Read About Demi Lovato’s Empowering Teen Vogue Interview
Demi Lovato’s first interview after a year of being incognito was a testament to her perseverance, self-love, and her bright future.
After returning to Instagram in August and posting an internet-breaking selfie in September, Lovato has embraced her past and is looking forward to what is happening next in her career.
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This is my biggest fear. A photo of me in a bikini unedited. And guess what, it’s CELLULIT!!!! I’m just literally sooooo tired of being ashamed of my body, editing it (yes the other bikini pics were edited – and I hate that I did that but it’s the truth) so that others think I’m THEIR idea of what beautiful is, but it’s just not me. This is what I got. I want this new chapter in my life to be about being authentic to who I am rather than trying to meet someone else’s standards. So here’s me, unashamed, unafraid and proud to own a body that has fought through so much and will continue to amaze me when I hopefully give birth one day. It’s such a great feeling to be back in tv/film while not stressing myself with a strenuous workout schedule before 14 hour days, or depriving myself from a real birthday cake rather than opting for watermelon & whip cream with candles because I was terrified of REAL cake and was miserable on some crazy diet shit. Anyway, here’s me, RAW, REAL! And I love me. And you should love you too! Now back to the studio.. I’m working on an anthem.. 🙏🏼🙌🏼🤷🏻♀️ also. Just so everyone’s clear.. I’m not stoked on my appearance BUT I am appreciative of it and sometimes that’s the best I can do. I hope to inspire someone to appreciate their body today too. 💗 #nationalcelulliteday #celluLIT 🔥🔥🔥
In an exclusive interview at the 2019 Teen Vogue Summit, Lovato says, “I’ve never been more in tune with who I am than where I’m at today.” The past year has been filled with highs and lows for the pop-star, forcing her to recognize and accept who she is and what she wants. Demi says that through it all, the biggest lesson she’s learned is, “Life is not worth living unless you’re living it for yourself. If you’re doing things for other people it’s not going to work out.” Living in the limelight for a substantial amount of her life, Lovato had to find ways to remain positive and supportive of who she is as a person.
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The pop-star also has had a history with disordered eating and body dysmorphia. She revealed that she took a break from the gym and instead of finding the negativity, she said, “I have to be OK with where [my body] is at in this moment. I don’t have to lie to myself and tell myself I have this amazing body. All I have to say is I’m healthy… I’m healthy and I accept for the way that it is today at this moment without changing anything.”
Demi Lovato has become a woman to admire for her positive outlook on life and we can’t wait to see what she does next.