- Demi Lovato stated she has “survivor’s guilt” after surviving her drug overdose when others have not.
- She stated Mac Miller’s loss of life in 2018 put “every part into perspective” for her.
- Miller’s loss of life from an unintentional overdose got here months after her personal near-fatal overdose.
Demi Lovato admitted that she had “survivor’s guilt” after listening to about Mac Miller’s loss of life shortly after her personal overdose.
In September 2018, the rapper died of an unintentional overdose on the age of 26. This occurred a few months after Lovato was hospitalized and after affected by a drug overdose.
In a latest interview on “The Zane Lowe Present” podcast, Lovato shared how Miller’s loss of life impacted them.
“I had quite a lot of survivor’s guilt after my overdose as a result of proper after that, Mac Miller died, and it simply put every part into perspective for me of, ‘That would have been you, that nearly was you, and the way are you going to stay your life now?’ And it affected me quite a bit,” the singer stated.
Lovato informed Lowe that her survivor’s guilt from Miller’s loss of life and different buddies dying impressed the observe “Useless Buddies” from her new album “Holy Fvck,” which was launched Friday.
“I’ve misplaced buddies that had been round my age, and people damage so deeply as a result of we have been within the trenches collectively,” Lovato stated.
Lovato has been vocal up to now in her music and interviews about her dependancy. Final yr, the singer launched a four-part YouTube documentary, “Dancing with the Satan,” about their overdose after being given medication laced with fentanyl.
Within the documentary, Lovato revealed that she had a coronary heart assault and three strokes and was declared legally blind. She added that she was sexually assaulted by the person who equipped the medication.
“Once they discovered me, I used to be bare, I used to be blue, I used to be actually left for lifeless after he took benefit of me,” the “Sober” singer stated.
Lovato additionally recreated their near-fatal overdose within the music video for his or her tune “Dancing with the Satan.”
In Could, one of many three males who equipped Miller with counterfeit oxycodone tablets laced with fentanyl was sentenced to 17 years in jail after pleading responsible.