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Amanda Bynes Hospitalized, on Psychiatric Hold: Sources

Actress reportedly found wandering LA naked

(Newser) - Almost exactly a year after her nine-year conservatorship was ended by a judge, Amanda Bynes was reportedly placed on a psychiatric hold early Sunday. A source tells TMZ the actress was walking naked near downtown Los Angeles when she flagged down a car and told the driver she'd just...

Another Celebrity Conservatorship Is Coming to an End
Another Celebrity
Conservatorship Ends

Another Celebrity Conservatorship Ends

Judge intends to end Amanda Bynes' 9-year conservatorship

(Newser) - Update: As expected, a judge officially ended Amanda Bynes' conservatorship in a short hearing Tuesday, CNN reports. "Congratulations to Miss Bynes, and good luck," the judge said. Our original story from earlier Tuesday follows:

Amanda Bynes Formally Seeks End of Conservatorship

Actress makes the legal request, and her parents are in favor

(Newser) - Updated: Amanda Bynes says it's time her conservatorship went the way of Britney's . The 35-year-old actress and former child star has formally requested that her nine-year conservatorship end, reports Page Six . "She believes her condition is improved and protection of the court is no longer necessary,"...

#FreeBritney Has Now Morphed Into #FreeAmanda

Spears fans are slowly turning the spotlight onto the conservatorship of actress Amanda Bynes

(Newser) - As Britney Spears emerges from under the thumb of her father and, perhaps eventually, her conservatorship overall, her fans have turned their attentions to another famous female conservatee. TMZ caught up with multiple "Free Britney" supporters at a Los Angeles rally this week to ask what they'll do...

Amanda Bynes in Treatment, but Not for Addiction
Amanda Bynes
Seeks Treatment

Amanda Bynes Seeks Treatment

Former child star seeking treatment for mental health issues, her lawyer says

(Newser) - Less than three weeks after posting on Instagram that she'd marked 14 months of sobriety, Amanda Bynes is in treatment for mental health issues. The former child star in 2014 revealed diagnoses of bipolar affective disorder and manic depression, and her lawyer clarifies that's what's being treated....

A Sober Amanda Bynes Recalls How She Got Hooked

Her drug of choice: Adderall

(Newser) - For a while there, Amanda Bynes was on her way down the worst of the child-star-turned-celeb paths. Drug abuse, DUI arrests , hospitalizations , all the stuff of tabloid nightmares. Now, however, she is four years sober and looking and sounding like a healthy 32-year-old on the cover of Paper magazine's...

Remember Amanda Bynes? She's Back!
Amanda Bynes?
She's Back!

Remember Amanda Bynes? She's Back!

Former child star gives first interview in years

(Newser) - Amanda Bynes—the former child star who retired from acting in 2010 only to quickly unretire , got a DUI and appeared to be in deteriorating mental health in 2012, continued acting quite oddly in 2013 (including getting arrested again and ending up on a psych hold ), then got another...

Amanda Bynes Busted for DUI
 Amanda Bynes Busted for DUI 

Amanda Bynes Busted for DUI

Authorities believe she was driving while on drugs

(Newser) - Amanda Bynes hasn't made headlines in a while, so perhaps you thought she'd finally gotten her life together—but apparently not. The troubled actress allegedly ran a red light and then stopped in the middle of a Los Angeles intersection around 3:30am Sunday; a CHP officer pulled...

5 (Adult) Stars Who Live With Their Parents

Some moved back in, others never left

(Newser) - Despite their fame, fortune, and, you know, legal adulthood, these 10 celebrities rounded up by The Stir still live with their parents:
  • Bradley Cooper: He moved back in with his mom after his dad died in 2011, and has called her "a cool chick."
  • Julia Roberts: Her mom

9 Celebrities Behaving Badly on Social Media

Lil' Kim would like you to buy her a pricey baby gift...

(Newser) - Rihanna got into hot water this week after she mocked a young fan on Twitter . Alexis Carter, 16, wore a Rihanna-inspired outfit to her recent prom; her picture went viral, and Twitter users started comparing her to a bat thanks to the outfit's "wing-like attachments." Carter was...

