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Amanda Bynes' Mom Blames Weed For Star's Bizarre Behavior

4/10/2014 8:20am EDT
Amanda Bynes' Mom Blames Weed For Star's Bizarre Behavior
Amanda Bynes mother has come forward to explain her daughter's erratic behavior last summer, claiming the actress was "under the influence of marijuana" and isn't battling a mental illness.

Lynn Bynes told Us Weekly in a statement, via lawyer Tamar Arminak: "Amanda has no mental illness whatsoever. She has never been diagnosed as schizophrenic or bipolar. She is very sorry for all the hurtful tweets, statements and actions that occurred while she was under the influence of marijuana."

Bynes was forced into a mental health facility in July after she set fire to a neighbor's driveway. She w...

Amanda Bynes 'Does Not Have Schizophrenia' & Is On Zero Medication, Says Rep

4/9/2014 9:00pm EDT
Amanda Bynes 'Does Not Have Schizophrenia' &  Is On Zero Medicat
A representative for Amanda Bynes is setting the record straight about the star's medical condition, telling fans her stint in a rehabilitation clinic for psychiatric issues last year is not related to a schizophrenia diagnosis.

Bynes was hospitalized in July 2013 and put on a mental health hold after she was caught setting fire to a neighbor's driveway and exhibiting other bizarre behavior.

Her spokesman, attorney Tamar Arminak, told, "There has been much speculation about Amanda's medical condition. She has remained silent because she believed it was best to keep her mental h...

Celebrity Nose Jobs: Before & After Shots

4/8/2014 3:00am EDT
Celebrity Nose Jobs: Before & After Shots
Many celebrities have had nose jobs, although only a fraction of them admit it. Of those that do, they often claim a deviated septum forced them to have rhinoplasty. But we know the real reason why so many in Hollywood go under the knife - vanity!

The irony is that not all of them like their new look.

Former "Beverly Hills, 90210" star Tori Spelling openly admitted to having a nose job and breast implants in her 2008 memoir "sTORI Telling." She said she regretted getting the work done.

See who else in Hollywood has had a nose job...

Ashlee Simpson famously had a bump removed fro...

A Happy And Healthy Looking Amanda Bynes Shares A Pair Of Bikini Selfies While On Vacation In Cabo

4/7/2014 12:04pm EDT
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Amanda Bynes appears to be doing very well lately after spending six months in a psychiatric treatment center for help with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. Bynes was ordered there by a judge following an incident in which she set a woman's driveway in fire near her parents' neighborhood.

The actress, who just turned 28, spent the weekend in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico to celebrate her birthday. She shared a pair of selfies while wearing a yellow bikini, writing, "Thank you everyone for all the birthday wishes."

She also captioned one, "Spring break," but we hope she isn't doing the traditi...

Celebrity Birthdays - April 3, 2014

4/3/2014 3:00am EDT
Celebrity Birthdays - April 3, 2014
Happy Birthday to:

Actress Amanda Bynes (1986)

Actress Hayley Kiyoko (1991)

Singer Leona Lewis (1985)

How I Met Your Mother actress Cobie Smulders (1982)

Actor Matthew Goode (1978)

Actor Matthew Ferguson (1973)

Actor Jamie Bamber (1973)

Actress Leigh Allyn Baker (1972)

90210 actress Jennie Garth (1972)

English Actress Charlotte Coleman(1968; d. 2001)

Skid Row singer Sebastian Bach (1968)

Jennifer Rubin, American Actress Jennifer Rubin (1962)

American Musician Mike Ness (1962)

Comedian Eddie Murphy (1961)

Frasier actor David Hyde Pierce (1959)

Prolific screen actor Alec Baldw...

Amanda Bynes Looking Healthy And Happy As She Returns To The Spotlight

3/23/2014 11:03pm EDT
Amanda Bynes Looking Healthy And Happy As She Returns To The Spo

— amanda bynes (@amandabynes) March 22, 2014

Amanda Bynes returned to the public eye on Friday for he Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising (FIDM) show in Santa Monica, California. Amanda is currently a student the school.

