Demi Lovato Surprises a Family for Extreme Makeover: Home Edition


-If you’re following Demi Lovato on twitter, then you probably know that she took a day off from filming “Sonny with a Chance” to make a trip to Colorado.

What was she doing there? She revealed in her tweeting that she went to surprise a family for the upcoming season finale of Extreme Makeover: Home Edition. has all the scoop on Demi and the family she surprised.

The Williams family, from Pine Valley, GA, was sent on a ski vacation to Crested Butte, CO while their house was being renovated. After they hit the slopes, the family – including 6-year-old Jacob, whowas born with Spina Bifida, and father Jeremy, who has Lou Gherig’s disease – were surprised by Demi, says Erin English, a publicist at the snowy city’s Adaptive Sports Center.

“Their daughter [8-year-old Josie] knew it was Demi right away and she started jumping up and down!” English tells exclusively. “The parents loved it. I think definitely it was exciting for the kids, but it was something that the whole family enjoyed.”

After Demi performed a few songs for the Williams family, there wasn’t a dry eye left in the room.

“There were definitely some tears. Demi was wiping her eyes a little bit too,” admits the publicist. “It was pure joy. The kids are such big fans and it was a special treat for the family that I’m sure they will never forget.”

No air date has been set for the episode yet, but stay tuned. Demi isn’t the only Disney star to lend a helping hand on the show. Miley Cyrus, the Jonas Brothers, & Ashley Tisdale have also appeared.