Demi Lovato releases statement following reported overdose

“I will keep fighting.”

August 05, 2018
Demi Lovato releases statement following reported overdose DALLAS, TX - FEBRUARY 09: Demi Lovato performs live exclusively for American Airlines AAdvantage¨ Mastercard¨ cardmembers at House of Blues Dallas on Friday, February 9th in Dallas, TX.   Christopher Polk/Getty Images for Mastercard

Demi Lovato has released a statement after being hospitalized for a reported overdose more than two weeks ago. In the statement, Lovato said she'll be taking some time to focus on her sobriety and recovery.

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"I want to thank God for keeping me alive," the singer said in the statement, which was posted to her Instagram account.

Lovato also thanks her fans, family and the team at Cedars-Sinai for their support.

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Prior to being hospitalized in July, the singer released a song, "Sober," revealing that she'd relapsed after six years of sobriety.

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