Entertainment Why Demi Lovato Fans Will Be "Blown Away" by Her Documentary
Fans are calling for Diane Sawyer to apologize to Britney Spears after a 'disgusting' 2003 interview was included in a new documentary
The interview from ABC's "Primetime Thursday" was included in the New York Times documentary "Framing Britney Spears."The episode, available to watch on FX and Hulu, demonstrates examples of sexism directed at the singer throughout her life, following Spears from her days on "The Mickey Mouse Club" to her ongoing court-sanctioned conservatorship.
Even people who have closely followed's life and career will be "blown away" by her upcoming documentary, the film's director says.
will be released in four parts on YouTube later this month. The film contains interviews with the "Sorry Not Sorry" singer, her family and her friends about pivotal moments in her life and with addiction, as well as the aftermath of her . The director, Michael D. Ratner, told E! News that he thinks the documentary will reveal "a lot that her fans don't know."
Demi Lovato says cutting her hair helped her find freedom: 'I feel more authentic'
The singer tells Ellen DeGeneres the haircut helped her heal amid her ongoing recovery from an eating disorder and addiction. "I just feel so free," Lovato said in a recent interview on The Ellen Degeneres Show. "I feel more authentic to who I am. I also feel like I used to hide behind my hair. I've talked a lot about my past being in recovery from an eating disorder, and I used to use my hair to hide behind. It would cover my body. So when I started doing all this work on myself, I thought, 'What is something I've been holding onto my whole life that I need to let go of?' It was that and...
"I think she has been really open," he said. "You know, we live in a society where our access to celebrities has never been more direct. But, I think that there are a lot of things. happening in her life that she has to be ready to share, and she's finally using this platform, her platform, the documentary, to share them. You're hard pressed to find a few minute pocket where there isn't some revelation, and raw honesty. So yeah, I think her fans are gonna be pretty blown away and learn a lot."
Even Lovato herself was moved by her own documentary, especially during a key moment showing her at a 2018 performance. "It was really intense, we watched it and about 10 seconds in, she paused it." Ratner told E! News. "We were in a theater and she paused it and she started breaking down."
Demi Lovato thinks gender reveal parties are 'transphobic'
Overall, Demi Lovato's fans weren't feeling the message, and they let her know it.On Feb. 25, the pop star shared an Instagram post stating that gender reveal parties are "transphobic." The social media message, titled "Why Gender Reveals are Transphobic," was initially posted by transgender rights activist Alok Vaid-Menon, and Demi clearly agreed with it.
"She looked at me and, we're in a pandemic, and she looked back and she remembered that time in her life when she was on the road, and I think it brought back so many emotions," he said. "I don't think it was necessarily the concert itself, it just transported her and it's heavy. We finally continued on and, it was amazing to see her watch that and she had physical reactions at times to parts of it, just reliving some of these very heavy moments."
He continued, "And then there were light moments, you know, when she saw some of those other icons pop up on screen and talk about how she touched their lives, it just made her feel so great. So I think she really feels she was heard in this documentary and she feels like, you know, what you see is who she really is and she can live her authentic life now. I don't think this should be thought of a music documentary. I think it is fair to say that this is a human documentary that lives in the world of music."
Scout Willis shields her Chihuahua from the rain while running errands
Southern California is currently experiencing some uncharacteristically rainy weather. And Scout Willis was spotted shielding her beloved pup Grandma from the downpour, while running errands in Brentwood on Wednesday afternoon.The 29-year-old daughter of Demi Moore and Bruce Willis positioned her hands over her Chihuahua's head as they made their way towards the Brentwood Country Mart.Scout carried Grandma in a beige sling that coordinated with her cozy plaid cardigan.
A trailer for Demi Lovato: Dancing With the Devil was released last month and contains a particularly shocking moment in which the singer reveals that after her overdose,. Also in February, at a Television Critics Association panel event, the star revealed that she , which still affects her today.
"Everything had to happen in order for me to learn the lessons that I learned," she told reporters. "It was a painful journey, and I look back and sometimes I get sad when I think of the pain that I had to endure to overcome what I have, but I don't regret anything."
Demi Lovato: Dancing With the Devil premieres worldwide at SXSW on March 16 and will be released on YouTube March 23.
Demi Lovato Talks Identifying as Pansexual: 'I'm So Fluid Now' .
'I'm part of the alphabet mafia and proud.'"I'm so fluid now, and a part of the reason why I am so fluid is because I was super closeted off," she said of how she feels today.