'I will keep fighting': Demi Lovato releases first statement after drug overdose

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The "Sober" singer was taken to Cedars-Sinai Medical Centre in Los Angeles nearly two weeks ago following an alleged overdose but she was discharged from the medical facility on Saturday, August 4, and boarded a private plane to an unnamed facility outside of California.

According to TMZ, Lovato is now out of the hospital and in a rehab center following the overdose two weeks ago.

"Sending love Demi. I've relapsed many times", he wrote.

"I have always been transparent about my journey with addiction", she wrote in an Instagram message on August 5.

She thanks God for keeping her "alive and well". "Without them I wouldn't be here writing this letter to all of you", she continued in the statement. "This approach was based on what has worked for Demi in the past, when she lived in an in-patient rehabilitation centre over a year". Your positive thoughts and prayers hsave helped me navigate through this hard time.

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The report comes a day after Demi broke her silence on her alleged overdose.

Lovato shared a statement on her Instagram, wherein she admitted that she is still struggling with addiction. Her team is now preparing to help her clean house of all the negative friends and influences in her life who might have contributed to her heartbreaking decision to break six years of sobriety with devastating consequences.

A source told People: 'She understands the severity of her overdose and the recovery has been very challenging for her.

'I loved it. I felt out of control with the coke the first time that I did it, ' explained Lovato. '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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