Demi Lovato Talks “Thigh Gap” And Confidence

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Via Extra:

Demi Lovato joined “Extra’s” Mario Lopez at Universal Studios Hollywood. The 22-year-old pop star setting the record straight on recent headlines claiming she was rushed to the emergency room after having trouble breathing. Demi saying don’t believe everything you read, she explained, “There was an urgent care next to the ER, I just went there because I wasn’t feeling good, I was not rushed to the hospital… Yeah, I was pretty sick but I was not rushed to the hospital.” The star saying she was given a prescription for a Z-Pak.

Demi looking good and feeling good, focusing on her health saying she decided six months ago that she wanted to make a change and make it a priority and she feels amazing.

Now she is helping to make other women feel good as well, using social media to speak out about body image, telling Mario about her recent message regarding ‘thigh gap’, “I keep hearing this term ‘thigh gap’ in social media and everything and I feel like when we hear things as women and men too, but specifically women with this thigh gap thing, when we hear things over and over again we start to believe that’s what is, what beautiful means, is having this perfect beautiful, unattainable body, if you have one naturally that’s great…but for people that don’t naturally have it, I just wanted to remind them that you don’t need that to feel beautiful.”

Demi also teaming up with Tampax and Always to encourage girls to have the confidence to wear what they want any time or anywhere by giving one lucky fan the chance to win the ultimate VIP experience in New York City! Demi saying, “We’re women and we have that thing once a month so get over it!” She continued, “It’s all about confidence and radiance and just feeling great…I’m all about women empowerment.”

Demi is so awesome!

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