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Demi Lovato Explains Why She’s Using She/Her Pronouns Again

Musician Demi Lovato recently said she is changing her pronouns again after using “they/them” last year. She will now use “she/her.”

The announcement came during an interview for the weekly “Spout Podcast.”

“I’m such a fluid person when it comes to my gender, my sexuality, my music, my creativity,” Lovato said. She also explained to host Tamara Dhia that the “they/them” pronouns she used last year were appropriate to how she felt at the time.

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“Last year, my energy was balanced in my masculine and feminine energy,” Lovato, 29, said.

“I just felt like a human,” she said. “And that’s what they/them is about for me. It’s about, like, feeling human at your core.”

“Recently, I’ve been feeling more feminine, and so I’ve adopted she/her again.”

Lovato said pronouns are meant to reflect the fluidity of one’s identity. People who try but fail to use them properly should get a break, the singer said.

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“It’s just all about respect,” Lovato said. “Nobody’s perfect.”

Lovato has an album coming out on August 19 — her eighth album. She says this record is a return to traditional rock ‘n’ roll music. Called “Holy F*ck” some of the songs, in particular “Skin of My Teeth” were inspired by Lovato’s health issues after she suffered a drug overdose in 2018 and struggled with brain damage. She said she was sober throughout the creation of this album and “so proud” of herself.