“It is totally out of control and she has to get over this guy,” a source told People. “Her friends and family have been worried about her for quite a while, and things seem to have gotten worse. She needs to do some soul-searching. For whatever reason, she continues this relationship, but it has done nothing but take her down lower. It’s a sad situation.”
“Hayden needs to surround herself with different types of people and get a hand on both her personal and professional life,” the source continued. “It’s hard to imagine things getting any worse, but they could.”
“Her life is in flux with her daughter living away, and she has other issues weighing on her mind,” the source added. They “are begging her to straighten up and move ahead.”
According to prosecutors on Brian‘s case, he “willfully inflicted corporal injury resulting in a traumatic condition upon Hayden Panettiere.”
Hayden‘s family previously spoke out for the first time about the charges against Brian Hickerson.