The actress spent four months getting help after showing signs of schizophrenia following a string of strange behavior last summer that ultimately ended up with her being hospitalized on an involuntary psychiatric hold after setting the driveway of a woman who lives in her parents' neighborhood on fire back in August.

But now sh...

16 Celebrities With Issues - Bankruptcies, Rehab, And Much More

3/16/2014 6:03pm EDT
16 Celebrities With Issues - Bankruptcies, Rehab, And Much More
We understand that celebrities aren't perfect, but some of them have made a second career out of doing dumb things. Here are 16 celebrities with issues:

Justin Bieber - Bieber has been a menace for the past few years, irritating his neighbors in Calabasas (including an alleged egging incident), having his home searched by police, peeing in a mop bucket at a restaurant, drag racing, a DUI, and the infamous disposition video. Bieber has been so uneven people are beginning to think he's on steroids.

Selena Gomez - Selena went to rehab for "exhaustion" and allegedly left early, then hooke...

Shining Stars And Falling Stars: Amanda Bynes And Justin Bieber

3/14/2014 8:00am EDT
Shining Stars And Falling Stars: Amanda Bynes And Justin Bieber
Shining Star - Amanda Bynes: She gets a shiny gold star for her recent recovery efforts. She has dealt with some serious mental issues and has come through with flying colors. She has rejoined her favorite social networking service, Twitter and has expressed sincere regret for what she has previously said about Drake.

In addition to attending fashion school at FIDM, she has also shared the below sketch:

With the sketch, she shared, "New sketch ~ FYI This is my only twitter account, I have no secret twitter accounts. Xoxo Amanda". We are glad that she is seemingly back to normal inste...

Amanda Bynes Gets Probation In DUI Plea Deal

2/24/2014 10:03pm EST
Amanda Bynes
Amanda Bynes has one less legal issue to worry about while she recovers: a plea deal has been reached in her DUI case stemming from a 2012 arrest.

The incident was one of many for the former child star in a year that also included two hit-and-runs. Bynes had a fender-bender with a cop car that resulted in DUI charges. The case was actually closed before another car crash involving Bynes influenced prosecutors to take a second look.

TMZ reports Bynes' lawyers have now struck a deal by pleading no-contest and she was sentenced to three years probation and a 3-month alcohol education program...

Amanda Bynes' Bong-Throwing Case To Be Dismissed In Exchange For Counseling

1/10/2014 11:22pm EST
Amanda Bynes
Amanda Bynes won't be punished for drug possession if she agrees to attend twice-weekly counseling sessions and avoid trouble for the next six months.

Last May, the actress threw a bong outside her window during a police raid on her New York City apartment. She was charged with reckless endangerment, tampering with evidence and marijuana possession.

Bynes, 27, was hospitalized for mental health issues until December so the case was delayed. Her lawyers have been working with authorities to make a plea deal.

During a hearing on Friday, a judge approved the agreement and ruled that the cas...

Feeling Better: Amanda Bynes Steps Out To Walk The Family's Dogs

12/7/2013 11:00am EST
Amanda Bynes
We spotted Amanda Bynes taking her family dogs for a walk with her mom and dad in her Los Angeles neighborhood on Friday.

Earlier this week the actress was released from an inpatient treatment center after four months of treatment for bipolar disorder and schizophrenia.

Bynes wore a pair of jeans, black jacket and blouse while walking the family's pets. Her brown hair was pulled back into a tiny ponytail and held in place with bobby pins. When she was first placed under an involuntary psychiatric hold in July she was alternating between wearing blonde and blue wigs.

Upon her release from...

Amanda Bynes Released From Rehab, Is 'Feeling Better Every Day'

12/5/2013 8:26am EST
Amanda Bynes
Actress Amanda Bynes has completed her inpatient treatment program at a mental health facility and is now living with her parents in Los Angeles.

The star's mother's lawyer Tamar Arminak said in a statement: "Amanda has completed her inpatient rehabilitation and she's feeling better every day."

