Sony might be planning to drop Lukasz “Dr. Luke” Gottwald ahead of the expiration of his contract.

Sony Dropping Dr. Luke?

Sony Music, amid a growing controversy stemming from Kesha‘s allegations of sexual assault, is going to end its working relationship with producer Dr. Luke, according to The Wrap.

The headache for Sony has gotten worse over the last month. A judge ruled that Kesha had to honor her contract with Sony, despite her allegations against him. Dozens of people in the entertainment industry have rallied behind Kesha, asking Sony to help remedy the situation by getting rid of Dr. Luke, who has a year left on his contract, and letting Kesha work with a new producer.

Among the biggest names helping to create the PR crisis for Sony are Adele, Kelly Clarkson and Lady Gaga.

“Kesha has no case in regards to her contract but they can’t afford the Adeles of the world out in the streets calling the label unsupportive,” a source told TheWrap. “The fact that this hasn’t already been taken care of with Luke is confusing, especially for people in the building.”

Dr. Luke’s attorney has called the talk of the producer getting the boot from Sony false.

“This is not true. Luke has an excellent relationship with Sony,” Luke’s attorney said in a statement. “His representatives are in regular contact with executives at the highest levels at Sony and this has never come up.”

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