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

December 5th, 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...
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Judge Declares Amanda Bynes Fit To Stand Trial Over 2012 DUI

November 21st, 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 TMZ.com.

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

November 5th, 2013 9:32am EST
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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 TMZ.com, 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...
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Amanda Bynes' Mom Says Majority Of Media Reports About Her Daughter Are False & Misleading

October 3rd, 2013 8:32am EDT
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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...
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Amanda Bynes Leaves Hospital & Transfers To Malibu Rehab

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

According to TMZ.com, 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...
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5 Celebrities That Need A Comeback Or Image Change

September 29th, 2013 1:07pm EDT
llohan
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...
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The Strangest Celebrity Couples

September 29th, 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...
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Rumor Patrol: Khloe Kardashian Drops Odom, Amanda Bynes In Psychiatric Care Until 2015, More

September 28th, 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...
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Miley Cyrus Gets 'Rolling $tone' Tattooed On Her Feet, Amanda Bynes Mentally Unfit For Court, M.I.A. Vs. NFL

September 25th, 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...
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Amanda Bynes Mentally Unfit To Stand Trial In DUI Case

September 24th, 2013 10:47pm EDT
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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...
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8 Celebrities With A Less Than Perfect Social Media Presence

September 14th, 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...
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Amanda Bynes' Mental Health Treatment Costs $3,500 Per Day

September 3rd, 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 TMZ.com.

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

September 2nd, 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...
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Amanda Bynes Faces At Least 60 More Days At Mental Health Care Facility

August 31st, 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...
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Rep: Amanda Bynes Doing Well 'Despite Some Reports'

August 30th, 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...
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Amanda Bynes Transferred To UCLA Medical Center

August 16th, 2013 7:13pm EDT
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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 TMZ.com.

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 ...
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Amanda Bynes Has PTSD From Stressful Hollywood Career

August 12th, 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 ...
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Amanda Bynes' Psychiatric Hold Extended 30 Days, Parents Granted Conservatorship

August 11th, 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...
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Drake Calls Tweets From Amanda Bynes 'Disturbing'

August 7th, 2013 9:09pm EDT
Drake
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...
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Judge Denies Amanda Bynes' Request For Release From Psychiatric Hospital

August 1st, 2013 11:12pm EDT
Amanda Bynes
Troubled star Amanda Bynes was denied her request to leave the California psychiatric hospital where she's spent the last 10 days.

The actress and her lawyer faced a judge in a hearing that took place at the hospital on Thursday, arguing that there was no legal basis to detain her and that she's capable of caring for herself and isn't a danger.

Bynes had originally scheduled the hearing last week but canceled in order to give the medications she's been taking more time to work.

Amanda was detained on a 5150 psychiatric hold 10 days ago following an incident where she set fire to a woman'...
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Amanda Bynes' Condition Improves, Parents Continue To Seek Conservatorship

August 1st, 2013 1:07pm EDT
Amanda Bynes
Doctors believe they are making progress with Amanda Bynes after administering a combination of drugs to battle her psychiatric issues.

Bynes, who had her stay in a psychiatric hospital extended to two weeks due to outbursts, appears to have stabilized - and is even acting politely, reports TMZ.

Bynes had allegedly insulted a fellow patient in her hospital room and had to be restrained after she was told her dog was with her parents. Now, sources say, signs of violence and bully have disappeared completely.

The former child star has a court hearing today so that she can leave the psychia...
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Amanda Bynes Reportedly Trashed Room At Ritz-Carlton In NYC

July 27th, 2013 7:00pm EDT
Amanda Bynes
Just days before she was hospitalized in California for mental health issues, Amanda Bynes reportedly trashed a hotel room in New York City.

A few hours after she checked out of the NYC hotel, she flew to to the west coast and tried to start a fire in a driveaway. She was then taken into custody in California on Monday for an involuntary mental evaluation, also known as a 5150 hold.

According to TMZ.com, Bynes reportedly trashed a room at the luxury Ritz-Carlton hotel. After she was caught smoking in her room, staff asked her to leave, and she complied - after making a huge mess. The web...
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Ashley Benson Apologizes For Mocking Amanda Bynes On Instagram

July 26th, 2013 5:01pm EDT
Ashley Benson
Ashley Benson issued an apology for mocking troubled star Amanda Bynes on Thursday.

The Pretty Little Liars star posted a selfie on Instagram on Wednesday with the caption, "Doing my Amanda Bynes look this afternoon," angering fans and coming off insensitive.

Of course, Ashley had no idea that Amanda was arrested Monday night and detained in a psychiatric hospital to observe her mental state after she a fire in a woman's driveway in Thousand Oaks, California.

