Demi Lovato Reveals That Eating Disorder Relapse Led To Her Overdose


Singer Demi Lovato recently spoke at a leading podcast in the USA where she talked about her eating disorder and the infamous 2018 drug overdose. Read more.

Written By Amir Khollam | Mumbai | Updated On:
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Singer Demi Lovato has evidently become vocal about her journey with substance abuse and an eating disorder. The singer-songwriter recently made an appearance on a podcast show where she revealed intricate details about her journey with substance abuse and how her eating disorder relapse triggered the 2018 overdose.

Besides talking about her past, Demi also shared a newfound sense of body positivity which she has committed to in her life after a long struggle with substance use and an eating disorder.

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Demi Lovato on eating disorder and overdose

The singer revealed that she wasn't really recovering when she went through dieting and overexercising since she was just trying to maintain her image. The pop singer revealed that no one around her stopped her from indulging in unhealthy amounts of workout routines as even she couldn't see that it was excessive.

Demi Lovato revealed that she would eat a meal and then work out over and over again and its something that didn't define happiness for her.

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She was overtly committed to maintaining a positive body image and absolutely exhausted herself to achieve it. The pop singer defined her situation as 'running myself into the ground' and feels that the bad workout and eating routines led to her overdose in 2018. Demi Lovato also stated that it was just her thinking that she found recovery when she hadn't and it was living a lie as people around her thought she was happy but in reality, she was not. 

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Demi Lovato also opened up about telling her truth to the world, describing it as 'nerve-racking'. But the pop singer is also grateful to have the opportunity where people care about her journey. She concluded saying that with time, she is going to be completely transparent with her journey of depression, eating disorder and substance abuse. 


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