Over the summer, Bynes made headlines for her strange behavior, including starting a fire in the driveway of a stranger's home in Thousand Oaks, Los Angeles and and accidentally dousing herself and her dog in gasoline.

She spent two months at UCLA Medica Center after reportedly being diagnosed wit...

Judge Declares Amanda Bynes Fit To Stand Trial Over 2012 DUI

11/21/2013 1:51am EST
Amanda Bynes
Amanda Bynes has been deemed fit to stand trial over her 2012 driving under the influence (DUI) charge.

During a court hearing Wednesday morning the results of a medical evaluation were revealed to the judge, who declared that she now has the mental capacity to appear in court over the DUI charge and be able to understand the proceedings, according to

According to reports, Bynes, 27, has stabilized mentally since entering rehab in July for psychiatric reasons. The actress was put in a psychiatric hold following an incident where she lit a woman's driveway on fire in Thousand Oaks...

Morning Roundup: Amanda Bynes Will Be Home In Time For The Holidays, Katy Perry Tops Twitter, Drew Barrymore Expecting

11/5/2013 9:32am EST
Amanda Bynes
Amanda Bynes is expected to be home in time for the holidays this year. The troubled actress will reportedly be released from the psychiatric hospital in which she's currently being treated. According to, Amanda's mental health has improved and she's responded to the medication and counseling she's gotten while at The Canyon rehab center in Malibu, Calif. (Story)

Drew Barrymore is expecting her second child with husband Will Kopelman. The actress showed up to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art over the weekend wearing a very loose-fitting dress and was spotted again on Sunday loo...

Amanda Bynes' Mom Says Majority Of Media Reports About Her Daughter Are False & Misleading

10/3/2013 8:32am EDT
Amanda Bynes & mom
Amanda Bynes' mother has broken her silence about her daughter's affairs, telling fans and friends that "99 percent" of what's been reported about the actress is wrong.

Bynes continues to seek help for mental health issues, and her mother won temporary conservatorship of her daughter after she was committed to a psychiatric hospital over the summer.

She told People magazine, "I would really like everyone out there to know that almost 99 percent of the things written about my daughter in various media outlets are false or misleading."
She added, "Unless it's a statement issued by our fam...

Amanda Bynes Leaves Hospital & Transfers To Malibu Rehab

9/30/2013 4:00pm EDT
Amanda Bynes
Amanda Bynes has been transferred from a mental health unit at UCLA Medical Center to a celebrity rehab in Malibu.

According to, The Canyons does not have the same psychiatric resources as UCLA, and the actress is on a special hold because doctors are worried about her mental condition. Reports have surfaced that she's been diagnosed with schizophrenia.

Bynes reportedly transferred to The Canyons three weeks ago and has very little contact with other people. She is no longer wearing her blue wig and is "paranoid" that paparazzi will take pictures of her.

The actress was hospitali...

5 Celebrities That Need A Comeback Or Image Change

9/29/2013 1:07pm EDT
Drugs, alcohol, mental illness, scandals — you name it, there's a celebrity to use as an example. The following five stars have all faced their fair share of controversy and name-breaking incidents. Some major comebacks are in order.

Lindsay Lohan

Another Disney darling gone wrong, Lindsay Lohan is another one in need of a comeback. A frighteningly thin Lindsay made the gossip mill run overtime, and that just marked the beginning of her fall from adorable teen to, well, eek! In 2006, Vanity Fair reported that Lindsay admitted to having bulimia and using drugs. She denied both claims. La...

The Strangest Celebrity Couples

9/29/2013 12:07pm EDT
The Strangest Celebrity Couples
Love is blind, or so they say. Even in Hollywood, where image is everything, we've seen our share of odd pairs. Here are some of our favorite Strange Celebrity Couples, past and present:

Simon Cowell and Carmen Electra

A blinked-and-you-missed-it romance, these two dodged dating rumors after meeting on the set of Britain's Got Talent - but it was never confirmed they actually hooked up. However, those rumors came back with a vengeance thanks to Simon's scandal with Lauren Silverman - some reports even claimed the two of were broken up when she learned he was cheating on her with Silverman...

