Demi Lovato has been famous all her life. The actress started acting as a child. He started with the children’s show Barney and Friends where he met other stars of his generation such as Selena Gomez. The American actress grew up in the spotlight. Years later, as a teenager, he became a phenomenon thanks to the saga of Camp Rock. At 16, she was one of the most famous teenagers in Hollywood and one of the most famous faces on the Disney Channel.
But the media coverage, bad decisions, and pressure Demi Lovato was subjected to from a very young age ended up taking a toll on her. Demi has repeatedly spoken about the nightmare she experienced during those years.
Now in her thirties, Demi Lovato is making a documentary called Child Star, which wants to show a side of child artists we don’t know. The singer and actress is interviewing other celebrities who, like her, rose to fame from a very young age. Other child stars who will talk about the worst moments they experienced backstage.
And that’s exactly what Demi Lovato said she wants. “go beyond traditional narratives” V baby star. This is the first time Demi Lovato is directing a project. In 2021, the star released a documentary series. Dancing with the devil where he talked about the worst moments of his life, such as an overdose in 2018 or his experience of sexual abuse as a teenager.
Now, with Child Star, Demi wants to tell stories like hers. But also shed light. Demi Lovato took to US Sirius XM Radio this week to reveal new details about this documentary, due out in late 2023:
“This is a detailed look at what children and all persons under 18 go through when they are in the spotlight (…) Sometimes people find that fame can be traumatic because it is life changing and comes with a lot of pressure. It’s a lot of privilege, I don’t want to ignore that either, but it has to be dealt with and it changes you.”
Demi Lovato talks about metal music
Demi Lovato also opened up about when she fell in love with metal music. The singer explained that this was due to one of her first boyfriends. A teenager who, when he was 14 years old, taught him bands like “Cowboy Jobs”:
“The reason I fell in love with metal music is because vocalists do things with their voices that I can’t. And I can do a lot with my voice, but I can’t do that.”
He also remembers what it was like to go to his first metal concert. It was at the concert of Dimmu Borgir and Unearth: “I was 14 years old and weighed about 45 kilograms. I decided to get into the middle of the crowd, and suddenly people started jumping. Make pogo for real. I’ve been in the pits before, they weren’t that intense, but it was so intense that I thought, “I have to get out of here.”
Pogo is a type of dance in which everyone jumps and huddles to the beat of the song, if you don’t remember. Of course, the artist assures that she had a great time: “The next day, my neck hurt from such a strong blow to the head.”