Singer Demi Lovato has revealed that they are non-binary and will use the pronouns they and them moving forward.
The American singer, who identifies as pansexual shared the news in a video posted to Twitter on Wednesday May 19, adding that she will be changing pronouns to they/them.
The Disney Channel star made the revelation on social media, saying the decision to identify as non-binary came after a “lot of healing & self-reflective work”.
Writing on Twitter, they said:
“Every day we wake up, we are given another opportunity & chance to be who we want & wish to be. I’ve spent the majority of my life growing in front of all of you… you’ve seen the good, the bad, & everything in between.
Demi shared the clip revealing her new identification with fans alongside a lengthy Twitter thread.
In the video, they said: ‘I want to take this moment to share something very personal with you.
‘Over the past year-and-a-half I’ve been doing some healing and self-reflective work, and through this work I’ve had the revelation that I identify as non-binary.
‘With that said, I’ll be officially changing my pronouns to they/them. I feel that this best represents the fluidity I feel in my gender expression and allows me to feel most authentic and true to the person I both know I am and still am discovering.’
‘I want to make it clear I’m still learning and coming into myself – I don’t claim to be an expert or a spokesperson.’
‘Not only has my life been a journey for myself, I was also living for those on the other side of the cameras.