Christina Aguilera tweeted her assist for Lady Gaga’s determination to take away the R. Kelly duet “Do What U Want” from streaming companies and digital music retailers, days after the Lifetime documentary collection Surviving R. Kelly put a highlight on quite a few allegations of sexual abuse towards the R&B singer.
Resurfacing images of a 2013 efficiency of her and Gaga performing "Do What U Want" on The Voice, Aguilera took to Twitter on Friday (Jan. 11) to remind people who there's one other, R. Kelly-free model of the track. “This is a reminder of girls sticking collectively -- and never letting a person take possession of an amazing track/second,” she wrote within the tweet.
Gaga saved her promise of eradicating the ARTPOP observe with R. Kelly from digital music companies quickly after stating that it was an instance of how "explicitly twisted" her frame of mind was on the time her album was launched. However, you possibly can nonetheless stream the studio version of Aguilera and Gaga's “Do What U Want.”
Aguilera additionally addressed the track's lyrics in her tweet, writing, “The message of this track stays that though you will have had my physique, you'll by no means have my coronary heart, my voice my life or my thoughts.”
The 38-year-old singer added that as a survivor, the track’s lyrics have a particular that means to her. “Being a survivor of previous predators myself, these strains spoke to me, which is why I did the track. I embrace all survivors of sexual and home violence and abuse holding a particular place in my coronary heart, and also you @ladygaga, for doing the proper factor!” she wrote in a thread to the preliminary submit.
Aguilera is amongst a string of celebrities who've responded to the Lifetime docuseries, with Common, Chance the Rapper, Kevin Hart, Master P and lots of extra additionally weighing in.
See Aguilera’s tweet beneath.
Being a survivor of previous predators myself, these strains spoke to me, which is why I did the track. I embrace all survivors of sexual and home violence and abuse holding a particular place in my coronary heart, and also you @ladygaga, for doing the proper factor! -- pic.twitter.com/VDsfzb0gyw