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Kesha drops $ sign: Is healthy again after eating disorders anorexia and bulimia

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Singer Kesha is healthy and happy after leaving rehab following a two-month stint for the eating disorders anorexia and bulimia.

"Happy to be back! Feeling healthy & working on tons of new music," Kesha wrote on Twitter March 6. "I can't thank my fans enough for all the love & support u have given me. Life is beautiful. I'm so blessed to have u all."

As part of her post-rehab fresh start, Kesha has decided to drop the $ sign from her moniker and her Twitter handle.

Kesha entered rehab to seek treatment for the eating disorders anorexia and bulimia on Jan. 3. At the time, Ke$ha was unhealthy after a dramatic weight loss, and almost died from starvation, according to her mother, Pebe Sebert.

Sebert said Kesha had been anorexic and bulimic since age 18 (when she signed with her former manager, David Sonenberg), and had been repeatedly fat-shamed by him. Ke$ha's longtime music producer, Dr. Luke, reportedly joined in on the weight-bullying.

Sebert said Sonenberg encouraged Kesha's anorexia and bulimia by browbeating her to do whatever it took to speed up her weight loss, including doing drugs, vomiting and starving herself. Both Dr. Luke and Sonenberg have denied the fat-shaming accusations.

Meanwhile, Sebert slammed rumors that the Warrior singer was treated for drug and alcohol addiction. Sebert, a recovering drug addict and alcoholic, said her daughter was actually afraid to drink alcohol because she didn't want to consume extra calories.

"Kesha barely even drinks anymore," said Sebert. "The more serious the eating disorder got, the more she didn't drink because it was empty calories she didn't want."

Kesha was treated at Timberline Knolls near Chicago. It's the same clinic where Demi Lovato was treated for anorexia, bulimia, bipolar disorder and drug addiction. Lovato detailed her incredible recovery in her book Staying Strong.



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