Though the former friends reportedly have something of a thorny relationship, they're finding common ground in their commitment to sobriety, according to an interview Lovato gave to The Hollywood Reporter.
"I am really proud of Miley," the "Confident" singer told THR. "I think that it helps people to know that there are people in the spotlight that have challenges, that are faced with very stressful lives. I think it helps to know that recovery is possible and it’s something that is so important to certain people like myself."
"A lot of people have reached out to me and they're like, 'You know, if you want help or if you want to go to these meetings...' and I'm like, 'No, when I want something, I can do it,'" she explained. "Anything that I want to do — if I want to stop or start something, I can do anything. I just decided not to anymore and now it's easy for me."
"It’s easy, dude," Cyrus said. "When I want something, it’s fucking easy for me."
By contrast, Lovato sought professional treatment, and avoids situations that might jeopardize her progress.
If you are struggling with substance abuse, please call the SAMHSA National Helpline at 1-800-662-4357 for free and confidential information.
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