Christina Aguilera tweeted her assist for Lady Gaga’s choice to take away the R. Kelly duet “Do What U Want” from streaming providers 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 important track/second,” she wrote within the tweet.
Gaga saved her promise of eradicating the ARTPOP observe with R. Kelly from digital music providers 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 may 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'll 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 which means to her. “Being a survivor of previous predators myself, these traces 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 correct factor!” she wrote in a thread to the preliminary publish.
Aguilera is amongst a string of celebrities who've responded to the Lifetime docuseries, with Common, Chance the Rapper, Kevin Hart, Master P and plenty of extra additionally weighing in.
See Aguilera’s tweet beneath.
Being a survivor of previous predators myself, these traces 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 correct factor! -- pic.twitter.com/VDsfzb0gyw— Christina Aguilera (@xtina) January 11, 2019