Demi Lovato Supports "Brave and Beautiful" Kesha, Urges Others to Take Action for Women's Rights

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“Frustrating to see women come forward with their past only to be shot down, not believed & disrespected for their bravery in taking action,” Lovato wrote. “I'm ready for women to be taken just as seriously as men.”

Following a judge’s decision to uphold Kesha’s recording contract with Dr. Luke and Sony despite the singer’s allegations that he drugged and raped her a decade ago, Demi Lovato joined the long list of fellow artists showing support for their musical peer.

“#FreeKesha this is only gonna make you stronger, you brave and beautiful girl. Prayers are with you @KeshaRose,” Lovato tweeted on Saturday.

By early Sunday morning, Lovato apparently had more thoughts to share about the situation — and women’s rights in general. In a series of tweets, the Confident singer spoke out about her disappointment in women not being taken seriously. She also took the opportunity to encourage other women — particularly those that are "self-proclaimed feminists" — to join the conversation and use their voice to "help the voiceless women be heard."

“Frustrating to see women come forward with their past only to be shot down, not believed & disrespected for their bravery in taking action,” Lovato wrote. “Happens way too often. I'm ready for women to be taken just as seriously as men."

“Someone tell me why anyone would ever feel brave enough to come forward if they are most likely to be ignored or called a liar?” she continued.

Lovato then added, “I'm also ready for self-proclaimed feminists to start speaking out or taking action for women's rights,” just before tweeting a series of statements about women empowerment.

“Women empowerment is speaking up for other women even when it's something uncomfortable to speak up about.”

“Women empowerment is using your voice to help the voiceless women be heard.”

“Women empowerment is taking action now, not when it's convenient.”

“Women empowerment is leading other women to make actual changes in our society.”

“Women empowerment is tweeting at 2:30 am knowing the consequences of these tweets and not giving a single f.”

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See her full middle-of-the-night speech in the tweets below.

This article originally appeared on Billboard.com.

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