Demi Lovato’s exes and friends rally round after suspected overdose
CELEBRITIES and exes have sent messages of support to Demi Lovato after the singer was reportedly taken to hospital following a suspected overdose.
According to US celebrity gossip website TMZ, emergency services were called to the 25-year-old’s Hollywood home yesterday, and a representative for the star has said she is now ‘awake and with her family’.
Following the reports, the hashtag #PrayForDemi trended on Twitter and celebrities rallied around the singer, who has been open about her battles with alcohol and substance abuse.
Lovato’s former boyfriend Joe Jonas wrote: ‘Like all of you I am thinking of @DDLovato right now. She needs our prayers and support. We all know how strong you are Demi.’
Another ex, That 70s Show actor ex Wilmer Valderrama, who dated Demi on and off between 2010 and 2016, is also said to be ‘completely devastated’ at the news.
A statement from Lovato’s representative said: ‘Demi is awake and with her family who want to express thanks to everyone for the love, prayers, and support.
‘Some of the information being reported is incorrect and they respectfully ask for privacy and not speculation as her health and recovery is the most important thing right now.’
Singer Olly Murs, who released the song Up with Lovato in 2014, tweeted that he hopes ‘she’s OK’ and that he is ‘sending my love’.
Lady Gaga wrote on Twitter: ‘We should all wrap our arms of love around Demi Lovato. I am so happy you’re alive. Thank God.
‘If I know my monsters as well as I believe I do, we all wish you self-compassion and inner peace. And may you receive the love so many have for you. #ImConfidentInDemi Demi, I love you.’
Lily Allen tweeted: ‘Poor beautiful spirit @ddlovato I hope she’s ok, and that she makes a full recovery soon.’
Boy George wrote: ‘Wishing @ddlovato a speedy recovery. Let go, let GOD. The universe wants you here child. #recover #Recovery #Love.’
Singer and former Fifth Harmony star Camila Cabello tweeted: ‘You’re in my thoughts @ddlovato, sending you love.’
Bruno Mars wrote: ‘Sending love and prayers to Demi Lovato.’
Ariana Grande simply tweeted ‘I love u’ to Lovato.
Lovato was a child star and found fame on the TV series Barney & Friends before appearing in the Disney Channel film Camp Rock.
She has since gone on to be a multi-platinum pop star with hits such as Sorry Not Sorry, Skyscraper and Heart Attack.
Author: Keiran Southern