“I was told to get rid of it,” she said, “really not wanting to lose [her] job” at the “height” of The Pussycat Dolls.
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Kaya Jones, a former member of The Pussycat Dolls who was chosen to be a part of the group alongside Nicole Scherzinger and Melody Thornton in the early 2000s, has alleged that she was forced to terminate a pregnancy to stay in the band.
In a new interview with right-wing pundit Tucker Carlson on Fox Nation, she claimed that “the powers that be” allegedly forced the abortion.
“I was told to get rid of it,” she continued, “really not wanting to lose [her] job” at the “height” of The Pussycat Dolls.
Jones claimed that if any of her bandmates got pregnant, they would be “fired”. To avoid the situation she believed would occur, Jones “got rid” of the embryo “in between rehearsals”.
Jones continued, "It felt like we were slaves to… the evil that runs this planet. You know, I don't think it's a group of people, per se. I think evil runs rampant when we don't do anything about it. And as Christians, we need to do something about it."
You can watch the interview here.
Kaya Jones is a born-again Christian and, as of December 2017, a member of the National Diversity Coalition for Trump with the title Native American Ambassador for Trump. However, she is not a member of any recognised Native American tribe. In October of that year, she likened being a member of The Pussycat Dolls to being part of a “prostitution ring”.
“My truth. I wasn’t in a girl group. I was in a prostitution ring,” she wrote on Twitter. “Oh & we happened to sing & be famous. While everyone who owned us made the $”.
Pussycat Dolls founder Robin Antin called her allegations “disgusting, ridiculous lies” and stated that Jones was “clearly looking for her 15 minutes.”
Last month, Nicole Scherzinger appeared on That’s My Jam, the hour-long music and comedy game show hosted by Jimmy Fallon. Scherzinger participated in the Wheel Of Musical Impressions game, where she landed on My Heart Will Go On by Celine Dion, but to be performed in the style of Led Zeppelin.
“Oh, my gosh,” Fallon said after her performance. “You crushed it. That’s unbelievable.” Scherzinger responded, “I don’t know what happened”. We do - she became a rock star on television. Check out the performance below.