Dr. Luke Will Reportedly Be Dropped By Sony Over Ke$ha’s Rape Allegations
Well, we certainly didn’t see this coming. Wrong as it may be, Dr. Luke has made a LOT of money for his label and we expected them to protect their bottom line. But according to The Wrap, Dr. Luke’s business is about to take a major hit as a result of the rape allegations Ke$ha has pinned on him…
Sony Music is expected to end its working relationship with controversial producer Lukasz “Dr. Luke” Gottwald a year ahead of his contract’s expiration, knowledgeable individuals have told TheWrap.
The output deal has become a public relations headache for the company since pop star Kesha’s sexual abuse allegations against Gottwald have resulted in a nasty court battle — and a groundswell of support for the singer from influential fellow artists like Adele, Lady Gaga and Kelly Clarkson.
A Sony Music spokesperson declined to comment on the matter. Representatives for Gottwald did not return TheWrap’s requests for comment.
From Sony’s perspective, regardless of the fact that Luke hasn’t been convicted, they look a lot better siding with the alleged victim than the alleged accuser…
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