Selena Gomez and Demi Lovato have experienced ups and downs over the years since becoming friends at the age of six, but the stars will always support each other.
"I'm sure she's very upset," says a source near the "Back to You" singer, 26, about Lovato's obvious overdose on Tuesday. "They have been friends since they were kids and have always been there for each other, whether they were close or not."
Lovato, 25, is currently recovering from a hospital in Los Angeles, but is "awake and talking," a source previously told People. While TMZ initially reported that the overdose was heroin-related, several sources claimed in the survey Close to Lovato that it is not.
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"Demi stretched out when Selena extended her kidney transplant received. They will always take care of each other and Selena will be there for her friend, "adds the Gomez source.
Last fall, the former Disney favorites banded together at the InStyle Awards, where they hugged the red carpet  Lovato raved Gomez's single "Fetish" before her buddy returned the social media love a few months later after seeing Lovato's straightforward and emotional YouTube documentary Simply Complicated . " That was beautiful, "commented Gomez Lovato's Instagram post." I'm so happy for you. You are still brave and genuine. I wish more people were like you. Love you.
In March, Lovato revealed that she had celebrated sobriety for six years, but only three months later she released a new song, "Sober ", and revealed that she had relapsed.
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" Mom, I'm so sorry I " I'm not sober anymore. And dad, please forgive me the drinks lying on the floor, "she sang the heartbreaking piano ballad. "And I'm sorry for the fans I lost, who saw me fall again / I want to be a role model, but I'm just a human."
Sources tell that Lovato "has been a total mess for months". and some refer to their new perspective on sobriety and subsequent separation with Mike Bayer, their longtime life coach, as a big red flag.
"Demi began to feel that the belief that total abstinence is the only way to deal with addiction is wrong," said a source with insider knowledge about the situation.
"She basically said that she feels she is not the only one so she can handle her dependencies and she would rather try controlled consumption," the insider added. "She felt that she could drink in moderation and she believed that she would not return to a tougher drug use, and that alcohol was never as problematic as other things."
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