Rumor Patrol: Khloe Kardashian Drops Odom, Amanda Bynes In Psychiatric Care Until 2015, More

9/28/2013 3:07pm EDT
Khloe Kardashian and Lamar Odom
You can't go one week without hearing a ridiculous story involving some of your favorite celebrities. Thankfully, the Starpulse Rumor Patrol is here to sort out what's real and what's fake.

Khloe Kardashian Inches Closer To Divorce: With drug and infidelity rumors swirling around Khloe Kardashian and Lamar Odom's marriage, Khloe has gone one step further and reportedly dropped "Odom" from her Twitter handle.

Verdict: True. As of this writing, the change is still up. Khloe changed the display name on her Twitter from "Khloe Kardashian Odom" to "Khloe." And this happened either on the day o...

Miley Cyrus Gets 'Rolling $tone' Tattooed On Her Feet, Amanda Bynes Mentally Unfit For Court, M.I.A. Vs. NFL

9/25/2013 10:00am EDT
Miley Cyrus Rolling Stone foot tattoos
Miley Cyrus landed the cover of the new issue of Rolling Stone magazine, and during her interview she had the words "Rolling $tone" tattooed on the bottom of her feet. The singer tweeted a photo of the new ink, which she said was quite painful in the interview. She also referred to pal Justin Bieber as having the mentality of a 12-year-old. (story)

Rapper M.I.A. has launched an unusual attack on the National Football League (NFL), accusing bosses of sexual exploitation. The singer has been under fire from the league over giving the middle finger during her performance with Madonna at the 2...

Amanda Bynes Mentally Unfit To Stand Trial In DUI Case

9/24/2013 10:47pm EDT
Amanda Bynes
Amanda Bynes' drunk driving case was transferred to a mental health court on Tuesday, following a request from the lawyer representing her in the case.

The troubled actress was ruled mentally unfit to deal with the legal proceedings stemming from her April 2012 drunk driving arrest in West Hollywood, Calif., when she was found to be under the influence after side-swiping a police car.

Amanda, who is currently hospitalized in a psychiatric facility, was supposed to appear in court on Tuesday, but attorney Richard Hutton appeared on his client's behalf and told the judge that she's not ment...

8 Celebrities With A Less Than Perfect Social Media Presence

9/14/2013 3:30pm EDT
Kanye West
Celebrities don’t exist without a reputation. It’s their bread and butter. But when they take that reputation in their own hands via social media, tweeting and updating fans on everything from morning routines to late-night parties, the volatile result can have PR agents wringing their hands and the rest of us clicking “share” in sheer disbelief.

If you really want to single-handedly attract all the wrong publicity, follow these inspiring examples.

Kanye West and 50 Cent

Ok, we get it. Stars have egos. But some take it to the next level—and make sure we know.

Take Kanye West. The celebr...

Amanda Bynes' Mental Health Treatment Costs $3,500 Per Day

9/3/2013 8:20am EDT
Amanda Bynes
Amanda Bynes' treatment at a mental health facility is very expensive. The actress reportedly pays $3,500 a day for treatment and living expenses, according to

She could leave UCLA Medical Center in 60 days after she is stabilized. She will then be released under the care of her mother.

Doctors originally recommended putting her under long-term treatment - up to one year. That would be an annual cost  of$1.2 million, which insurance would only cover partially.

The actress, 27, was committed to the hospital in July after she allegedly set a fire in a stranger's driver.

Her publi...

Hackers Target Amanda Bynes, Post Message About Drake On Her Twitter Page

9/2/2013 10:45pm EDT
Amanda Bynes
Amanda Bynes's twitter page has been hacked while she's still under the care of doctors at a psychiatric hospital in California.

Hackers posted a seemingly harmless message on the page, writing, "I love Drake", in reference to her recent tweets about the rapper, but her attorney says that she wasn't the one who posted it.

Reports surfaced on Saturday that Amanda was allowed to access her account and update it, but her lawyer, Tamar Armanak, says she hasn't been allowed any type of social media access since she was admitted back in July.

