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Poor Demi, she can't seem to catch a break.

In case the news hasn't hit you yet, the rapper 21 Savage is set to be deported from the US due to claims of his British nationality. HE was allegedly born on the British colony of Dominica.

His real name is Sha Yaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, and he was arrested on Sunday morning by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) for reportedly overstaying his visa.

The Cool For The Summer singer has had to delete her Twitter after making a comment about the rapper's arrest and precarious situation.


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The news of 21 Savage's possible deportation quickly spread online and became meme material. While Twitter was finding the whole thing hilarious, it stopped laughing the second Demi commented.

On Sunday night, she wrote to her Twitter; "So far 21 savage memes have been my favourite part of the Super Bowl."

Immediately, things went pretty dark for Demi. Offset appeared to subtweet her, saying; "ALL THE MEMES AND S–T AINT FUNNY WHEN SOMEBODY GOING THROUGH SOME," the Migos rapper wrote.


The 26-year-old singer tried defending and clarifying herself in later tweets, but social media users were already attacking her with suicide and drug-related references.

"If you're gonna come at me for making a joke, try coming at me with some original, not involving drugs," she wrote. "F–k Twitter. This is why I don't tweet anymore."

The meme she was referencing was of an old-fashioned feather quill, because of his apparent British ancestry.

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Some of the tweets which targeted the singer were extreme, to say the least.

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People got pretty vicious against her online, considering many of those who threw hateful vitriol her way were previously laughing at 21 Savage memes themselves, or even making them.

Demi took to her Instagram to defend herself;

"Wasn't laughing at anyone getting deported. I know that's not a joke…not have I EVER laughed at that," she penned.  "The meme I posted/was talking about was of him being writing with a feather pen. Sorry if I offended anyone."

She continued, "It's no excuse to laugh at someone's addiction, let alone their OD."

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Yikes, things certainly escalated there, didn't they?

Dina LaPolt, 21 Savage's attorney, told E! News in a statement that they were;

"Working diligently to get Mr. Abraham-Joseph out of detention while we work with the authorities to clear up any misunderstandings."

If he is in fact British without a visa, it's a highly well-kept secret according to the internet.

LaPolt also stated that;

"Mr. Abraham-Joseph is a role model to the young people in this country, especially in Atlanta, Georgia, and is actively working in the community-leading programmes to help underprivileged youths in financial literacy."

However, ICE have other things to say.

The federal agency also provided E! News with a statement later in the day, saying that his arrest was a "targeted operation." It wrote; "He is unlawfully present in the U.S. and also a convicted felon. His whole public persona is false."

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Demi Lovato is a true professional, as was proven yesterday when she took an unfortunate spill during a gig.

The singer was performing her new hit Cool For The Summer by the pool at Los Angeles' WaterMarke Tower when she slipped on some water and took a serious bellyflop. Luckily she didn't land in the pool itself, though seconds later she jumped in intentionally anyway, much to the delight of fans.

No doubt realising that the fall would go viral no matter what damage control she put in place, Demi decided to join in the craic and even posted her own slow-mo video of the fall via Twitter. "#NOTCoolForTheSummer #FuckIt" she captioned the hilarious clip.

The Los Angeles event was one of a series of pool parties that Demi is holding around the US to promote her new single. Just hours after her fall she was ready for action again, as she flew onward to San Francisco with her pal Hailee Steinfeld for the next round.

It's only been a few days since Cool For The Summer launched, and it's already been the subject of some controversy, with many fans claiming it sounds far too similar to Katy Perry's I Kissed A Girl and Jessie J's Domino. Demi jokingly addressed the claims herself on social media, telling Entertainment Tonight, "I think more than one female artist can kiss a girl and like it."

Well, if she can deal with a faceplant like that and still keep her chill, we reckon Demi's more than capable of handling a few angry fans.


First it was Taylor Swift, now it’s Demi Lovato. Katy Perry just can’t seem to stay on the good side of her fellow pop stars. The face of Moschino is under fire again, and this time it’s because Demi isn’t appreciating fans claiming her music is a rip-off of Katy’s. 

Demi had plenty of reason to celebrate this week after her new single Cool For The Summer went to number one on the iTunes charts, but it was a short-lived celebration for the 22-year old as some music fans were quick to point out the sound wasn’t all that original. 

After hearing complaints that the song sounded a little too like Katy Perry’s smash hit I Kissed a Girl, Demi lashed out on Twitter to stop the comparisons.

Fan were saying Demi’s new song sounded like a mix of Katy Perry’s I Kissed a Girl and Jessie J’s Domino, but Demi was quick to respond in defence of her work.

Katy has yet to respond, but given her history of dramatic catfights, we reckon it won't be long until she does.