Apparently, the singer Demi Lovato is hospitalized due to a possible overdose of drugs after six years of sobriety. In June, the singer released a song admitting to her family and fans that she was no longer sober.
Demi Lovato has reached a milestone in her recovery, three months later. overdose
Her mother, Dianna De La Garza, appeared on Maria Menounos' Sirius XM podcast on Friday, where she revealed that the singer of "Skyscraper" has 90 days of sobriety.
"Yes, she has 90 days and I could not be more grateful or more proud of her because addiction is a disease, it's a job," said De La Garza, 56, in "Conversaciones con María Menounos."
"It's very difficult, it's not easy, and there are no shortcuts," said the mother of three about sobriety, adding that she "can not say for sure" what caused Lovato's relapse in July.
Lovato, 26, was transferred to a hospital from a home in the Hollywood Hills on July 24 after a possible drug overdose, as reported by TMZ and People for the first time.
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De La Garza, who published his memoirs "Falling With Wings: A Mother's Story," began to learn about the horrible news that he called "a nightmare for any father."
"I was looking at my phone and I saw all these text messages arrive … and the only text message that told me what was happening said: & # 39; I just saw it on TMZ and I'm so sorry & # 39;" , He said. .
"I was terrified of looking at my phone," De La Garza added, initially believing his daughter could have died in a car accident.
In June, Lovato released her single "Sober", a repentant ballad in which she apologizes to her family and admirers, admitting: "I'm so sorry, I'm not sober anymore." Just three months earlier, Lovato had celebrated staying clean for six years during an emotional show at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.
However, De La Garza did not know the extent of Lovato's relapse "because she does not live with me … she only knew that I was not sober and that's all I really knew at that moment".
De La Garza said he received a call from his daughter's assistant, Kelsey Kershner, and ran to the hospital to be next to Lovato: "It was two difficult days."
"I can honestly say that I did not know what an opioid was at that time … We've all heard the word, but I did not know anything about it until I started investigating," he said.
Lovato has battled an eating disorder, self-mutilation and other problems, and went into rehab in 2010. He has talked about his battles over the years, detailing his recovery in the YouTube documentary "Simply Complicated," which was released the year past.
Contributing: Sara M Moniuszko
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