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Bench warrant issued for Lindsay Lohan, probation revoked

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A bench warrant has been issued for Lindsay Lohan after she tested positive for drugs, but court officials said she won't be taken into custody until at least Friday after a court hearing.

Beverly Hills Superior Court Judge Eldon Fox will decide at that time whether Lohan violated her probation and should be sent back to jail or back into locked-down drug rehab. The L.A. County Probation Department delivered its report on the alleged violation to Fox -- and her probation was revoked.

Lohan admitted on her Twitter feed that she failed the test. "Regrettably, I did in fact fail my most recent drug test and if I am asked, I am prepared to appear before judge Fox next week as a result," she wrote. "This was certainly a setback for me but I am taking responsibility for my actions and I'm prepared to face the consequences."

Lohan spent part of the summer in an L.A. County jail in Lynwood after repeatedly violating the terms of her probation on a drunk-driving charge. She was released from a rehab center a few weeks ago.

Under the terms of her sentence, if she misses a test or gets a positive result, she would face 30 days in jail.

Lohan continues to undergo intense therapy and counseling since her release from a UCLA rehab facility. She is on supervised probation in connection with her 2007 conviction for driving under the influence.

As part of her plea arrangement, she must take random drug tests twice a week. After her most recent stint in jail, Lohan had said she was trying to get back to acting.

She told Vanity Fair that her jail stint taught her that she needed to stop surrounding herself with people who lure her into trouble.

"So many people around me would say they cared for the wrong reasons," she told the magazine. "A lot of people were pulling from me, taking from me and not giving. I had a lot of people that were there for me for, you know, the party."

-- Andrew Blankstein

Photo: L.A. Times file

 
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The court should not give her a break. She is headed towards a train wreck. She needs help and jail time may be the best thing for her. If no one intervenes, she will be dead before she is thirty years old.

In order for her to be sucsessful, she has to dump almost every friend she hangs with, it the only way, find new sober friend

Another million dollars from the tabloids. It is worth it for Lindsay. That is more than she makes working. The only loosers are the taxpayers who have to foot the court expenses bills.

This is what happens when you let her out of jail early. She will always show her middle finger to the system, because the system is too soft on her due to her celebrity status. So she will think that the court system is a joke, which it is majority of time. Too bad, she should spend her time, paying for her stay, in county jail. She could detox from her drug habit.

Its really sad to watch someone battle addiction. Praying that she can get through it. Stay Strong Lindsay! Remember regardless of all the harsh words some people like to throw and kick people when they're down, those are people that are usually struggling with their own issues.....Remember this! People love a come back! You can do it!

Why isn't Colin Powell in jail for hiring illegals to do work on his house?

Good God people... lock her up? For what exactly? Why do we lock up any drug addict? That certainly address the issues they have and it doesn't prevent them from getting into the same predicament again. All it does is waste our tax dollars. Look up how much it cost to house a person in jail for a year. The money would be much better spent on treatment. A person who is treated has a chance at recovery. The more people we get off drugs, the less money we'll spend processing them in the criminal justice system. After all, who was the victim in Lindsay's crime? Her, her family and her friends. There is no reason to lock up drug addicts.

People who violate, for what ever reason, don't always actually get violated, it is not because of her so called status, more likely because she is making progress, in her recovery by admitting and whether she or anyone else believes it the truth, it does not really matter for the moment, i myself do speak from the addict experience, as an ongoing recovering addict, 11 years later, yes we do have issues and have had them well before 1969, life is still life.
Fabulous Famous or not, everyone wants a second or third or whatever it takes to live a clean and sober life. Hang in there to all that struggle.
Timbre

Man, Lindsay Lohan Has so much talent, more talent than any of those stupid Disney girls or Paris Hilton, ETC. Too Bad. I still admire her though....

Man, Lindsay Lohan Has so much talent, more talent than any of those stupid Disney girls or Paris Hilton, ETC. Too Bad. I still admire her though....