"Amanda's Twitter account has been hacked," Armanak...

Amanda Bynes Faces At Least 60 More Days At Mental Health Care Facility

8/31/2013 8:37am EDT
Amanda Bynes
Although Amanda Bynes' doctors have recommended prolonged treatment for the actress, she could leave a mental health care facility in 60 days. The 27-year-old star is currently under involuntary psychiatric hold at UCLA.

A source told TMZ: "Doctors at the facility where Amanda has been held asked for a long-term hold, and they got it. Doctors then transferred control of the hold to Amanda's mother, who is currently the temporary conservator.

"It's unlikely Amanda will be held for a year. In fact, the plan is to keep her in a facility for 60 days to stabilize her and then transfer Amanda t...

Rep: Amanda Bynes Doing Well 'Despite Some Reports'

8/30/2013 7:49pm EDT
Amanda Bynes
Amanda Bynes may be spending a little more time in the psychiatric hospital if her doctors have any say.

According to Radar Online, Amanda has been observed by doctors and has been improving, but they haven't found "the appropriate drug cocktail" to properly treat her, so they're looking to see that she stays at the UCLA Medical Center for at least the remainder of the year.

"She has her good days and bad days," a source tells the website, "and the goal is obviously to get her therapeutic and stable before being released. (Amanda's mother) Lynn needs to be granted permanent conservatorshi...

Amanda Bynes Transferred To UCLA Medical Center

8/16/2013 7:13pm EDT
Amanda Bynes
Three weeks after she was placed on an involuntary psychiatric hold, Amanda Bynes has been moved to UCLA Medical Center in California.

The actress was transferred from a facility in Ventura County to UCLA at the request of her parents, who have won a temporary conservatorship over the star, according to

Bynes' mother reportedly called for the move because she feels UCLA is one of the best psychological facilities in the United States.

Bynes was hospitalized in July after she allegedly started a small fire in a driveway in her parent's neighborhood in Thousand Oaks, Calif. After ...

Amanda Bynes Has PTSD From Stressful Hollywood Career

8/12/2013 2:07pm EDT
Amanda Bynes
A source claims many of Amanda Bynes' mental issues are due to stress caused by her Hollywood career, which started when she was only ten.

A source told FOX411's Pop Tarts, "Amanda has made significant improvements, she is doing better than she was. There are no drug problems involved, it’s all mental. She has deep anger and PTSD, which tripped a psychotic episode... She is very ill, but manageable. Amanda genuinely wants to get better and has wanted to get better for some time."

Bynes is now in treatment for her PTSD and well as issues regarding her parents. A psychotic episode occurred ...

Amanda Bynes' Psychiatric Hold Extended 30 Days, Parents Granted Conservatorship

8/11/2013 7:35am EDT
Amanda Bynes
Amanda Bynes was set to appear in court on Friday to learn her fate over the recent psychiatric hold that's kept her in a California mental hospital over the last two weeks, but her doctors felt she wasn't well enough to leave the hospital, so a Los Angeles judge went there to conduct a hearing.

Based on the recommendations of her doctors, the judge that Amanda remain in the psychiatric hold for another 30 days.

TMZ reports that according to California law, doctors' requests in these cases are only granted if a patient is "gravely disabled as a result of a mental disorder."

Doctors recen...

Drake Calls Tweets From Amanda Bynes 'Disturbing'

8/7/2013 9:09pm EDT
Rapper Drake has finally commented on the tweets that Amanda Bynes made about him earlier this year, calling them "disturbing".

Back in March Bynes tweeted, "@drake is a hot fellow :D (smiley face)," followed by, "I want @drake to murder my vagina," a week later. Things then turned nasty when the rapper didn't reply to her. She began insulting him via the social networking site, resorting to what amounted to name-calling.

"I'm Getting Surgery To Fix My Nose," she wrote. "There's No Surgery That Fixes Drake's Ugly Downward Facing Eyes."

She later referred to him again as "The man of my dr...