Is Demi Lovato Gay? Singer Reveals Her Sexuality Is 'Fluid' In New Interview

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Is Demi Lovato Gay? Singer Reveals Her Sexuality Is 'Fluid' In New Interview
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Demi Lovato — born Demetria Devonne Lovato in August 1992 — is undeniably a global superstar. An actress, singer, songwriter, television personality and entrepreneur, the multi-hyponate has been active within the entertainment world since the early 2000s.

After finding fame with a series of Disney Channel roles in 2007 and 2008, Lovato released her first studio album in September 2008, Don't Forget. Most of Don't Forget was written with The Jonas Brothers and the album quickly sold over 500,000 copies in the U.S. alone.

Lovato broke into the proper pop mainstream with her third album, 2011's Unbroken. The first album to feature lyrics about Lovato's personal struggles, it had major hits with "Give Your Heart A Break," "Skyscraper" and Easide." Around this time, Lovato also became a judge on the U.S. edition of The X Factor alongside Britney Spears, Simon Cowell and music executive L.A. Reid.

In the years since, Lovato has continued to score more hits on the charts beyond working on interesting non-musical projects. Lovato, who's currently 27, has also used her international celebrity to spotlight causes that she is passionate about. Oftentimes those causes work their way into her musical endeavors as Lovato is known to be one of the more "open book" celebrities out there.

In a recent interview, which you can view below, Lovato talked openly about her sexuality and related relationship goals, sparking people to ask: Is Demi Lovato gay? Below is more information about those rumors, in addition to what she's currently working on.

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1. Is Demi Lovato gay? She recently declared she doesn't know if she'll wind up "with a man or woman."

In an interview with Apple Music, Lovato was directly asked about her personal life. Surprisingly, she opened up and addressed everything asked of her.

Within such, Lovato stated that one of her primarily goals was to build "partnerships with people" as related to "meaningful relationships." This led to discussion of Lovato wanting to start "a family of her own."

When asked more about that family, Lovato stated that she doesn't "know what that looks like. I don't even know if I see it with a man or a woman, but I just know that at some point I would love to do that this decade."

Lovato had also clarified that she had been questioning her sexuality, which caused her to "shy away" from the church she had been a follower of.

2. Lovato's interview was not the first time she had publicly commented about her sexuality.

Close to two years before her confessional, Lovato had discussed her sexuality in a March 2018 interview and identified herself as being "very fluid," whereas she had declined to comment about her sexuality in prior interviews.

Lovato had further clarified to the reporter: "I think love is love. You can find it any gender. I like the freedom of being able to flirt with whoever I want."

The turning point for Lovato's openness about her romantic pursuits appears to have been within her 2017 YouTube documentary titled Simply Complicated.

3. Lovato's been in many high-profile relationships.

Oftentimes, celebrities date other celebrities. In the case of Lovato, who has been famous for almost as much of her life as not, much of dating has been reported on by major media outlets.

Among the people who Lovato has been linked with by reporters are Joe Jonas, Trace Cyrus, Wilmer Valderrama, Luke Rockhold and Henry Alexander Levy. Her most recent known relationship was with model Austin Wilson.

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4. Lovato has been linked with a woman in the past.

In July 2018 it was reported Lovato may have been seeing Australian model, actress, and television presenter Ruby Rose. These rumors started as a result of social media flirtation between the two.

For starters, Rose had shared a no-longer-available photo of herself to Instagram in which Lovato's Instagram account was tagged in a barely-visible font on Rose's crotch area. Several years prior to that, Rose had tweeted: 'I'm like the one person Demi has slept with that didn't sell naked photos of her."

However, in 2015, Lovato told an interviewer point blank, "I did not have a relationship with Ruby Rose."

5. Lovato has used social media to speak openly about relationships and personal struggles.

While many celebrities primarily use their social media accounts to talk about upcoming projects and other professional matters, Lovato has not been afraid to use social media to directly talk about what is on her mind. In turn, her social media accounts have covered everything from what she is working on to her on-going recovery.

The earlier-mentioned January 2020 interview in which she addressed her fluid sexuality was previewed by Lovato as part of a January 24, 2020 Instagram posting as part of a post.

A few months prior in October 2019, Lovato shared a post that was a personal tribute to someone who had struggled with addiction. She listed a phone number for those in need of addiction-related assistance.

One month prior to that, a September 5, 2019 Instagram post by Lovato showed her "unedited" in a bikini, commenting on her cellulite. Within the posting she noted: "here’s me, unashamed, unafraid and proud to own a body that has fought through so much and will continue to amaze me when I hopefully give birth one day."

6. Lovato will be seen plenty in the months to come.

This week Lovato made a long-awaited return to the stage as part of this year's Grammy Awards, also appearing on the event's red carpet.

Within a week of the Grammys, Lovato is also scheduled to be singing the U.S. national anthem at the 2020 Super Bowl in Miami, Florida. Last year Lovato had announced herself to be working with manager Scooter Braun, which leads to speculation that new music and large-scale touring is ahead for Lovato.

The bottom line is that Lovato keeps busy on a variety of fronts, so keep checking her social media accounts to stay on top of all things Demi Lovato. 

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Darren Paltrowitz is a New York-based writer, editor and author. He is also the host of the Paltrocast With Darren Paltrowitz podcast, as co-produced with