Demi Lovato Admits: 'I Had A Nervous Breakdown! I Was Really Bad Off.'

Thu, April 14, 2011 10:25am EST by 6 Comments

In a revealing new interview, Demi opens up about her ‘inner demons’ and the intervention that saved her.

If you want to know what really sent Demi Lovato into treatment recently, look no further than the upcoming May 2011 issue of Seventeen magazine. We’ve got your first-look at her incredible interview, and trust us, it’s an eye-opener. “I basically had a nervous breakdown,” Demi, 18, admits. “I was really bad off.

She continues: “My parents and my manager pulled me aside and said, ‘You need to get some help.’ It was an intervention. I wanted freedom from the inner demons. I wanted to start my life over.”

Demi is also taking part in the “Love Is Louder” campaign, asking her fans to send in photos of themselves with the phrase “love is louder than the pressure to be perfect” on their hands.

It’s so great to see Demi feeling better and looking healthy. We’re sure she’ll be able to use her experiences to help troubled kids all over the world.


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