Demi Lovato Thanks Fans for Support After Biological Father Passes Away

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It’s never easy when someone loses a loved one. Which is why Demi Lovato‘s expressing her gratitude to those who are showing their support for her family during this troubled time.

On Saturday, June 22, Demi’s older sister, Dallas Lovato, broke the news that their biological father, Patrick, passed away. She wrote, “Rest in peace daddy I love you..”

As expressed in numerous interviews, the 20-year-old singer’s been estranged from her dad since 2007, prior to her skyrocket to stardom with Camp Rock and Sonny with a Chance. Nevertheless, Demi took to her own Twitter account to make the following statement:

So far, no further details as to Mr. Lovato’s death have been released, but it’s reported that he had been battling cancer in recent years.

The past few days have been filled with loving messages from celebrities:

If you could send an encouraging note for Demi, what would it be? Leave it in the comments below, or on our Demi Lovato message board.

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