In May 2016, rumors about a feud with Nicki Minaj surfaced on social media after what Lovato described as a miserable time at the Met Gala.
The 31-year-old "Candy" singer Instagrammed a selfie with the 35-year-old former "I've know this goof (aka @wilmervalderrama) since I was 15! "And @rp1313 has been my bff for nearly 12 years....
This was all on top of Lovato's battle with self-harm, addictions, bulimia, and bi-polar disorder.
To say she was going through a tough period would be an understatement, and all of these issues likely strained her relationship with Valderrama.
In May 2016, Lovato was forced to give up her pet cat after her allergies grew too severe.
To make matters worse, Lovato was having trouble making friends with her peers in the music industry.