Luke's lawyers subpoenaed Gaga to get a copy of the texts, but the copy they got was so heavily redacted it was incomprehensible. Gaga has offered to provide a written statement, but the lawyers prefer to question the singer during a three-hour deposition regarding the full contents of the text conversation.
"In connection with Dr. Luke's defamation claims against Kesha, various third parties are being deposed by both sides, including celebrities", Gottwald's rep said in a statement.
Gaga's legal team has already issued a public response, insisting she has already delivered all of the evidence required, insisting that Dr Luke is trying to "manipulate the truth" and make use of the "Bad Romance" singer's celebrity status.
Kesha's suit against the music producer dates back to 2014 when she sought to void all contracts with him alleging that Dr. Luke had "sexually, physically, verbally, and emotionally abused [Kesha] to the point where [she] almost lost her life".
While Luke has denied all the accusations and filed a defamation suit against her, Kesha filed a separate sexual assault lawsuit against him in 2016, the same year her mother, Pebe Sebert, was sued by Luke for defamation.
Page Six reports that Lady Gaga was only served with a subpoena after repeated requests for a deposition went unanswered. But despite a welcomed return after a almost four-year hiatus, the pop star can't break away from this battle with Dr. Luke, and now it seems to only be getting more controversial. The lawyers say Lady Gaga's unwillingness to submit herself for deposition made further court action necessary to obtain the information they want from her.
Gaga took to Twitter to respond to Kesha's defeat "There are people all over the world who love you @KeshaRose", Gaga tweeted. The suit claimed Dr. Luke "sexually, physically, verbally, and emotionally abused Kesha to the point where she almost lost her life". And they want to do it face-to-face.
"Everything was magical and I didn't understand it".