Disney Supports Demi Lovato's Decision to Seek Treatment

Demi Lovato in Rehab, Disney Supports Her
Demi Lovato
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updated 11/02/2010 at 12:00 PM EDT

originally published 11/02/2010 12:50PM

A day after news broke that Demi Lovato checked into a treatment center for "emotional and physical issues" and dropped off the Jonas Brothers's tour, Disney has thrown their support behind the star.

"We support Demi's decision to put her health first and we send her our best wishes," a Disney spokesperson tells PEOPLE.

Lovato's Disney show, Sonny with a Chance, continues to be on a scheduled hiatus.





The star has been dealing with "emotional and physical issues … for some time," her rep confirmed to PEOPLE, adding, "Demi has decided to take personal responsibility for her actions and seek help."

A source close to Lovato's family told PEOPLE, "She was bullied in school. She fought through eating disorders and has struggled with cutting. … Demi is taking control by getting help."

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