Demi Lovato was not impressed with the Disney Channel after hearing a joke on one of their shows making light of an eating disorder.
The ‘Sonny with a Chance’ actress took the joke personally since she herself left the Disney Channel show to get treatment for her battle with food.
The 19-year-old took to her Twitter account quoting the offensive joke “I could just eat you up – well if I ate,” from Disney Channel’s show ‘Shake It Up.’
“What are we promoting here?” the former Disney Channel star asked. “I find it really funny how a company can lose one of their actress’ from the pressures of an EATING DISORDER and yet still make joke about.”
Someone tweeted back that another of the Disney Channel’s shows ‘So Random’ also had inappropriate material in it relating to the subject.
Disney Channel responded through their PR twitter account saying “We hear you & are pulling both episodes as quickly as possible & reevaluating them.”
“It’s NEVER our intention to make light of eating disorders!” they continued.
Lovato was clearly pleased with the result and responded with a simple tweet saying “thank you.”Note the date on this article may be incorrect due to importing it from our old system.