Thank you Demi Lovato For Promoting BJJ
Superstar Shares BJJ Benefits to Fans
Demi Lovato is an American superstar of television and music. As a young child on the Barney and Friends show and later on the Disney Channel she found herself into American homes. She parlayed her success on television to the music world and has since grown her legion of fans.
Demi Lovato is also a woman that has suffered with depression, eating disorders, and has also battle addiction. Like millions of people in the world, she deals with many issues that others face, but unfortunately, she is under the Hollywood microscope.
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But what sets Demi's story apart is that for the last few years, she has been participating in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu training, having reached the rank of blue belt under Rigan Machado.
Yesterday, she made an extremely candid post-class update to her over 71 million Instagram followers where she discussed her feelings and how BJJ has made her feel more empowered. See the post for yourself below:
Regardless of how you feel about Demi Lovato, her music, or just Hollywood stars in general, it is simply impossible not to feel the true impact that having jiu jitsu showcased on such a large world stage can have for the art and BJJ academies around the world. If just 0.5% of her followers were inspired and decided to walk through the doors of a local BJJ academy because of this post, that would be over 350,000 new potential practitioners.
Thank you Demi Lovato for shining the light on this art we love. The world looks forward to the day you earn your black belt!
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