Why Demi Lovato Fans Aren’t Happy About Her Ex Wilmer Valderrama’s Music Video Appearance

by Jeremy Spirogis
Wilmer Valderrama and Demi Lovato at the 2016 Vanity Fair Oscar Party on February 28, 2016 in Beverly Hills, California.

Singer Demi Lovato has put out extra music in 2020 than years previous, partly attributable to her new administration crew. However, that very same particular person helped forged her ex-boyfriend, actor Wilmer Valderrama, in a September 2020 music video. Here’s why her followers (referred to as Lovatics) are indignant.

Demi Lovato and Wilmer Valderrama dated for years

Wilmer Valderrama and Demi Lovato at the 2016 Vanity Fair Oscar Party on February 28, 2016 in Beverly Hills, California.
Wilmer Valderrama and Demi Lovato on the 2016 Vanity Fair Oscar Party on February 28, 2016, in Beverly Hills, California. | Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic

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Lovato and Valderrama met when she was simply 17 whereas filming a PSA for Voto Latino in 2010. They didn’t begin relationship till she turned 18, and remained collectively on and off till 2016. Valderrama was there throughout a lot of Lovato’s darkest years, however today, many followers have a detrimental view of their relationship.

Speaking to Jameela Jamil on her I Weigh podcast in 2020, Lovato addressed what it means to “fully let go of people,” together with exes like Valderrama. “I had to learn when it comes to cutting toxic people out of your life — if they’re an ex, it’s for a reason,” she stated.

Lovato signed with Justin Bieber’s supervisor, Scooter Braun

After Lovato’s 2018 overdose, she began contemporary. While she labored acted in tasks like Eurovision, she didn’t dive again into music straight away. That is, till she signed with Scooter Braun, supervisor to the likes of Justin Bieber and Ariana Grande, in May 2019. “Dreams came true today for me,” she wrote. “I officially have a NEW MANAGER.”

“Couldn’t be happier, inspired and excited to begin this next chapter with you Scooter,” she continued. “Thank you for believing in me and for being apart of this new journey.” However, some followers felt Lovato’s subsequent releases, like “I Love Me,” didn’t get the identical degree of promotion as Braun’s different purchasers.

Valderrama is in Bieber’s video for ‘Holy’

Speaking of Braun’s highest-priority consumer, Bieber has already begun his newest period, following his 2020 album Changes. His music with Chance the Rapper, “Holy,” debuted on September 17, 2020, with a cinematic music video Braun himself deemed “a movie.” And featured in it was none apart from Valderrama.

“TONIGHT, Get yo yourself a little light,” Valderrama wrote forward of the premiere. “Such a joy to be a part of it and proud of this video’s heart.” After praising Bieber, his co-star Ryan Destiny, and director Colin Tilley, he confirmed off his connection to Braun, writing, “@scooterbraun, always beside you brother.”

Lovato’s followers assume Braun doesn’t recognize her

Some Lovatics weren’t completely satisfied to be taught of Valderrama’s participation, blaming Braun. “[Why the f*ck] scooter signed demi if he was going to be that dirty with her? paying wilmer to be in that video? really? what planet do you [live] on? if you sign a client, the least you can do is to search about their lives,” wrote one fan account.

They even in contrast it to Braun’s different consumer Grande, and her ex-fiance, comic and actor Pete Davidson. “Imagine scooter hiring pete davidson for a video… yep… same situation with him hiring wilmer for justin’s video,” the Twitter person wrote, calling the entire thing “disrespectful.”

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