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Celebrities posting images which aren't airbrushed, photoshopped or edited in any way is a rarity, but one singer is now taking a stand against body-shaming once and for all. 

27-year-old singer and actress Demi Lovato has had her struggles when it comes to loving her body, but now she has conquered her 'biggest fear' by revealing an unedited bikini photo with cellulite included.

"I'm just literally soooo tired of being ashamed of my body, editing it (yes the other bikini pics were edited—and I hate that I did that but it's the truth) so that others think I'm THEIR idea of what beautiful is, but it's just not me," she wrote in a lengthy caption.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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"This is what I got," she said of her motivations to share the photo. "I want this new chapter in my life to be about being authentic to who I am rather than trying to meet someone else's standards."

"Guess what, it’s CELLULITE!!! So here’s me, unashamed, unafraid and proud to own a body that has fought through so much and will continue to amaze me when I hopefully give birth one day," the star continued.

"It’s such a great feeling to be back in tv/film while not stressing myself with a strenuous workout schedule before 14 hour days, or depriving myself from a real birthday cake rather than opting for watermelon & whip cream with candles because I was terrified of REAL cake and was miserable on some crazy diet shit."

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Lovato is guest-starring in the final series of Will and Grace, which marks her long-awaited return to the screen after suffering from a drug overdose last year and almost losing her life.

The incident was heavily publicised and saw the singer take a break from social media while she attended a rehabilitation facility for addiction. The Confident singer concluded the post by teasing new music;

"Anyway, here’s me, RAW, REAL! And I love me. And you should love you too! Now back to the studio. I’m working on an anthem. Just so everyone’s clear.. I’m not stoked on my appearance BUT I am appreciative of it and sometimes that’s the best I can do. I hope to inspire someone to appreciate their body today too."

Feature image: Instagram/@ddlovato 

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Demi Lovato just stepped back into the social media ring to clap-back a fan who accused her of unfairly firing her back-up dancer.

The fan took to Twitter yesterday to call out Lovato's team, claiming their behaviour is "rotten" regarding the handling of the singer's altercation with her backup dancer.

Lovato shut down the fan for claiming that 'Dani', who spoke out about the star's recent overdose, should not have been fired.

According to Revelist, Dani Vitales, a backup dancer at the time, went to the press following Demi's drug overdose and trip to an L.A rehabilitation centre.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Dani Vitales, who was Lovato's longtime friend, then decided to write a lengthy statement on social media about the controversy, denying rumours that she supplied the singer with drugs:

“I have NEVER touched nor even SEEN a drug in my entire life,” Vitale, also 28, wrote on Instagram.

“I DO NOT DO DRUGS, nor would I ever encourage, or supply them to anyone I love.”

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Speaking about the painful emotions which she endured following the accusations, Vitale said, 

“The circulation of an UNTRUE story on the internet yanked my life, my reputation, my name and everything I have worked so hard to stand for, out from underneath me. A damaging narrative that demonized me, placed blame on me, and has since cost me so many wonderful moments in life.”

"I care about Demi just like all of you do. I have not said anything about this situation until now because her recovery has been of the most importance" 

"I was not with Demi when the incident happened, but I am with her now, and will continue to be because she means the world to me just as she does to all of you."

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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On Thursday, a fan then took to Twitter and Instagram to write:

“It was completely unfair to fire dani, she’s one of the few who really cares about demi’s health and has been helping her for 3 years, she’s surrounded by people who only care about her money and she does not see it.”

The fan accused Lovato’s “team” of being “rotten,” commenting: “She does not realise it, needs a total change.”

We suspect the fan never thought Ms Lovato would actuallly see the tweet, but Demi saw it alright, and didn't hold back in the comments section:

“You have no idea what you’re talking about, ” later writing, “True friends don’t do interviews about you after you OD.”

Most readers speculated that she was referring to back-up dancer Dani Vitale, the 28-year-old singer quickly responded: “I’m not talking about Dani Vitale.”

Lovato might be referring instead to Danielle Martin,  her former trainer, who spoke out last week about severing ties with the singer:

“I lost my job for speaking up for her, to be honest,” Martin told Radar Online.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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“Pretty sad. I did nothing but empower her. Nothing bad to say. The people around her I’m sure were happy to run to her. They told her I was taking the situation and making it all about me. I’d never do that. Not ever. I was standing up for her. That’s all.”

It's pretty clear that Demi's fans are NOT here for Danielle:

Demi is currently back in LA and spending time with her mother, Dianna De La Garzia, as well as attending a sober living facility.

We hope this drama doesn't hinder her recovery, we need Demi back. Not just for her legendary clap-backs too.

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It has been more than five years since Amy Winehouse's untimely death, and those close to her continue to find ways to honour her memory.

The Amy Winehouse Foundation was founded by Amy's parents back in 2014, on what would have been the late singer's 28th birthday.

The foundation has since teamed up with Centra Care and Support to provide a new women-only recovery home in London for those battling with drug and alcohol addiction.

Amy's Place will provide a lasting legacy of support for women who wish to reintegrate into society and build a "fulfilling life" for themselves. 

As part of the programme, women will be housed in one of 12-self-contained apartments that are part of Amy's House, and will be given shared control over services that will aid their recovery.

Amy's mother, Janis Winehouse stated that “This project will make such a profound difference to so many young women, enabling them to have a safe environment in which to re-build their lives."

Amy Winehouse passed away in her Camden home in 2011, when she was just 27, having experienced accidental alcohol poisoning.

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