Lovato in October released a 78-minute video documentary, called Demi Lovato: Simply Complicated, on YouTube. Both women are powerful trailblazers in the spaces that they occupy, which makes this red carpet team a ideal combo if you ask me!
Roem recently became the first transgender state legislator in the US and she was rewarded by a big night out in Los Angeles.
In an interview on the red carpet, Roem said that while she's more of a heavy-metal fan, she appreciates Lovato's advocacy for inclusion. Her story is so inspiring and I was so proud to have her next to me before the performance for #sorrynotsorry which is an unapologetic anthem to all haters out there.
"My story with 'Sorry Not Sorry" is about bullying, and I wanted to have her in the audience with me tonight because I feel like we've been through some of the same things and now we get to share this experience together'.
Demi Lovato is no stranger to making political statements, and the 2017 AMAs were no exception. "I was just completely inspired by that", Demi told E!
At the Sunday night ceremony, the 25-year-old singer, who crooned her single, "Sorry Not Sorry", at the event, brought along Danica Roem as her date. News that her decision to attend the AMAs with Roem was in line with the anti-bullying theme of her hit, "Sorry Not Sorry", which she performed during the show. "Demi Lovato continues her legacy of raising the bar for entertaining audiences around the world and for spotlighting social issues that need the most attention".
"Some people actually say that I've saved their life, which is unfathomable and I can't comprehend it fully, but it means everything to me", Lovato added. News' Jason Kennedy that she connected with Danica, who takes office on January 10, after she was inspired by her headline-making election.