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Demi Lovato To Detail Near-Deadly Overdose In New Streaming Series

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By Alyssa McCraw

Disney grad Demi Lovato is dropping a docuseries.

The 27-year-old popstar's project will be her second team-up with YouTube with and its title is TBA. Their first endeavor together was a full-length documentary called "Demi Lovato: Simply Complicated," where she dove into her lifelong struggle with food, alcohol, and drugs.

Her new show will fill in what's happened since "Simply Complicated" came out in November 2017 - like her July 2018 overdose.

It's reported to "cover her near-fatal overdose in 2018 and her journey back to full health and sobriety, as well as key events including her landmark performance of the National Anthem at this year's Super Bowl."

Lovato has since dropped hints about what led her drink/use again....More on this and the show🔻🔻🔻

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Demi Lovato Remembers 'Drinking Vodka Out Of A Sprite Bottle' At 9 AM

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During "Simply Complicated," Lovato looked back at her first rehab stint. She was only 18 and "wasn't ready to get sober."

"I was sneaking [cocaine] on planes, I was sneaking it in bathrooms, sneaking it throughout the night...I went on a bender of like, two months where I was using daily."

A then-19-year-old Demi Lovato got clean (in March 2012). She celebrated six years of sobriety at a March 2018 tour stop:

"Yesterday, six years ago, I was drinking vodka out of a Sprite bottle at 9 in the morning, throwing up in the car."

Her relapse/subsequent overdose happened in the days to come.

Earlier this year, Lovato said her eating disorder "progressively got worse and worse" during sobriety.

Managers Tracked Her Starbucks Intake

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In March (while on "The Ellen Show"), Lovato gave a disturbing look at the control tactics enforced by her former management team. The comedian/host backed up these claims, and Lovato said they drove her to drink:

"People were checking what my orders at Starbucks were on my bank statements. Just little things like that, it led me to being really, really unhappy. My bulimia got really bad. I asked for help, and I didn't receive the help that I needed," she said.

"I'm thinking to myself, 'I'm six years sober and I'm miserable. I'm even more miserable than I was when I was drinking. Why am I sober?'"

"So I drank. And that night I went to a party, and there was other stuff there," Lovato told Degeneres.

New Series Shows 'Personal And Musical Journey' Before/After Overdose

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"And was only three months before I ended up in the hospital with an O.D."

In hindsight, the GRAMMY nominee takes full responsibility for her actions now: "Ultimately, I made the decisions."

It's been two years since the overdose now, but she's never given a complete timeline for the actual relapse.

Deadline reports "the new series will follow Lovato returning to show fans her personal and musical journey over the past three years."

"This comes nearly two years after the digital platform and the 'This Is Me' singer were set to do a follow-up doc to 'Demi Lovato: Simply Complicated.'"

They said YouTube "had been in talks to make a follow-up film in 2018 before Lovato overdosed and that project was put on hold."

Another Pop Star Inspired Her Upcoming Streaming Series

Scooter Braun and Demi Lovato in May 2019
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The outlet continued: "She is understood to have recently seen the Justin Bieber series and reached back out to YouTube to say she is ready to make another doc."

Both Lovato and Bieber are represented by artist manager Scooter Braun. She signed with Braun after firing her longtime management crew...the ones who checked her Starbucks receipts.

Lovato said (in the "Ellen" appearance) that her previous team would take her phone during hotel stays so she couldn't order room service. She couldn't even keep healthy snacks with her, and they'd clear all sugar from any of her dressing rooms before she arrived on-site.

"We're not talking about brownies and cookies and candies and stuff like that," Lovato clarified, "it was fruit."

The singer said she was always denied cake on her birthday - instead, she was given watermelon with (fat-free) whipped cream.

“So for kind of became this ongoing joke, but I just really wanted birthday cake."

See where Demi Lovato overdosed (and all the other crazy stuff that happened there)...after the jump

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