Ke$ha Clarifies 'Die Young' Comments: ‘It Wasn't Forced On Me, But I Had Concerns’

The 'Die Young' singer backtracks on claims she was 'forced to sing song'

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Ke$ha has responded to the outcry surrounding her new single 'Die Young', after she claimed in a deleted tweet that she was "forced" to sing it.

The singer had her latest single 'Die Young' removed from radio stations following last week’s shooting massacre at an elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut.

Kesha tweeted earlier this week apologising for the song, saying she understood why it was inappropriate for it to be played on national airwaves.

She told followers: “so so so sorry for anyone who has been affected by this tragedy.”

She then claimed that she was "FORCED" to sing it, but hastily deleted the message.

She has now said: “After such a tragic event I was feeling a lot of emotion and sadness when I said I was forced to sing some of the lyrics to Die Young.

"‘Forced’ is not the right word. I did have some concerns about the phrase “die young” in the chorus when we were writing the lyrics especially because so many versions of this song.

"But the point of the song is the importance of living every day to the fullest and staying young at heart, and these are the things I truly believe.”

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