Demi Lovato Admits To Vision And Hearing Impairment From 2018 Overdose
Demi Lovato has revealed she suffers from vision and hearing impairments following a near-fatal overdose in 2018.
The former Disney star discussed her long-term health issues on an episode of SiriusXM's Andy Cohen Live, detailing her struggle with substance abuse and the after affects.
In the interview, Lovato tells Cohen that she doesn't "have any regrets," but the overdose was the closest thing for her.
“I wouldn’t change my path because I don’t have any regrets… [But] the closest thing that I get to a regret is when I overdosed,” she reveals. “I wish somebody had told me, one, that I was beautiful, because I didn’t believe it, and two, I wish that someone would’ve told me that if you just sit with the pain, it passes."
Lovato also confessed that she can no longer drive because of it. “That overdose caused me a lot of – it actually caused a disability,” she added. “I have vision impairment and hearing impairment to this day... Like I don't drive because I have blind spots in my vision... Anytime I look at something – like, I have blind spots in my vision when I look at your face – it’s a constant reminder to stay on the right path, because I never want that to happen again."
Earlier this month Lovato announced that on September 15 she will release a new album of reimagined rock versions of her biggest songs titled, Revamped.
Watch a clip of the interview below.
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