Ray J Fans were concerned after posting thoughts of suicide and jumping off a cliff in a series of videos where the “Love & Hip Hop Hollywood” star appeared to be contemplating suicide.
In one video, the 41-year-old filmed himself on some kind of high surface as he zoomed in on the bright full moon, Page six report.
“If it wasn’t my 4 Kidz, I would jump off and die tonight,” he captioned the video, which was removed Thursday night.
“If it weren’t for Mt Kids, I’d jump out and die tonight” Ray J tells fans about worries in the video
In another clip, Ray J can be seen sitting on a ledge with his legs dangling over the edge as he crouched on the ground below, asking fans if he should “jump down and finish it’s now?!”
– Lovelyti (@lovelyti) October 7, 2022
“Should I just start and finish it [sic]. The current!!! ???? ” he captioned the deleted video similarly.
The singer, whose real name is William Ray Norwood Jr., also took to Instagram Stories and posted similarly disturbing videos and images, captioning a video of the moon, “IF I DIE TONIGHT,” while adding another video of the ground below him.
“Trying to imagine – maybe this life is an illusion – maybe the next life is my reality,” he said in one clip.
Source Close To Ray J Says Singer Is “Fine” And “Everything Is Fine”
A source close to Ray J told Page Six that the singer was “fine” and “everything is fine.” The source added that the videos were shot while “on vacation with Princess Love,” Ray J.
“He thought about making an Instagram statement about it but changed his mind and is being vague,” the insider concluded.
Meanwhile, a representative for Ray J did not immediately return Page Six’s request for comment on the matter.
Fans express concern and support for Ray J amid disturbing suicide video post
The videos were taken down on Friday morning, but fans still expressed concern for the singer’s personality and the media.
“Sending prayers of strength to Ray J & I hope he has people in his corner, always loving and supporting him,” one fan tweeted on Friday. “Pray for Ray J, the world still needs you,” wrote another fan.
Sending prayers of strength to Ray J & I hope he has people in his corner, always loving and supporting him.
– Steve? (@DwayneJay) October 7, 2022
“Damn, I hope Ray J gives him some advice so he can deal with those problems,” another suggested.
“@RayJ guys remember #youurafighternotaquitter so keep fighting, don’t let the media win let them know who @RayJ really is,” another fan tweeted. “We love you Ray J. Everyone please keep Ray J in their prayers” on a fan page Brandy tweeted.
In Ray J’s most recent posts, the singer keeps his Instagram page mostly focused on his two children, a daughter Melody Love, 4, and a 2-year-old son that he shares with Princess. Love, Epik Ray.
Ray J was about to be challenged a few months ago, with Kris Jenner fighting over a sex tape dispute
He has had several challenges in the past few months, which may have been a factor in his recent behavior.
– Brandy_Fanpage (@ Noel30580245) October 7, 2022
In May, Ray J accused Kris Jenner and ex-girlfriend Kim Kardashian of releasing the infamous 2007 sex tape of the former couple.
The Kardashian clan remained silent about the allegations for several months until Jenner publicly denied the claim in a lie detector test she took on “The Late Late Show with James Corden” back. September.
The “Turnin’ Me On” singer responded with a claim that they actually filmed three sex tapes, and that he and Kim both received $400,000 from the sex tape deal.
If you or someone you know is experiencing emotional distress or suicidal thoughts, call National Suicide Prevention Hotline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255).