The former Dolls performer has claimed the women were forced into sex with entertainment executives in a string of shocking allegations made on Twitter.
She said: “My truth. I wasn’t in a girl group. I was in a prostitution ring… ” – appearing to claim that some of the members were coerced into sex with industry execs.
On Saturday and Sunday, the 33-year-old made the accusations, accusing managers and executives of taking advantage of the group she joined in 2003.
Kaya Jones’ Twitter account revealed the shocking allegations, telling her 164,000 followers: “My truth. I wasn’t in a girl group. I was in a prostitution ring. Oh & we happened to sing & be famous. While everyone who owned us made the $ [sic].
“How bad was it? People ask – bad enough that I walked away from my dreams, bandmates & a 13 million dollar record deal. We knew we were going to #1.”
The founder of The Pussycat Dolls, Robin Antin, strenuously denied Jones’ comments, telling US publication The Blast that Jones was “clearly looking for her 15 minutes”, and said it was all “disgusting, ridiculous lies”.
Jones’ allegations date back at least a decade, and did not name any specific individuals who took part in the alleged abuse.
Her claims come as a sexual harassment and assault allegation against Harvey Weinstein has rocked Hollywood.
Jones quit The Pussycat Dolls in 2005, after just two years as a member. Read more