No one on The Hollywood Gossip staff or anywhere in the world wants to wake up one morning to learn that Britney Spears is dead.
But, you have to ask yourself, after some of the events in Britney's life over the past few months, would it really surprise you?
No. As we reported, the Associated Press began preparing Britney Spears' obituary within the past month, celebrity news sites report.
Probably with good reason. There are more than a few parallels to the tragic fall of Anna Nicole Smith, and Spears seems unwilling to get help.
These are just a few of the magazine covers featuring Britney Spears' woes. Years in the making, her fall from grace has escalated rapidly of late.
Britney Spears: An insane, mentally ill time bomb. And this was before the stop at church, the pregnancy fake-out, and the latest custody hearing no-show.
Spears has clearly gone off the deep end lately, parading around in no pants, buying pregnancy tests and speaking in a British accent.
People have been speculating as to why this is, and some think the singer has multiple personalities. Whatever the reason, it's unsettling.
At least she has Adnan Ghalib watching out for her.