The 911 call placed Tuesday after Demi Lovato’s drug overdose was released online by TMZ on Thursday. The friend or family who called authorities asked for first responders not to use their sirens.
According to reports, Demi was having an all-night party at her home in the Hollywood Hills on Monday when she overdosed on an unspecified drug. When EMTs arrived at the scene of the overdose just before 12 p.m. PST on Tuesday, partygoers had already left, except for the singer’s team.
Demi Lovato will soon leave the hospital she arrived at on Tuesday. Sources say the star plans to immediately enter a rehabilitation treatment facility and restart her recovery.
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“My first time doing coke, I was 17 working on Disney Channel, and I was with a couple of friends and they introduced me to it. I was scared because my mom always told me that your heart could just burst if you do it. But I did it anyways and I loved it,” Demi admitted in her 2017 documentary Simply Complicated. “My dad was an addict and an alcoholic and I guess I always searched for what he found in drugs and alcohol because it fulfilled him and he chose that over a family.”
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