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Demi Lovato will go to rehab after hospitalization

Demi Lovato will go to rehab after hospitalization

Demi Lovato was rushed to hospital in Los Angeles on Tuesday following a suspected drug overdose. News that Lovato is with family members and will be "heading straight to rehab" after she's discharged.

The Cool For The Summer hitmaker has battled with addiction, mental illness and eating disorders for years, and has often spoken out publicly about her experiences.

'The overdose has been a wake-up call to Demi that she needs to get more serious about her sobriety and is telling friends and family she will do everything it takes to get back to the fantastic place she was in before she slipped'.

TMZ had initially reported Lovato's medical emergency as an "apparent heroin overdose", citing police sources, but anonymous sources close to the singer have continued to deny the alleged heroin use.

Reports have since claimed the pop-star, who has openly struggled with addiction for majority of her life, is awake and in a stable condition in hospital, with her family and ex-boyfriend Wilmer Valderrama visiting her. "This is obviously a huge wake-up call", a source told E! Unfortunately, Lovato reportedly rejected her loved ones' help. The assistant entered the room and found Lovato unresponsive, tried waking her and when she couldn't, she called 911, TMZ says.

"I think everybody just wants her to be OK and there's no feeling that I can perceive of [people saying], 'How dare she?' or anything like that, " Lipshutz said.

Not to mention Lovato's awkward performance at the California Mid-State Fair on Sunday, which saw her forgetting the lyrics to her song "Sober", pretty much confirms that she was feeling the buzz. "She is a light in this world, and I am sending my love to her and her family". "I make sure I stay on my medications".

Footage of Demi Lovato's friend calling the ambulance following her overdose has been revealed. It came a month after she released a new song called "Sober, " indicating that she relapsed after six years of sobriety.