'F**k! I forgot the words': Dark signs Demi Lovato was back on drugs days before her overdose
There were signs that Demi Lovato was back on drugs days before she was found unconscious by paramedics at her Hollywood Hills home
Just days before her suspected drug overdose, Demi Lovato forgot the words to her song 'Sober' while she was live on stage. On Tuesday, Demi was rushed to the hospital after she was found unconscious by paramedics at her Hollywood Hills home.
The 25-year-old has a long history with drugs and has been struggling with sobriety was last seen performing at the 2018 California Mid-State Fair on July 22 where she forgot the lyrics to the track which addresses her relapse. In footage which has been shared by a fan, a very emotional Demi is seen taking to the mic. "Sorry that I'm here again" she sang before taking a long extended pause.
"F*ck! I forgot the words!" Demi announced before she walked off the stage as the crowd cheered in support. Demi's song 'Sober' talks about her struggle with sobriety and, in the song, she confessed to her fans that she had a relapse earlier on this year.
In the lyrics, Demi reveals, "Momma, I’m so sorry, I’m not sober anymore/ And daddy, please forgive me for the drinks spilled on the floor/ To the ones who never left me/ We’ve been down this road before/ I’m so sorry, I’m not sober anymore". The star had been sober for the last six years but unfortunately relapsed earlier on this year.
She shared the lyrics of her song on her social media on June 21 and captioned the picture, "My Truth". According to the Blast, the LAPD officers also found drug paraphernalia at her home in the Hollywood Hills. They also found drug "remnants" which were strewn about her house after responding to the 9-1-1 call. However, they were unable to identify the drug.
A representative for the singer said she is now "awake and with her family who want to express thanks to everyone for the love, prayers, and support". The source added, "Some of the information being reported is incorrect and they respectfully ask for privacy and not speculation as her health and recovery is the most important thing right now."
Lovato has battled addiction, mental illness, and eating disorders for many years. In the year 2010, she entered treatment and was treated for bipolar disorder, bulimia, self-harm, and addiction. She relapsed after the treatment and then entered a sober living facility for a year. She has been very candid about her issues and opened up about them in the documentary 'Simply Complicated'.
In the year 2017, she was honored with the 'Spirit of Sobriety' award at the Brent Shapiro Foundation for Drug Prevention Summer Spectacular in Beverly Hills. At the time, Demi shared, "Every day is a battle. You just have to take it one day at a time, some days are easier than others and some days you forget about drinking and using, but for me, I work on my physical health, which is important, but my mental health as well".