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Kesha Slams Body-Shaming Haters After Battle With Depression, Eating Disorder

2016 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival - Weekend 1 - Day 2

(Photo : Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for Coachella) Singer Kesha performs onstage with record producer Zedd during day 2 of the 2016 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival Weekend 1 at the Empire Polo Club on April 16, 2016 in Indio, California.

Kesha Rose Sebert, known professionally as Kesha, has declared her intention to take back her life in a recent Instagram post where she slammed body-shaming haters. Kesha also revealed that she had been struggling with depression and an eating disorder.

The 29-year-old pop sensation opened up about her personal struggles in a post on her Instagram page. Kesha posted a topless photo with her back towards her camera while she was putting up both middle fingers against a sunset-filled ocean.

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The image posted on May 15 was captioned, "I have been battling depression and an eating disorder for a while now. my career is in a strange place and it feels like I'm fighting an uphill fight some days. but I have decided to take my life back. my freedom. my happiness. my voice. my worth."

She added that she has refused to stay quiet and will continue to live her life despite what the critics say. According to Salon, the American singer and songwriter went through several publicized issues including a court battle that eventually saw her appeal to be released from Sony and long-time producer Dr. Luke rejected.

The singer accused Dr. Luke of "sexually, physically, verbally and emotionally" abusing her for the past decade. Kesha's plea to be released from her Sony contract was rejected in February by New York Supreme Court Judge Shirley Kornreich.

Scott A. Edelman, a lawyer representing Sony, said, "Sony has made it possible for Kesha to record without any connection, involvement or interaction with Luke whatsoever, but Sony is not in a position to terminate the contractual relationship between Luke and Kesha... Sony is doing everything it can to support the artist in these circumstances, but is legally unable to terminate the contract to which it is not a party."

Kesha is scheduled to tour with electronic artist Diplo and his Mad Decent Block Party sometime in the summer months. This will be her first tour appearance since her court battles against Dr. Luke.

Kesha returned to making music with electronic artist Zedd and released the collaborative track "True Colors." The track is included in Zedd's second studio album of the same name and the duo performed it live at Coachella 2016.

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