Demi Lovato recently opened up for her 20/20 interview which is set to air on Friday. She talked of binging and purging, as well as her continued cutting. Little tidbits from the interview have been trickling out and this time we’ve got her talking about leaving the Jonas Brothers tour, along with punching Alex Welch.
On Jonas Brothers’ Camp Rock Tour issues: ‘I was performing concerts on an empty stomach. I was losing my voice from purging. I was self-medicating. I was not taking medication for depression, and I literally was so emotionally whacked out that I took it out on someone that meant a lot to me.’
On punching Alex Welch in the face: ‘I take 100 percent, full responsibility. I feel horrible. [She] was my friend.’ Demi on rehab treatment: ‘For the first time in my life, I started to feel.. A picture of my little sister, on my little bulletin board, was one of the main things that kept me going. I just kept thinking, ‘OK, set this example for your little sister. The real reason why I’m sitting down with you,” she said, “is to open up the eyes of so many young girls, that it doesn’t have to be this way.’
I’m glad that she is now in a position to come out of this with flying colors in addition to helping many young girls. Good for her.