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17Demi Lovato Temporarily Quits Music to Head to Rehab

photo of demi lovato disney star sent to rehab for eating disorder and cutting pictures

According to sources close to the star (who is now eighteen and can do what she pleases, thankyouverymuch Disney), Demi Lovato has given up her world tour along with The Jonas Brothers and has checked herself into a rehab-type facility, where it’s said she’ll undergo counseling for physical and emotional issues. A rep for Lovato quickly – and loudly – refutes any claims that Demi is, or will be, treated for drug or alcohol abuse.

According to TMZ, however, who always seems to have those extra deets, it sounds like girlfriend might be in the clutch of some serious anger issues, too – TMZ spoke candidly to some close to Lovato, and these moles claim that the catalyst that sent Demi to treatment was a recent physical altercation with a female co-worker on her tour with the Jo Bros.

While it’s never been a secret that Demi has had some issues – she publicly admitted to having self-esteem issues prior to becoming a Disney star (she spoke out against bullying in school), and some photographs also surfaced over the past couple of years which insinuated that Demi was a ‘cutter.’

Even MTV, who have thrown their hats into the mix, claims that Demi has now been hospitalized for an eating disorder coupled with her penchant for cutting, and reiterated the fact that Demi was once bullied in school – which took a serious toll on her fragile self-awareness.

Demi’s rep released an official statement on the status of the star, and claimed that this is a deeply personal time for Demi and her family:

“Demi has decided to take personal responsibility for her actions and seek help. She is doing just that. Demi and her family ask that the media please respect their privacy during this difficult time. She regrets not being able to finish her tour, but is looking forward to getting back to work in the near future.”

There you have it, folks. Best wishes to Demi and a speedy recovery through all of her issues. This is a talented (and rather lovely) young girl who’s smart enough to deal with her problems head on, instead of anesthetizing herself with the readily-available drug and alcohol of today’s society. Let’s just hope she can get better and move on from this.

November 2, 2010 at 6:30 am by Sarah
Filed Under: Demi Lovato

17 Responses to “Demi Lovato Temporarily Quits Music to Head to Rehab”

  1. C says:

    I just wanted to say that I found this post as well as the one about Lily Allen’s miscarriage to be written very respectfully, and that I appreciate it very much, and respect the authors for being so respectful. And I’m being serious, not sarcastic. : )

  2. C says:

    Sorry for my overuse of the word respect. I couldn’t think of another.

  3. Jizzle says:

    Good for her! It is much better to get help before it turns into a trainwreck.

    • Anonymous says:

      tru that i mean ive seen demi in camp rock and swac an she seems happy i dont really mind her i mean she couldve done worse like vannessa or miley

  4. person says:

    it could be true COULD but its not realy belivible if she had issues she wouldnt be doing her show incase she herts others

    dont forget people in the publisity lie and get dirt + fake dirt to get a story and money

  5. Laura says:

    Aww, but I don’t see why she needs to cut herself either. Poor girl. :(

  6. babysays says:

    Ahh i cant believe she would tried to do that

  7. amanda says:

    i cut but why would demi do that unless she wants to die

  8. amanda says:

    wait what did miley and venessa do

  9. Elizabeth says:

    demi is my hero and she still is i know she didnt mean to do this at all

  10. danz says:

    weeeeeeeeeeeeelll i dnt give a shit about watever she does soooooooooooo hu cares……

  11. Billy says:

    I’d like to bone her

  12. Anonymous says:

    wtf i dont think its true i mwan wtf leave “demi” Alone!!!!!!!!! :D i mean serously the usa paparatzi are the worst so what if she cutted herself thats her problem but whatever i dont realy believ this crap but i do believ that a girl ataked her the jo bros cuz those biatches are crazy

  13. 8 says:

    yyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy

  14. Anonymous says:

    then why arew you looking at this uhhhhhhhhhh?????????? check the weirdo out

  15. omaira says:

    demi soy tu idola

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