"It's simply a case of Blake having supersized this persona of him having fun and drinking," says a source

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Whether it’s on his Twitter account, at a performance or on live TV, Blake Shelton loves talking about alcohol.

But despite a recent report that The Voice coach is headed down a dangerous spiral, sources tell PEOPLE the country star is doing just fine.

“It’s simply a case of Blake having supersized this persona of him having fun and drinking,” says a source close to Shelton.

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Ever the jokester, Shelton wrote, “Ha!!! I love this tweet!!!! Hey look I have cell service in rehab!!!!” to one Twitter follower.

To another Twitter follower who tweeted a “nice” list of rehabs, Shelton wrote: “NICE IDEAS – 1. Kiss my ass. 2. Suck camel nuts.”

The “Honey Bee” singer – who announced his divorce from Miranda Lambert in July – “is trying to have a sense of humor about all of it,” says a Shelton friend. “He doesn’t take it to heart.”

For more on Blake Shelton’s life now, pick up the latest issue of PEOPLE, on newsstands Friday.