In total, she has sold over two million albums and 20 million singles in the United States. Her struggles with several personal issues have received significant media attention in the s; in response to which she published the book Staying Strong: Days a Year and released a YouTube documentary about her life and career, titled Demi Lovato: Simply Complicated She also holds one Guinness World Record and was included on the annual Time list of the most influential people in the world in Outside the entertainment industry, Lovato is an activist for several social causes. Lovato's parents divorced in mid, shortly after her second birthday. Lovato was raised in Dallas , Texas.
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When Demi Lovato suffered an overdose in July there was no shortage of people who came out to offer their support to the singer during her recovery. But one person who did not comment publicly is her long-time friend and fellow Disney alumn Selena Gomez , but that doesn't mean she didn't reach out to Demi directly. And now the 'Back To You' singer has broken her silence on the matter for the first time, confirming she got in contact with Demi personally in a new interview with Elle magazine. Understandably, Selena didn't go into too much detail, but she did say: "All I'm saying is, I reached out personally. I didn't do a public thing.
Selena Gomez clearly still has a lot of respect for her former best friend Demi Lovato, and we love to see it. The Rare singer took to Instagram last night to praise Demi for her incredible, heartfelt performance at the Grammy Awards, calling her "inspirational". For those who missed it, Demi performed her newest single, Anyone , which she reportedly wrote and recorded just four days before her near-fatal overdose in , according to TMZ.
One of the standout moments of last night's Grammy Awards was Demi Lovato's remarkable comeback performance : She sang new single "Anyone," an emotional and deeply personal track she wrote shortly before overdosing in And while childhood best friend Selena Gomez didn't attend the ceremony, she watched Lovato's performance on TV, writing her a heartfelt note on her Instagram story. Demi I'm so happy for you.