Lovato's mom warned her the drug could stop her heart, but the actress says she "did it anyway," explaining, "I loved it.
It became really good between she and I for a while, growing closer than we've ever been. "And then the episode [involving Welch] happened."3. I was sneaking it on planes, sneaking it in bathrooms, sneaking it throughout the night," she says.
I remember thinking in my head I felt a bit of pride about it, like selfishly maybe I was helping her [get] back to being the Demi we know and love. Rehab Didn't Work the First Time Lovato received inpatient treatment for the first time in 2010, but the incident with Welch led to a two-month "bender" when she was "using daily." At 18 years old, she says, "I just came to a breaking point; the next 12 months were extremely difficult." She left rehab with a "glow" that faded fast. "Nobody knew."One night, mixing cocaine and Xanax had near fatal consequences.
"Anytime I’m able to take my mind off of any of my addictions, it’s very beneficial to me.
Working out is a form of meditation for me because I’m not focused on anything in my head.
, premiered on You Tube Tuesday, giving fans a raw look at her road to recovery. Lovato Tried Cocaine for the First Time at Age 17After being bullied for years in school, a popular student peer pressured Lovato into partying.
Directed by Hannah Lux Davis and filmed over the course of seven months in early 2017, it covers everything from her eating disorder to her sobriety, and even her first major heartbreak. She first drank alcohol and smoked marijuana, and she tried cocaine around the time she was working for the Disney Channel.It seemed as though Demi's career had gotten off to a fairytale start.In mere years, she had become a successful actress and an international popstar.The singer is in the news these days because she just came out with an especially personal documentary on You Tube.It's titled "Simply Complicated" and it delves into nearly every aspect of the artist's life, from her past drug use to her most famous relationship to her struggle with bulimia. Lovato has never been shy about her substance abuse issues or her eating disorder. In the aforementioned documentary, Lovato opens way up about her battle with her eating disorder, explaining how her June 2016 split from boyfriend of six years Wilmer Valderrama caused her to fall back into past struggles."My dad was an addict and an alcoholic," Lovato says of her biological father.