Lindsay Lohan has just made one of the worst decisions of her life – she’s fired Shawn Holley. Shawn Holley nearly became a household name by keeping Lindsay out of jail on MULTIPLE occasions. Lindsay dropped Shawn and has hired New York lawyer Mark Heller. Mark was suspended from practicing law for 5 years back in 1994, maybe Lindsay sees a kindred spirit?
Lohan is facing criminal prosecution in both California and New York. Attorney Mark Heller is repping Lindsay in the NYC assault case. Shawn Holley was repping LiLo in L.A. in her multiple criminal cases — most recently the car crash where she allegedly lied to cops.
It’s a stunning development — given that Holley has taken heat for being too effective, keeping Lindsay out of the pokey in the jewelry heist case as well as several probation violation cases. And she’s almost magically made some criminal investigations disappear.
Sources connected with the L.A. prosecution of Lindsay tell TMZ … Heller — who according to the New York Times has been called a “menace to the public” by some lawyers — sent a letter to Holley saying he was now repping her on all criminal matters.
Bad timing on Lindsay’s part, because sources tell us … Holley was literally on her way to the courthouse when Heller sent his letter — she was trying to negotiate yet another sweet settlement for Lindsay in the lying-to-cops case.
Calls to Holley were not returned.
I am blown away by this news. Lindsay owes her firstborn to Shawn for all the work she’s done for Lindsay over the years. I am stunned that she would drop the woman who has almost flawlessly defended Lindsay. Lindsay has avoided jail so many times, and she only has Shawn to thank for that.
Interesting move, Lindsay.
Posted Monday, January 14th, 2013 at 1:13pm
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Believe it or not, things are getting serious between Lindsay Lohan and Max George! According to TMZ, the lead singer of ‘The Wanted’ took Lindsay home to meet his parents in the U.K, and it went swimmingly.
Lindsay and Max have been (unofficially) seeing each other since that fateful night in November — when she allegedly punched a fortune teller at an NYC nightclub — but this week, they took their relationship to the next level.
Lindsay’s been partying it up recently in London — as we reported — and sources close to the actress tell us, Max invited her out to his parents’ house in Manchester while she was in the area.
Lindsay happily made the visit early this week — and we’re told Lindsay had a great time, hanging out with the whole George clan for an entire day … and she felt very at home.
We’re told Lindsay and Max have been in constant contact since the last Wanted concert Lindsay attended last month (in the U.S.) — and Max was adamant about her meeting his family.
As of now, we’re told Lindsay and Max are NOT officially GF and BF — just friends who enjoy each other’s company … and probably bang each other a lot.
Could Lindsay have met someone who she can finally have a real relationship with? Better question, will he be good for her? Can Lindsay slow down and have a legit relationship?
Source, Photos: FameFlynet
Posted Monday, January 14th, 2013 at 10:10am
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Director Paul Schrader knew he had his hands full when he cast Lindsay Lohan as the lead in The Canyons…but just how full?
In a very telling New York Times magazine piece on the film, veteran profile writer Stephen Rodrick details the 26-year-old starlet’s many breakdowns on the set of The Canyons…including one particularly bizarre incident when she locked herself in a walk-in closet with her friend and refused to come out prior to shooting a four-way sex scene with three porn stars.
Director Schrader at first tried first to coax her out, and then resorted to threatening her through the locked closet door. After an hour of failing to get Lohan out of the closet, the 65-year-old director finally had the idea to strip down himself to make Lohan feel more comfortable, and… it worked. Lohan filmed one take of a 14-minute sex scene, even though she was contractually obligated to do the scene, and knew about it months and months beforehand.
Very professional, Lilo.
Oh, and that’s not all. Lindsay would arrive on set “sick,” leave slightly drunk and broke all kinds of ridiculous “firing” and “hiring” records. Rodrick, who was involved during the entire development of the film, describes how Lohan failed to show up for two consecutive days of work right off the bat because she took a sleeping pill and couldn’t wake up (for two days!). Midway through shooting, however, Lohan apparently had a revelation. Says the star:
“I needed time to figure out all the crap in my life that I’d created for myself, essentially, and I kind of realized, What am I doing? I like doing this. I like being here,” she tells Rodrick. “This makes me happy. There was a line in the ‘Elizabeth’ movie where she says, ‘I’m so bored, I’ve never been taught what to do when I’m not working,’ and I’m kind of figuring that out now.”
Okay. So…no more crazy antics? You promise?
Posted Friday, January 11th, 2013 at 11:11am
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Lindsay Lohan is in trouble, again. (Surprise surprise).
The actress has been accused of stealing a pricey bracelet that once belonged to Elizabeth Taylor, during filming of the Lifetime bomb Liz & Dick, RadarOnline.com reports. Here’s the scoop from Radar:
“Lindsay became very good friends with Elizabeth Taylor’s longtime nurse while shooting Liz & Dick,” a source close to the situation tells Radar. “Elizabeth had given the nurse an expensive bracelet that was very meaningful to her and the nurse absolutely cherished it. Lindsay immediately fell in love with the bracelet the minute she saw it and was very vocal about how much she admired it. A short time later, the bracelet disappeared from the nurse’s house … on the very same day Lindsay had been to visit.
“The nurse initially gave Lindsay the benefit of the doubt, thinking that she had just accidentally forgotten to take the bracelet off after trying it on. However, that theory was soon shot down after she called Lindsay and she swore she did not take the bracelet and categorically denied having it in her possession. The nurse knew that was a blatant lie as the bracelet disappeared after Lindsay was at the house and she knew that it had to have been Lindsay who took it. In the end, it took over a week to get the bracelet back from Lindsay and it was only returned after the nurse threatened to call the cops. One of Lindsay’s people eventually returned the bracelet to the nurse, who was extremely upset about what had transpired,” the source says.
During the time the nurse was battling to get her bracelet back, the source says Lindsay sent her a text message that read: “Elizabeth would be very upset with how you are behaving.”
Oh, Linz. Not only do you put out a REALLY bad Elizabeth Taylor biopic, but now you gotta go stealing her things? C’mon, girl. Let’s get it together.
Posted Wednesday, January 9th, 2013 at 2:14pm
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Dina Lohan has for years claimed that her ex-husband Michael Lohan physically and sexually abused her while they were married. Now, ET has gotten their hands on an old picture of Dina with a black eye as she holds a baby Lindsay Lohan.
View more photos here.
Michael vehemently denies abusing Dina, telling ET, “[Dina] hit me with an ice tray, and I turned around and swung … I didn’t punch her. I didn’t do anything deliberately to attack her. I swung out of reflex … she’s twisting everything.”
During an interview with the New York Daily News, the mother of four alleged that Michael physically abused her in front of their daughter Lindsay Lohan, claiming, “that’s why she’s so screwed up.” In the vintage photos, Dina is carrying a baby.
In a recent interview with ET’s Christina McLarty, Dina revealed details about the alleged abuse, saying, “I will tell my story … about abuse and how I’ve survived it and how my children have survived it. It shed some light on my children’s behavior, having to witness it.”
This is one SICK family, that’s all there is to it. How sad. View the gallery of pictures here! It’s crazy how much Lindsay looks like her mom!
Posted Tuesday, January 8th, 2013 at 8:08am
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