How Demi Lovato Is Coping With Dad's Death

Singer announces creation of a mental illness scholarship fund in light of her father's death.
3:42 | 06/27/13

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And you sent out a beautiful tweet about him and a wonderful picture. How are you doing? I'm handling it okay. My father and I didn't have the most ideal relationship. But at the end of the day, she's still my dad. And I grew up with him he was a wonderful person. And it's difficult. But I'm handling it okay. Yeah. As best you can, under the circumstances. Again, your honesty is so refreshing. And you're doing something. You have an announcement in honor? Yes. I'm a firm believer that everything happens for a wherein. Ealt with mental illnesses. And my father also dealt with mental illness. He wasn't able to function very well in society. That heps to a lot of people 357 and this week, I'm launching the demi lovato scholarship treatment program. I'm helping one person at a time. I'm going to pay for their treatment, and work with a treatment center I've worked closely with. And I have trust in their program and everything. We're working together. You continue to help a lot of people. I hope your music is as healing for you. And the new one you have out, is going bankers. Today, "today made in the usa" is the single. And you made your director debut with the woo? I did. I had never directed before in my life. How was that for you? It was really cool. I had a really great time. And I felt really comfortable behind the camera lens. That was fun for me. Well, I know it's coming out. It's going to be playing top-40 stations beginning today. Yes. And just the success and the followers, they're so -- they're 15 million strong on twitter. They're incredible. And come of them sent us twitter questions. What's the best thing about your lovatics? I didn't name them. I think it's lovatics. I'm not sure. So, the best thing about my fans is they have stood by me for everything I've been through. And this past week has been a rough week. I had incredible support from them. They've been there for you. And you've been there for them. Another question that came in, other than music, are you looking at any new tv shows or movies? I think it's funny when people ask this. "X-factor" takes up so much of the year, it doesn't leave me time to shoot a movie. I'm not going anything else. As of right now, I'm singing the music fromy album. And I'm going to continue to have fun on "the x-factor." And you're going to have fun tomorrow in central park. Demi lovato, ladies and gentlemen. And "made in the usa" debuts today.

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