Saturday, October 3, 2015

Demi Lovato speaks out after naked Vanity Fair shoot: "This means everything to me"

The former X Factor USA judge's nude photo shoot was meant with a powerful response from her fans

Demi Lovato was overwhelmed by the love shown for her nude Vanity Fair shoot, where she stripped completely naked.
The Cool For The Summer hitmaker thanked her loyal fans on Friday night after the striking photos and video were released.
Former X Factor judge Demi, who struggled with eating disorders in the past, quickly became a trending topic after the pictures were released with the hashtag #WeAreProudofYouDemi being tweeted around the world.
"This means everything to me," the former Disney star caption a screenshot of the trending topics on Instagram.
She added: "You have no idea…Thank you so much."
Demi stripped off for the new photoshoot by Patrick Ecclesine to prove it is possible to overcome body image battles and learn to "love the skin you're in".
The former child star, who has made no secret of her struggle with eating disorders in the past, has gone completely nude and make-up free for Vanity Fair.
In a video posted by the magazine the 23-year-old, who recently also posed topless for Complex magazine , opens up about how uncomfortable she used to be about her body.
"The reason why I decided to do this photo shoot is because when I think of confident I think of many things, but one thing in particular is feeling comfortable in your own skin," the make-up free star says to camera.
"I thought there was something incredible of the idea of no make-up whatsoever and no clothes and no retouching. I would have never thought that I would have ever got to a place in my life where I would have felt comfortable doing that."
"It's empowering and it shows other women that you can get to a place where you can overcome obstacles of body image issues and you can feel comfortable and confident in your skin."
She continues: "In the past I suffered from eating disorders and I basically went from hating every single inch of my body to working on myself and trying to figure out ways to love myself and love the skin I’m in."

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