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Demi Lovato Warns About Complimenting Someone On Their Weight Loss

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Demi Lovato Warns About Complimenting Someone On Their Weight Loss

Demi Lovato has urged people all around the world to be careful about complimenting someone on their weight loss.

It can feel great when a friend or loved one recognises the hard work you've been putting into exercise or your diet, however the 'Dancing With the Devil' singer says there's a hidden danger when doing this.

They wrote on social media over the weekend that the sometimes 'pure' compliment can fuel a person's unhealthy obsession with their looks.

"IDK who needs to hear this but complimenting someone on their weight loss can be as harmful as complimenting someone on their weight gain in regards to talking to someone in recovery from an eating disorder," they said.

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Credit: PA

"If you don't know someone's history with food, please don't comment on their body. Because even if your intention is pure, it might leave that person awake at 2 a.m. overthinking that statement..."

Demi has been very open in the past about her body image issues and how she tried to achieve the perfect look.

However, the singer explained how compliments would make her ask 'what'd they think of my body before?'.

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"Moral of the story, I am more than the shell for my soul that is my body and every day I fight to remind myself of that, so I'm asking you to please not remind me that that is all people see of me sometimes," they explained.

Demi recently hit out against a frozen yoghurt shop for advertising what they claimed was a 'triggering' diet option.

Credit: PA
Credit: PA

They took aim at The Bigg Chill for allegedly forcing its customers to walk past 'tons of sugar-free cookies' and other diet foods before reaching the counter to order.

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They told the company to 'do better' because they found it 'extremely hard' to order food when there were so many food options that promoted a sugar-free lifestyle.

Replying to their post, the yoghurt shop said: "We are not diet vultures. We cater to all our customers' needs for the past 36 years. We are sorry you found this offensive.

"We carry items for diabetics, celiac disease, vegan, and of course have many indulgent items as well."

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On social media, users were divided. Some defended the frozen yoghurt shop, writing that it is correct to cater to a wide range of diets, while others agreed that its packaging was misleading.

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Topics: Entertainment, Celebrity

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