Kesha, an American singer-songwriter, has removed the name Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs from the lyrics of her blockbuster song after the rapper was accused of r*pe by ex-girlfriend Cassie in a shocking lawsuit.
During a Friday event in Oakland and a Saturday show at the Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles, the 36-year-old singer erased a P Diddy allusion from the 2009 hit “TiK ToK.”
Kesha, who is presently on her Only Love Tour, began the song by saying, ‘Wake up in the mornin’ feelin’ like P. Diddy.’
But during her recent performances, she changed it to: ‘Wake up in the morning’ feelin’ just like me.’
Kesha replaced the “P. Diddy” lyric during her performance of “Tik Tok” at her concert. https://t.co/hy0a1SIYag
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The artist had previously played the song in Denver just a few days before Cassie’s complaint, with the lyrics intact.
Kesha looks to be supporting Cassie after she previously launched a lawsuit against song producer Dr. Luke in 2014.
Cassie, an R&B singer, filed a federal lawsuit against Diddy on Thursday, in which she accused the hip-hop superstar of r*pe.
However, they both issued statements on Friday declaring that they had struck an agreement. The terms of the settlement were not disclosed in any detail.
‘I have decided to resolve this matter amicably on terms that I have some level of control,’ Cassie said.
‘I want to thank my family, fans and lawyers for their unwavering support.’
Diddy said: ‘We have decided to resolve this matter amicably. I wish Cassie and her family all the best. Love.’
Diddy’s attorney also stressed that by settling his client was not admitting any wrongdoing.
According to the lawsuit, he abused Cassie for over a decade, supplying her with narcotics, beating her, and forcing her to have s*x with many male prostitutes.
The couple, who met when she was 19 in 2005, divorced in 2018. According to the lawsuit, he pushed his way into her home and r*ped her before their relationship ended.