Demi Lovato Opened Up About Wilmer Valderrama Being Engaged And The Possibility Of Raising A Child With Another Woman

    "I'm really happy for him," Demi said when asked about Wilmer's recent engagement. "I wish him nothing but the best."

    Demi Lovato opened up about Wilmer Valderrama's engagement for the first time, revealing in a recent interview that she's "really happy" for him.

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    Demi and Wilmer dated on and off for more than six years, first getting together when the Disney star turned 18 back in 2010.

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    Speaking candidly about the relationship in her 2017 documentary, Simply Complicated, Demi said that "it was love at first sight" when the couple met, but that they didn't immediately get together because she was only 17 at the time, while Wilmer was 12 years older.

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    "I've never loved anybody like I loved Wilmer," Demi said at one point during the documentary. "And like, I still love Wilmer."

    Despite announcing their breakup in 2016, the two remained close friends. In fact, when Demi was rushed to hospital for a near-fatal overdose two years later, Wilmer went to be by her side.

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    It was reported that Wilmer visited Demi at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles after it happened, visiting again the following day and apparently staying for numerous hours.

    As recently as last summer, the former couple appeared to still be good friends, jumping on Instagram Live together and promising to hang out with each other soon.

    However, in a new interview with Harper's Bazaar, Demi appeared to confirm that they're not really friends anymore, revealing that they haven't spoken in a while.

    "We're not in each other's lives, haven't spoken in a long time," Demi said. "But I think I needed that because I needed to learn to be okay on my own."

    Demi also opened up about her ex-boyfriend's engagement, after Wilmer proposed to model Amanda Pacheco on New Year's Day.

    It was reported last April that Wilmer was casually dating Amanda and that Demi was "supportive" of the relationship, something the singer doubled down on when asked about the engagement.

    As for Demi, she's reportedly dating actor Max Ehrich. She seemed to accidentally confirm their new relationship after appearing behind him on a recent Instagram Live, not realising that the camera was actually on.

    However, opening up about her future, Demi revealed that she could imagine herself raising children in a same-sex relationship, telling Harper's Bazaar: "I think it could be so much fun to share children with a woman … I don't know what my future will look like, and I'm open to anything."

    You can read Demi's full Harper's Bazaar interview here.

    Ben Henry is a celebrity reporter for BuzzFeed UK and is based in London.

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