Rihanna steps out in her most revealing day look yet… as friends 'urge her to go to rehab to seek help for excessive partying'
14:42 GMT, 12 June 2012
She's pictured out drinking and partying on most nights, regardless of where in the world she is.
But now new claims have emerged that Rihanna's friends are so concerned about her welfare due to her 'excessive partying' that they are urging her to check into a rehab centre.
According to reports, Rihanna's manager and close friend Jay-Z has ordered the 24-year-old singer to seek help before it's too late.
Fears: Rihanna's friends are reportedly urging the singer to check into rehab to seek help for her 'excessive partying'
The claims about Rihanna's wellbeing came as the singer was pictured stepping out in New York looking tired and dishevelled in possibly her most revealing outfit yet.
Rihanna was pictured wearing a tiny pink lace bandeau bra with a pleated skirt as she headed out and about in Manhattan, covering up with a white cardigan over the top at points during the outing.
She teamed the outfits with a pair of high-top trainers and sunglasses.
Revealing: The claims about Rihanna's wellbeing came as she went for her most revealing outfit yet while out in New York yesterday
Good spirits: The 24-year-old singer looked happy and cheery as she spent time with friends
Rihanna has sparked concern among friends and family with her love of drinking and partying, with Jay-Z apparently even threatening to drop her from his label if she doesn't get her life in order.
Concern: Rihanna's manager Jay-Z is said to have told the singer she has to seek help
Things went from bad to worse when Rihanna was forced to cancel a scheduled work trip to the UK last week, after allegedly missing her flight.
A source told Closer magazine: 'Rihanna has been out of control for months.
'She was supposed to catch a flight back to the UK last week, but she ended up missing it, which was the final straw for management.
hit the roof when he found out, and told Rihanna, “Go to rehab now or
I'll drop you from the label”. She's not happy, but she now feels she
has no choice.'
Rihanna denied claims that she had cancelled the UK trip due to illness,
insisting she just needed to spend more time with her family,
particularly her grandmother Dolly who is suffering from cancer.
Meanwhile, other reports have suggested that Rihanna is suffering from a personality disorder.
A friend told Look magazine: 'She's reached breaking point. Ri says she's physically and mentally exhausted and feeling lost.
'I think she desperately needs help and some time off – not just from work but from all the other stresses in her life too.'
magazine claim that Rihanna's symptoms, which include her regular
updating of fans by sharing pictures and news on Twitter, are indicative
that the singer is suffering from Narcisstic Personality Disorder – 'a
constant need for attention and admiration'.
Proud of her efforts: Rihanna posted a photo to Twitter which showed her modelling the skimpy ensemble
Checking yourself out: Rihanna may have visited her billboard as she was spotted out and about in the Big Apple
Rihanna first sparked concerns about her health last month when she was hospitalised for exhaustion and dehydration.
The singer tweeted a picture from inside the hospital, showing her hooked up to an intravenous drip, yet weeks later she was seen out partying again.
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