Lindsay Lohan "was a mess" heading off to rehab
Published 02/05/2013 | 12:21
The troubled star is heading for a 90-day court ordered rehab stint.
Lindsay Lohan may have avoided being sentenced to jail for her latest brush with the law, but even a court-ordered rehab stint is enough to make her "hysterical".
The troubled actress boarded a plane from New York to California last night to a strict detox facility, and her father, Michael Lohan revealed that she was crying hysterically before disembarking to Morningside in Newport Beach, California.
"She was crying hysterically when she called me," he said. "Lindsay is heading to California but she doesn’t want to go the place she’s going and she’s upset that she’s being forced to do so.'
And before she has even arrived, she wants to change the location.
"Lindsay wants to go to the Lukens Institute [in Florida]," he added. "But she’s going to go to Morningside in Newport Beach until she can transfer to the one in Florida.
"She asked me if she could transfer to Lukens once she starts and I told her of course she can.
"I will get it all settled for her. The Lukens Institute is where she wanted to go all along -- a place she will get the right treatment and finally get better," Michael Lohan said.
It is being reported that she has already broken her plea deal by going to California, as it was previously agreed that she would stay at the Seafield facility in New York, and if the judge sees fit, her 90 days will instead be served in jail.
Meanwhile, even a trip to rehab is a potential fashion show as the actress tweeted a picture last night of herself surrounded by suitcases filled with designer duds.
Lohan was sent to rehab after a judge found her guilty of a traffic violation as violating her probation in relation to her shoplifting conviction. The sentence extends Lohan's probation for two years and requires 18 months of psychotherapy.
"This is it," the judge told her. "You violate your probation, and we're not going to have discussions of putting you back on probation." Since 2007, she's spent 250 days in five rehab facilities and has acknowledged her drug and alcohol addictions.
The actress has appeared in court at least 20 times before four Los Angeles judges who have now found her in violation of probation six times and sentenced her to a total of nine months in jail. She has also served community service at the morgue and a total of two weeks in prison.
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