"To clear up the whole Instagram thing, I had no idea what her situation was," Ashley tweeted on Thursday. "Truly sorry if I offen...
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Judge Orders Two More Weeks Of Mental Evaluation For Amanda Bynes

July 26th, 2013 1:02pm EDT
Amanda Bynes
Amanda Bynes attended a court hearing on Thursday to find out if she would be walking free or staying at a psychiatric hospital, where she's currently being evaluated for mental illness, for two more weeks.

Doctors suggested that the actress be detained for observation for a longer period of time after she exhibited signs of schizophrenia earlier this week, and they've asked the court to extend the 72-hour stay as mandated under the California Welfare and Institutions Code's 5150 section.

Amanda's lawyer argued that she should be set free, but the judge granted the request during a hearin...
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Amanda Bynes' Parents File For Conservatorship

July 25th, 2013 10:18pm EDT
Amanda Bynes
Amanda Bynes' parents are seeking to gain a temporary conservatorship over the star's finances and personal dealings after the actress was forced to undergo a psychiatric evaluation at a California hospital following an incident where she set fire to elderly woman's driveway.

Rick and Lynn Bynes are seeking control of Amanda's affairs and are set to appear in a Los Angeles court on Friday to ask the court to grant them the decision-making authority in their daughter's life until she can get back to normal.

Amanda was placed in a stated mandated 72-hour psychiatric hold following the incid...
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Amanda Bynes Has Psychotic Episode, Bullies Patient At Hospital

July 25th, 2013 7:07pm EDT
Amanda Bynes
Yesterday it was reported that Amanda Bynes could be facing a two-week stay at a hospital under orders from police - and now we know why.

TMZ reports that Bynes appeared to be fine for the first ten hours of her 72-hour psychiatric hold, which she earned by setting a woman's driveway on fire.

However, when it was revealed to her that her dog - which was drenched in gasoline when police arrived - was under the car of her parents, Bynes freaked out and claimed her parents would "kill the dog" like they "tried to kill her."

It's reported that Amanda then went incoherent and had to be physic...
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The Morning Roundup: Aubrey Plaza Talks 'The To Do List,' Amanda Bynes May Be Schizophrenic, Royal Baby Names

July 25th, 2013 10:26am EDT
Aubrey Plaza
Parks and Recreation star Aubrey Plaza talked about her 'self-pleasure' scene in new film "The To Do List" while guesting on Conan O'Brien's show, sharing that one scene she did for the coming-of-age comedy wasn't done off-screen. She also had to pull it off in a room full of people. The actress stars as a high school grad who needs to accomplish a few things -- namely losing her virginity -- before going off to college. (story)

Two babies, two names. Late night host Jimmy Fallon revealed on his show that his new daughter is named Winnie Rose. The star's wife, producer Nancy Juvonen, gave ...
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Amanda Bynes Reportedly Showing Signs Of Schizophrenia, Parents Seeking Conservatorship

July 24th, 2013 11:15pm EDT
Amanda Bynes
Doctors observing Amanda Bynes in a California hospital will seek to add another two weeks to the 72 hour observation period that the 5150 psychiatric hold placed on her Monday mandates, according to TMZ.com.

The actress was arrested by police Monday night after setting a woman's driveway on fire in Thousand Oaks, Calif., after which she rushed into a nearby liquor store with her dog and entered an employees only area to wash off some gasoline she had gotten on it while lighting the fire.

"I saw this girl laying down... with her left pant leg on fire," an eyewitness explained to TMZ. "I q...
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More Amanda Bynes Details Emerge: Flames Reached Five Feet, Dog Was Soaked In Gasoline

July 24th, 2013 12:07pm EDT
Amanda Bynes
As Amanda Bynes continues to be held for psychiatric evaluation, more details are coming out describing the chaotic night in which she set a woman's driveway on fire.

The homeowner whose driveway was lit on fire Monday night has told Us Weekly, "I have no idea what she was doing. I don't even think she has an idea what she was doing." She also said that she heard the actress' parent lived in the same neighborhood. The homeowner did not see the flame, but was later told by authorities that it reached "five feet high" and there were two separate fires.

Us Weekly also talked to the neighbor ...
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The Morning Roundup: Amanda Bynes Under Psych Evaluation, Crazy Beyonce Fan, Selena Gomez's Mediocre New Album

July 24th, 2013 10:12am EDT
Amanda Bynes
Actress Amanda Bynes was taken into custody and forced to get a psychiatric evaluation (it's about time!) after she reportedly set fire to a woman's driveway in Thousand Oaks, Calif. Bynes was hospitalized for for a mandatory 72 hours under California's 5150 hold after police picked her up near the woman's driveway. The police report says she had a gas tank with her and parts of her clothing were burned. (story)

Prince William and Princess Kate showed off their newborn son Tuesday, introducing the baby to the world on the steps outside the Lindo Wing of London's St. Mary's Hospital. The co...
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