Christina Aguilera Thanks Lady Gaga for ‘Doing the Right Thing’ by Removing R. Kelly Duet

Christina Aguilera Thanks Lady Gaga for ‘Doing the Right Thing’ by Removing R. Kelly Duet


Christina Aguilera tweeted her help for Lady Gaga’s resolution 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 photographs 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 tune. “This is a reminder of ladies sticking collectively — and never letting a person take possession of an awesome tune/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 possibly can nonetheless stream the studio version of Aguilera and Gaga's “Do What U Want.”

Aguilera additionally addressed the tune's lyrics in her tweet, writing, “The message of this tune stays that though you might 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 tune’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 tune. 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 precise 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 lots of extra additionally weighing in.

See Aguilera’s tweet beneath.