Demi Lovato's Parents Speak Out on Rehab Stint

Demi Lovato's Parents Speak Out on Rehab Stint-photo

Two days after the shocking revelation that Demi Lovato had entered rehab, the 18-year-old Disney starlet's parents are speaking out to thank fans for their support.

In a joint statement to People magazine, Demi's mother, Dianna De La Garza, and stepfather, Eddie De La Garza, said,

"Our entire family appreciates the outpouring of support we have received from Demi's fans. We are touched by their kindness."

Yesterday, Demi's biological father, Patrick Lovato, theorized to Radar Online that his daughter's troubles stem from the pressures that fame can put on young people.

Meanwhile, a source close to the Lovato family reveals a few details about the rehab facility that the Sonny With a Chance star is attending:

"Demi is not receiving care at one of the Hollywood-type centers. She is at a real facility that specializes in helping adolescent and adult women with the type of issues she has battled."

Lovato entered rehab after dropping out of her tour with the Jonas Brothers, following a reported altercation with a backup dancer for the tour. According to various sources, Lovato, who has reportedly suffered from an eating disorder and bouts of self-mutilation in the past, is seeking treatment for issues stemming from bullying.

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  • carlotta
    carlotta

    i am so proud of u i am a cousin from albuquerque herrera

  • JoJo
    JoJo

    We'll always love you Demi!!! :D Thanks for caring and getting help. I hope you solve whatever's happened soon so you don't have to feel like that anymore.

  • szhandy
    szhandy

    whatever the reason was...despite of dis...demi has a own reason why its happening to her...anyway..let us stop to judge for demi..instead..let's pray for her!!!gud luck demi..and get well soon!!!

  • speak_the_truth
    speak_the_truth

    You guys can't blame Demi for having a disorder and those who hate on her don't realize how hard it is! She is smart enough to know when she needs help and she will get better! Get better Demi and forget the haters because if they're wasting their time reading this if they don't enough like you then chances are they're honestly just jealous!

  • Aussie fangirl
    Aussie fangirl

    Get well soon Demi! I love you ,you are awesome and are you! Don't be afraid . I support your very wise decision. To try to fix one's life shows wisdom. By showing such responsibility you have made me like you even more. I'm rooting for You Demi!

  • DemiLovatoFan
    DemiLovatoFan

    OMG get well soon demi your my inspiration and my role model lov u so much x :) will always support you no matter what :D

  • Cece
    Cece

    Linsey Lonhan is in rehab i didn't know that!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • be_fair
    be_fair

    Personally, i support Demi because I think it takes a lot to step back from situations, like the ones she has reportedly been, and realize that you need help. Very few of you, however, seem to realize what Demi's problem was. I don't think she'd really appreciate what most any of you are saying. Haters_demi_Haters: I know you don't care what Demi would "appreciate" but, for everything she's already going through, it's really inappropriate to continue the bullying she's been through. This is the type of thing that leads to suicide and it's incredibly wrong to wish that on anyone, especially some one who you've never met. Your comments were unnecessary and should have either been kept to yourself, or posted in a place designated for these types of comments. This is a place for support and fans. The rest of you, being rude to Haters_demi_Haters: I'm sure Demi would be disappointed in you for continuing the line of bullying. That's what reportedly led to her issues and that's the opposite of what she stands for. I'm sure she would appreciate support, but definitely not at the expense of others, in fact, I'm sure she'd rather not have this type of support at all. This type of thing leads to the things that Demi is going through and also, later, suicide, which is wrong to advocate, especially to some one who you've never met, as I said to Haters_Demi_Haters above. So stop, and show your support in a way that will benefit her and not harm anyone else's feelings. Everyone: keep any rude comments towards anyone, including bullies, to yourselves. Bullies don't need to be bullied, they need to be set straight, and telling them to pop pills is not the way to do this. Thanks for reading.

  • demi_fan
    demi_fan

    Haters_demi_Haters- hey this is the haters of all disney starlets gone rong, yada yada, were here to support the fugly sluts and get them through there damb issues.- we'll be posting more in a second. And most likely were going to make this site our page for blogging until we can get a website! learn to spell hun.thats ur f*ckin issue.

  • demi_fan
    demi_fan

    learn to spell.that's ur issue.

  • tara
    tara

    i wish you all the luck. me and my family are praying for you. you will get through this, your strong and your friends, family and fans all love you and got your back.

  • THIS
    THIS

    I wonder if her and Lindsay Lohan are in the same rehab joint? Demi has emotional problems...... smart one

  • Manny
    Manny

    Ok, so some young student from who the hell knows where is trying to tell me that while I am venting and I'm on the f*cking computer I have to be gramatical. Well sh*t thats great . I didn't know little jb whores like who were judging me on that. Maybe I should try and spell things correctly next time, or I might get my ass chewed out by dumb f*ck over here You are a very sad person I even feel sorry for you. Tsk tsk, but what you gonna do? I mean you probably cry at home all day because nobody pays attention to you or even likes you and that your not famous or anything. Don't worry though. Maybe just pop a few dozen pills and all your pain will be over. =) You'll be doing mostly yourself a favor cuz I don't think even you like yourself.

  • lina
    lina

    what type of issues has she battled then?

