Lindsay Lohan: Women of #MeToo movement ‘look weak’
Actress Lindsay Lohan says that women say about #MeToo experiences ‘look weak.’
Lindsay Lohan was a Disney darling after her performance in the 1998 remake of “The Parent Trap” at the ripe age of 12. But after years of success in the movie industry, Lohan’s personal life took a turn.
In recent years, Lohan has made headlines for her infamous brushes with the law — some of which landed her in rehab. The star told People in December 2016, she was the attending of attending meetings of Alcoholics Anonymous to stay clean.
“I didn’t feel bad for. I never felt bad. I just wanted to, like, find a balance. I was too much. I was also overtaken. … I was like go out, just to get it out of my system. I went to a lot of and I knew that, and I have more to live for than that,” Lohan told the magazine at the time, adding that she wanted to focus on her career.
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Now, at the age of 32, Lohan is once again grabbing the attention of the public. Read on for a look at what Lohan is up to now and how her life and career have changed over the years.
In an August interview, Lohan struck the female “attention-seekers” for sharing their “Me Too” stories years after the incidents took place.
“Look, I’m a big supporter of women. Everyone goes through their own experiences in their own ways,” Lohan told Britain’s The Times on Aug. 15. “If it happens at that time, you discuss at that time. You can make a real case from the police.”
LINDSAY LOHAN: WOMEN TALK ABOUT #METOO EXPERIENCES ‘WEAK’
The actress, who is now living in the town of Mykonos, Greece, said the powerful women who speak now are making themselves look weak, but they are really strong.
MTV reality series introduced
Lohan is going to make an appearance on the small screen, starring in an MTV reality series with the title “Lohan Beach Club”, that will air in 2019. The show will center on Lohan’s life in Mykonos.
The Defense Of Weinstein
In a couple of since deleted Instagram videos, Lohan reportedly defended disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein in October 2017.
“I feel very bad for Harvey Weinstein now, I don’t think it’s right what’s going on,” Lindsay said in a video, according to E! News, while promoting Weinstein’s wife, Georgina Chapman, to stand at his side. Champman announced a day in advance that she was leaving her husband of 10 years in the light of the allegations of sexual abuse.
“He has never harmed me or there is something in me on: we have multiple movies together. I think everyone should stop — I think that it is wrong. So stand up,” she continued.
Lohan was sentenced to 90 days in jail in July 2010 after violating probation and the missing seven alcohol education classes.
“I did everything I had to do and did the best I could to balance jobs and showing up,” Lohan told Superior court Judge Marsha Revel in a Beverly Hills courtroom. “It was not a holiday, it was not a kind of joke.”
But the judge found Lohan apology insincere. Lohan ended up serving 13 days in jail and then went straight to a rehab facility upon her release.
The court-ordered rehab
A judge ordered Lohan to attend the rehabilitation after the star can be a test of the drug in September 2010. The actress would stay in rehab from Oct. 22, 2010 by Jan. 3, 2011.
“You’re staying there past the New Year. There is a reason for that,” the judge said at the time, according to the People.
Violation of probation
In April 2011, Lohan received 120 days in prison and 480 hours of community service for violating the probation stemming from her 2007 DUI.
The following month, when Lohan came to the prison, she was turned away because of overcrowding. The actress got an ankle monitor on house arrest for 35 days.
‘Ugly Betty’ gig
Lohan is guest in “Ugly Betty” in 2008 and was demolished after the actress performed with the ABC-show star America Ferrera on the set. Lohan was cut from an agreed upon six episodes to four.
“It was a mess. Lindsay would each day with an entourage of people. She smoked 24/7, and when they left, she had to paint her dressing room it was a mess,” a source told the New York Post at the time.
‘[They] would obsessively cut pictures of herself out of the tabloids like she was creating some sort of scrapbook and refused to go on set until America was there — it was a power play,” the sources added.
However, a source for Lohan told the newspaper Ferrera was to blame.
Earlier, DUI and rehab stints
Lohan was arrested for a DUI after crashing her Mercedes into trees in Beverely Hills on May 26, 2007. The police told TMZ that they also have a “usable amount” of cocaine at the scene. Lohan was briefly hospitalized after the incident.
Lindsay Lohan reported to jail in California to serve a 24-hour sentence in November 2007.
(Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department)
Days after the arrest, Lohan went to a 45-day program in the Stay at the Promises rehab facility in Malibu, the Daily Beast reports.
Shortly after leaving rehab, Lohan was re-arrested in July for DUI and cocaine possession after a frightened woman dialed 911 to report being chased by Lohan’s SUV.
With another drunk driving case pending, Lohan had a blood-alcohol level of between 0.12 and 0.13 percent when police found her about 1:30 hrs, Sgt. Shane Talbot told The Associated Press.
Lohan’s lawyer, Blair Berk, said her client had relapsed and was again receiving medical care.
“Addiction is a terrible and vicious disease,” Berk said.
Lohan was later released on $25,000 bail and agreed to wear an alcohol-monitoring bracelet. Then checked into a different rehab facility.
In August 2007, Lohan was charged with seven offences, and pleaded guilty to two counts of being under the influence of cocaine and pleaded no contest to driving under the influence, driving with a blood alcohol level higher tahn .08, in May and July incidents.
The star received a 24-hour imprisonment and ordered an 18-month substance abuse education class, People reports. She was also ordered to return to rehab in Cirque Lodge program in Utah.
Lohan reported to the Century Regional Detention Facility in Lynwood to serve her sentence in November, but was released after only 84 minutes due to overcrowding.
In 2004, Lohan, then 17, scored the lead role as Cady Heron in the popular teen comedy “Mean Girls.”
“Mean Girls” was the first spot in the box office opening weekend, making about $25 million.
The hit show to Broadway in April 2018. The musical is extremely popular, bringing in more than $1 million for seven examples in March for its grand opening, Various reports.
Before that, Lohan for the lead role in “Freaky Friday” in 2003 alongside Jamie Lee Curtis, who plays the role of her mother in the film.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.
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