Former Massive Time Rush member Logan Henderson gave followers an replace on his longtime good friend Demi Lovato Friday.
“I grew up with Demi Lovato. The identical appearing lessons and buddies since we have been younger,” Henderson stated. “That was the primary time I noticed any individual with unimaginable expertise. I believed, ‘Woah, that is unbelievable.’”
When requested if Henderson nonetheless saved in contact with Lovato and if he had heard from her since her July 24 overdose, he stated sure.
“She’s doing good. I feel it’s going to be… prayers and finest needs for her. She’s a robust, robust feminine,” Henderson stated. “She’s a beautiful girl and she or he’s going to be good.”
Lovato broke her silence since she was hospitalized in a message shared on her Instagram account Sunday.
“I’ve at all times been clear about my journey with dependancy. What I’ve realized is that this sickness is just not one thing that disappears or fades with time. It’s one thing I have to proceed to beat and haven’t completed but,” she wrote.
“I wish to thank God for retaining me alive and nicely,” she added, earlier than praising her followers for standing by her by this tough time.
“To my followers, I’m perpetually grateful for your entire love and help all through this previous week and past. Your constructive ideas and prayers have helped me navigate by this tough time,” she remarked.
Lovato went on to “thank my household, my staff, and the employees at Cedars-Sinai who’ve been by my facet this whole time.”
“With out them I wouldn’t be right here penning this letter to all of you,” she defined.
“I now want time to heal and give attention to my sobriety and highway to restoration. The love you might have all proven me won’t ever be forgotten and I stay up for the day the place I can say I got here out on the opposite facet,” she added.
“I’ll maintain preventing,” she continued, including a coronary heart emoji.
Lovato’s heartfelt be aware got here two days after sources informed PEOPLE that the “Sorry, Not Sorry” singer has agreed to enter a drug remedy middle following her launch from Cedars-Sinai in L.A., the place she was hospitalized for 12 days.
“Demi is nicely sufficient to depart the hospital this weekend. She has agreed to rehab and can go straight to an in-patient facility,” a supply defined. “She desires to be sober. She desires to get assist. She understands that it’s going to take loads of work and dedication to remain wholesome, however that is what she desires.”
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Lovato was rushed to the hospital on the morning of July 24 following the incident at her Hollywood Hills dwelling. Her publicist launched a press release that night confirming Lovato “is awake and along with her household who wish to specific because of everybody for the love, prayers and help.”
Lovato has lengthy battled dependancy, psychological sickness and disordered consuming.
The Disney Channel alum entered remedy in 2010, the place she obtained skilled help for bipolar dysfunction, bulimia, self-harm and dependancy. Lovato relapsed after she left the remedy middle, then entered a sober residing facility for a 12 months.
When you or somebody you realize is in want of assist, please contact the SAMHSA substance abuse helpline at 1-800-662-HELP.