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Demi Lovato Didn't Think She'd Live To Be 21

Demi Lovato Didn't Think She'd Live To Be 21

Demi Lovato gets candid about her struggle with body image and addiction in the July 2016 issue of American Way magazine, available now.

Here’s what the 23-year-old singer had to share with the mag:

On her body issues starting as a toddler: “Even though I was 2 or 3 years old, being around [my mom] who was 80 pounds and had an active eating disorder…it’s hard not to grow up like that.”

On ending up in rehab like Britney Spears and Lindsay Lohan: “Making Camp Rock, I was definitely like, ‘Oh crap. In three years, that’s going to be me.’”

On thinking she was going to die young: “I lived fast and I was going to die young…I didn’t think I would make it to 21.”

On not letting her parents discipline her: “I’d say, ‘What are you going to do? I pay the bills!’ I put my parents in an uncomfortable position. There’s no manual on how to parent a pop star.”

On worrying about her future children’s mental health: “I’m nowhere near having children, but already I ask myself questions. My grandma had bulimia, my mom had it, I had it, and hopefully my kids won’t have it, but it’s kind of like addiction. It’s hereditary.”

For more from Demi, visit AmericanWay.com.

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  • http://notly.ru/ Mapгapитa Бaбoвниковa

    You don’t have to have kids at all.

  • RainbowCandy

    Why is her whole family obsessed on being thin? I hope she goes back to rehab, I think her breakup with wilmer will make her breakdown again. This is a cry for help.

  • Patricia Gibson

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  • Iamterrificandyou?

    She is such a try hard asshole. So phony!