Demi Lovato's mom breaks silence on overdose

Read			Demi Lovato Lists Hollywood Home for Sale Less Than 2 Months After Overdose

"It's still a really hard thing to talk about", Dianna said in an interview with Newsmax TV. "I was in shock, like, what is going on?"

"I didn't know what to say", Dianna recounted. And the first lines of these texts said.I'm praying for Demi. I hesitated to ask, but I had to ask her. I answered the phone and Kelsey was rambling like she had obviously been through something bad, and she said, 'I need to tell you what's going on ... you're going to see a report come out.' I stopped her and said, 'Kelsey, just tell me what's going on.' The next words that came out of her mouth were words ... that are so hard to hear as a parent.

"I don't think she would be here if it hadn't been for those prayers and the good doctors and Cedars-Sinai", De La Garza, who's now raising awareness of the opioid crisis, said.

"We got there as quickly as we could".

"We ran into the emergency room to be by her side, and she just didn't look good, at all".

"I'm frustrated cause I want to hug Demi and I can't", added another.

Over the next few days, while her daughter was held in critical condition, De La Garza says she relied on her faith to help her though.

She says it was absolutely touch-and-go for several days - "We just didn't know for 2 days if she was going to make it".

In addition to the swift work from medical professionals, De La Garza credits Lovato's survival to "the millions of prayers that went up that day".

"You don't see it coming, and that's the scary thing". Dianna says Demi is doing very well in rehab and feeling happy and healthy.

The Confident singer was rushed to hospital in July after being found unresponsive in her Hollywood Hills home, and has since checked into a rehabilitation facility to help her regain sobriety.

The former child star has struggled with addiction, mental illness and disordered eating for years. "So thank you for helping me speak out". But just three months later, she opened up about a recent relapse when she released her autobiographical new single "Sober" on June 21.

Lovato's mother said she's now become an "accidental spokeswoman" for the opioid crisis after going through this terrifying ordeal.

Related News:

  • Drake sues woman over 'false' pregnancy, rape claims

    Drake sues woman over 'false' pregnancy, rape claims

    However, Drake believes Layla created a "fantasy relationship" and eventually didn't have the "time or energy" to respond to her. The rape case was referred to Manchester police who interviewed Drake but found no reason or evidence to take it further.
    Lawmakers push for hearing on Kavanaugh allegations as accuser calls for investigation

    Lawmakers push for hearing on Kavanaugh allegations as accuser calls for investigation

    Kavanaugh responded through the White House with a categorical denial. " Many of us are survivors ourselves", the letter reads . While that's the biggest problem with the Wall Street Journal editorial on Ford and Kavanaugh, it's not the only one.
    Tesla-rivaling electric Audi E-Tron SUV debuts at $75,795

    Tesla-rivaling electric Audi E-Tron SUV debuts at $75,795

    The e-tron will seat five, have two motors, and feature an all-wheel-drive configuration in its standard trim, according to Audi . Drivers of the e-tron will be able to get an 80 percent charge in about a half hour at public high-speed charging stations.
  • Weatherman called out for faking battle with wind during Tropical Storm Florence

    Weatherman called out for faking battle with wind during Tropical Storm Florence

    Roy Cooper, the governor of North Carolina , has warned of an impending disaster due to Hurricane Florence . The clip reportedly went viral on Twitter, with tweets accusing Seidel of exaggerating for dramatic effect.
    Vikings sign Dan Bailey as kicker

    Vikings sign Dan Bailey as kicker

    Walsh was let go midway through the 2016 season in favor of Forbath, whose biggest trouble was extra points. Hopefully this'll be the end of the Vikings kicking woes, at least for field goals and extra points.
    Triple talaq or instant divorce now a criminal offence

    Triple talaq or instant divorce now a criminal offence

    They should have the right to allowance from the property of their husband to look after themselves and their children. He accused the Centre of using the triple talaq debate as a "political dootball" for the sake of "fake credit-seeking".
  • Sixers promoting Elton Brand to GM

    Sixers promoting Elton Brand to GM

    Colangelo and his predecessor Sam Hinkie, who hired Brown, had the final say in player personnel decisions. "I do have a voice". Under Brown's watch, Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons have blossomed into two of the top young players in the league.
    All-you-can-eat restaurant bans athlete for eating too much

    All-you-can-eat restaurant bans athlete for eating too much

    The views expressed therein are not necessarily those of stlucianewsonline.com, its sponsors or advertisers. The owner told Bobrowski personally that he was no longer allowed to eat there because of his costly habits.
    Tesco opens first discount store to take on Lidl and Aldi

    Tesco opens first discount store to take on Lidl and Aldi

    According to Kantar Worldpanel, Lidl and Aldi are the fastest growing retailers in the United Kingdom now . The Chatteris store, the first to carry the new brand, will open tomorrow.
  • Trump Declassifies Russia Probe Documents in Latest Attempt to Undermine Mueller

