Here’s How Selena Gomez Reacted to Demi Lovato’s Alleged Overdose
Selena Gomez and Demi Lovato were once the best of friends, but the girls grew apart as the years have gone on. But, according to a source, even though they “haven’t been close friends in a while now, they always shared a special bond and they still have love for one another.” This is why the 26-year-old singer is absolutely devastated by the new of her former bestie’s alleged drug overdose.
“When Selena found out the news about Demi, she was very upset and emotional,” a source tells E! News.
“Selena has reached out to Demi’s family members to share her love and prayers, and she is really distraught about her health,” the source continues. “She hates that Demi has been suffering.”
SelGo’s mom, Mandy Teefey, showed her support for D.Lo on Instagram yesterday, posting a throwback picture of the girls and writing a sweet note that reads, “This was exactly 10 yrs ago at S, Sweet 16. @ddlovato we love you. The world is a better place because of these infectious smiles. My heart hurts.”
Selena hasn’t publicly spoken out about the reported overdose, unlike many other big-name celebrities, including another former BFF, Nick Jonas. He and Demi were super tight for years, but they seemingly had a falling out recently as they both unfollowed each other on social media.
“Like all of you I am reeling at the news about Demi,” he tweeted last night. “All of us love her and need to pray for her to get well. She is a fighter. #prayfordemi”
DL is, according to a statement from her rep, “awake and with her family” as she recovers in the hospital. Her next steps are not currently known.