Demi Lovato on Jamie Foxx and the Other Stars in Her ‘Sorry Not Sorry’ Video (And How Jay-Z Was Involved)

by Jeremy Spirogis
Jamie Foxx and Demi Lovato perform on July 8, 2016 in New York City

Pop star Demi Lovato has lately come again into the limelight. She launched singles “Anyone,” “I Love Me,” and “I’m Ready” with Sam Smith. And her seventh album is regarded as on the way in which. But in an interview launched in April 2020, she as an alternative seemed to the previous, breaking down her the video for her 2017 single “Sorry Not Sorry.” And she revealed some thrilling new info.

Demi Lovato launched ‘Sorry Not Sorry’ in 2017

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“Sorry Not Sorry” was the primary single off Lovato’s 2017 album Tell Me You Love Me. The single went platinum, and helped the album do the identical. This led into her YouTube documentary Demi Lovato: Simply Complicated, which revealed a lot about her previous.

Lovato then went on her Tell Me You Love Me World Tour. This was her most up-to-date tour. In July 2018, Lovato was hospitalized following a drug overdose. After taking a while off from music, the singer returned in 2020, performing the nationwide anthem on the Super Bowl and releasing her aforementioned new songs.

Jay-Z helped her select the only and the idea for her video

Speaking to Harper’s Bazaar in 2020, Lovato spoke about the way it was “pretty cool” that Jay-Z helped her select her first single for her earlier album. “I played him my first two contenders for my first single. It was ‘Sorry Not Sorry’ and ‘Tell Me You Love Me,’ and I didn’t know which one to go with,” she mentioned.

Lovato continued. “And he was like, ‘You know what, when I hear this song I think of you. I think I saw a video of you online at your house having a party and you looked like you were having so much fun. Everything with your music has always been so heavy.’ He’s like, ‘Why don’t you make the music video really fun too?’”

The rapper has continued to help Lovato all through the years. He in attendance for her huge Super Bowl second. Apparently, he and Beyoncé have been moved by her efficiency, calling her “beautiful” and saying they have been “so proud of her.”

Jamie Foxx and extra star-studded cameos

Jamie Foxx and Demi Lovato perform on July 8, 2016 in New York City
Jamie Foxx and Demi Lovato carry out on July 8, 2016 in New York City | Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images

Jay-Z wasn’t the one celeb who had one thing to do with the “Sorry Not Sorry” video. “I just went through my phone book and texted some people to see if they wanted to be in the video,” she advised Harper’s Bazaar. “And Wiz [Khalifa] is a good friend of mine, Paris [Hilton] I’ve known since I was like 15. So it was dope. And then Jamie [Foxx] I knew through a mutual friend.”

The mutual friend Lovato is speaking about may very well be Nick Jonas, who she has acknowledged she’s now not in contact with. Foxx carried out with Lovato and Jonas on the New York City cease on their Future Now Tour in July 2016 (above). However, it may very well be Hailey Bieber, who was additionally there that evening, and who Lovato lately referred to as her “guardian angel.”

One well-known individual within the video stood out to Lovato. “It was hilarious because Paris Hilton did bring, I think it was like 11 or 12 suitcases full of clothes just to make a cameo in my music video,” she mentioned. “And I didn’t even bring that many clothes to pick [from]. And it was just funny because I think there was one point in the night where I was like, ‘How is your outfit more glamorous than mine?’”

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