Demi Lovato reveals she had multiple strokes, brain damage after overdose
The trailer for “Demi Lovato: Dancing With the Devil” sneak peeks Lovato’s journey prior to and following her near deadly overdose in 2018 and exposes the vocalist suffered several strokes and a cardiovascular disease.
“My doctors said that I had five to ten more minutes,” she states in the documentary, discussing the event.
In a call with press on Wednesday as part of the Tv Critics Association press trip, Lovato stated she still deals with the after-effects of her medical emergency situation.
“I was left with brain damage, and I still deal with the effects of that today. I don’t drive a car because there are blind spots in my vision. I also for a long time had a really hard time reading,” she stated. “I feel like they kind of are still there to remind me of what could happen if I ever get into a dark place again.”
She included: “I’m grateful for those reminders, but also I’m so grateful that I was someone who didn’t have to do a lot of rehabbing. The rehabbing came on the emotional side and the therapeutic side, internally. I did a lot of work after that — just not physically.”
According to YouTube, the documentary is “an intimate portrait of addiction” and “the process of healing and empowerment.”
“Demi Lovato: Dancing with the Devil” premieres March 23 on YouTube.
Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.