Today Demi Lovato turns 20 today (August 20)! The singer/actress has come a long way from playing Angela on Barney & Friends. Since then she’s worked on the Disney sitcom Sonny With A Chance and the Camp Rock movies.
Now a solo musical artist she’s released three albums so far – the last being Unbroken which peaked at number four on the Billboard 200 last fall.
She’s been open about dealing with her cutting and eating disorders and revealed this year she has bipolar disorder. In an interview with Seventeen – Demi said she’s in a more peaceful place now.
“I live my life every day, and if I feel like wearing combat boots one day and shoes the next, I will. I allow myself a lot of freedom and I’m very peaceful now. I have come to realize that just making yourself happy is most important. Never be ashamed of what you feel. You have the right to feel any emotion that you want, and to do what makes you happy. That’s my life motto.”
Can’t wait to see her in the new X Factor with fellow new judge Britney Spears on September 12!