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Demi Lovato Wants YOU to #DeleteDigitalDrama

Jul 17, 2011

As you guys know, we're taking cyber bullying very seriously and it looks like we're not alone! Singing sweetheart, Demi Lovato has been talking about fighting cyber bullying for the last few months, and is helping to lead the charge! Last night a young girl from Washington tweeted: "no type of bullying is alright! But cyberbullying has caused so much pain and we need to forever..." and she was retweeted all over the internet, including by Seventeen Magazine and Demi. Demi even posted in her Seventeen Magazine blog that:

"I wanted to share with you a topic that is incredibly close to my heart: fighting bullying. I was bullied when I was younger, it got so bad that I ended up leaving school because of it and the effects of that traumatizing time are still with me to this day.

 Demi Lovato Wants YOU to

Bullying can take many forms, and one of the most common ones today is cyberbullying. This is such a huge problem, and despite the fact that everyone is aware of it, things seems to be getting worse instead of better. One story that really sticks with me involves the tragic death of Phoebe Prince, which could so easily have been avoided.

When will people understand that verbal abuse is just as serious as physical abuse? How many precious lives will it take to put an end to the hurt caused by cyber abuse?

I think that some people use bullying as a way to fit in, and I've noticed it's not just the "cool" kids doing it anymore. Sitting behind a computer gives people a sense of anonymity, but everyone needs to realize that words—even the ones they write online—have a strong power to hurt people.

It's not okay to bully anyone—ever. I hope to encourage everyone to take a stand and put a stop to this horrible epidemic. If you are being bullied or if you know someone who is, please visit Teens Against Bullying for more info.

Together we can make a difference—together we can save lives.

Stay Strong!

Love,



It's clear that everyone, especially young people ready to put an end to online bullying, and we're so glad you Kidzworlders are a part of this fight! If you are on Twitter, be sure to use the hashtag #DeleteDigitalDrama and show Demi and the world that you won't stand for cyber bullying. If you want to tweet at Demi, her Twitter handle is: @ddlovato

Giant thanks from the KW Team; you guys are awesome!

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RainbowPiggy490
I am being bullyed at school
commented: Thu Jan 23, 2014

JennyD

JennyD wrote:

I've never been bullied that bad..
commented: Sat Aug 31, 2013

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I love her songs.... :)
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