Officials at the Century Regional Detention Facility in Lynwood, Calif., say Lindsay Lohan isn't getting any special treatment except that required for security reasons. But still, a relative of another prisoner says her presence is affecting everyone and "all the inmates are sick of Lindsay." Maria Medina, a relative of an inmate at the same jail, says, "She's not treated like if it was anyone else going to jail. Like, if they even want to bring her new clothes or bring her anything, they put the whole facility on lockdown. It happens all the time. Like if she even moves, they put the whole facility on lockdown. It happens all the time. ... Lindsay had to go to the mini-clinic, and the whole place was on lockdown again." Los Angeles Sheriff's spokesman Steve Whitmore denied Medina's complaint. "It's business as usual. Lindsay's getting no special treatment," he said, adding that there is no such thing as "lockdown." Lohan's attorney, Shawn Chapman Holley, says that although Lohan's mother Dina and sister Ali, as well as ex Samantha Ronson, were seen visiting during the week, that step was taken to eliminate disruption of other regularly scheduled weekend visits. Holley says Lohan's family is "not allowed any more visits this week." Holley, who like all attorneys can visit prisoners anytime, did visit Lohan twice over the weekend, as seen above, and says her client is more emotionally stable than she was soon after she was jailed. "She's doing well, she's doing fine," Holley says. "Her outlook is definitely more positive."
Lohan's former next-cell neighbor, reality star Alexis Neiers, is back home after serving 30 days of a 180-day sentence for being part of the youthful gang that burglarized Orlando Bloom's house. Neiers says being free feels "like I'm in a dream a little bit, it feels like I am going to wake up and be back there." Neiers says she did catch a glimpse of Lohan, "I did see her ... no words. She had an officer with her at all times," said Neiers. "She was in the cell next to me but in a separate pod. We're in protective custody, so it's not like anyone can get near you, I just saw her a couple times and I really wish her the best." Neiers said, "She looked a little down, but you're in prison, you're in jail, ya know?"
In addition to the enraged Mel Gibson conversations Oksana Grigorieva taped, she also apparently has a slew of voicemails he left for her, but they are reportedly not as sensational as the conversations, which were released over several days by RadarOnline but were reportedly all recorded on Feb. 18, after the couple had a huge argument. The day started with the family and friends gathering to plant a tree in honor of Gibson and Grigorieva's daughter Lucia at his estate and ended in rage as Gibson accused Grigorieva of being too friendly with one of the landscapers on hand to plant the tree. Mel reportedly left the voicemails the same night as the conversations were recorded.
Mold found in the home with Brittany Murphy and her husband Simon Monjack both died of pneumonia a few months apart is now being investigated by the California Department of Public Health, TMZ says. Mold was found in the house the pair shared with Brittany's mother, Sharon, after Brittany's death, but Sharon refused to let public health investigators in to test it. Now she has agreed to let them in. Toxic mold can affect breathing.
Amanda Bynes, left, who said a month ago that she was retiring from show business because "if I don't love something anymore, I stop doing it," has changed her mind and unretired. The 24-year-old Tweeted, "I've unretired." Back in June she was fed up and wrote, "Being an actress isn't as fun as it may seem," Bynes wrote in June. "If I don't love something anymore, I stop doing it. I don't love acting anymore, so I've stopped doing it. ... I know 24 is a young age to retire ... I've never written the movies and tv shows I've been a part of. I've only acted like the characters the producers or directors wanted me to play." Bynes will appear Sept. 17 in the comedy "Easy A."
-- Anne Neville
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