Entertainment Music Demi Lovato Explains Why They Don't Use the Term 'Aliens' for Extraterrestrials "I think that we have to stop calling them aliens because aliens is a derogatory term for anything. That's why I like to call them ETs!" Demi Lovato said By Tristan Balagtas Tristan Balagtas Digital News Writer, PEOPLE People Editorial Guidelines Published on October 11, 2021 10:55 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Rich Fury/Getty Demi Lovato is sharing some of what they've learned on their Unidentified with Demi Lovato series — and is encouraging fans to stop using the word "aliens." The musician, 29, said in an interview with Pedestrian TV that the word is offensive. "I think that we have to stop calling them aliens because aliens is a derogatory term for anything. That's why I like to call them ETs!" Lovato said. Unidentified with Demi Lovato, a four-part docuseries on Peacock that came out in September, follows Lovato, their best friend Matthew Scott Montgomery, and their sister Dallas, as they search for the truth regarding extraterrestrial life and UFOs with help from experts. Demi Lovato to Embark on 'Out-of-This-World Adventure' with UFOs on Peacock Show Unidentified Dallas Lovato, Demi Lovato and Matthew Scott Montgomery. Richie Knapp/Peacock Lovato said the experience was out of this world, and that they witnessed some paranormal activity for themselves. "Something happened in every city that we went to, which was really cool. Not necessarily just with UFOs, but there was even paranormal things that happened," they said. Lovato said they've long been a believer in extraterrestrial beings, and a show documenting their search for them only seemed natural. "I just thought, you know, I'm in a position in my career right now where I'm dipping my toes into a lot of different waters. And this was just kind of a natural next step," shared the "Skyscraper" singer. Demi Lovato Serenades Extraterrestrial Entities in Clip from New Docuseries Unidentified with Demi Lovato "I wanted to film everything that goes down when I go and search for these UFOs so that my fans can come along for the ride." Lovato has previously expressed their belief in extraterrestrial beings. Never miss a story — sign up for PEOPLE's free daily newsletter to stay up-to-date on the best of what PEOPLE has to offer, from juicy celebrity news to compelling human interest stories. "How self-centered would we be as humans to believe that we are the only living things in the universe?" they told Seth Meyers in 2014. Back in January, Lovato took a video of a strange sighting in the sky and shared it to their Instagram. "Another day, another UFO sighting," they said in the January video. "Wow, what the f—. They're coming!" Unidentified with Demi Lovato is now streaming on Peacock.