She has a crazy love affair with an unrelenting hound...the nature of addictions.

Why in the world isn't she in jail already?

Replay to canibalshusband . . . are you really stupid enough to blame George W. Bush for this? When are you bleeding heart liberals going to get over it? You have your boy in the white house and I hope you're happy with the change that he promised like the change in unemployment, change in deficit, change in recognizing christian prayer meeting that he didn't attend in favor of muslim prayer meeting that he did attend! 2012 can't come fast enough!

I hate to see people with money thumb their noses at are legal system. Though it is not perfect, we are all subject to it's processes. If she was "one of us", she'd be in jail now. You're extra, extra, consideration is up now....I hope you go to jail....

Are you really that stupid to blame George W. Bush for this wreck of a beautiful young girl? When are you bleeding heart liberals going to get over it? You have your boy in the white house and hope you are happy with the change that he promised such as rising unemployment, rising home foreclosures, rising deficit and his ignoring the christian prayer meeting and going to the muslim prayer meeting. 2012 can't come fast enough but 2010 will be some relief until then.

Ms Lohen, the arms of A.A. are always open in welcome, come listen to
some of the recovery stories, you will be amazed.

I am responsible...when anyone, anywhere, reaches out for help, I want the had of A.A. always to be there. And for that I am responsible. Bill W.

we dont judge thats for the pro's we listen..

WTF Why is this News?????

Lindsay Bore-an...anyone else bored of this story yet? I watch TMZ all the time, I'll admit it...but Lindsay is B-o-r-i-n-g and looking a bit aged...I'm just saying, can't we get something new to talk about, celeb-gossip wise?

I am sorry that Lindsey is having all these issues but she is not honest, she keeps breaking the law and if it was anyone else non celeb we would all be in prison for the stuff she continues to do. She needs someone to throw the book at her, make her finish her jail time plus rehab. She gets away with murder!! She knows she gets away with murder so she continues to act this way. He VF mag article is full of lies and she is telling people what she thinks they want to hear. Seriously get help Lindsey and the courts need to stop letting her off with a slap on the wrist!

I hope the judge will re-direct this woman into a positive direction such as ordering her into several different services. Example, volunteer work in a hospital or, soup kitchen, battered women's facility, working in an animal shelter. And I do emphasize, working, not coddled. This may help her see that her life could be spent in a more positive way and she may open her eyes and have a real feeling of helping others. And I wish they would quite using the term disease, it's a choice that may become an addiction, however, depending on the depth of the addition, it can be a choice to change directions. (May require medical help to get off, but that fact that many people have "chosen" to get off drugs give evidence it can be done. However, a person has got to want to change, no one can do it for her. The power is in her hand, mind and heart. How does she want to use her gift of life? Helping others, or serving herself. Her choice, but as long as she continues to break the laws the judge has the power to give her consequences. Might as well make her help others.

And she does need to be put in general population, no cell phone and no special privledges such as not having to eat or shower with other inmates. Normal non celebs get thrown in with god know who and they are told to deal with it! She should also. It makes me mad that these celebs can throw their money around or get away with things because they are in movies or whatever. Who cares, you broke the law, now pay the price like the rest of the world!! You have to wonder what is wrong with the court systems!!!

she is not going to quit drugs until she kills somebody

LINDSAY'S GET OUT OF JAIL FREE CARD

1) CHARTER A PRIVATE JET
2) FLY TO FRANCE
3) STAY THERE INDEFINITELY
4) MAKE FILMS WITH ROMAN POLANSKI
5) VACATION IN SWITZERLAND

LINDSAY'S GET OUT OF JAIL FREE CARD

1) CHARTER A PRIVATE JET
2) FLY TO FRANCE
3) STAY THERE INDEFINITELY
4) MAKE FILMS WITH ROMAN POLANSKI
5) VACATION IN SWITZERLAND

"Lohan continues to undergo intense therapy and counseling".
Apparently not intense enough.

 
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