Demi Lovato UNBROKEN On Feb. 8, 7 PM


In January, MuchMusic host Lauren Toyota traveled to Los Angeles to speak with singer and actress Demi Lovato about her struggles with mental and emotional health issues. Demi has quickly become a spokesperson for young adults going through similar experiences.

On February 8 at 7 pm ET tune into MuchMusic for Demi Lovato: Unbroken to watch Demi bravely discuss her public and private battle with depression, eating disorders, cutting, and post traumatic stress. Find out how you can get help if you or someone you know is struggling with mental or emotional health issues.

Lauren Toyota shares her thoughts on Demi Lovato: Unbroken below:

1 in 4 teens will suffer depression before they graduate high school. It’s a staggering statistic and it’s scary. But what we need to communicate to young people is that this is very common and they’re not alone. There are thousands of other people going through similar struggles and we need to start talking about what those struggles are and what it feels like. We all need to find the courage to ask for help when we need it. We need to address the stigma surrounding mental health issues and get people talking about what’s become a taboo topic.

Someone who is a spectacular role model for this cause is singer and actress, Demi Lovato. As you may already know she was diagnosed with bi-polar disorder once she entered a rehab program for depression, eating disorders, cutting, and posttraumatic stress late last year. At the core, there’s nothing different between you, me, or Demi Lovato. She was a teenager going through these very common problems, but it all just happened to be photographed and publicized on blogs.

I recently interviewed Demi Lovato about everything she’s been through and it’s especially surprising to see a 19 year old be so poised and articulate about what she’s feeling and how she deals on a daily basis. She’s proving that you can still reach for the stars and accomplish your dreams without sacrificing things and without letting depression or bi-polar disorder cripple your life. Most importantly Demi was able to see her personal struggles as an opportunity to help others, especially her fans. Demi Lovato wanted to set a great example and finally embrace the fact that she is a role model to so many young people. Watch the full interview in Demi Lovato: Unbroken on February 8 at 7 PM ET on Much.

  • elizagutierrez



    Yeah Demi is ILLUMINATI!!!!

  • Anonymous
  • Anonymous

    demi deserves to be more famous, she doesnt deserve to be a flop, shes really talented. i dont know how her album didn’t do better when everyone was jumping on the demi love bandwagon because of the rehab and the i’m strong and i overcame everything shit she said.

  • Anonymous


  • Anonymous

    This is gonna be kinda awkward….because it has nothing to do with this post but my friend just sent me to this girls music video and its actually REALLY GOOD! People are dubbing her the NEXT Britney Spears!! Heres the link:

    I’m actually a big fan of her and Im trying to help her go viral! She has like 130,000 views already and its only been like 8 days. Shes waaaaaay better than Rebecca Black and actually HAS the talent for it! and shes british! always a plus LOL plus the song wont leave my head!

  • Warrior1461

    Demi has PTSD now? Good that she will do a special on how she is dealing with these issues

  • xAskTaylorx

    Lets be honest, Demi would have never been where she’s at now without the rehab or people feeling sorry for her. She still would have been the same person with great music, a heart, and kind of irrelevant if she didn’t go into rehab. She should ve started off with therapy, slowly getting off the radar and into rehab. But what can you do? My opinion……

  • simpleness

    @xAskTaylorx, welp , sometimes bad things need to happen for good things to come along

More from around the web