Ke$ha Changes Her Name After Leaving Rehab

Ke$ha officially exited from rehab Friday after taking part in a two-month rehabilitation program for an eating disorder. The singer has let all her followers know that she’s doing well and she’s taking the necessary steps to continue her progress.

According to USA Today, Ke$ha is making a lot of changes following her rehab program and one of those changes is to change her name. Yup, you heard it right, the singer is removing the “$” from her name, officially changing it to her birth name, Kesha.

In an earlier report by The Inquisitr, before the singer went by Ke$ha, she was born and named Kesha Rose Sebert. Kesha and her family were originally from Los Angeles, though moved to Nashville when the singer was four years old. She reported developed an interest in singing and songwriting at an early age and it quickly became one of her biggest passions.

“As she developed her talent, she made a decision that would change her life. At the age of 17, Sebert dropped out of school and headed back to Los Angeles to work with producer Dr Luke.”

After working backup with hit artists such as Britney Spears, Paris Hilton and Flo Rida, she finally gained the attention of RCA, who eventually offered her a contract of her own. Kesha’s first single “Tik Tok” was an instant hit, and according to The Inquisitr, it’s still “one of the most downloaded songs in America.”

From there, Kesha became a house hold name, becoming known as the ultimate party animal. And with song titles like “Hungover”, “Party At a Rich Dude’s House” and “Crazy Kids” it’s no wonder she became known as a party girl.

Well, after her two month stint in rehab, the singer seems to be moving in a different direction. After leaving rehab, Kesha posted the following message to her many twitter followers:

Happy to be back! Feeling healthy & working on tons of new music I can’t thank my fans enough for all the love & support u have given me

— kesha (@KeshaRose) March 7, 2014

The tweet following this was of Kesha kneeling in wet sent while wearing a sweater reading “Ima Survivor” which is no doubt her way of expressing her success with rehab.

According to People, a friend of the singer told the news outlet that Kesha is “doing amazing” following her rehab stay. Throughout her stay, Kesha made posts to her social media pages thanking her fans for all of their love and support, and it would seem that her fans were glad to show their support:

@kesharose wishing you all the best

— Saif (@SaifQuadri) March 7, 2014

Following the announcement that Kesha was changing her name and dropping the “$” from it, she went and changed her Twitter handle from @Ke$haSuxx to @KeshaRose. Here’s to hoping that the singer continues on the path to a happier and healthier life.

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