Taylor Swift donates $250K to Kesha, offers support during ‘trying time’

Updated 10:02 AM EST, Tue February 23, 2016
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Claiming abuse, Kesha asked to be allowed to record independently of producer Dr. Luke

A judge ruled against her last week

Lady Gaga, Kelly Clarkson, Janelle Monae have also shown support for Kesha

(CNN) —  

Taylor Swift has put her money behind Kesha.

Swift donated $250,000 to the “Tik Tok” singer on Sunday, two days after a judge ruled against Kesha in a case in which she asked to record music independently of producer Dr. Luke.

READ: Kanye West peeves Taylor Swift’s fans – again

Kesha has accused Dr. Luke, who signed her to a contract in 2005, of emotional and sexual abuse. She requested an injunction to make music outside her six-album contract with Dr. Luke’s Kemosabe Records.