Lovato said: “I had a heart attack. My doctors said that I had five to 10 more minutes.”
Demi Lovato, a former Disney star turned into pop star spoken out about her drug overdose in 2018. She told everything about her near-fatal in the documentary Dancing With the Devil.
Demi Lovato talks about the consequences of her 2018 overdose
She was brought to the hospital in Los Angeles after experienced three strokes and a heart attack. She had been steady for six years. Even her doctor said that she had five to 10 more minutes.
I’ve been holding #DemiDWTD incredibly close to my heart, and now it’s time to share an inside look. This is only a short preview of what is to come… Join me on March 23 for the premiere on @YouTube 💗https://t.co/G0dIbHoHWu
— Demi Lovato (@ddlovato) February 17, 2021
Lovato revealed she was still remaining with the effects of the overdose, including brain damage and blind spots in her vision which prevent her from driving. Lovato said she wanted to “set the record straight” with the documentary, which features a friend telling the camera “she should be dead”. She added, “I’ve had a lot of lives, like a cat. I’m on my ninth life”. She even described her near-death experience as her “miracle day”. Then Sir Elton John appears in the trailer and says, “When you’re young, and you’re famous, my God, it’s tough.”
The documentary series Dancing With The Devil will be divided into four parts. It is directed by Michael D Ratner and guarantees to give fans “unprecedented access” to Lovato’s recovery and career since the overdose in July 2018. This is the third documentary featuring the singer whose hits include Sorry Not Sorry and Heart Attack. The previous documentary was in 2012 in the film Stay Strong explored her recovery after she cancelled a tour with the Jonas Brothers to enter rehab. Then in 2017’s Simply Complicated, Demi Lovato confessed she had been lying in Stay Strong and had been under the control of cocaine during the making of the film.