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Demi Lovato Slams Disney Over Eating Disorder Joke

Singer gets episodes of Shake It Up pulled after angry tweets...

The Disney Channel has pulled two episodes of one of its shows after pop star Demi Lovato complained over a joke about a character with an eating disorder.

Demi, 19, who went to rehab with an eating disorder earlier this year, took to Twitter to express her disapproval after seeing a character in Shake It Up make a quip about not eating.

The woman, playing a supermodel, told the show's two main characters: "I could just eat you up, well if I ate."

Demi tweeted: "I find it really funny how a company can lose one of their actresses from the pressures of an EATING DISORDER and yet still make joke about that very disease..... #nice."

And she added: "What are we promoting here? #notfunnyATALL."

Demi starred in the channel's Sonny With A Chance, but had to quit when she went into rehab.

Disney was quick to respond and tweeted back: "We hear you & are pulling both episodes as quickly as possible & re-evaluating them.

"It's NEVER our intention to make light of eating disorders!"