Demi Lovatos drug dealer speaks out claiming singer knew risk of taking after market pills


FILE - In this March 20, 2017 file photo, Demi Lovato participates in the BUILD Speaker Series to discuss "Smurfs: The Lost Village" in New York. Lovato has checked out of the hospital she was rushed to two weeks ago for a reported overdose. A person close to Lovato says she was released from Cedars-Sinai hospital in Los Angeles over the weekend. Lovato was hospitalized on July 24. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
Demi Lovatos drug dealer claims star knew what she was taking (Picture: Invision/AP)

Demi Lovatos drug dealer has spoken out after the star was rushed to hospital following an overdose, according to US Media reports.

Brandon Johnson had reportedly supplied the singer with after market pills that evening, and claimed Demi knew the risks of taking them.

Speaking to TMZ, he is said to have claimed in relation to the events of that night that the 26-year-old was fine the whole time he was with her.

He reportedly said: Theyre after market pills and theyre much stronger. She [Demi] understood fully and its unfortunate what happened.

But for any one to think there was any misconception on my behalf is absolutely ridiculous. Im not here to hurt any body. I care for her very much, she means a lot to me.

LISBON, PORTUGAL - JUNE 24: Demi Lovato performs on the Mundo stage at day two of Rock in Rio Lisbon on June 24, 2018 in Lisbon, Portugal. (Photo by Pedro Gomes/Redferns)
He called her overdose unfortunate (Picture: Redferns)

He reportedly added: Its just something that happened. Its unfortunate.

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Johnson is then said to have explained how he went over to Demis house with the drugs after she allegedly texted him at four in the morning.

He then went on to claim that she knew they were not pharmaceuticals, before he denied knowing whether or not they were laced with anything.

According to the publication, Johnson acquired the drugs from Mexico where many were allegedly laced with fentanyl.

He then claimed that he left the house between seven and eight in the morning after he had tucked Demi into bed.

Demi Lovato performing at O2 Arena
Demi has vowed to keep fighting since her relapse (Picture: Getty Images)

The Sorry Not Sorry songstress was rushed to a Los Angeles hospital following the incident.

She since is believed to have entered rehab and vowed to her fans that she will keep fighting following her hospital release.

In an Instagram post she wrote: I have always been transparent about my journey with addictions.

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What I have learned is that this illness is not something that disappears or fades with time. It is something I must continue to overcome and have not done yet.

She continued: I want to thank God for keeping me alive and well, to my fans I am forever grateful for your love and support this past week and beyond.

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