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Demi Lovato’s Eating Disorder Sends Her to Rehab

TeeDemi Lovaton Disney Star Demi Lovato has checked herself into rehab on Monday night, to treat an eating disorder and self-harm. “Demi has decided to take personal responsibility for her actions and seek help,” said a statement from her representatives. “She is doing just that. Demi and her family ask that the media respect her privacy during this difficult time.”

A source who wished to remain anonymous told The Associated Press that Lovato has struggled with cutting herself and unhealthy eating habits for some time. She was once the victim of bullying, which became so bad that she was forced to leave her middle school. “It was more verbal harassment than physical abuse, but that’s actually more scarring than anything,” Demi said in a 2009 interview. “And I had to leave because I just couldn’t deal with it. And I’ve home-schooled ever since.”

Demi appeared in the movie Camp Rock, and also stars on the sitcom Sonny with a Chance. She has also release several records. According to her representation, Demi is “is looking forward to getting back to work in the near future.”

Via The Huffington Post.

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November 4th, 2010

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Kelly Turner

so sad because she got so much attention for her "curves" (ie. not being stick thin) and had to speak proudly of them for the PR machine and to be a good role model. I hope she gets the help she needs.

posted Nov 4th, 2010 4:14 pm


I agree with Jimmy. It's always sad when ANYONE suffers from an eating disorder. Hopefully because of her high status, it will come to the attention of others that its okay to get help!

posted Nov 4th, 2010 4:11 pm


Hopefully some good comes of this. I am sure she has plenty of fans struggling with similar issues. I hope they realize they aren't alone and can also seek help.

posted Nov 4th, 2010 3:08 pm


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