Now that’s “Confident”! With the upcoming release of her album Confident just a few weeks away, Demi Lovato has certainly been showing more skin lately. But her recent racy looks pale in comparison to her raw, new photo shoot for Vanity Fair

In the stunning pictures, the “Cool for the Summer” songstress goes entirely nude, while posing without makeup in the bathtub of her Manhattan hotel room. Lovato, 23, insists that the groundbreaking images were not retouched, upon her request. 

“I would have never thought that I would have ever gotten to a place in my life where I would have felt comfortable doing that,” the Disney Channel alum told Vanity Fair in a behind-the-scenes video. “It’s empowering and it shows other women that you can get to a place where you can overcome the obstacles of body image issues. And you can feel comfortable and confident in yourself.”

Lovato, who has been open about her struggles with bipolar and eating disorders, in addition to drug addiction and self harming, wanted to embrace her new life and her new self. 

“I basically went from hating every single inch of my body to working on myself and trying to figure out ways to love myself, love the skin that I’m in,” she explained. “I learned after working very hard on my spirituality and my soul and my body, I learned that you can get to a place where you can love the skin you’re in.”

The photos feature the singer in the shower, sitting on the bathtub, and posing in bed. Her hourglass figure is on full display in the revealing-yet-tasteful images. 

Watch the video now and tell Us what you think of Lovato’s photo shoot!

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