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Demi Lovato's 'Sorry Not Sorry' For Israel Baptism

By Whitney Vasquez

Demi Lovato is responding to backlash over her recent trip to Israel where she got baptized in the Jordan River, stating this was meant to be spiritual, NOT policial.

After she shared photos from her "magical" experience on Wednesday, she copped heat with several people taking aim at the singer accusing her of promoting and supporting Israel during their long-standing conflict with Palestine.

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Demi Responds!


In an Instagram story that has since been deleted, Demi apologized for not being "more educated" on the history and insisted her trip was "NOT A POLITICAL STATEMENT."

Stating she was "extremely frustrated" and admitting she was gifted the trip for free, Demi wrote, "No one told me there would be anything wrong with going or that I could possibly be offending anyone."

She added, "With that being said, I'm sorry if I've hurt or offended anyone, that was not my intention."

Giphy | Demi Lovato

The singer continued to talk about what a "spiritual" time Israel was for her.

"This was meant to be a spiritual experience for me, NOT A POLITICAL STATEMENT and now I realize it hurt people and for that I'm sorry," Lovato said. "Sorry I’m not more educated, and sorry for thinking this trip was just a spiritual experience."

Instead of staying quiet on the backlash, she decided to address it head-on "against all advice right now."

Gettyimages | Frazer Harrison

As The Blast reported, Demi Lovato got recently got baptized in the Jordan River and displayed several photos of her experience in the Holy Land.

The singer visited the Western Wall and Yad Vashem Holocaust Center, and stated, "I’ve never felt more renewed in my life."

Lovato has since turned off her comments on the IG posts of Israel.

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