Earlier: According to The Hollywood Reporter, Kesha wants to dissolve her partnership with Gottwald before his contract with Sony is up in March, because her lawyers claim that would leave her working with him and his company without being under Sony's label. Her lawyers also claim that she has not received money she is owed, including royalties from "Timber." Her lawyers' statement to the court claimed:
The suit goes on to claim that Kesha has recorded new music but that none of it has been approved nor has a release date been set. At this point, she wants their partnership dissolved, because, her lawyers claim, she's must to record three more albums with six songs each to be produced by Dr. Luke before her contract with him is over.
Her lawyers continued and claimed:
And as for Gottwald, he also filed to enter new information into the case, stating that Kesha allegedly sent a text message to Lady Gaga claiming that Gottwald had raped her and another unnamed artist. His lawyers claimed:
So far, Lady Gaga has yet to issue a statement on these claims. Bustle has reached out to her rep, but did not receive a reply at the time of publication. Gottwald's lawyers' statement continued and claimed:
The Hollywood Reporter reports that next week, both Kesha and Gottwald are set to give depositions. This case has been ongoing for more than a year now, and it may not be ending anytime soon. Bustle has reached out to a rep for Kesha for any additional comment regarding the amendments the other side submitted, but did not receive a response at the time of publication. Gottwald's lawyer, Christine Lepera, tells Bustle in a statement:
Editor's Note: This article has been edited to clarify that Kesha and Dr. Luke have filedto amend their court documents.