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Demi Lovato was in "downward spiral" before apparent overdose, sources say

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Demi Lovato was rushed to hospital following a suspected overdose and now her spokesperson has released an official statement about thw whole thing.

It's reported that a 25-year-old woman was found unresponsive and treated at the scene with an anti-overdose drug named Naloxine (Narcan).

A spokesman for the Los Angeles Fire Department said they received a call at 11.22am for an "medical emergency" and took a 25-year-old woman from a property in Hollywood to a local hospital.

"Demi is awake and with her family who want to express thanks to everyone for the love, prayers, and support".

Lovato has struggled with substance abuse for years, and was feared to have relapsed in recent weeks.

She apologises to her parents before singing in the chorus, "To the ones who never left me / We've been down this road before / I'm so sorry / I'm not sober anymore".

Rapper Macklemore and singer Charlie Puth talked about Lovato, who has previously spoken of her battle with addiction and mental health issues, on stage at their separate gigs.

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Joe Jonas, Macklemore, Ariana Grande and Charlie Puth are among the celebrities who have sent support and well wishes to Demi Lovato after she was admitted to hospital. "She is a light in this world, and I am sending my love to her and her family", DeGeneres tweeted.

Demi rose to fame as a child star, appearing in the TV series Barney & Friends, before later appearing in the Disney Channel film Camp Rock. She went on to become a multi-platinum pop star, launching hits like "Sorry Not Sorry" and "Heart Attack". "Addiction and mental illness doesn't discriminate".

"I knew at a young age that some of my behaviours were a problem", she said, but added, "I wasn't in a place where I could quit by myself".

'Her friends knew this was coming because she's been using so much again.

Taking to their social media accounts, the Jonas siblings shared their love for star following her hospitalization on Tuesday.

However, her latest single, titled Sober, appeared to suggest that she had relapsed after six years. During what she describes as a two-month "bender" after a stint in rehab, she mixed cocaine and Xanax. Soon after she tweeted a video of her emotional performance of the song in Lisbon, Portugal.


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