Demi, who famously did a stint in rehab herself, was a major supporter of Selena’s as she entered treatment, HollywoodLife.com has learned.
After an incredibly stressful year — both professionally and personally — it was revealed that Selena Gomez entered an Arizona rehab facility in Jan. 2014. Now, HollywoodLife.com has learned EXCLUSIVELY that Selena’s former BFF Demi Lovato was one of her biggest supporters, helping with the intervention that eventually sent her into treatment.
“Part of her treatment was to speak with others who had similar problems, and she thought that speaking to and hanging out with Demi would be a big help,” a source close to Justin Bieber‘s ex-girlfriend tells us. “Demi was a big part of the intervention to get Selena help.”
We noticed that Selena, 21, and Demi, 21, had been spending a lot of time together earlier this year — and now it all makes sense! In fact, the friends were spotted having dinner at Tequilas Restaurant in Los Angeles on Jan. 3, just days before Selena reportedly checked into Arizona’s Dawn at the Meadows.
Selena Gomez: Why Did She Enter Rehab?
Rehab is no small matter, so it’s no surprise that the public clamoring to find out why Selena really checked herself into the Arizona facility.
According to a statement from Selena’s reps, “Selena voluntarily spent time at Meadows but not for substance abuse.”
Selena Gomez’s Fans Support Her After Rehab Announcement
Fortunately, Demi isn’t the only person on Selena’s side. In fact, it seems like every Selenator on the planet has been telling Selena how proud they are of her for seeking treatment and getting the help she needed.
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