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  • 1. By: Destiny Izaguirre Ashley Kim

2. Who is Demi Lovato? She is an American recording artist, actress, and philanthropist Her birth name is Demetria Devonne Lovato Her birthday is on August 20, 1992 Shes from Dallas,Texas but born in Albuquerque, New Mexico Her favorite colors are RED & BLACK 3. How her career began She first started acting in Barney & Friends in the year 2002 In 2008 she became a cast member of the film Camp Rock Later that year she signed with Hollywood records. She released her first album in September 2008 She became an instant hit 4. Personal Struggles When she was younger she was severely bullied It got so bad she requested a home-schooled education She suffered from depression, bulimia, and cut herself before going into rehab in November 2010 On October 30, 2010, she withdrew from the Jonas Brothers Live in Concert to enter a treatment facility to confront "physical and emotional issues". She decided to enter treatment after punching back female back-up dancer during a confrontation which led to an intervention by her family and management; she later took "100 percent, full responsibility" for the incident. 5. Personal Struggles (cont.) She returned home on January 28, 2011 She admitted to having suffered from self-medicating with drugs and alcohol. She also said she had basically had a nervous breakdown and was diagnosed with bipolar disorder during treatment She later revealed that she would use cocaine multiple times a day and would smuggle cocaine & alcohol onto airplanes and use them during here flights 6. How She Inspires People She appeared on Americas NextTop Model to speak out about bullying She became a spokesperson for the anti-bullying organization PACER In April of 2011 she became a contributing editor for Seventeen magazine, where she discussed her personal struggles, directed to teenage girls. She wrote many songs about her struggles. Many of them in her album Unbroken She also wrote a book called Stay Strong:365 Days AYear and is currently writing another one 7. Eating Disorder (Interview) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_803OOG 7CjU 8. THANKS FOR LISTENING!!! ANY QUESTIONS?