The singer had three rules for her impromptu Vanity Fair shoot: "no makeup, no clothes, no retouching". But combining no clothes, no makeup, and no retouching for one shoot? Well, that's still pretty groundbreaking not to mention brave! That's exactly what Demi Lovato did this week when she posed for a spontaneous Vanity Fair photoshoot. The singer is already a big proponent of NoMakeupMonday and one of our favorite fitspirations for body positivity , but this shoot was prompted by something much more personal: the devastating loss of Lovato's great-grandfather just the day before. As the VF photographer Patrick Ecclesine explained, the idea for the shoot was a product of her grief. Lovato has also been vocal about coping with mental health issues.
She released her debut album, Don't Forget, in September ; it debuted at No. In , Lovato received her own television series, Sonny with a Chance. Billboard , and it has been certified gold by the RIAA for sales of over , copies. Its title track became her first single to reach the top 20 of the Billboard Hot , reaching number 15, and was certified platinum. After the release of additional television films and their soundtracks in , Lovato's personal issues put her career on hiatus and ended Sonny with a Chance after its second season. Her third album, Unbroken , addresses several of her difficulties.
That was followed by several naked images — presumed to be of Lovato — that were posted to the account and remained live for less than an hour, according to the Inquisitr. The hacker teased to the existence of a sex tape, with access given to those who signed up. Of course, in internet time, an hour might as well be eternity, and as of Friday screengrabs of the photos were still popping up randomly on social media.
Demi Lovato exposed her most intimate secrets in her acclaimed new YouTube documentary, Simply Complicated. And on Thursday, the year-old former Disney Channel star stripped even more away — showing off her tattooed torso in a shirtless selfie on Instagram. For the sexy shot, she wore a pair of denim overalls, with her long brown hair falling behind her back. Though Lovato says she is extremely proud of abstaining from drugs and alcohol for nearly six years, she admitted in film she has yet to effectively treat her eating disorder.