Don’t label Demi Lovato.
The pop star declined to offer any specifics about her sexuality in a new interview with Pride Source — but said she plans to answer some questions on the matter in an upcoming documentary.
“I just feel like everyone’s always looking for a headline and they always want their magazine or TV show or whatever to be the one to break what my sexuality is,” Lovato told the LGBT news outlet. “I feel like it’s irrelevant to what my music is all about.”
“I like to keep my personal life as private as possible when it comes to dating and sexuality and all that stuff just because it has nothing to do with my music,” she continued. “Unfortunately, we live in a world where everyone is trying to get that soundbite and I am purposefully not giving the soundbite.”
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Lovato — who has long supported the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community — said she’ll open up more about her sexuality in an upcoming YouTube documentary called “Demi Lovato: Simply Complicated,” which premieres on Oct. 12.
That way, she says, she’ll be able to discuss the topic on her “own terms.”
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Lovato received the Vanguard Award at the GLAAD Awards in April 2016 due to her frequent support of the LGBT community — an honor she described to Pride Source as her “most proud Pride moment.”
The singer has often appeared at Pride events and filmed her music video for her song “Really Don’t Care” (2013) at an LGBT event in Los Angeles.
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She shared a powerful message about self-acceptance at the 2016 GLAAD Awards when she accepted her Vanguard honors.
“You should always love yourself for who you are,” Lovato told the crowd. “The skin that you’re in — whether you identify with it and are afraid to tell people — go for it! You can do it. Have no fear.”
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