A tweet from the confirmed account of Dallas Lovato seems to confirm that the father of Disney Channel star and “X-Factor” judge Demi Lovato and sister Dallas has passed away. The hashtag #StayStrongDemiAndDallas quickly shot to the top of Twitter’s trending topics, buoyed by the massive fanbase of “Lovatics.”

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