“Holy Fvck” is the title of Demi Lovato’s upcoming album ― and presumably the response Wilmer Valderrama had when listening to her pointed new observe.
A snippet of a presently unreleased music titled “29” from Lovato’s eighth studio album made the web rounds this week, main many followers to consider that it references the previous couple’s 12-year age distinction.
Lovato, 29, and Valderrama, 42, dated for practically six years earlier than calling it quits in 2016 and seemingly have remained on good phrases since then.
However the brand new music, which the singer has but to verify or deny is concerning the “That ’70s Show” alum, paints a decidedly completely different image and comprises lyrics a few troubling relationship with a a lot older boyfriend seemingly aimed toward Valderrama.
“Petal on the vine / Too young to drink wine / Just five years of bleeders, student and a teacher,” she sings on the observe, which was posted on TikTook by Demi_Artistry. “Far from innocent / What the fuck’s consent? / Numbers told you not to / But that didn’t stop you.”
“Finally 29 / Funny, just like you were at the time / Thought it was a teenage dream, just a fantasy / But was it yours or was it mine? / 17, 29.”
Lovato, who just lately introduced is as soon as once more utilizing she/her pronouns, beforehand shared how the 2 first crossed paths whereas filming a PSA collectively again in 2010, when she was 17 and ― sure, you guessed it ― he was proper round 29 years outdated.
“Of course, I was like, ‘Oh my god. You’re so attractive,’” she advised Complicated in a 2015 profile. “And he was like, ‘You are not 18. Get away from me.’ Then we became really good friends, and he was there for me through a number of situations and breakups and whatever. Then as I got older and we grew closer, it was like, ‘Hey, maybe we should try this thing out.’ We did, and we’ve basically been together ever since.”
In her candid YouTube documentary “Simply Complicated” launched in 2017, Lovato expanded upon the story, insisting as soon as once more that they didn’t start relationship till she was of authorized age.
“[When] I met him and I laid eyes on him for the first time, I was in hair and makeup, and he came in and sat down, and I was like ‘I love this man,’ and ‘I have to have him.’”
“After I turned 18, we began dating,” she continued. “I think it was love at first sight, and I don’t really believe in that, but I believe that it happened.”
Throughout their relationship, Lovato heaped praises upon Valderrama for his help for serving to her keep sober amid her dependancy battle.
“He’ll never take credit for a lot of my sobriety and my recovery, but I guarantee it, I wouldn’t be alive without him today,” she advised HuffPost Dwell in 2015.
The 2 in the end went their separate methods a 12 months later, explaining in a joint assertion on Instagram on the time that they simply work “better as friends.”
“After almost 6 loving and wonderful years together, we have decided to end our relationship,” the assertion learn. “This was an incredibly difficult decision for both of us, but we have realized more than anything that we are better as best friends. We will always be supportive of one another.”
Each have moved onto new relationships since then and even reunited professionally for the animated film “Charming,” which was launched on Netflix final 12 months.
Lovato congratulated Valderrama on his engagement to mannequin Amanda Pacheco, sharing that she’s “really happy for him,” and he or she needs him “nothing but the best.”
“We’re not in each other’s lives, haven’t spoken in a long time. But I think I needed that because I needed to learn to be OK on my own,” she advised Harper’s Bazaar in 2020. “When you get into a relationship with somebody at that young of an age and then you spend six years with somebody, you don’t really get to learn about yourself.”