Demi Lovato Feels "Sense Of Peace" After Her Father's Funeral

30 June 2013, 10:00

The US singer admits the funeral was the "hardest thing" she has ever had to do.

Demi Lovato says she feels an "overwhelming sense of peace" after the funeral of her father this weekend.

The US singer laid her dad to rest on Saturday and took to Twitter after to say she feels "great things" will come out of the tragic circumstances.

"Today I put my Daddy to rest… hardest thing I've ever done," Demi posted last night (29th June). "But I know great things will come of this #LovatoTreatmentScholarship.

"There's an overwhelming sense of peace knowing my dad is no longer battling his demons anymore and that makes me so happy," the US singer explained.

Demi has launched a scholarship program to help people who need treatment for addiction of mental health issues, and announced the program earlier this week.

"I believe that everything happens for a reason and I want some good to come out of my father's passing," Demi also tweeted earlier this week. "So I am launching the Lovato Treatment Scholarship Program to help pay for treatment expenses at Cast Recovery someone who needs help.

"Tell me your story," Demi added, giving fans a link to apply for the scholarship online.

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Earlier this week Demi made her first public appearance since the death of her father, confirming to Good Morning America that he had been dealing with both cancer and mental illness in recent times.

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