Wild man Nicolas Cage’s latest public embarrassment — demanding an annulment because he was blind-drunk when he wed galpal Erika Koike — has friends fearing he’ll drink himself to death if he doesn’t get help – FAST!

“This behavior is terrifying, and his pals are convinced he will come to a self-destructive end if he doesn’t get help soon,” confides an insider.

Ironically, Cage won an Oscar for Leaving Las Vegas, playing a writer who drinks himself to death.

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