  • danika
    danika

    Tell me why every disney star has to become some whore like miley dumb ass cyrus, or a crack head like lindsey. Now we have some emo anorexic that sings in front of thousands of children. The United states doesnt want some cutter feeding imformation to their children, so get a freaken grip, youve got some seriouse issues, and to tell you the truth you still look like a cellulitic donky You know what? That was so uncalled for. Your obviously a poor girl hiding behind the harsh words you speak to people who are far more superior and successful then you are. Truth is no one wants to hear what you have to say. Personally, I like Demi; can't say I know that girl but I most definitely do not have anything against her, and I certainly wouldn't go as far as posting hurtful things about her on a site were everyone has access to. Clearly you don't like her, and thats fine; just as long as you keep your rude comments to yourself. Besides if you really didn't like her you wouldn't spend your time on some celebrity gossip site looking up news about her. Grow up

  • babrbarajeanboyd59
    babrbarajeanboyd59

    i love you demi. :) get better soon, you are an amazing person and i love your style, music, and you. :) you are in my prayers i hope you get better, you can get through this. you have a lot of people on your side. Thats Sooo Sweet & Nice But Don't Worry About Anything That Shes Going Through.Its Her Life Not Yours.Even If Your A Fan Of Hers It Wouldn't Hurt To Just Leave Her Alone.Im Not Trying To Be Mean Or Anything But We All Shoud Just Stay Out Of What Shes Going Throght.WE LOVE DEMI LOVOTO!

  • James
    James

    Dear Demi, just fyi...rehab doesn't cure Bitch Syndrome. Hope we never hear from you again. xoxoxo, love James

  • annabannana56
    annabannana56

    probly- most disney channel stars are these days. Right? Right.

  • .......
    .......

    Who Ever Hates Demi Lavato Or Miley Cyrus Must Be Really Stupid How Can You Hate Beautifu,l Talented, Amazing Girls Like Them !!!!!!!

  • Liz
    Liz

    All these hateful people who are jealous of her fame or just like to pick on people when they are down are one of the reasons teenagers like Her have problems. Just because she is famous, does not mean she doesn't get picked on. She just gets picked on by people in the enterainment industry instead of high school or college like someone her age.

  • zahndra
    zahndra

    Be Strong Demi :) Your fans got your back!

  • yay
    yay

    she's in rehab :)(yesss)

  • crystaleslachica
    crystaleslachica

    that's a shame she has to go to rehab

  • A
    A

    okay before you start posting stuff on the internet... why don't you go get an education first. learn to spell and put together sentences correctly. ok jb hdh is just f*cking with you, say something about it , stand up for what you believe in

  • Haters_demi_Haters
    Haters_demi_Haters

    okay before you start posting stuff on the internet... why don't you go get an education first. learn to spell and put together sentences correctly. Ok, so some young student from who the hell knows where is trying to tell me that while I am venting and I'm on the f*cking computer I have to be gramatical. Well sh*t thats great . I didn't know little jb whores like who were judging me on that. Maybe I should try and spell things correctly next time, or I might get my ass chewed out by dumb f*ck over here

  • Haters_demi_haters
    Haters_demi_haters

    OMG Demi! I hope you get better soon! You're in my prayers! Your such a great singer, actress, person, and your so pretty! Your my rolemodel! Oh your my role model!!!

  • livyBbasketball
    livyBbasketball

    OMG Demi! I hope you get better soon! You're in my prayers! Your such a great singer, actress, person, and your so pretty! Your my rolemodel!

  • Haters_demi_Haters
    Haters_demi_Haters

    now why would i whant to do that when i can sit around all day and listen about how disney stars f*ck up their lives.Interesting huh?

  • adrian
    adrian

    Tell me why every disney star has to become some whore like miley dumb ass cyrus, or a crack head like lindsey. Now we have some emo anorexic that sings in front of thousands of children. The United states doesnt want some cutter feeding imformation to their children, so get a freaken grip, youve got some seriouse issues, and to tell you the truth you still look like a cellulitic donky

  • jblover
    jblover

    Haters_demi_Haters- hey this is the haters of all disney starlets gone rong, yada yada, were here to support the fugly sluts and get them through there damb issues.- we'll be posting more in a second. And most likely were going to make this site our page for blogging until we can get a website! okay before you start posting stuff on the internet... why don't you go get an education first. learn to spell and put together sentences correctly.

  • Haters_demi_Haters
    Haters_demi_Haters

    Haters_demi_Haters- hey this is the haters of all disney starlets gone rong, yada yada, were here to support the fugly sluts and get them through there damb issues.- we'll be posting more in a second. And most likely were going to make this site our page for blogging until we can get a website!

  • tomballH32
    tomballH32

    demi, it is a shame that these things happen, but you are just a teenager. People cant expect you to be perfect. I myself have problems all the time and by bein strong and getting through it like this, you are being the best rolemodel you can be. Keep up the good work and stay strong. Were all here for you

  • iluvdemi
    iluvdemi

    Demi it happens to other people to. You rare still an amazing role model, don't listen to what the haters say. Your amazing i hope you get better soon, i know what you are going through.

  • 12andlovinit
    12andlovinit

    demi, your the absolute best singer and actress in the whole entire world and i hope you get better soon! btw... your so totally awesome!!!!

  • Haters_demi_Haters
    Haters_demi_Haters

    I wonder if her and Lindsay Lohan are in the same rehab joint? probly- most disney channel stars are these days. Right?

  • Haters_demi_Haters
    Haters_demi_Haters

    Tell me why every disney star has to become some whore like miley dumb ass cyrus, or a crack head like lindsey. Now we have some emo anorexic that sings in front of thousands of children. The United states doesnt want some cutter feeding imformation to their children, so get a freaken grip, youve got some seriouse issues, and to tell you the truth you still look like a cellulitic donky

  • Ally
    Ally

    Demetrea i hope u get better your fans r all here to support you you r my fav suleb

  • noah
    noah

    I wonder if her and Lindsay Lohan are in the same rehab joint?

  • Jillian
    Jillian

    I love you so much demi

  • Jilian
    Jilian

    i love you demi. :) get better soon, you are an amazing person and i love your style, music, and you. :) you are in my prayers i hope you get better, you can get through this. you have a lot of people on your side.

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