Keemstar Brands Demi Lovato A 'Loser' And 'Druggy' Following Her Emotional Statement

6 August 2018, 10:32 | Updated: 6 August 2018, 10:37

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Benedict Townsend

By Benedict Townsend

"At some point u made a bad choice & did drugs. Don’t be a loser!"

Keemstar has taken to Twitter to hit out against Demi Lovato, following her recent public battle with addiction. The singer posted a statement to Instagram, responding to news reports that she had been hospitalised due to a drug overdose. She stated that “I have always been transparent about my journey with addiction. What I’ve learned is that this illness is not something that disappears or fades with time. It is something I must continue to overcome and have not done yet."

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Keemstar took to Twitter to respond to the statement

In a series of tweets, Keemstar dismissed Demi's statement, branding her a 'loser' and insisting that addiction not be treated as an illness.

He went on to explain his point of view by citing his own past experiences with drugs, which he feels are comparable to Demi's situation:

Reaction has been mixed to negative

While some agreed with Keemstar's statement, others were dismayed by the way he portrayed addiction.