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Kesha is opening up about both her personal and professional challenges—and how she came out stronger than ever.
"I knew I had to because I hated myself so much," Kesha says about the decision to seek help.
Despite this dark period in her life, something beautiful came out of it: new music.
Of the album, which debuted at #1, she says, "I feel like I took my life back."