Demi Lovato makes first public statement since apparent overdose: ‘I will keep fighting’
“I shall over overcome overdose”?
Nearly two weeks after her apparent drug overdose, Demi Lovato is speaking out for the first time.
On Sunday, the 25-year-old, who was hospitalized July 24 after a night of partying that nearly cost the singer her life, took to Instagram to share a letter to fans, friends, and family.
Best wishes, Demi.
Once upon a time,
Demi Lovato: “I Would “Smuggle” Cocaine on Planes, Couldn’t Go 30 Min Without It”
Demi Lovato Admits She Is A Hardcore Crackhead
Demi Lovato opened up about her past drug use in a very candid interview on Tuesday’s “Access Hollywood Live.”
The “Heart Attack” singer, who’s currently promoting her memoir Staying Strong: 365 Days a Year, told host Kit Hoover, “I couldn’t go without 30 minutes to an hour without cocaine and I would bring it on airplanes.”
Lovato revealed, “I would smuggle it basically and just wait until everyone in first class would go to sleep and I would do it right there. I’d sneak to the bathroom and I’d do it.”
“That’s how difficult it got and that was even with somebody [with me], I had a sober companion, somebody who was watching me 24/7 and living with me [and] I was able to hide it from them as well,” the “X Factor” judge admitted.
But it wasn’t until later that Lovato says she finally hit rock bottom.
The singer recalled, “I was going to the airport and I had a Sprite bottle just filled with vodka and it was just nine in the morning and I was throwing up in the car and this was just to get on a plane to go back to L.A. to the sober living house that I was staying at.”
“I had all the help in the world, but I didn’t want it,” she shared.
Lovato offered, “When I hit that moment I was like, it’s no longer fun when you’re doing it alone. I’ve really never talked about this stuff before… I don’t know if I should be sharing this.”
Here is Demi Not Lovato
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