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Demi Lovato to Recruit Former Child Stars For Project

Fresh off the discharge of her new album, “Holy Fvck,” Demi Lovato is reflecting on her decades-long career — together with their days as a teen Disney Channel star. The “29” singer appeared on an Aug. 24 episode of the “Call Me Daddy” podcast and acquired candid about what life was like for her as a baby actor. Lovato additionally revealed that they’ve a brand new project within the works, which is able to delve additional into her Disney expertise — they usually need to faucet different former stars to do the identical.

“I do have a project in the works where I want to talk to some of those people about their experiences,” Lovato advised host Alex Cooper when requested in the event that they’ve ever spoken to Selena Gomez, Miley Cyrus, or the Jonas Brothers about their time with Disney. Of her fellow Disney stars, Lovato added that all of them have talked about their shared experiences through the years, however they’d like to converse to “other child stars as well” for her yet-to-be-titled project.

Though she did not share some other particulars about it, together with whether or not it is a TV or movie project, Lovato’s announcement would not come as a shock as they are not the primary to open up concerning the realities of being a baby star. Jennette McCurdy just lately launched her memoir, “I’m Glad My Mom Died,” on Aug. 9, the place she did not mince phrases about her troublesome challenges within the trade, particularly with Nickelodeon. In her ebook, McCurdy shared that she was allegedly provided “hush money” ($300,000) and an NDA by the children community to stop her from talking about her experiences, which she turned down.

In her “Call Me Daddy” podcast interview, Lovato additionally touched on an analogous type of management Disney and fame had over her life as a young person. “There were expectations on you to be a role model because, all of a sudden, you’re thrust into that position, whether you want to be or not,” she mentioned. “You’re on shows that kids are watching, you can’t be seen at a party with a red cup in your hand because it looks like it could be alcohol.”

Lovato additionally mentioned, throughout their teen days, an internet site known as Ocean Up would “take all scandalous things that were happening to Disney actors and put it on there.” “We lived in fear of that website,” she added. “Wasn’t really ever Disney saying, ‘You can’t do this, you can’t do that,’ but if something happened there would be conversations.”

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