Fans of Ke$ha have been banned from sending her their teeth as a show of support while the pop star spends time in rehab.
The unusual ban was put in place after the rehab facility where Ke$ha is staying while she receives treatment for an eating disorder was inundated with packages from fans. The singer uses the teeth to create art and accessories and even got a friend to tweet from her Twitter account requesting more teeth.
Speaking to TMZ, a spokesperson for the treatment facility Ke$ha is staying at confirmed the ban and explained that health and safety reasons are behind the decision: “We can’t accept human remains. There is always a risk it could be bio-hazardous material so we are not able to bring in anything that’s real.”
Hey guys this is K’s friend again. She’s doing well and needs more of your teeth to make art with at the treatment center. She misses you 🙂
— ke$ha (@keshasuxx) January 22, 2014
Ke$ha’s mother recently attacked producer Dr Luke and members of her daughter’s advisory team after the singer entered rehab.
Around the same time, Ke$ha hit Number One in the Official UK Singles Chart with her track ‘Timber’, a collaboration with rapper Pitbull.