I just got off the phone with a confidential source who is close to Rihanna's camp.
The source, who begged to remain anonymous, expressed deep concern over Rihanna's most recent public antics. In particular, the source, who asked me not to even reveal their gender, is worried that Rihanna might be close to having a nervous breakdown, or worse, kill herself.
"Everyone is on heightened alert," said my source.
"it's the talk of the [record] label! Her security has been tightened and her publicist travels everywhere with her now. We're all worried that Rihanna might do something crazy and end up hurting herself."
"She's been getting drunk every night," said my spy. "She drunk calls her friends and they in turn call or text her label reps -- and each other -- asking what's going on with her.
The friend said Rihanna is "deeply depressed" and she has turned to self medicating her emotional wounds. When I asked if Rihanna is doing any hard drugs, my source declined to comment.
I was asked to write this post in the hopes that Rihanna will read it and somehow snap back to reality.
"All this over a man," my source whispered cryptically into the phone.
The informant indicated that a lot of people will lose their jobs if Rihanna suddenly dies or is incapacitated in some way.
"The reality is, people are worried about eating... paying their bills. They have kids to feed," my source said. "But her safety is our biggest concern. We love her. Everyone is on edge right now."