13 Big Celebrity Feuds
 13 Big Celebrity Feuds 

13 Big Celebrity Feuds

Let's just say these stars don't get along

(Newser) - Admit it: Celebrity feuds are kinda fun. Radar rounds up 26 of the juiciest. A sampling:
  • Chelsea Handler is friends with Jennifer Aniston and thus no fan of Angelina Jolie, although she once insisted, "It has nothing to do with Jennifer." She just thinks Jolie "seems like

Amanda Bynes' Post-Rehab Plan: Fashion School

Yep, she wants to be a fashion designer

(Newser) - Amanda Bynes is back home with her parents after more than four months of rehab, and her mom's lawyer tells CNN Bynes is "excited to be home with her family" and plans to go back to school—specifically, TMZ reports, fashion school. Yes, sources say Bynes has enrolled...

10 Celebs Who Needed Interventions

Some kicked the drugs, alcohol, but for others, a sad ending

(Newser) - Radar rounds up a list of stars who have faced intervention attempts from family members and friends. In some cases, they went to rehab and got cleaned up—but other cases had a tragic ending. Check out a sampling of 10 of them in the gallery or the full...

Bynes' Doctors: Keep Her Hospitalized for Rest of Year

Will make recommendation as mom seeks permanent conservatorship

(Newser) - Amanda Bynes' doctors think she should remain at the UCLA Medical Center at least through the end of the year, Radar reports. Bynes' mom is seeking permanent conservatorship over her troubled daughter (she was granted temporary conservatorship earlier this month), and the doctors will be submitting their recommendation to a...

Actors Who Played Teens When They Were How Old?!

'The Fonz' was actually ... 29

(Newser) - It's common knowledge that teenage characters in movies and TV shows are rarely played by actual teenagers. Fox News rounds up 62 notable cases, and reveals the ages of the actors in question. Click through for a sampling or check out the complete list . (Or click to read about...

Amanda Bynes' Problem: PTSD
 Amanda Bynes' 
 Problem: PTSD 

Amanda Bynes' Problem: PTSD

Or schizophrenia, depending which source you prefer

(Newser) - If your money was on "Amanda Bynes is most definitely on drugs," at least one source says you're wrong. The insider tells Fox News that Bynes, who is currently on a psychiatric hold and under the temporary conservatorship of her mother , is actually suffering from "deep...

Judge Gives Amanda Bynes' Mom Control of Her Life

She's granted temporary conservatorship; Amanda's psychiatric hold extended

(Newser) - Amanda Bynes is in such bad shape that a judge has granted her mother temporary conservatorship over all aspects of her life, reports Entertainment Tonight . The 27-year-old actress could not even attend the hearing, because doctors at the psychiatric hospital where she is being held said she wasn't up...

22 Celebs Who Had Cosmetic Surgery Before Hitting 25

Why wait until 40 to improve your nose, boobs?

(Newser) - Cosmetic surgery and Hollywood go together like bread and butter—and some stars don't even wait until middle age to go under the knife. Radar rounds up 22 stars who had plastic surgery before even hitting age 25:
  • Dianna Agron: After her nose was broken twice, once in high

Amanda Bynes' Parents Step In
 Amanda Bynes' Parents Step In 

Amanda Bynes' Parents Step In

As similarities to Britney Spears case mount

(Newser) - Amanda Bynes' parents have taken a page from Jamie Spears' parenting book and have filed for temporary conservatorship of their daughter—a move that would allow them to control her personal and financial decisions, reports TMZ . In a hearing this morning, Rick and Lynn Bynes will need to prove their...

Amanda Bynes Hospitalized on Psych Hold

After starting fire in lady's driveway, running around pantsless

(Newser) - Amanda Bynes was hospitalized last night on a 5150 involuntary psychiatric hold, the section of California's Welfare and Institutions Code made famous in 2008 by Britney Spears . She was taken in by police after allegedly setting a fire in the driveway of a Thousand Oaks home. (Bynes grew up...

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