'She's still completely infatuated with him': Demi Moore 'wants Ashton Kutcher back… and is in denial over his new girlfriend'
11:26 GMT, 13 March 2012
'Infatuated': Demi Moore, seen here returning from rehab, is said to be keen to win ex Ashton Kutcher back
She was seen looking refreshed and rejuvenated after returning from rehab earlier this month.
But new claims have suggested that Demi Moore is struggling following her discharge from the centre, and is attempting to win her ex Ashton Kutcher back.
It was previously reported that Demi's split from Ashton after claims of his infidelity was the reason for her plummeting weight and the eventual hospitalisation which led to her going to rehab.
And now friends of the 49-year-old actress are said to be concerned that Demi is following a similar path once more, after setting her sights on reuniting with her estranged husband.
One friend told Grazia magazine: 'Demi definitely isn't over him yet. Her
mood right now relies solely on Ashton and how responsive he is to her
messages and phone calls.
'If he doesn't message her back for a couple of
hours or seems distant in a text, she starts freaking out. While she
won't admit it, she is still completely infatuated with him and it's
clear she wants him back.'
Demi is also said to have been thrown off after Ashton visited her in rehab.
The friend added: 'Demi is her own worst enemy, because she
was doing great in rehab until Ashton came to visit her.
actually make it down until a couple of weeks ago, after promising to go
numerous times before that. As everyone expected, his visit really
threw her off and she went from being relatively calm to very anxious
In denial: Demi is also said to be struggling to accept Ashton's reported relationship with Lorene Scafaria
Meanwhile, it has also been claimed that Demi is 'in denial' over Ashton's reported relationship with Lorene Scafaria, after the pair made their public debut heading to a game of laser tag in Los Angeles on March 3rd.
Happier times: Demi and Ashton together before their split last November
A source told heat magazine: 'Demi doesn't know much about Lorene,
as she's been shielded from the media while in rehab. Demi and Ashton
have been texting regularly. She seems to be in denial about the fact
he is thinking of settling down with another woman and is looking
forward to seeing him.
'Demi's friends are worried she doesn't seem to have acknowledged Ashton's new relationship.'
Despite the fact that Ashton and Lorene looked very friendly as they stepped out in LA earlier this month, a representative for the Two And A Half Men star has maintained the pair are 'just friends'.
Demi's return from rehab was the first time the actress has been seen in public since she
was hospitalised after having a seizure and collapsing in January.
She had reportedly been smoking ‘an incense-like substance’ as well as inhaling nitrous oxide, better known as laughing gas.
The 911 call made from Demi's home was later released, in which a caller says the actress appeared to be convulsing.
actress had sparked concern with her plummeting weight during her
public appearances in the weeks following her split from Kutcher,
eventually dropping to less than seven stone.