Kesha has hit back at body-shamers on Instagram after she posted a series of topless pictures and was met by negative comments from other users. The singer responded to those who had left the negative comments on her posts by declaring that she had decided to take her life back and reminding them that body shaming ‘makes you look like a dickhead’.

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On Sunday (May 15th) Kesha shared a series of what appeared to be topless pictures on the social media site. But after receiving negative comments from some users the 29-year-old decided to post an uplifting, positive message.

“I have been battling depression and an eating disorder for a while now. my career is in a strange place and it feels like I'm fighting an uphill fight some days. but I have decided to take my life back. my freedom. my happiness. my voice. my worth,” she wrote.

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“I will not just fucking be quiet and hide. today I will say fuck it and live. So FUUUUUUUUCK it. today I'm making that choice. AND IM HAPPY AS A DAMN CLAM. and also a big ol fuck u if u wanna hate on my body. just remember that makes u look like a dickhead.”

Later this week Kesha is scheduled to perform at the Billboard Music Awards. According to TMZ, Kesha is set to make a ‘statement’ with her performance and will include direct references to her ongoing legal battle with Dr Luke.

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Earlier this month the singer performed a cover of Lady GaGa's ’Til It Happens To You’ at the Humane Society of the United States gala, which she dedicated to 'every man, woman, child and animal that has ever been abused.’

After the performance Lady Gaga congratulated the singer on twitter, writing: ’Killed it @KeshaRose. I could feel your pain. Girl these boys won’t be in charge forever. The wisdom of women is rising. Let’s get louder.'