Selena wears inspirational message on her t-shirt after Demi’s overdose

Sending a message? Selena Gomez was spotted wearing an inspirational graphic T-shirt one day after her childhood friend Demi Lovato’s overdose and subsequent hospitalization.

“Keep the faith,” the back of the “Back To You” singer’s top read as she stepped out for breakfast with friends in Los Angeles on Wednesday, July 25.

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The Los Angeles Police Department confirmed to Us Weekly on Tuesday, July 24, that paramedics went to Lovato’s L.A. house at 11:37 a.m. local time. A source told Us that the 25-year-old singer, who revealed she relapsed last month after six years of sobriety, was given Narcan, which is used to treat narcotic overdoses in emergencies. Hours later, Lovato’s rep confirmed that she was “awake and with her family” after the incident. 

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UNIVERSAL CITY, CA - AUGUST 07: Singer/actresses Demi Lovato (L) and Selena Gomez arrive at the 2011 Teen Choice Awards held at the Gibson Amphitheatre on August 7, 2011 in Universal City, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
UNIVERSAL CITY, CA - AUGUST 07: Singer/actresses Demi Lovato (L) and Selena Gomez arrive at the 2011 Teen Choice Awards held at the Gibson Amphitheatre on August 7, 2011 in Universal City, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
DISNEY'S FRIENDS FOR CHANGE: PROJECT GREEN - April 4, 2009 - Disney stars Miley Cyrus, Selena Gomez, the Jonas Brothers and Demi Lovato are among the 29 young stars participating in Disney's Friends for Change: Project Green (www.Disney.com), a multiplatform environmental initiative that invites kids to join together to help the environment across four key areas: climate, water, waste and habitats. Kids will learn practical ways to preserve the planet, track their collective impact and have the opportunity to vote on how $1 million in donations from Disney will be divided and invested in various environmental causes over the course of a year. The messages will air on Disney Channel, Disney XD, Radio Disney and Disney.com beginning FRIDAY, MAY 15, 2009. (Photo by Jaimie Trueblood/Disney Channel/ABC via Getty Images) DEMI LOVATO; SELENA GOMEZ;MILEY CYRUS
(EXCLUSIVE, Premium Rates Apply) LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 03: Actress Selena Gomez and singer Demi Lovato during the 2008 Teen Choice Awards at Gibson Amphitheater on August 3, 2008 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by K Mazur/TCA 2008/WireImage)
TORONTO, ON - JUNE 18: Actresses Demi Lovato and Selena Gomez (R) attend the Red Carpet Premiere For Disney's 'Princess Protection Program' at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre on June 18, 2009 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by George Pimentel/WireImage)
(EXCLUSIVE, Premium Rates Apply) LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 03: Actress Selena Gomez and singer Demi Lovato during the 2008 Teen Choice Awards at Gibson Amphitheater on August 3, 2008 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by K Mazur/TCA 2008/WireImage)
BURBANK, CA - FEBRUARY 19: Actresses Selena Gomez and Demi Lovato arrive at Chevy Rocks The Future at the Buena Vista Lot at The Walt Disney Studios on February 19, 2008 in Burbank, California. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/WireImage)
BURBANK, CA -FEBRUARY 19: Actresses Selena Gomez and Demi Lovato arrive at 'Chevy Rocks the Future' held at the Walt Disney Studios on February19, 2008 in Burbank, California. (Photo by: Jean-Paul Aussenard/Wireimage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 28: Demi Lovato and Selena Gomez arrive at the The 28th Annual MTV Video Music Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE on August 28, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
Singers Demi Lovato (L) and Selena Gomez arrive at the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on August 28, 2011 in Los Angeles, California.
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 23: Selena Gomez (L) and Demi Lovato attend the Third Annual 'InStyle Awards' presented by InStyle at The Getty Center on October 23, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Donato Sardella/Getty Images for InStyle)
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Gomez, 26, met Lovato on the set of Barney and Friends when they were 7 years old. While the two women have had their ups and downs over the years, the Hotel Transylvania 3 voice star publicly supported the release of Lovato’s October 2017 YouTube documentary, Simply Complicated, which documented her mental health and substance abuse struggles. While Gomez has yet to publicly comment on Lovato’s recent relapse, her mother, Mandy Teefy, shared a sweet tribute to her daughter’s friend. 

“This was exactly 10 yrs ago at S, Sweet 16. @ddlovato we love you. The world is a better place because of these infectious smiles,” Teefy captioned an throwback photo of the pair on Tuesday via Instagram. “My heart hurts.”

This is not the first time that Gomez has worn a bold T-shirt after breaking news. The 13 Reasons Why producer stepped out in a black shirt that featured the phrase “Only the Strong Survive” written on its front pocket three days after her ex Justin Bieber’s quick engagement to Hailey Baldwin. 

