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Demi Lovato Is A Fan of Neon Indian and, Allegedly, Fighting and Cocaine

We now have two new factors in our ongoing "Demi Lovato vs. Selena Gomez: Who's Hotter?" discussion: party ability and fighting ability.

According to the Huffington Post, which reported last week that the 18-year-old Disney starlet Lovato entered into rehab for "emotional and physical issues," there's plenty of new evidence to add to her newfound bad girl image...

Update: Demi Lovato's people check in with a statement after the jump...

Today, a Life & Style press release reveals that Lovato was seen doing line after line of cocaine at a party in North Richland Hills after a Neon Indian performance at The Granada Theater on December 28, 2009. The press release further reveals the singer's drinking and self-cutting problem, as well as her violent streak--as in, she punched one of her back-up dancers in the face.

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Whether or not these new factors raise or lower her cumulative hotness score, we're not sure. But they definitely add to the bad girl image she was hinting at in the video for her song "Remember December."

Update at 5:40 p.m.: TMZ checks in with Lovato's representatives, who deny these claims:

"Demi Lovato is not in treatment for drug or alcohol addiction. As we have said since she entered treatment last week, Demi decided to seek help for emotional and physical issues she has battled throughout her life."

The rep adds, "She has taken this step in order to get her life in order. While we know many are interested in Demi and her life, we do ask for a modicum of privacy during this difficult time."

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