Demi Lovato opened up about her broken engagement with Max Ehrich, who made the marriage proposal four months after they started dating in March last year. While their turbulent relationship ended in September, she admitted to Entertainment Weekly magazine that her quick romance gave her a “false sense of security”.
“I was really wrong, because it was the safe and expected thing,” she said of why she accepted Ehrich’s proposal.
“Obviously I cared deeply about the person, but there was something inside of me that was like, ‘I have to prove to the world that I’m fine’. Now that I’m not engaged or married and I’m fine, I’m like ‘Wow. Isn’t that much more empowering? ”
Speaking of the $ 450,000 engagement ring, Lovato said that the second he finished, [disse para ele]:
“Wants to know? I am well. I do not need this. I don’t need an object on my finger to make me feel like I’m with someone. It looks like stability, but it doesn’t mean it is. And I did not grow through stability. I think I like to live not in chaos or crisis, but in fluidity ”.
Lovato met the 29-year-old actor in March and they started dating immediately, got engaged in July and then abruptly parted ways in September. They broke up after he apparently tried to use his relationship as an influence on the media.
At the time, a source told Us Weekly that she’s used to being the star of her dynamic, and Max was really loving the newfound attention. He’s really excited about all the career opportunities coming his way.
Her new interview comes after she opened up about her story as a sexual assault survivor and near-fatal 2018 overdose on the YouTube Originals docuseries., Demi Lovato: Dancing with the Devil.
Lovato said it was “liberating” to share his story with the public, telling people:
“Putting it in front of the camera and knowing that people saw it, it’s liberating. It is empowering. It really lets the anger that was inside me dissolve, ”she continued. “I had been really angry before, but this was just the final farewell, like, ok, I can really heal from that now.”
For years, this anger fed Lovato, leading her to self-medicate with drugs, alcohol, self-harm and destructive eating habits. Director Michael D. Ratner said it was Demi’s idea to include his attack in the deep dive, telling People:
“It’s her story and she needed to be comfortable with her. She wanted it to be included, and this is her journey and her prerogative ”.
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