Demi Lovato is reportedly in stable condition after suffering an apparent overdose. Members of the Los Angeles Police Department arrived at the Grammy nominee's home where she was found unconscious. Responding officers treated her with Narcan, an emergency treatment used for narcotic overdoses, on the scene at her home located in the Hollywood Hills. Lovato was rushed to a nearby Los Angeles hospital with her condition now listed as stable, according to multiple reports.
TMZ initially reported that the 25-year-old had suffered from a heroin overdose. The information was reportedly provided to them by law enforcement officials. However, it's since been reported by People that the overdose was not from heroin, though, they did not name the substance that may have been responsible. Officials did not reveal the identity of the woman, but multiple sources have confirmed it to be Demi Lovato.
The young star has battled addiction for years. In 2010 she received treatment for bipolar disorder, bulimia, self-harm and addiction. Lovato relapsed after leaving the treatment center. Following her relapse, Lovato entered a sober living facility for a year. In March of last year, she celebrated six years of sobriety. Unfortunately, Demi Lovato relapsed. The singer and actress made the reveal in a song titled Sober, which was released in June 2017. The lyrics paint a clear picture of a woman struggling with addiction, apologizing to her parents and fans.
"Mama, I'm so sorry I'm not sober anymore / And daddy please forgive me for the drinks spilled on the floor. And I'm sorry for the fans I lost who watched me fall again / I wanna be a role model, but I'm only human."
Starting with appearances on Barney and Friends in 2002, Demi Lovato gained notoriety at a young age. Her stardom exploded when she starred in the Disney Channel movie Camp Rock, which helped lead to her very prosperous musical career. She also starred in Glee and a pair of Camp Rock sequels, amongst other projects. Lovato was set to be featured on an episode of Fox's series Beat Shazam tonight, but in a statement released by the network, it was revealed that they've decided to air a different episode in light of the situation. Here's what the network had to say.
"Tonight's previously scheduled episode of Beat Shazam featured a guest appearance by Demi Lovato. In light of recent reports, we have decided to replace the episode of Beat Shazam with another all-new episode. Our thoughts go out to Demi and her family."
Her appearance on the show was taped back in December. Many fans and people from all walks of the entertainment industry have taken to social media to showcase their support for Demi Lovato in the wake of the incident. "I love @DDLovato so much. It breaks my heart that she is going through this. She is a light in this world, and I am sending my love to her and her family, " said Ellen DeGeneres on Twitter. Others, including Bruno Mars, Brad Paisley and Ariana Grande reached on to share their support for Lovato on social media as well. This news was first reported by TMZ.