Demi Lovato Hospitalized for Drug Overdose

Demi Lovato was hospitalized on Tuesday for a drug overdose, sources tell ET.

The 25-year-old singer was transported to a Los Angeles hospital where she is actually currently being treated, in addition to law enforcement says in which she appears to have suffered by a heroin overdose, TMZ reports.

A source tells ET in which she is actually currently “awake in addition to responsive.”

A spokesperson for the Los Angeles Fire Department tells ET in which at 11:22 a.m. PT they responded to a medical need call. Authorities would likely not confirm in which the woman taken to the hospital was Lovato, though ET has confirmed through a source in which the female patient is actually indeed Lovato.

“We transported a 25-year-old female patient to a local hospital,” the spokesperson says. 

According to the dispatch call obtained by ET, Lovato was unconscious when paramedics arrived.

Meanwhile, TMZ also reports in which the singer was treated with Narcan — an emergency treatment for narcotic overdoses — at her home in Hollywood Hills, California.

ET has reached out to Lovato’s rep.

Lovato has been open about her past issues with substance abuse. Last month, she dropped a surprise track called “Sober” about relapsing. She had been sober for six years when rumors commenced to swirl about her relapse, leading to the surprise Discharge of “Sober,” in which she apologizes for letting down herself, her family in addition to her fans. 

“Momma, I’m so sorry, I’m not sober anymore,” she sings on the emotional track.  “in addition to Daddy, please forgive me for the drinks spilled on the floor/ To the ones who never left me, we’ve been down This kind of road before/ I’m so sorry, I’m not sober anymore.”

A sources previously told ET in which Lovato’s relapse occurred at some point in between the North American leg of her tour, which ended on April 2 in Newark, brand new Jersey, in addition to her European leg, which commenced in Belfast, Ireland, on May 24.

“Demi relapsed in addition to commenced drinking alcohol again,” an extra source told ET. “Her song is actually intense, however in which’s how she deals. She has to be brutally honest in addition to put This kind of out there creating sure in which she’s not burdened with holding on to her struggles privately.”

Lovato last appeared at the California Mid-State Fair on Sunday, alongside friend Iggy Azalea.

Demi Lovato performs during the 2018 California Mid-State Fair on July 22, 2018 in Paso Robles, California.

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Ahead of their performance, Azalea spoke to ET about Lovato’s reported relapse, saying in which she knew of the singer’s recent struggles early on in addition to was terrified in which someone would likely use the news against her. from the end, she said she was proud of Lovato for confronting her problems head-on.

“I was just definitely proud of her in which she was honest, because This kind of’s definitely hard to be honest with yourself,” Azalea told ET. “So, to be honest with the whole world, [to share] something in which you struggled with very publicly, This kind of’s something in which is actually very admirable. I was very proud of her to see her write in which song in addition to put This kind of out.”

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