BREAKING NEWS! Demi Lovato Admitted To Hospital For Drug Overdose
Demi Lovato has struggled with drug addiction for many years, and it seemed like she was finally on the right track with sobriety until now. Lovato was taken to Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles on Tuesday for a drug overdose. It is rumored that she overdosed on Heroine. In a statement to E! the Los Angeles Police confirmed responding to a call of an overdose on Tuesday, July 24, around 11:40 a.m. local time.
Lovato, who has been very open about her struggles with drugs and alcohol, released a song last month called "Sober," about breaking sobriety.
So it was not a surprise to many people to hear of her overdose.
E! was able to get information about what may have lead to Lovato's overdose.
"She had a sober coach who she cut out of her life a few months ago. She's been in a downward spiral ever since and has not been doing well. She's been heavily using and her friends have been very worried that this was going to happen,"A source told E!
"She has had really good days where she is perfectly OK and on track and really bad days where her team and friends have been very concerned," the source tells E!. "She has distanced herself from many important people in her life and even let go of a few people on her team. Everyone has been urging her to get help with her life coach and to seek treatment again, but Demi thought she could handle it on her own. Demi recently has wanted to be more social and out in about, and has been privately partying more with friends."
The rumors surrounding Lovato's overdose got so out of control that her rep had to release a statement to shut down the rumors.
After news of her overdose broke the hashtag #prayfordemi was the number one trending topic on Twitter.
Lovato's overdose is a serious reminder on how powerful addiction can be, and how important it is to take care of your mental health. Lovato has always been very open about her struggles with addiction, and her mental health. A few months ago Lovato celebrated six years of sobriety and broke down at her concert talking about it.
"The reason why I became so open about my story is because I know that there are people here tonight that need to ask for help and I want them to know that it's OK. Mental health is something that we all need to talk about and we need to take the stigma away from it. So let's raise the awareness. Let's let everybody know it's OK to have a mental illness and addiction problem. I'm bipolar, whatever. I take care of myself."