Entertainment: Kesha's mum explains Cannibal's Jeffrey Dahmer lyric

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Kesha's mum Pebe Sebert has revealed she wrote the controversial lyric about serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer in her daughter's song 'Cannibal'.

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The 2010 track has been thrust back into the spotlight following the release of Netflix's new drama 'Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story' starring Evan Peters with many suggesting it was insensitive to the victims to name-check the multiple murderer in the song as the pop star sang: "Be too sweet and you'll be a goner. Yeah, I'll pull a Jeffrey Dahmer."

Pebe has now spoken out to insist the song is about Kesha herself - not Dahmer - and she only included his name in the song as it fit the rhyme. Speaking in a video posted on TikTok, she explained: "Some context on the lyric that's bothering people 12 years later. All opinions are valid. Not meant to shut anyone down, just more info.

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"The whole Jeffrey Dahmer lyric in 'Cannibal' is a big controversy right now. I thought I'd just say a few things about it because that was my line that I wrote in 'Cannibal'.

"At the time, Kesha and the other writer were too young to even know who Jeffrey Dahmer was. Literally, the way it happened is I have this rhyming program called Master Writer for Songwriters. We were looking for a rhyme for 'goner,' at the very end of the widest rhymes was Jeffrey Dahmer. I was like, 'Oh, my God, that's a perfect lyric.'"

Pebe went on to insist the songwriters "never meant to hurt anybody" and she's sorry for all the victims and their families.

She added: "Not to be insensitive to anybody whose families were involved in this and lost loved ones. At the time, it was a song that we were writing about Kesha. It was a tongue-in-cheek funny song. It was not actually about cannibalism. It was just a title.

"I'm sorry for anyone who's lost a family member in this tragedy. We certainly never meant to hurt anybody or make anybody feel bad. There's a [series] out right now that's kind of bringing attention back. The song's been out for more than 10 years, probably almost 12 years. This is not something that we've recently written."

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