Demi lovato he opened up about dating older men when he was young. “If you’re a young girl and you think it’s sexy or fun to date older men, it’s not okay unless you’re of legal age,” she said during the August 24 episode of call her daddy with host Alex Cooper. The new interview comes just a week after Demi released her new single “29,” which is apparently about her ex-boyfriend. Wilmer Valderramawho is now 42 years old (the couple started dating when she was just a teenager).
The non-binary star added, “I think sometimes the public needs the truth, and that’s why I decided to release… [this] unique.” Demi dated her ex-boyfriend, who is 12 years older than her, on and off from 2010 to 2016. Although Demi did not explicitly reveal who the song is about, she references the song. on apple music with Zane Lowe. “I’m very careful how I answer these questions because I feel like the song says it all,” Demi, who also identifies as them, told Zane about his new single. “I don’t have to say too much, to be honest.”
While Demi was coy about naming the ex who inspired the song, fans were able to draw inferences from the detailed lyrics: “Fiber on the vine / Too young to drink wine / Only five years of bleeders, student and teacher / Away of being innocent / What the hell is consent? / The numbers told you not to / but that didn’t stop you.” Demi was reportedly 17 when she met her ex, who was the star of That 70’s Showwhile he was 29, the age of the song’s title.
Demi also shared with Zane that turning 29 last year “put things in perspective,” which inspired her new song. “I’d be lying if I said I didn’t have a lot of anxiety about getting this song out… I just said, ‘I have to go for this, I have to own up to my truth,'” Demi added. “Sometimes less is more,” the Texas native joked.
the rock camp alum, who recently announced she is using her/her pronouns in addition to they/them, she also just celebrated her 30th birthday on August 20th. A day before her birthday, Demi was seen with her new boyfriend Jute$ who took to Instagram with a sweet tribute.
“Happy birthday baby. you are a sassy 30 year old and I am the luckiest asshole in the world because I can call you mine. making you laugh has become my new obsession because your smile literally cures my depression,” the fellow musician wrote. proud of you for not only surviving everything you’ve been through, but for rising to the top and becoming your healthiest, happiest, sweetest self and that’s it baby…i’m just here to support you and tell you stupid dad jokes when necessary,” he also said, sharing several photos of her on his profile.