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Demi Lovato realized she was queer seeing Sarah Michelle Gellar and Selma Blair kiss onscreen

She has said she is ‘very fluid’ in her sexuality.

And in a new Facebook special for National Coming Out Day Demi Lovato,28, shed some light on the moment it dawned on her that she was attracted to women.

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While compering the special with Tan France she revealed that she came to the realization when she saw Sarah Michelle Gellar and Selma Blair kiss onscreen.

Dish: In a new Facebook special for National Coming Out Day Demi Lovato,28, shed some light on the moment it dawned on her that she was attracted to women

Remember when: While compering the special with Tan France she revealed that she came to the realization when she saw Sarah Michelle Gellar and Selma Blair kiss onscreen

Remember when: While compering the special with Tan France she revealed that she came to the realization when she saw Sarah Michelle Gellar and Selma Blair kiss onscreen

Selma and Sarah Michelle locked lips in the 1999 teen drama Cruel Intentions which also starred future spouses Reese Witherspoon and Ryan Phillippe.

Sarah Michelle teaches Selma how to kiss while they have a picnic, assuring her: ‘How else do you think girls learn?’

After they lightly kiss once Sarah Michelle says: ‘Okay let’s try it again, only this time I’m gonna stick my tongue in your mouth and when I do that I want you to massage my tongue with yours, and that’s what first base is.’

Selma cheerfully agrees and closes her eyes for a much longer lip-lock, which won them an MTV Movie Award for best kiss.  

'I was like: "I wanna try it!"': 'So it was definitely when I was young and should not have been watching Cruel Intentions but I did,' Demi told Tan on the special

‘I was like: “I wanna try it!”‘: ‘So it was definitely when I was young and should not have been watching Cruel Intentions but I did,’ Demi told Tan on the special

‘So it was definitely when I was young and should not have been watching Cruel Intentions but I did,’ Demi told Tan on the special.

‘And it was that scene where they made out on the park lawn and I was just like: “Oh, wait a minute, I really like that!” she said, giggling. ‘I was like: “I wanna try it!”

The singing sensation added: ‘And then when I was like 17 I did get down with that and that’s when I knew. That’s the tea!’

At that point Demi had already become a child star on the Disney Channel, which meant that after coming out in her personal life she had to do so to the world.

Throwback: Selma and Sarah Michelle locked lips in the 1999 teen drama Cruel Intentions which also starred future spouses Reese Witherspoon and Ryan Phillippe

Throwback: Selma and Sarah Michelle locked lips in the 1999 teen drama Cruel Intentions which also starred future spouses Reese Witherspoon and Ryan Phillippe

Leading up: Sarah Michelle teaches Selma how to kiss while they have a picnic, assuring her: 'How else do you think girls learn?'

Leading up: Sarah Michelle teaches Selma how to kiss while they have a picnic, assuring her: ‘How else do you think girls learn?’

‘I pretty much told all of my friends and my older sister when I was 17. They all knew before, you know, I brought it to my parents and then the public. And that, those were my three phases – friends, parents, public,’ said Demi.

‘There were times when I wrote songs about girls that my fans thought I wrote about guys. I’m surprised that some of them didn’t figure out that some of the songs were for certain people. I was sharing it with the world and yet I wasn’t being completely obvious with what I was talking about. Music was my safe space,’ she dished.

Demi, who broke her engagement with Max Ehrich last month, shared the heartwarming story of when she told her mother Dianna about her sexuality.

She recalled that ‘I was about to go on a date with a girl and if my mom saw I just wanted to like call her and be like: “Hey, Mom, just so you know, I’m about to go out with a girl and I just need you to know what’s up.”‘

Movie moments: Sarah Michelle says that 'I'm gonna stick my tongue in your mouth and when I do that I want you to massage my tongue with yours, and that's what first base is'

Movie moments: Sarah Michelle says that ‘I’m gonna stick my tongue in your mouth and when I do that I want you to massage my tongue with yours, and that’s what first base is’

The Albuquerque-born singer shared that ‘we never talked about it and so then I kind of internalized that and added shame onto not just outright telling her, and I held onto that for years. And so for me it was a very emotional phone call.’

However: ‘For her she was just like: “Honey, I want you to be happy, and if that’s what a man, if that’s with a woman, I don’t – whatever. I just want you to be happy.”

Demi noted: ‘And so that was a beautiful phone call for me and I’m very fortunate that I got to have that experience ‘cause I know that a lot of people don’t, but you know, it’s something that I think we’re progressing with in time, where like more and more people are getting to have that experience as well.’

Before coming out to her fans she had a high-profile six-year romance with Wilmer Valderrama with whom she is still friends.

Big time: Selma cheerfully agrees and closes her eyes for a much longer lip-lock, which won them an MTV Movie Award for best kiss

Big time: Selma cheerfully agrees and closes her eyes for a much longer lip-lock, which won them an MTV Movie Award for best kiss

In public she kept mum about her sexuality prior to 2017 when she starred in the documentary Simply Complicated and said she was willing to date women.

The following year she told InStyle: ‘I’m very fluid, and I think love is love. You can find it in any gender. I like the freedom of being able to flirt with whoever I want. 

Meanwhile a few months ago Sarah Michelle visited Selma for her birthday this June and reprised their Cruel Intentions kiss for Instagram.

Mindful of the coronavirus, Sarah Michelle wore a mask with rhinestone lips on it and kept it on allowing Selma to kiss the face covering.

Mask on: Meanwhile a few months ago Sarah Michelle visited Selma for her birthday this June and reprised their Cruel Intentions kiss for Instagram

Mask on: Meanwhile a few months ago Sarah Michelle visited Selma for her birthday this June and reprised their Cruel Intentions kiss for Instagram

This Friday Demi posed up a storm with a hose on Instagram while hunkering down at home amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

She could be spotted modeling a summery green, purple, yellow and crimson wrap dress, cinching it around her waist with a wide belt.

Sweeping her hair up into a bun, she wore a slick of red lipstick to complement her outfit and added a touch of dazzle with hoop earrings. 

Having a ball: This Friday Demi posed up a storm with a hose on Instagram while hunkering down at home amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic

Having a ball: This Friday Demi posed up a storm with a hose on Instagram while hunkering down at home amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic

'This is me not knowing what to do with my hands': She could be spotted modeling a summery green, purple, yellow and crimson wrap dress, cinching it around her waist with a wide belt

‘This is me not knowing what to do with my hands’: She could be spotted modeling a summery green, purple, yellow and crimson wrap dress, cinching it around her waist with a wide belt

The look: Sweeping her hair up into a bun, she wore a slick of red lipstick to complement her outfit and added a touch of dazzle with hoop earrings

The look: Sweeping her hair up into a bun, she wore a slick of red lipstick to complement her outfit and added a touch of dazzle with hoop earrings

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