Girl Gaga has apologized to her followers for collaborating with R. Kelly and has lastly publicly condemned the shamed star.
Through her Twitter account on Thursday, Gaga introduced that she intends on pulling a tune she recorded with R. Kelly from iTunes and different streaming providers following the controversy across the “Intercourse Me” singer.
Gaga had labored with R. Kelly on her 2013 observe, “Do What U Need (With My Physique). The pair even carried out the observe collectively the identical yr on the American Music Awards.
“What I’m listening to in regards to the allegations towards R Kelly is completely horrifying and indefensible. I stand behind these girls 1000%, consider them, know they’re struggling and in ache, and really feel strongly that their voices must be heard and brought severely.”
She additionally revealed that she too was a sufferer of sexual assault and defined her causes for working with him.
“As a sufferer of sexual assault myself, I made each the tune and the video at a darkish time in my life. My intention was to create one thing extraordinarily defiant and provocative as a result of I used to be offended and nonetheless hadn’t processed the trauma that had occurred in my very own life. I’m sorry, each for my poor judgment once I was younger and for not talking out sooner.”
Her announcement comes simply days after he was revealed that Kelly is below investigation for sexually assaulting a number of younger women and girls at his mansion house in Georgia.