Here's What Demi Lovato Had to Say about Media Focusing on Weight Loss

Olowokandi Fiyin
Sep 02, 2020
11:30 P.M.
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Singer and passionate activist Demi Lovato recently shared her thoughts about how the media focuses on weight loss or gain of female celebrities rather than their talents.

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Demi Lovato, who is notoriously known for her message of body positivity and self-love, has a strong message for those who focus on women's body rather than their accomplishments.

The pop star recently aired her opinion about the media's excesses when it comes to women's weight using Adele, Beyoncé, and Lana Del Ray as examples.

Demi Lovato performs onstage at the 2017 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 19, 2017 | Photo: Getty Images

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She explained that many people gained weight during the quarantine period and media headlines focusing on weight loss can sometimes have a triggering response.

In line with her new body positivity mantra, which she adopted after a near-fatal drug overdose in 2018, [Demi] posted an unfiltered picture of herself in a bikini.

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Demi shed also more light on the importance of being able to distinguish between body positivity and body acceptance saying:

The common misconception is that even when you start working on yourself a little bit, you're fixed and it's better. But that's not necessarily true. 

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Her message for the media comes after she made an appearance on Ashley Graham’s podcast where she opened up about how her obsession with her body led her to over exercise and diet, creating a counter effect bringing her down mentally.

In line with her new body positivity mantra, which she adopted after a near-fatal drug overdose in 2018, the artist posted an unfiltered picture of herself in a bikini.

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In the caption, she owned up to the fact that her previous bikini photos were edited, but she is opening a new chapter as she embraces her real self.

The "Camp Rock" actress who recently got engaged, clocked 28 last month on the 20th of August, and she celebrated her big day by launching a Propeller campaign in honor of Breonna Taylor, an innocent victim who was shot in March by police.

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Demi expressed her sadness for the late Breonna saying that giving back on her birthday was extremely important. She also mentioned that she felt a connection with the young lady who passed on and couldn't imagine being in her position.

The newly-engaged star also got a lot of support from her fiancé Max Ehrich as he posts his first birthday tribute to her with a heartfelt caption expressing his undying love for her.

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And in July, the talented singer posted a picture of himself and his fiancée on his Instagram announcing their engagement. The couple got engaged in July 2020 just five months after becoming official to the public in March.

After which the couple quarantine together at Demi's home, sharing countless photos with each other on their Instagram pages. Before the proposal, a source told The Publication that Demi's family liked Max, and Demi was aware and excited that Max was most likely proposing soon.

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