Demi Lovato proclaimed that she is happier than ever because her musical career no longer revolves around her appearance. The singer of

The Cool For the Summer admitted in an interview with Bustle that she had lost her “ joy ” for music due to the industry’s concentration on her body, which brought her to very dark places in the past.

“I want a career that has nothing to do with my body,” the 27-year-old journalist told the publication.

She continued, “I want it to be about my music and my lyrics and my message … and I want a sustainable career that I don’t have to change up for.”

Demi added that she was saddened by the impact the music industry had on her self-esteem: “Music brought me so much joy when I was younger and I lost that joy all along. of the hustle and bustle of the music industry, “she said.

“I used to see people looking at me the night before a photo shoot to make sure I was not bothering, eating or swelling the next day,” she said.

However, the pop star insisted that his success, coupled with women’s rights movements like Me Too, has helped change the way record labels operate – and has benefited from the new culture.

“It’s just a whole different world now,” she added. “I don’t even prepare for photo shoots. I can eat Subway (sandwiches) for breakfast.”