Two Grammy-nominated singer Demi Lovato will open the game for fans about the story of her overdose in a documentary for YouTube. Titled Demi Lovato: Dancing With the Devil, the film was directed by Michael D. Ratner and debuts on the platform on March 23.
Demi overdosed in July 2018 after mixing doses of oxycodone and fentanyl, medicines used to quell pain and described by experts as extremely addictive.
“I got brain damage and I have to deal with it today. I don’t drive a car due to blind spots in my vision and I had a hard time reading,” Demi said on a panel to present the production. “I had three strokes, a heart attack and my doctors saying that I had five to ten minutes [de vida]”he added.
According to the singer, the idea of producing the documentary is due to several false rumors about her health problems and the overdose that circulate the internet.
“In the past few years, I have heard some stories about my life and what people think happened. I wanted to clarify everything,” he explained.
Demi said she was attracted to Seasons, a documentary series about star Justin Bieber and produced by Ratner. According to her, the singer was described in the production as a person who was honest and raw. For the director, the singer proved to be a great subject because “she was willing to come and appear as an open book”.
“It’s about responsibility. One of the reasons why I’m presenting my story is so that I don’t have to live that life again, I’m taking responsibility. I learned a lot from my past,” continued the singer.
I was sober for more than six years. I learned a lot from that journey, coming forward and talking about my story. Every time I share something with the public, I am responsible, which is a great reason for me to be doing this “, he concluded.
Check out the trailer (without subtitles) of Demi Lovato: Dancing With the Devil:
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