Lena Dunham Says Kesha’s Voice Has ‘Never Been Louder’ — And Tells Sony Exactly Why In Emotional New Essay!

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Count one more in her corner.

Kesha is currently wrapped up in one of the biggest lawsuits to hit the entertainment industry in recent history, and while the courts aren’t necessarily on her side, it seems as though the court of public opinion certainly is.

While celebs like Demi Lovato, Ariana Grande, Taylor Swift, and Jack Antonoff have all publicly supported the Tik Tok singer in her allegations against Dr. Luke, perhaps the strongest voice in modern feminism is now on her side as well!

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Lena Dunham never shies away from voicing her opinion when it comes to social injustice, so it should come as no surprise that she just released an open letter in Kesha’s favor on Tuesday.

In her Lenny Letter, the Girls creator slams Sony for not protecting its artists while perfectly illustrating how this case is about more than just Kesha, saying:

“Sony could make this go away. But instead the company has chosen to engage in a protracted legal battle to protect [Luke]’s stake in Kesha’s future. Although the company insists that Kesha and [Luke] never need to be in a room together and that he will allow her to record without his direct involvement, they are minimizing what Kesha says regarding how [Luke]’s continued involvement in her career would affect her physical well-being and psychological safety.

So let me spell it out for them. Imagine someone really hurt you, physically and emotionally. Scared you and abused you, threatened your family. The judge says that you don’t have to see them again, BUT they still own your house. So they can decide when to turn the heat on and off, whether they’ll pay the telephone bill or fix the roof when it leaks. After everything you’ve been through, do you feel safe living in that house? Do you trust them to protect you?”

She has a very good point…

We can’t imagine Kesha will ever be able to work with Dr. Luke again.

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Lena went on to say that this historic case could be an example for women and girls everywhere, saying:

“The public outcry about Kesha’s case has been truly heartening: the swell of shock and indignation from fans and fellow performers alike. It wasn’t long ago that women in the public eye didn’t have a loose-enough leash to reach out and support one another, for fear of losing all they had worked so hard to create. Instead they quietly watched on their televisions, hoping they wouldn’t be next.

Those days are over.

They are f*cking done.

We are not scared anymore of losing what we worked for, of being branded hysterical or difficult, of being targeted and silenced by men in power. The women in the music industry speaking out for Kesha are proof. And their words will reverberate, inspiring the young women watching them for clues about the good life to speak up too. Soon, no one will accept shame and fear as the status quo. And so, while Kesha is indefinitely silenced, her voice has never been louder.”

Such strong words.

We’ll have to wait until more evidence presents itself throughout the trial to know who’s telling the truth for sure, but it definitely sounds like Kesha has the support she needs to keep fighting.

[Image via Nicky Nelson/WENN.]

Feb 23, 2016 10:49am PDT

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