Demi Lovato has been characterized by talk about their eating disorders and addictions. On this occasion, the interpreter of “I Love Me” participated in a virtual meeting with the co-stars of the Disney Channel program Sunny between starswhere joked about his trips to rehab and he reflected on his disorders, and the “excess labour” at Disney.
In addition to Demi Lovato, Tiffany Thornton, Allisyn Ashley Arm, Doug Brochu , Sterling Knight , Audrey Whitby , Matthew Scott Montgomery , Shayne Topp and Damien Haas participated in the meeting.
At the start of the conversation, Allisyn Ashley Arm, who played Zora Lancaster in the program, he asked his co-stars what they had been doing since Sunny between stars ended in 2011. “I went to rehab,” said Demi Lovato. “Several times,” he added.
The co-stars took advantage of the conversation to praise the performances of Demi Lovato at the Super Bowl and at the Grammys, which served to announce his return after being hospitalized for an apparent overdose.
Later in the meeting, Lovato he talked about his time in rehabilitation, and noted that his partner Tiffany Thornton, who played Tawni Hart on the program, it was his “greatest inspiration”.
“When I went to treatment for the first time, you were my biggest inspiration to go out because lidiaste with all these pressures of being a woman in television,” said the singer of “Anyone”.
About the pressures on their tv appearances, added: “I Looked at that like, ‘God, I wish I had it so bad’. Yes, I was probably more happy in my head with what seemed at the time. But now I am much happier with the mentality that you have. I look back and I say: ‘Man, it is a pity that we did not waste any energy on what we use on the set “.
Demi Lovato he returned to television this year. “I went to Will & Grace this season, and literally spent 10 minutes in the dressing room,” he recalled. “Now, I’m like … ‘this does not matter. What I wear doesn’t matter'”.
The singer and actress spoke about the pressures he felt when he was a young star, which led to work too much while also developing an eating disorder, he said.
“I had people to meetings on my lunch breaks, because that is how much I worked. People came in and were covering me with a blanket and the people said: ‘why is it 80 degrees in here?’ I would say, ‘Because I’m freezing’. They would say, ‘Oh, my God, what’s wrong with you?’ “He recalled Lovato. “I had an eating disorder and was underweight and freezing”.
Demi Lovato expressed her thoughts about those who choose to walk away from the center of attention to live a life more healthy and happy, something that she has considered doing.
“When you start in the industry as a child of 7 years old, 8 years old, you value your self-esteem with your success,” he explained. “I have moments all the time where I ask myself: ‘do I Want to continue this? Or do you want to get to Tiffany [Thornton] and I moved to Texas, have a family and have a farm?’”, concluded.