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WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 27: Singer-actress Selena Gomez and singer Justin Bieber arrive at the Vanity Fair Oscar party hosted by Graydon Carter held at Sunset Tower on February 27, 2011 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Michael Buckner/WireImage)
UNIVERSAL CITY, CA - JULY 22: Singer Justin Bieber and actress/singer Selena Gomez attend the 2012 Teen Choice Awards at Gibson Amphitheatre on July 22, 2012 in Universal City, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/TCA 2012/WireImage)
A security agent (L) escorts Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez as they arrive for the premiere of 'Katy Perry: Part Of Me,' at Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, California June 26, 2012. AFP PHOTO / ROBYN BECK (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/GettyImages)
LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 17: Selena Gomez (L) and Justin Bieber attend a basketball game between the San Antonio Spurs and the Los Angeles Lakers at Staples Center on April 17, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Noel Vasquez/Getty Images)
Singers Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber arrive at the American Music Awards, in Los Angeles, California, on November 20, 2011. AFP PHOTO/VALERIE MACON (Photo credit should read VALERIE MACON/AFP/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 17: Selena Gomez (L) and Justin Bieber kiss at a basketball game between the San Antonio Spurs and the Los Angeles Lakers at Staples Center on April 17, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Noel Vasquez/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 20: Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber arrives at the 2011 American Music Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on November 20, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 20: Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber arrives at the 2011 American Music Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on November 20, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
PARIS, FRANCE - NOVEMBER 09: Singers Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez are sighted arriving at the 'Louis Vuitton' store on November 9, 2011 in Paris, France. (Photo by Marc Piasecki/FilmMagic)
BELFAST, NORTHERN IRELAND - NOVEMBER 05: MTV Europe Music Awards Hostess Selena Gomez and singer Justin Bieber arrive to attend the MTV Voices Dinner during the MTV Europe Music Awards 2011 at the Merchant Hotel on November 5, 2011 in Belfast, Northern Ireland. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 20: Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber in the audience at the 2011 American Music Awards at the Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE on November 20, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/AMA2011/FilmMagic)
ATLANTA, GA - SEPTEMBER 17: ****EXECUTIVE COVERAGE**** Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez and Usher Raymond backstage at the 33rd Annual Georgia Music Hall Of Fame Awards at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Center on September 17, 2011 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - SEPTEMBER 15: Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez attends the 'Abduction' Los Angeles Premiere at Grauman's Chinese Theatre on September 15, 2011 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez arrive at the The 28th Annual MTV Video Music Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE on August 28, 2011 in Los Angeles, California.
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 28: Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez arrive at the The 28th Annual MTV Video Music Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE on August 28, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
Singer/actress Selena Gomez and singer Justin Bieber attend the 2011 Teen Choice Awards at Gibson Universal Amphitheatre on August 7, 2011 in Universal City, California.
(EXCLUSIVE, Premium Rates Apply) (EXCLUSIVE) Musician Justin Bieber and actress Selena Gomez attend The 2011 ESPY Awards held at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on July 13, 2011 in Los Angeles, California.
Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez on stage at the 22nd Annual MuchMusic Video Awards at the MuchMusic HQ on June 19, 2011 in Toronto, Canada.
DALLAS, TX - JUNE 07: (L-R) Kenny Hamilton and Singers Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez attend Game Four of the 2011 NBA Finals between the Dallas Mavericks and the Miami Heat at American Airlines Center on June 7, 2011 in Dallas, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)
STRATFORD, CANADA - JUNE 03: Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez seen on the streets of Stratford on June 3, 2011 in Stratford, Canada. (Photo by Central Image Agency/FilmMagic)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 27: Actress Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber arrive at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party 2011, February 27, 2010 at the Sunset Tower Hotel in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Gregg DeGuire/FilmMagic)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 27: Actress Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber arrive at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party 2011, February 27, 2010 at the Sunset Tower Hotel in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Gregg DeGuire/FilmMagic)
LAS VEGAS, NV - MAY 22: Singers Justin Bieber (L) and Selena Gomez pose during the 2011 Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena May 22, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
LAS VEGAS - DECEMBER 31: Singers Selena Gomez (L) and Justin Bieber perform during Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve With Ryan Seacrest 2010 at Aria Resort & Casino at the City Center on December 31, 2009 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Kevin Winter/DCNYRE2010/Getty Images for DCP)
LAS VEGAS - DECEMBER 31: Singers Selena Gomez (L) and Justin Bieber attend Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve With Ryan Seacrest 2010 at Aria Resort & Casino at the City Center on December 31, 2009 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Kevin Winter/DCNYRE2010/Getty Images for DCP)
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An insider told Us Weekly at that time that Gomez “doesn’t care” about Bieber, whom she dated on and off from 2011 to 2014 and again from November 2017 until their March split.

Bieber, meanwhile, reacted to the news of Lovato’s overdose, describing the situation as “very sad” to TMZ on Wednesday.

“No, I haven’t talked to her, but my prayers go out to her and her family for sure,” the 24-year-old singer told the outlet. “I thought she was sober, that’s terrible, right?”

If you or someone you know is struggling with substance abuse, contact the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) National Helpline at 1-800-662-HELP (4357).

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