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Singer Demi Lovato hospitalized over reported heroin overdose

Hollywood, CA- News sources are reporting that singer Demi Lovato was rushed to the hospital around 11:40 a.m. PST for a heroin overdose. TMZ.com reports that law enforcement officials confirmed to them that Narcan was used to revive the 25 year old pop star.

According to records obtained, LAPD and LAFD responded to a medical emergency for a 25 year female patient at the 8000 block of Laurel View Drive and she was transported to the local hospital.

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Multiple stars have voiced their support for her on social media over the last few hours.

Lovato has battled addiction for many years. In 2011 she entered a treatment facility for bi-polar disorder, bulimia, self-harm and addition. She reportedly relapsed after leaving and entered a sober living facility for a year. Last March, Lovato celebrated six years of sobriety.

This story is developing and will be updated if and when more information becomes available. 

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