Lindsay Lohan: Legal problems were needed 'wakeup call'
Lindsay Lohan, who is within weeks of completing her legal requirements for shoplifting and drunk driving convictions, said all the courtroom dramas have helped her rebuild her life.
"I had to get that wakeup call," she told the "Today"show in an interview to be aired this week.
Lohan's comments come as she's set to host "Saturday Night Live" and after a judge said her long-running legal troubles should be over by March 29.
"Miss Lohan, you're in the home-stretch," Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Stephanie Sautner told Lohan this month. "You seem to be getting your life back on track."
Photo: Lindsay Lohan at her probation update hearing this month with attorney Shawn Holley at the Airport Courthouse in Los Angeles. Credit: Kevork Djansezian / Getty Images