Demi Lovato is flaunting her drug use in front of millions of social media followers, and the message is clear: she is ‘California Sober’ and isn’t ashamed of it.
The ‘Sorry Not Sorry’ singer took to Instagram to share photos of herself smoking a pre-rolled joint. Demi looks to be visiting a grow house, which is loaded with big marijuana plants, in the video. The singer displayed the impressive business, as well as a sampling of the ‘Ball Family Farms’ products.
Lovato posted a video on Instagram Stories of herself sampling the product and taking a huge hit from the joint.
“Left w some goodies aka MIYAGI DO,” she captioned the footage.
As you may be aware, Lovato recently joined a number of celebrities in claiming to be “California Sober,” which allows them to consume alcohol or marijuana. Demi disclosed her decision in an interview with ‘CBS Sunday Morning,’ where she explained why she decided to allow herself to indulge in these goods.
“I called my recovery case manager and was like ‘Something’s not right. I’m living one side of my life completely legalizing and this other side following a program that tells me if I slip up, I’m going to die.'”
She continued, “I am cautious to say that, just like, I feel the complete abstinent method isn’t a one-size-fits-all solution for everybody, I don’t think that this journey of moderation is a one-size-fits-all solution for everybody, too.”
Obviously, the twos are far superior to the opiates or narcotic drugs that Demi was previously known to consume. But it’s not surprising that many people are concerned about her using any substance at all.
Demi was hospitalised in 2018 following a near-fatal overdose. The singer spoke out about the scenario in a YouTube docu-series, revealing she had three strokes and a heart attack.
“My doctors said that I had five to 10 more minutes,” describing how close she came to death.
“I’ve had a lot of lives, like my cat. I’m on my ninth life, I’m ready to get back to doing what I love, which is making music,” she continued.
Adding, “I was left with brain damage, and I still deal with the effects of that today. I don’t drive a car because I have blind spots in my vision. For a long time, I had a really hard time reading. It was a big deal when I was able to read a book, which was like two months later because my vision was so blurry.”
Surprisingly, many medical professionals are on opposing sides of this debate, claiming that consuming any substance can lead to addiction to stronger drugs. Others, however, argue that the usage of marijuana and other non-addictive substances can actually keep people who are addicted away from the hard stuff.
The 28-year-old singer has been open about her struggles with mental health and addiction, stating that she first used cocaine when she was 17 and working for the Disney Channel.
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