Demi Lovato opens up about battle with drugs, alcohol and eating disorder

   Apr 24, 7:02 pm

Washington, Apr 24 (ANI): Demi Lovato, who has had to deal with lot of "emotional and physical issues," including an eating disorder and self-harm, has opened up about her demons.

The 19-year-old former Disney princess has spoken out about her struggle with drugs and alcohol.

"It's something I don't really want to talk about. What I can say is that I was depressed. I would come offstage in front of 18,000 people and suddenly be alone in a hotel room. I'd come crashing down and would try to find a way to re-create that feeling, to stay 'up.' Promoters gave me drugs and alcohol in restaurants or clubs," the Fox News quoted her as telling the U.K.'s Fabulous magazine.

While in school Lovato has blamed that school bullies led her to make herself sick.

"They called me a whore and told me I was fat and ugly," she said.

"I shouldn't have listened, but I took it to heart and it hurt. I thought maybe I didn't have friends because I was too fat,

"I'd make myself sick up to six times a day," she revealed.

She also dealt with serious self-harm issues. "It started with my wrists. People saw that, so I cut in places they couldn't see," she said.

Now, Lovato says that she no longer drinks, but admits that she has self-harmed and made herself throw up since leaving rehab.

"I've slipped up a few times, but each time I have learned from it, and it's become further apart," she added. (ANI)

Cheryl Versini escapes shark attack while snorkeling with hubby in Caribbean Jan 25, 5:21 pm
London, Jan 25 (ANI): Cheryl Fernandez-Versini, who is a romantic break with her husband Jean-Bernard in the Caribbean, has reportedly escaped a shark attack while the duo was snorkeling.
Full Story
Cheryl Versini says she's 'very lucky' not to go off rails Jan 25, 5:11 pm
London, Jan 25 (ANI): Cheryl Fernandez-Versini has revealed that she has been very lucky in her life, but it could have been very different as she could easily have been one of those people who go off the rails.
Full Story
Kelly Brook confirms she is single Jan 25, 5:11 pm
London, Jan. 25 (ANI): Kelly Brook has recently confirmed that she is single amid the latest rumors stating that she got back with former fiance David McIntosh.
Full Story
Eastwood says films like 'American Sniper' make 'strongest anti-war statement' Jan 25, 4:20 pm
Washington, Jan 25 (ANI): Clint Eastwood has talked about the impact of 'American Sniper' movie at Producers Guild Nominees Awards breakfast at the Saban Theatre.
Full Story
Comments

LATEST STORIES
TOP VIDEO STORIES
PHOTO GALLERY