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Demi Lovato

Settles With Punch Victim

12/23/2010 4:30 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Demi Lovato reached a financial settlement with the female dancer she punched in the face on a private jet back in October ... TMZ has learned.

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Under the settlement, Alex Welch will get money, though the amount is confidential.

Welch's attorney, Donald Karpel, tells TMZ, "The parties are satisfied and the dispute has been resolved amicably and completely."

As we previously reported, Lovato decked Welch with such force that the backup dancer had visible bruising on her left eye and cheek.

Lovato went to a treatment center shortly after the incident and claimed she felt "awful" about her behavior.


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31.

bboy    

doesnt anyone fight any more?! how could you let somebody punch, slap or poke you in your face & your only response is to sue?! money isnt everything people...have some pride

1363 days ago
32.

ANNASMITH    

demi is on crack! she sleeps with everyone! she is a drunk and a druggie! check out her tapes and pictures!

demi is on crack! she sleeps with everyone! she is a drunk and a druggie! check out her tapes and pictures!

demi is on crack! she sleeps with everyone! she is a drunk and a druggie! check out her tapes and pictures!

demi is on crack! she sleeps with everyone! she is a drunk and a druggie! check out her tapes and pictures!
demi is on crack! she sleeps with everyone! she is a drunk and a druggie! check out her tapes and pictures!
demi is on crack! she sleeps with everyone! she is a drunk and a druggie! check out her tapes and pictures!
demi is on crack! she sleeps with everyone! she is a drunk and a druggie! check out her tapes and pictures!

demi is on crack! she sleeps with everyone! she is a drunk and a druggie! check out her tapes and pictures!

1363 days ago
33.

SNAFU    

Is Demi being charged with assault?

1363 days ago
34.

John    

Demi, I used to respect and admire you. Now, you're nothing but a coked out loser.

1363 days ago
35.

wasted days and wasted nights    

All I want for Christmas is a punch in the eye by Demi Lovato.

1363 days ago
36.

texasknight1    

NOPE..which is why this went straight to civil suit.. noticed the avoidance of a criminal investigation.. disney peeps flew in an a major coverup ...= thats why she settled.. DUH!!!!!

its already out.. folks are aware that demi has a cocaine problem, and since dumped by jonas brother..she's been on a vengeful tip with ashley green..... her uncle guarded her tour bus while she was being banged/licked on her tour bus.. this girl fly into rehab as a safe haven hoping alex would not spill the beans.

more secrets will eventually come out about demi.. this is no surprised.. she's a HOT mess..

all this sparked out of her jealous fit she threw and alex caught the blunt of it.. she's mad she just got rejected and not many care for her anymore ... she's losing street cred dude..LOL

i cant wait for the tape to get released since she is soo photo happy.. waiting for the dude to go ahead say F! it and let it out..

1363 days ago
37.

Molotov    

Good for them. I'm glad to hear that there has been a sincere apology, restitution, forgiveness, and closure. The big celebrity lawsuit thing is getting old and predictable.

1363 days ago
38.

B    

Why should she get paid for a fight? She should have used a gun.

1363 days ago
39.

Dana    

I know someone who was on that plane when it happened, the true storyis much more shocking. Demi got off easy!

1363 days ago
40.

JoeChief    

"Demi, I used to respect and admire you. Now, you're nothing but a coked out loser."

And you're nothing but an idiot who believes everything they read. Get an education moron.

1363 days ago
41.

JoeChief    

“NOPE..which is why this went straight to civil suit.. noticed the avoidance of a criminal investigation.. disney peeps flew in an a major coverup ...= thats why she settled.. DUH!!!!!”

Actually there was no criminal investigation because this happened overseas. And criminal charges overseas is harder to prove. Hence why a settlement via Civil suit ensues

“its already out.. folks are aware that demi has a cocaine problem,”

A rumor that's been fabricated and proved to be untrue.

“and since dumped by jonas brother..she's been on a vengeful tip with ashley green.....”

Once again untrue and unproven. Till you have proof, this is all that is.

“her uncle guarded her tour bus while she was being banged/licked on her tour bus..”

Again unproven and you have no proof. Until you do, this is just another rumor made up to captitalize on the Demi Rehab buzz.

“this girl fly into rehab as a safe haven hoping alex would not spill the beans.”

No actually settlements occur because time is usually a factor. BOTH names will get dragged in the mud. And trust me when I say this. Alex has more to lose than Demi. Demi has enough notoriety to garner a second comeback. Alex does not.

“more secrets will eventually come out about demi.. this is no surprised.. she's a HOT mess..”

Secrets have to be proven TRUE. In order for them to be secretes. These are nothing more than rumors which people like you are dumb enough to believe.

“all this sparked out of her jealous fit she threw and alex caught the blunt of it..”

And you know this...how?

“she's mad she just got rejected and not many care for her anymore ...”

She's more popular than she's ever been right now. Seems like a LOT of people care for her lol. You're a moron.


“i cant wait for the tape to get released since she is soo photo happy..waiting for the dude to go ahead say F! it and let it out.. ”

Well then you're gonna be waiting for a long time for a non existent to pop up. So I wouldn't hold your breath. Usually if there IS A tape, it would've been shown by now. The Miley Bong and Lohan Drug tapes, they were shown right away. No threats to release them or what not. Just being show. You really have no idea how the industry works do you?

1363 days ago
42.

Sarcastic1     

Demi needs to punch her throat because she can't sing.

1363 days ago
43.

brittany    

whats funny about the victim photo is she tried to dull herself down by not wearin making basically making herself look busted....maybe that chick was a lil c*nt....you never know ppl always trying to make things worse than they are.....they're lil girls...prolly he said she said bs

1363 days ago
44.

NickSunset    

Don't know these bitches but it should not be against the law to punch a backup Dancer!

1363 days ago
45.

Javadude54    

It never fails to surprise me.... the kind of nasty, childish and mean spirited people that comment on sites like this one. I guess it gives them an outlet for their hate and bitterness that their cowardice won't allow them to express in real life.

1363 days ago
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