Demi Lovato says she's taking a break from music: 'I am not meant for this business'

Demi Lovato needs a break and she's taking one.

The popstar announced on Twitter Tuesday night that she's "taking a break from music and the spotlight." She said, "I am not meant for this business and the media."

Lovato's announcement comes in the wake of criticism of her comments about Taylor Swift in a magazine interview.

In a recent interview with Glamour Magazine, Lovato suggested Swift could do more for feminism "if they're going to claim that as part of their brand." She also referenced Swift's "girl squad" saying, "I don't see anybody in any sort of squad that has a normal body."

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Lovato brought up Swift's song "Bad Blood," which many have speculated is a diss at Katy Perry. She says the song is "not women's empowerment."

Lovato said on Twitter Tuesday that she's not apologizing for the remarks, adding that she's excited for 2017.

This isn't the first time the former Disney Channel star has abruptly announced she was taking a break. Lovato posted that she was leaving Twitter in June in response to negative comments from other users, but she returned the next day with a message that she was "coming back more honest than ever."

The Associated Press contributed to this report.