Demi Lovato seriously fought before her hospitalization.
The 25-year-old "Tell Me You Love Me" singer was hospitalized on Tuesday for drug overdose, sources report. But before that, another source ET says that Lovato's downward spiral began in the spring.
"It has displaced anyone who has tried to call them out or help their sober coaches, friends, and management," the source says. "The problem is that Demi is more successful than ever, and everyone wants a piece, it's going to be that perfect storm … it has pushed away all the people who are there to protect."
The GRAMMY contestant who was on her Tell Me You Love Me trip around the world when she fell behind after six years of sobriety had to struggle with the pressure of a demanding schedule.
"The more stressed and overworked she is, the more she wants to flee and take drugs and stay sober," the source adds, "no one paid any more attention to Demi's interest, she pushed everyone away."
The source says that Lovato was working on another album and also documented her life for a follow-up YouTube documentary on her most recent release, Simply Complicated .
ET turned to Lovato's management team for a comment. On Tuesday, a representative of Lovato issued a statement saying, "Demi is awake and with her family, thanking everyone for their love, prayers and support, some of the reported information is incorrect and they respectfully ask for privacy and not speculation, since their health and recovery is the most important thing right now. "
Another source told ET that Lovato's family was eager to rehabilitate the singer as soon as possible. For more information, see the following clip: