Singer/songwriter Kesha has had some ups and downs this past year. With a her hit record ‘Timber‘ featuring Pitbull still topping the charts, everyone was a little caught off guard when she released a statement confirming she was headed to rehab. She never explained why she was going, but now she’s opening up in the August 2014 issue of Teen Vogue about her time in rehab.
On the decision to enter rehab: “Making my last record, Warrior, was a pretty miserable process, and it wore my spirit down. I was fighting like hell to keep my whole irreverent essence and everything raw and visceral that I stand for in it, but in the end I was promoting something that wasn’t the animal I wanted it to be. I decided to face my problem head-on.”
On not wanting to be called pretty: “I remember thinking, I don’t want to be pretty Don’t call me pretty. It was almost offensive. I would put on more eyeliner or draw things down my face.”
On changing her Twitter handle from Ke$hasux to Kesharose: “[It was a] defining moment [that developed] about six months ago. I decided that maybe I do want to try to be pretty. I want to just try.”
I’m loving the new clean, girlie Kesha!