Lady Gaga apologizes for song with R. Kelly, vows to pull it off the market

Pop star Lady Gaga apologized on Thursday for her past collaboration with R&B singer R. Kelly, who was accused of multiple counts of sexual misconduct in the new Lifetime docu-series “Surviving R. Kelly.”

Gaga, 32, shared a lengthy note on Twitter to say sorry for her “poor judgment when I was young” in working with Kelly on the 2013 song “Do What U Want (With My Body).” They performed the song together on “Saturday Night Live”: 

Kelly denies the claims, which prosecutors in Georgia are now reportedly investigating.

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NEW YORK, NY - MAY 26: Lady Gaga carries a bouquet of flowers when departing her hotel on May 26, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Gotham/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 26: Lady Gaga carries a bouquet of flowers when departing her hotel on May 26, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Gotham/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 27: Lady Gaga is seen in the Lowere East Side on May 27, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Gotham/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 27: Lady Gaga is seen in Greenwich Village on May 27, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Gotham/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 26: Lady Gaga is seen in Greenwich Village on May 26, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Gotham/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 26: Lady Gaga out and about in a black and white outfit on May 26, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Gotham/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 25: Lady Gaga is seen in Manhattan on May 25, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Robert Kamau/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 25: Lady Gaga is seen in Manhattan on May 25, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Robert Kamau/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 25: Lady Gaga is seen in Greenwich Village on May 25, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Gotham/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 25: Lady Gaga wears a little black dress on May 25, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Gotham/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 24: Lady Gaga on May 24, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Gotham/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 24: Lady Gaga on May 24, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Gotham/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 24: Lady Gaga wears a patterned suit on May 24, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Gotham/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 24: Lady Gaga wears a patterned suit on May 24, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Gotham/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 29: Lady Gaga is seen on January 29, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Gotham/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 29: Lady Gaga departs her hotel in a very colorful outfit on January 29, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Gotham/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 28: Recording artist Lady Gaga attends the 60th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Madison Square Garden on January 28, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 28: Recording artist Lady Gaga attends the 60th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Madison Square Garden on January 28, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 28: Recording artist Lady Gaga performs onstage during the 60th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Madison Square Garden on January 28, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for NARAS)
NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 28: Recording artist Lady Gaga and agent Christian Carino embrace backstage at the 60th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Madison Square Garden on January 28, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for NARAS)
NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 27: Lady Gaga seen out and about in Manhattan on January 27, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Robert Kamau/GC Images)
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Gaga, herself a victim of a sexual assault when she was 19, said the allegations made against Kelly were “absolutely horrifying and indefensible.” She also announced plans to “remove this song off of iTunes and other streaming platforms” and vowed never to work with him again.

  • This article originally appeared on HuffPost.
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