Former Disney star and singer, Demi Lovato reportedly overdosed on heroin and was rushed to the hospital, she is reportedly awake and is on the mend.
A spokesperson for the family has spoken on the report in a statement and 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.”
Around 11:40 a.m. on Tuesday, emergency personnel were called from a residence in the Hollywood Hills area. Demi Lovato was apparently unconscious when she was discovered and she was revived by Narcan.
Demi Lovato has struggled with drug use for years and recently revealed that she fell off the wagon and in a song called ‘Sober’ was frank and upfront about her battle.
According to E news, an insider said: “Demi has been suffering her addiction disease for months now and has been spiraling,”
“She has definitely been having her ups and downs.”
“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,”
“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.”
Demi Lovato’s ex, Joe Jonas has reacted to the news of the overdose and said on his social media; “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. #prayfordemi”