Demi Lovato opens up about overdose in trailer for new doc: ‘I had 3 strokes. I had a heart attack.’
Demi Lovato Looking back – quite publicly – in overdose that nearly killed him in July 2018.
“I had three strokes. I had a heart attack,” the singer says in the new trailer for her YouTube dock, Demi Lovato: Dancing with the Devil. “My doctors said that I had five to 10 minutes.”
Beginning March 23, the four-part series will feature interviews not only with Lovato but also with friends such as Elton John and Christina Aguilera and with family members about what happened next.
Many of them speak directly about the overdose, which took place on July 24, 2018 at Lovato’s Los Angeles home. police Answered a 911 call about a medical emergency, And he revived Lovato with Narcon, who is used to treat drug overdose, before transporting him to the nearby Cedar-Sinai Medical Center. He spent two weeks there before a patient went to a rehab center. Lovato stated in her song “Sober” that a month later the incident occurred after she had returned after maintaining her warmth for six years. She has previously spoken in interviews, songs and other documentaries about battling addictions since her teens.
In its trailer, her mother, Diana de la Garza, recalls that, in 2018, the family was “watching everyone” [Demi’s] Blood comes out of his body into the machine. “
As Lovato himself promoted the dock, he told reporters it was hard to come back from it.
“I was left with brain damage, and I still deal with the effects of that today,” she said, per The people. “I don’t drive a car, because I have blind spots on my vision. And I was also very hard to read for a long time. It was a big thing when I was able to read out of a book, which was two months later. Like because my vision was so blurred. “
In the new clip, she states that she is ready to return to the studio.
“I’ve lived a lot of lives, like my cat, you know. I’m on my ninth life,” she said. “I’m ready to do what I love, who’s making music. I’m not living my life for other people or their headlines or their Twitter comments.”
To that end, Lovato is releasing a blues-tinged song with the same name as the project, which can be heard in the background of the teaser. she is also Set to star In a new NBC comedy called HungryAbout a group of friends with food issues.
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