Demi Lovato Breaks Silence After Apparent Overdose: 'I Will Keep Fighting'

Singer Demi Lovato performs during the Democratic National Convention in 2016. MUST CREDIT Bloomberg

Singer Demi Lovato performs during the Democratic National Convention in 2016. MUST CREDIT Bloomberg

"I want to thank God for keeping me alive and well", she wrote.

Our thoughts and prayers continue to be with her in the hopes that she'll fight this battle with all she has, and get well soon. One fan wrote: "You are handsome inside and out". She was administered naloxone, an opioid-overdose antidote, and then taken to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center for further treatment.

On Sunday, Lovato shared a message on Instagram, which she addressed directly to her fans and thanked them for their support.

Of course, she couldn't forget to show gratitude towards her doctors and all the staff members who did everything to revive her as soon as she arrived at the hospital and continued to monitor her health.

She discussed staying at a sober living house with the media.

Speaking as part of a YouTube documentary past year, she spoke about her use of cocaine.

In June she released a song called Sober in which she indicated she had relapsed after six years of sobriety. "And I'm sorry for the fans I lost who watched me fall again / I wanna be a role model, but I'm only human".

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"Sober" has re-entered the Billboard 100 charts, receiving a 199 percent streaming spike with 7.2 million US streams since the overdose.

While there has been talk of Lovato entering rehab, it's not yet known where that may be.

She said she now needed "time to heal and focus on my sobriety and road to recovery", adding that "I will keep fighting".

She left her followers with the promise to, "keep fighting".

Following her statement, Pairs Hilton showed her support for Demi by writing on Twitter: "Love you so much sis @ddlovato".

"Oh baby. sending you love", Jennifer Lopez wrote on Lovato's post.

"Oh baby... sending you love", Jennifer Lopez commented. If you or someone you know is struggling with substance use, help is available.

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