NEWS OF THE WEEK: Demi Lovato reveals she started using opiates at 13 following car accident

During an appearance on the Call Her Daddy podcast on Wednesday, the singer opened up about her history with drugs and alcohol and recalled that she first tried opioids after she was prescribed the painkillers following an accident. She told host Alexandra Cooper, "I started experimenting for the first time when I was 12, or 13. I got into a car accident and they prescribed me opiates. My mom didn't think she would have to lock up the opiates from her 13-year-old daughter but I was already drinking at that point...”