Demi’s Friends Stand By Her Following Breakdown

By: / November 4, 2010

Demi Lovato‘s closest friends are coming forward to publicly announce their support for the teen star following her South American breakdown.

Dem’s good friend Travis Clark, the frontman for We The Kings, tells J-14 magazine that the public shouldn’t believe the rumors about Demi.

“I speak with her frequently, so I knew [many of the rumors out there] were lies,” Travis told the magazine, “It’s a classic, ‘Don’t believe everything you hear’ story. Unfortunately there are a lot of rumors and a lot of lies out there.”

Travis also says that Demi’s personal problems aren’t as big as everyone is making them: “I know it’s not a severe issue. It’s been blown out of proportion and that can really wear on anybody.”

Watch Demi singing with We The Kings in their “We’ll Be a Dream” music video.

Meanwhile, Matthew Diamond, Demi’s Camp Rock director, tells HollywoodLife that he “certainly wishes [Demi] well” through her treatment process.

Public reaction to Demi’s treatment has been overwhelming positive. Most fans have opened up about how the admire the young star’s decision to seek help for her personal issues and find a way to work through her breakdown.

Demi checked into a treatment facility over the Halloween weekend after she allegedly got into a fight with a back-up dancer. The Sonny with a Chance star had reportedly battled with eating disorders and self-harm in the past.

Since the breakdown, Demi has deleted her Twitter account and quit her tour with the Jonas Brothers. Many fans blamed Ashley Greene‘s presence on the tour as the reason behind Demi’s breakdown but Ashley’s rep denies reports of any problems between the two stars.

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