Topic: Demi Lovato

Video: Demi Lovato Continues To Inspire Us With Her Body Positivity

Video: Demi Lovato Continues To Inspire Us With Her Body Positivity

Demi Lovato continues to really impress me. She’s 20 years old, an actress and musician who has been through a very public battle with eating disorders, self-harm and mental illness, and she just continues to hit it out of the park with her positive attitude. The latest? A fan at one of Demi’s Brazil concerts threw a Barbie doll onstage, prompting the performer to speak out yet again about unrealistic standards of female beauty. And if the Christina Aguilera “fat girl” fake quote scandal from earlier this week proved anything, it’s that we’re hungry for honest talk about body image. More »

I Love Demi Lovato For Being Open About Her Struggle With Self-Harm

I Love Demi Lovato For Being Open About Her Struggle With Self-Harm

Demi Lovato is on the cover of Self magazine this month, speaking out about her past struggles with self-harm, an eating disorder, and mental illness. She went into treatment for those issues in 2010. This isn’t the first time Demi has bravely spoken out about her issues, notably in the MTV documentary “Demi Lovato: Stay Strong”—but I’m still impressed and inspired by her candor and willingness to share her story in order to help others. More »

Watch The Trailer: Demi Lovato’s MTV Documentary, “Stay Strong,” Premieres Tonight

Watch The Trailer: Demi Lovato's MTV Documentary, "Stay Strong," Premieres Tonight

A singing star from an early age, Demi Lovato could have turned out like a lot of other child celebrities we know of. But instead, the singer has become the new face of eating disorders, self-harm, and depression–and as a result, the poster child for openness about often-shameful mental health issues that other celebs (and regular folks) try desperately to keep secret. Tonight, she’ll air it all in the intimate new documentary, Demi Lovato: Stay Strong, which will premier on MTV tonight at 10 p.m. I won’t lie: it’s probably going to make me cry. And I’m OK with that. More »