Dr. Luke's Legal Team Wants To See Lady Gaga In Court

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Lady Gaga has been a public supporter of her friend Kesha throughout the Tik Tok singer's legal battle against Dr. Luke.

Kesha's former producer and alleged abuser officially subpoenaed Lady Gaga for a deposition on Saturday, based on text messages that Kesha exchanged with the "Perfect Illusion" singer. "Gaga believes Dr. Luke is only trying to draw press by exaggerating her role in his case against Kesha and by falsely accusing her of dodging his requests".

Accused of rape by Kesha in 2014, the producer Dr. Luke always tries to cleanse his name. Luke, refusing to be deposed in the Kesha case, but now he wants the judge to force her to do it. TMZ has learned.

Now that the subpoena has been issued, Gaga will be required to set a date to appear in-person for a three-hour deposition, during which she'll be quizzed by Dr. Luke's attorneys. In April, Sony's legal department stated that Dr. Luke was "no longer the CEO of Kemosabe Records and does not have the authority to act on its behalf", effectively ending their relationship with the producer. The lawyers say Lady Gaga's unwillingness to submit herself for deposition made further court action necessary to obtain the information they want from her. The court ruled against Kesha in 2016, and, citing emotional fatigue, she ultimately chose to drop the charges. Dr. Luke countersued shortly after.

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Lady Gaga has information that might harm Kesha in a civil suit.

What exactly is it that makes Lady Gaga such a compelling witness for Dr. Luke? "Somebody that has such a lovely light within them, so much talent to give - just to see that light burn out because they feel that no one's listening to them, I feel that it's my responsibility to stand up for her when there's a lot of people that are not listening to her plea for love, for people to have compassion and empathy".

Lady Gaga's been dodgingDr.

She also spoke out in support of Kesha around the time of her initial request for testimony, telling recently retired radio host Carson Daly, "I feel like she's being very publicly shamed for something that happens in the music industry all the time, to women and men".

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