Entertainment behind the scenes
(Note: Strong language in picture at bottom)
She said she was a changed woman. She pleaded for forgiveness. She cried before a judge. But on her middle finger nail she had painted an expletive. Was it a message to the judge? To the prosecutor? To the media? Regardless, when the gavel came down in the courtroom of Beverly Hills Superior Court Judge Marsha Revel, Lindsay Lohan was headed for jail.
The “Mean Girls” actress on Tuesday was sentenced to 90 days in jail — three 30-day terms, served consecutively — for each of two drunken driving charges and one reckless driving charge. (Read the story here) .
The charges stem from two arrests in 2007 in which Lohan was caught driving while drunk and possessing cocaine. In the roughly three years since, Lohan has seen her acting career fall into a disarray and her attempt to start a fashion line founder.
In recent celebrity tabloid reports, she is still depicted as partying hard. She missed one court appearance in May when she was at the Cannes film festival and blamed a stolen passport on her inability to get back to the United States. Her court-ordered alcohol monitoring bracelet sounded an alarm when she was at a party following the MTV Movie Awards. As the saying goes, where there’s smoke…
Actress Lindsay Lohan appeared before a judge on Friday to explain why she had not regularly attended her alcohol education program. LiLo was mostly quiet, letting her attorney do the talking, but a photo from the hearing shows she had something to say with her index finger.
The word, “Shhh…” was tattooed on the digit. It’s been there for awhile, but this photo from the courtroom shows how the tattoo can add drama to even the most mundane of gestures.