The pop singer triggered a flurry of negative reactions over the weekend when, in a largely innocuous exchange with fans on Twitter, she was asked to name the funniest prank she has ever pulled off.
Demi attempted to clap back at the haters, first by tweeting that she "could tweet something about craving jelly beans and it would offend someone". "Sexual assault is not a joke and it's not amusing". "She walked into his room without permission and grabbed him in his "area" and he freaked the f*ck out hahahahaha", Demi responded to the question.
No viral tweet goes unpunished, and few know the truth of this better than singer Demi Lovato now does.
People immediately called Lovato out for laughing over what sounded like an instance of sexual assault.
Even the bodyguard at the centre of Lovato's prank stepped up to defend her, tweeting: "Really!"
One angry Twitter user commented that she was "beyond disgusted" by the joke, writing: 'I'm... not okay with this.
But this was followed by disapproving tweets that she'd compared sexual assault to jelly beans.
"I've got shame, I've got scarsThat I'll never showI'm a survivorIn more ways than you know".
During her performance of Cool For The Summer, alluding to Demi's bisexuality, the singer did a racy dance with a female dancer before shouting at the crowd: 'Love who you wanna love and go tell your mother!'
'Maybe you'll have more compassion for someone who made a simple mistake, ' she wrote.
But, as the backlash mounted, she urged fans to listen to her song Warrior.
One individual took things a step further by questioning "how can people stan her". In a since-deleted tweet, Lovato recalled a "prank" involving a sex worker and her security guard.
The Disney Channel alum previously revealed that the song was inspired by an incident that took place during her childhood.
Still, she hinted last week that she may open the floodgates about her past.
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