Dallas Native Demi Lovato Hospitalized After Reported Overdose

Dallas Native Demi Lovato Hospitalized After Reported Overdose

According to TMZ, singer Demi Lovato has been hospitalized in an apparent heroin overdose.

Lovato refused to tell paramedics what drug caused her to overdose, and law enforcement sources tell TMZ that no drugs were seized at her home.

A source now tells TMZ that Demi Lovato did not OD on heroin, as originally believed, but did not name the drug that caused the medical emergency.

Lovato has been open about her previous struggles with substance abuse.

Demi is now mid-way through her world tour and was next due to perform on Thursday in Atlantic City, but the performance has been cancelled. A source at People has confirmed that the singer is now in "stable" condition.

It was reported Demi was out Monday night celebrating a friend's birthday in West Hollywood and appeared "happy" in shots reportedly posted to her private Instagram. "It breaks my heart that she is going through this", wrote Ellen DeGeneres. A 2012 documentary, "Demi Lovato: Stay Strong", documents how she used to snort cocaine several times a day but found her way into rehab and back into a successful career. In May, she tweeted that new music and lyrics would reveal the truth.

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The 25-year-old artist recently released a song called "Sober" about breaking about breaking her 6-year sobriety streak.

Lovato's fans also came together in light of her hospitalization, using #PrayForDemi and #StayStrongDemi. "And daddy please forgive me for the drinks spilled on the floor", Lovato sang.

The actress and singer got her start in entertainment at the age of 10 as a regular on the children's series "Barney & Friends".

Her condition was not immediately known.

The star furthermore has spoken of her fears of overdosing.

The star received huge support on Twitter from a number of celebrities, who expressed their sadness at the incident. In 2017, she was recognized as one of Time Magazine's 100 most influential people for her advocacy on behalf of those with mental illness.

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