    Justice and intelligence officials had resisted releasing the information on the grounds that it was too sensitive. It is not clear from the statement when the declassification and release of the documents would occur.
    Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi And Google Join Forces For Next-Gen Infotainment System

    Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi And Google Join Forces For Next-Gen Infotainment System

    Under the plan, Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi is targeting increased sales of more than 14 million units a year by the end of 2022. Some smaller manufacturers such as Geely-owned Volvo Cars have already chose to run Android Auto in future vehicles.
    Google to Launch Home Hub Smart Display, Leaks Suggest

    Google to Launch Home Hub Smart Display, Leaks Suggest

    Leaked photos emphasize that Google Home Hub is designed for hands-free voice commands, though the screen does support touch. The screenshots reveal that Google has partnered with 400 brands to offer compatibility with more than 5,000 smart devices.


Most liked

Jimmy Butler requests trade with three teams in mind
Butler has given Minnesota a list of one-to-three teams with whom he's open to signing extension, in anticipation of trade. In 59 games for the Timberwolves last season, Butler averaged 22.2 points per game on 47.4 per cent shooting.

Google expanding Emergency Location Services to the U.S.
For example, in New Zealand, a caller was riding along on the highway when they saw a fire. You will need to have Android 4.0 or newer on your device to get support for the feature.

Fatima NERVOUS for 'Thugs', says working with Big B was awesome
If she turned a wrestler for Dangal , she has now stepped into the shoes of a fearless warrior for Thugs of Hindostan . Donning the look of a warrior with a bow and arrow, Fatima is set to bring freshness and vigor on the silver screen.

President Trump visits Carolinas to see Florence damage, recovery
The president traveled south Wednesday as the region continues to grapple with the aftermath of a storm that North Carolina Gov. Todd Tremain needed tarps to cover up spots where Florence's winds ripped shingles off his roof.

Champions League: Liverpool makes headway in PSG home-opener
The 2017 Champions League Runners-up took the lead when Daniel Sturridge scored with a thumping header in the 30th minute. Moving up the field we saw Neymar playing a more central role as a CAM, and fellow winger Di Maria, playing to the left.

Christine Blasey Ford's colleagues point to her integrity amid confirmation controversy
Christine Blasey Ford said that she would not testify next week, unless there is a proper FBI investigation first. John Kennedy (R-LA) emphasized that she , through her lawyer, had asked for a public hearing earlier this week.

Long Island man threatened to shoot kid he lost to in 'Fortnite'
He has since been charged with second-degree aggravated harassment and acting in a manner to injure a child. Aliperti reportedly sent threatening text and voice messages to the child through Xbox after the loss.

Serena breaks silence on Open storm
Williams later smashed her racquet, resulting in a code violation and a point deduction, which she argued over with Ramos. It was Ramos's first assignment since the US Open as Croatia rallied to beat the US 3-2 and make the Davis Cup final.

Google now lets parents take control of teenagers' devices
But Google says parents will soon be able to monitor their teenagers using the app, though it did not announce a specific date. According to The Verge , the Family link is available only for Android users and for anyone with an existing Google account.

Xiaomi Mi 8 Screen Fingerprint Edition price, specifications, features, comparison
The Mi 8 Explorer Edition comes with a 3400 mAh battery , whereas the Mi 8 Pro comes with a smaller 3000 mAh battery . We should know more about the specs, pricing and availability tomorrow after the phone is officially unannounced.

The French press dig out Neymar as PSG suffer in Liverpool
They've improved over the summer and added depth, but now it's time for those rotation option players to sit up and be counted. But while they are A-list up front, they are distinctly also-rans defensively, and that weakness cost them again at Anfield.

Here's The Extent Of Florence's Damage In The Carolinas
On Tuesday, logs and other debris became trapped under a rail bridge as rushing brown water pushed against the span. Businesses were re-opening and owners were removing sandbags and plywood from storefronts.

First Captain Marvel trailer starring Brie Larson drops
With an explosive introduction, the first " Captain Marvel " trailer has arrived, six months ahead the movie's theatrical debut. Where the trailer next shows her tracking down someone, it reveals a few glimpses of her super strength.

Top German Spy Loses Job after Clashing with Merkel
A German court on Tuesday released an Iraqi asylum seeker detained since last month in the case, his lawyer and a prosecutor said. Leftist lawmakers have accused Seehofer of undermining the credibility of the BfV agency by refusing to fire Maassen.

Elizabeth Smart's co-captor set for release: 10 things to know
Elizabeth Smart walks to her press conference at the Utah State Capitol in Salt Lake City, Sept. 13, 2018. The court heard she then stood by as her one-time husband Brian David Mitchell repeatedly raped the teen.