Published Thursday, 23 August 2012
A US publication carried a story this week alleging the former Hannah Montana actress/singer's loved ones are "seriously worried" about her state of mind after she lost a dramatic amount of weight and had her hair cut into a close-cropped pixie style earlier this month .
The report alleged Cyrus' parents and her fiance, actor Liam Hemsworth, fear she could be the "next Hollywood casualty" and want to intervene in her life - but an aide to the star has brushed off the allegation.
A rep for Cyrus tells GossipCop.com the report is "ridiculous".
Spears was taken for psychiatric assessment in 2008 after she suffered a public meltdown and engaged in a series of bizarre antics, including shaving her head.