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Amanda Bynes has psychiatric hold extended for another month – as doctors admit she’s ‘very ill’

TROUBLED actress Amanda Bynes has had her psychiatric hold extended by 30 days.

The former child star has rarely been out of the headlines over the last year due to her increasingly erratic behaviour.

Showbiz website TMZ now reports that the star’s doctors yesterday appeared in court to secure an additional 30 days on her committal.

She has been in the facility involuntarily for the last 17 days, and was due to be released yesterday.

However according to the website her medical team told the court that the star is ‘very ill’, and would be unable to look after herself should she be released.

The judge is reported to have approved the extension to the order. 

Her parents are believed to be considering returning to court to be granted conservatorship over her affairs.

It is reported however that they are having second thoughts – as she felt betrayed by the conservatorship they were initially granted over her.

Her hospitalisation follows worrying behaviour, which began after she was arrested for a DUI in California last month.

She was also accused of shoplifting and made claims on Twitter that her father had sexually abused her.

She later deleted the posts and said nothing she had written was true, but that she had been made to believe the allegations due to a microchip in her brain.

Online Editors