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Demi Lovato is certainly no stranger to dating a high profile boy band member, but the breakout X Factor judge has clamped down on rumors that her friendship with 1D's Niall Horan has taken a turn away from the platonic. Now I have friends who love me for who I am and don't care about what I'm doing.

I'm in a place right now where I really need to focus on myself."But just because she's not in a romance doesn't mean we should expect her to be a nun."Obviously, I'm still going to like people—or love them—but I need to not be in a relationship for a while because I need to be OK with being alone, first," she said. I never thought it was possible to be happy because of how depressed I was my entire life. It's like living in a dream."Of course, it hasn't all been coming up roses for the singer, who admitted that her post-rehab life required her to cut loose some people she previously thought of as close pals."I did kind of a friend cleanse right after rehab, where I weeded out people who didn't have my best interests at heart.

He's really sweet and it's always flattering when a guy says he has a crush on you.

But, I'm in a place right now where I'm not dating. You never know what the future holds of course, but for now I am an independent woman and proud of it!

I took her backstage at one of my concerts and gave her a vocal lesson.

The first day, she was a little nervous, but as time went on, she became a lot more comfortable. (Click here to watch a video of Demi and her mentee!100 percent." Harry Styles quipped, "Niall dreams dirty things! That's more in line with that Niall said in an interview with Ryan Seacrest recently, in which he admitted to Skyping with the starlet. She’s a cool girl so I got in contact with her,” Horan said of Lovato. Lovato previously has admitted to finding Niall “adorable.” Maybe they're just in the early stages? “I don’t know what’s going to happen.”Sounds like Lovato's playing coy about her love life, but we're keeping a close eye on these two. DL: Right now, I love colored denim shorts and vintage denim shorts with studs on them. 17: As a former judge, how does confidence play into a person's performance?DL: I can definitely tell which contestants have confidence and which ones don't.Even though Demi and Niall spent some quality time together after the VMAs, she says their relationship is all in good fun!