Demi Lovato opens up about her overdose, telling fans she had ‘three strokes’ and ‘a heart attack’

She’s finally ready to talk about it

Demi Lovato

by Daisy Hall |

Demi Lovato’s overdose in July 2018 was a well-publicised incident that shocked the world and left her hospitalised for two weeks.

Then after entering an in-patient rehab facility, in December 2018, Demi resurfaced on social media to dismiss rumours regarding her overdose and thank her fans for their support writing, “If I feel like the world needs to know something, I will tell them MYSELF. All my fans need to know is I’m working hard on myself, I’m happy and clean and I’m SO grateful for their support.

She continued, “I will one day tell the world what exactly happened, why it happened and what my life is like today but until I’m ready to share that with people please stop prying and making up s--t that you know nothing about.”

Now it seems that Demi, 28, is ready to talk about it.

Speaking in the trailer for her new documentary Demi Lovato: Dancing with the Devil, Demi revealed that she had “three strokes” and a “heart attack” as a consequence of her overdose suggesting that the documentary will go into detail on exactly what happened.

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The former Disney star goes on to say, “I’ve had a lot of lives like my cat, I’m on my ninth life… I need to get back to doing what I love which is making music.”

The singer admitted that she was close to death, revealing, “My doctors said that I had five to ten more minutes. I’ve had a lot of lives, like my cat, you know? I’m on my ninth life.”

But now that she’s putting the ordeal behind her, Demi is keen to return to music as she added, “I’m ready to get back to doing what I love, which is making music.

“‘I’m not living my life for other people or their headlines or their Twitter comments.’

Hopefully that means that we can expect some new music from her soon, but in the meantime, get the tissues ready for this documentary.

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