Kelly Clarkson is clearing the air.
The "Piece by Piece" singer gave an interview to Australia's Kyle & Jackie O Show and said her label once "blackmailed" her to work with Dr. Luke, who is embroiled in an ongoing legal battle with Kesha, who claims he drugged and sexually assaulted her while working together. Clarkson currently works with RCA, so many believed she was talking about that record company.
It turns out she wasn't, as she clarified her comments on Twitter Tuesday. "Want to clarify that my current regime at @RCARecords is not the same one who forced me to work w/Dr. Luke," she wrote. "Peter Edge is rad & a good dude!"
Edge is the chairman and CEO of RCA Records.
In the interview Clarkson claimed, "The last time I worked with him I got blackmailed by my label. They were like, 'We will not put your album out if you don't do this.' It was really hard for me. I try to make the best of the situation."
Dr. Luke worked with Clarkson on hits including "Since U Been Gone" and "My Life Would Suck Without You."
The American Idol alum admitted that he's a talented music producer, but criticized his demeanor and attitude toward musicians. "He's not a good person, to me. We've clashed before," she admitted. "He's difficult to work with, he's kind of demeaning."
Although she cleared the air surrounded her record label comments, Clarkson did not take anything back about Dr. Luke. But a source told E! News that it was Clarkson who asked Dr. Luke to work together one more than one occasion.
"Luke was asked to work with her and that Kelly had actually returned to do more music with him," the source said.
Dr. Luke has repeatedly denied any wrongdoing, tweeting his innocence. "I didn't rape Kesha and I never had sex with her," he tweeted. He also claims her lawsuit is "motivated by money."