Demi's Trigger: Death of AA Sponsor?
Plus, more on the night of Moore's collapse
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Jan 27, 2012 9:44 AM CST
Updated Jan 27, 2012 10:59 AM CST
Demi Moore attends the 'Margin Call' premiere at the Landmark Sunshine Cinema on October 17, 2011 in New York City.   (Getty Images)
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(Newser) – Did the death of her Alcoholics Anonymous sponsor trigger Demi Moore's downward spiral? The New York Daily News thinks so, pointing to a People report from December claiming Moore was "noticeably upset" at Pattsy Rugg's funeral, which occurred less than two weeks after Moore and Ashton Kutcher announced their split. Rugg had apparently become a mother figure for Moore, who doesn't have a great relationship with her real mom, the Daily News notes.

Before being rushed to the hospital Monday, Moore was hosting a birthday party for a friend, E! reports. Moore was "pretty hyper," says one source; another says she was "acting crazy." It was after most of the guests left that Moore started to convulse, and a friend who was still there called 911. Another source tells Radar Moore "has been taking Adderall and drinking energy drinks and starving herself. ... She’s constantly jacked up on Adderall." As for Kutcher, a source tells People he is "deeply concerned" about his ex. Click to see who has replaced Moore in the Linda Lovelace biopic.