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Demi Lovato Says She's ‘Taking A Break' (Again) In Dramatic Tweet

Demi Lovato announced she is “taking a break from music and the spotlight” once the new year rolls around.

Right. OK. Sure. We totally believe you.

The 24-year-old singer (Or should I say, “former singer?”)  made the announcement via Twitter Tuesday afternoon.

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Twitter

When a fan replied to ask her if she ever plans to come back, Demi responded she wasn't sure and she'd “rather do charity work, tbh.”

demi lovato taking a break tweet

Twitter

This shot at both the music business and media is likely in response to the publicity around Demi's recent criticism of Taylor Swift's girl squad.

In an interview with Glamour, Demi condemned Taylor and her friends for perpetuating a “false image” of what women should look like. In other words, she criticized them for being skinny.

She said,

This will probably get me in trouble, but I don't see anybody in any sort of squad that has a normal body. It's kind of this false image of what people should look like.

She went on to chide Taylor for her “Bad Blood” music video, saying “tearing Katy Perry down” is “not women's empowerment.”

So obviously, many of Swift's loyal fans were pretty upset and went after Demi for “body shaming” Taylor and her friends.

Earlier Tuesday morning, Demi stood by her words and refused to apologize.

(Though she did imply she had been prompted into commenting on the matter and the quotes had been taken out of context.)

Demi Lovato tweeting about Taylor Swift

Twitter

Demi Lovato tweet

Twitter

Now I guess she's quitting over it.

OK, but here's the thing: This is not the first time Demi has gotten upset and threatened to quit over backlash from Twitter and the media.

About three months ago, she announced she was quitting Twitter and Instagram in a series of angry tweets after getting slammed for insulting Mariah Carey in an Instagram comment.

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Twitter

demi lovato quit twitter

Twitter

Then, less than 24 hours after “quitting,” she reactivated her account.

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Twitter

So, it's kind of hard to take Demi seriously this time around when the situations are so similar — right down the waving hand emoji.

While she is currently on tour with Nick Jonas, they don't have any dates lined up beyond February 3, 2017.

So, who knows? Maybe Demi really will disappear into charity work in 2017.

Or maybe she'll change her mind tomorrow. Only time will tell.

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Anna Menta is a TV/Film Writer at Elite Daily. Her work can also be found in BuzzFeed, Cosmopolitan, and subtweets. She apologizes if she says something weird to you. For pitches and interviews contact annamenta92@gmail.com. Twitter: @annalikes ...
Anna Menta is a TV/Film Writer at Elite Daily. Her work can also be found in BuzzFeed, Cosmopolitan, and subtweets. She apologizes if she says something weird to you. For pitches and interviews contact annamenta92@gmail.com. Twitter: @annalikes ...

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