Mindy McCready's father was the one who had the country star committed this week, as the singer was allegedly abusing alcohol and not taking adequate care of her kids since her boyfriend David Wilson died of an apparent suicide last month.
E! News obtained the petition filed Thursday by Tim McCready that resulted in the singer being placed in a treatment center for up to three weeks of mental health and substance abuse evaluations.
"Since boyfriend (David Wilson) shot himself she has been in bed for 3 wks," wrote the elder McCready. "Sleeps all day. Drinks all night and is taking Rx drugs. Not bathing or even helping take care of her 2 children."
The Department of Human Services removed McCready's sons, 6-year-old Zander and 9-month-old Zayne, from her Arkansas home on Thursday.
"Screams about everything," Tim McCready also wrote. "Trying to hit father. Is not making any sense of an conversations with anyone. Very verbally abusive to Zander (6) son."
The judge wrote "there is ... clear and convincing evidence that Respondent is in imminent danger of harm to herself or others, suicidal or gravely disabled."
According to E! News, the filing notes McCready previously received treatment at Middle Tennessee Mental Health Institute in Nashville.
The commitment comes a week after McCready's ex-husband Billy McKnight filed several motions in family court expressing concern over McCready's parental fitness and requesting