support Kesha."

Taylor Swift

The singer donated $250,000 to Kesha as a
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The singer donated $250,000 to Kesha as a "show of support," Kesha's mom, Pebe Sebert, said on Twitter. Swift's rep confirmed the donation.

Anne Hathaway

Anne Hathaway posted on her Instagram:
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Anne Hathaway posted on her Instagram: "I stand with @iiswhoiis [Kesha Instagram] ... Kesha's situation is just one of all-too-many examples of how the legal system in this country fails to protect victims of domestic abuse and sexual violence, the vast majority of whom are women. Please regram and add your voice and your support! (Follow the link in my bio.) #FreeKesha"

Amber Rose

Model Amber Rose has a new emoji app
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Model Amber Rose has a new emoji app called MuvaMoji and one of the emojis shows the words "Free Ke$ha".

Demi Lovato

The singer tweeted,
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The singer tweeted, "#FreeKesha this is only gonna make you stronger, you brave and beautiful girl. Prayers are with you." But she also appeared to criticize Taylor Swift following news of her $250,000 donation.

"Take something to Capitol Hill or actually speak out about something and then I'll be impressed," Lovato tweeted.

She later walked back her remarks on Instagram, writing, "As most people know, I tend to get fired up about the things I believe in, and although my heart and intentions are always in the right place, unfortunately sometimes my passion gets the best of me and causes me to say things that I probably shouldn't say. And when doing so it takes away from the real reason I am speaking up in the first place."

Lena Dunham

The
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The "Girls" creator and star wrote an essay in her newsletter Lenny Letter that she "felt sick" after reading about the judge's decision in the Kesha case.

"What's happening to Kesha highlights the way that the American legal system continues to hurt women by failing to protect them from the men they identify as their abusers," she wrote.

Reese Witherspoon

On Twitter, Reese Witherspoon thanked Lena Dunham for
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On Twitter, Reese Witherspoon thanked Lena Dunham for writing about Kesha's case in Lenny Letter: "Thank you @lenadunham for helping me understand @KeshaRose's case & standing up for all survivors of abuse."

Ariana Grande

Ariana Grande tweeted,
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Ariana Grande tweeted, "My heart is with @KeshaRose."

Lady Gaga

The singer tweeted support for Kesha.
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The singer tweeted support for Kesha. "There are people all over the world who love you @KeshaRose. And I can say truly I am in awe of your bravery," she said on Twitter.

Lorde

The musician Lorde tweeted that she is
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The musician Lorde tweeted that she is "standing with @KeshaRose through this traumatic, deeply unfair time."

Fiona Apple, Margaret Cho

Margaret Cho posted a picture of Fiona Apple
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Margaret Cho posted a picture of Fiona Apple on her Instagram holding a sign that read: "KESHA - I am so angry for you. They were wrong. I'm so sorry."

Miley Cyrus

Miley Cyrus also Instagrammed Margaret Cho's picture of
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Miley Cyrus also Instagrammed Margaret Cho's picture of Fiona Apple.

Jack Antonoff

The producer and recording artist (and Lena Dunham's
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The producer and recording artist (and Lena Dunham's boyfriend) said on Twitter that he wanted to make music with Kesha: "hey @kesharose -- don't know what the legal specifics are, but if you want to make something together & then leak it for everyone I'm around." In another tweet he continued: "or just make something and wait on it till that creep can't block you anymore. standing offer"

Zedd

The producer Zedd, who has worked with Selena
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The producer Zedd, who has worked with Selena Gomez, Ariana Grande and others, also tweeted that he was available to produce Kesha: "@KeshaRose very very sorry to hear about the whole situation. I'll be happy to produce a song for you if you want my help."

Bethany Cosentino (Best Coast)

Bethany Cosentino of Best Coast tweeted:
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Bethany Cosentino of Best Coast tweeted: "This is some legit [expletive] -- #FreeKesha"

Kelly Clarkson

The pop singer tweeted:
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The pop singer tweeted: "Trying 2 not say anything since I can't say anything nice about a person ... so this is me not talking about Dr. Luke"

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