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Lindsay Lohan on Twitter: 'I'm taking this seriously'

March 20, 2013 |  9:17 am
PHOTOS: The trials and tribulations of Lindsay Lohan

Lindsay Lohan is facing a court-ordered stint in a locked-down rehabilitation center for reckless driving and lying to police, but said on Twitter that she is taking life seriously and -- contrary to tabloid reports -- said she didn't hit the clubs after her Monday sentencing.

In a series of messages on Twitter, Lohan wrote, "I'm taking this seriously and focused on the road ahead ... i stayed in last night after a pretty long day ... and ordered sushi to my hotel."

Early Monday morning, Lohan flew on a private jet into LAX and then dashed to the courthouse, where after a couple hours of negotiations, she pleaded no contest to two misdemeanors.

PHOTOS: The trials and tribulations of Lindsay Lohan

L.A. County Superior Court Judge James Dabney sentenced the actress to a 90-day stint in a locked-down rehabilitation facility. 

In addition to spending 90 days in rehab, she must also spend 18 months in psychotherapy and serve 30 days of community service.

In pleading no contest, Lohan admitted she had violated her probation in a 2011 shoplifting case.  Dabney sentenced her to 180 days in jail but that sentence was stayed. The judge said if Lohan met the terms of this deal, she wouldn't serve additional time behind bars.

But the judge warned there wouldn't be any discussion about probation if she violated the agreement, implying she would be sent to jail.

Lohan was also ordered to pay restitution to the driver of the truck that Santa Monica prosecutors said she hit June 18 while on her way to the set of "Liz & Dick."

Lohan turned herself in to Santa Monica police on Tuesday.

The booking was largely a formality after Dabney sentenced Lohan to five days in jail as part of a plea agreement; the time will be served as part of her 90-day stint in a locked-down rehabilitation facility.

She was released immediately after the booking that included a new mug shot to add to half a dozen existing mug shots of the actress.


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Photo: Lindsay Lohan and attorneys Mark Heller, right, and Anthony Falangetti in Los Angeles County Superior Court on Monday. Credit: Reed Saxon / Getty Images