Two days after the news broke that Demi Lovato’s dad, Patrick Lovato, passed away, the X Factor Judge is finally breaking her silence on Twitter.
Last night, Demi sent out a tweet to her 15 million plus followers thanking them for their love and support.
I feel so humbled to have had so much support from my fans, friends, family and complete strangers.. God bless you all, thank you so much ❤— demetria lovato (@ddlovato) June 23, 2013
I feel so humbled to have had so much support from my fans, friends, family and complete strangers.. God bless you all, thank you so much ❤
On Saturday, it was revealed through a tweet by Demi’s older sister, Dallas, that Patrick had passed away.
Rest in peace daddy I love you..— Dallas Lovato (@dallaslovato) June 22, 2013
Rest in peace daddy I love you..
The “Skyscraper” singer had been estranged from her father for many years. In 2009, Demi opened up in an interview with the New York Daily News and explained why she cut ties with Patrick.
Demi Lovato Talks Body: I Wear Clothes for My Size“The last time I talked to him was two years ago,” she said at the time. “You try to have faith in somebody, even when you’re the last person that believes in him. But when somebody lets you down after you’ve been the only one there for them, and so many times, you don’t know what else to do.”On her 2010 album titled Unbroken, Demi released a song titled “For the Love of a Daughter” which was about their strained relationship.
Demi Lovato Confirms 'X Factor' Return: I'll Be Even Better for Season 3Though no official information has been released regarding cause of death, Patrick had been battling cancer for a few years.Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Lovato family at this time.
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