The visual for the title track of her new album, 'Dancing With the Devil... The Art of Starting Over', recalls the night of her heroin overdose in July 2018 down to every last detail. In a new interview with Mix 104.1 Boston on April 5th, the pop superstar opened up about the filming process that helped her process what she was feeling. Continue reading to learn more!
The pop superstar opened up about the "healing" filming process that helped her process the shame she didn't know she was still carrying with her three years later.
"I wanted to give it just a slight artistic approach to telling this story."
She also pointed out small details such as the disco ball in the hospital room. Demi also admitted it was definitely very difficult walking onto the set.
Michael D. Ratner, who directed her four-part YouTube Originals docuseries with the same title, helmed the "Dancing With the Devil" music video with Lovato.
When it came to some of the more emotional scenes, the 28-year-old singer called the shots and told him that if she started crying and gave him a look, then it was his cue to keep rolling.
"After I finished that take, I started to get a bit of a migraine because I cried so hard. But it was so therapeutic. I literally felt like I lost 100 pounds of shame that I didn't know had stuck with me in that incident."
Watch Lovato's latest interview below.