Demi Lovato’s fans are still reeling from news of her reported overdose, which happened Tuesday morning (July 24), according to both People and TMZ. Lovato’s rep told People the singer is “awake and with her family” and that some of the information being reported is incorrect. “[Lovato’s loved ones] respectfully ask for privacy and not speculation as her health and recovery is the most important thing right now,” the rep added.
Social media is currently overflowing with support for Lovato. The hashtags #StayStrongDemi and #ImConfidentInDemi quickly popped up on Twitter, the latter presumably a nod to Lovato’s 2015 album Confident. Accompanied with these hashtags have been extremely heartfelt messages, including some from celebrities like Lady Gaga, Lili Reinhart, and Ellen DeGeneres.
“We should all wrap our arms of love around Demi Lovato,” Gaga posted to Twitter. “I am so happy you’re alive. Thank God. If I know my monsters as well as I believe I do, we all wish you self-compassion and inner peace. And may you receive the love so many have for you. #ImConfidentInDemi Demi, I love you.”
“Praying for @ddlovato and her health,” Reinhart wrote. “When I was 14, she was an idol to me in how she spoke so openly about mental health. And now she continues to inspire thousands of young men and women with her body positivity messages. Addiction and mental illness doesn’t discriminate. 💔”
Stars close to Lovato also sent out words of support, too; all three of the Jonas brothers—who have been friends with Lovato since the inception of her career—have tweeted, as has Selena Gomez’s mom (Mandy Teefey), Brad Paisley, and Ruby Rose. Below, just a few of the messages celebrities have posted about Lovato:
We should all wrap our arms of love around Demi Lovato. I am so happy you’re alive. Thank God. If I know my monsters as well as I believe I do, we all wish you self-compassion and inner peace. And may you receive the love so many have for you. #ImConfidentInDemi Demi, I love you.
— Lady Gaga (@ladygaga) July 25, 2018
— J O E J O N A S (@joejonas) July 25, 2018
Sending my prayers and thoughts to @ddlovato and her family right now.
— kevin jonas (@kevinjonas) July 25, 2018
Like all of you I am reeling at the news about Demi. All of us love her and need to pray for her to get well. She is a fighter. #prayfordemi
— Nick Jonas (@nickjonas) July 25, 2018
praying for @ddlovato and her health. When I was 14, she was an idol to me in how she spoke so openly about mental health. And now she continues to inspire thousands of young men and women with her body positivity messages. Addiction and mental illness doesn’t discriminate. 💔
— Lili Reinhart (@lilireinhart) July 24, 2018
I love @DDLovato so much. It breaks my heart that she is going through this. She is a light in this world, and I am sending my love to her and her family.
— Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) July 24, 2018
My friend @ddlovato is one of the kindest, most talented people I’ve ever met. Praying for her right now, addiction is a terrifying disease. There is no one more honest or brave than this woman.
— Brad Paisley (@BradPaisley) July 24, 2018
sending huge recovery love to Demi. this is a very personal moment and respected delicately. all we can do is send our best wishes and love. addiction isn’t simple nor easy. you’re very loved, @ddlovato you’ll beat this as you did before. 🙏🏽
— Kehlani (@Kehlani) July 24, 2018
My whole heart and my whole soul is with @ddlovato today. I adore you and so does the entire world. You will fight this and you will come out of it even stronger. Addiction is powerful beyond measure, but you can defeat it. I love you.
— Ruby Rose (@RubyRose) July 24, 2018
My thoughts and prayers are with @ddlovato and her friends and family. We never know what others are battling…my heart breaks for Demi. You’ve got this girl! You can fight the demons you are struggling with! Sending prayers your way ❤️
— Savannah Chrisley (@_ItsSavannah_) July 24, 2018
Hi so staying sober is really fucking hard and if you have anything other than supportive things to say about those struggling with addiction/alcoholism, you can go ahead and unfollow.
— Tommy Dorfman (@tommydorfman) July 24, 2018
Let me clarify: this tweet is a response to ppl shaming @ddlovato. I am speaking as someone with 5+ years of sobriety who knows that I could relapse at any moment. I do a lot of work to make this less likely, but nothing in this life is guaranteed . We only have today. 💕🌈
— Tommy Dorfman (@tommydorfman) July 24, 2018
Sending Prayers for Demi Lovato you just never know what people are going through so please have compassion & no jokes🙅🏾 but let’s be encouraging so she will get the help she needs❤️🙏🏾 https://t.co/1BMTn8k88i
— Missy Elliott (@MissyElliott) July 24, 2018
We’ve reached out to Lovato’s team for comment and will update this post if and when they do. If you or someone you know needs help with substance abuse issues, contact the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) National Helpline at 1-800-662-HELP (4357).
Taken from GLAMOUR US. Read the original here.
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