Lindsay Lohan will not be released this week, according to the spokeman for the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department. Lohan's lawyer, Shawn Chapman Holley, told reporters that she hoped that over-crowding might cause the sheriff's department to release Lohan sometime late this week. But sheriff's spokesman Steve Whitmore said, "Nothing has changed. When she was incarcerated I said a couple of weeks and it hasn't been a couple of weeks. That turns out to be the first part of next week. It could be Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, something like that."
Lohan had a relatively lonely weekend, according to People Magazine. The Century Regional Detention Facility only permits a certain number of visits a week, and Lohan burned through that count before the weekend arrived. She was left with only her lawyer as a visitor this weekend, which was a downer for the troubled actress. "It was hard for her not to see her family over the weekend. She obviously wants to see her family," attorney Shawn Chapman Holley told the magazine. But no fear, Monday afternoon her mother Dina and sister Ali arrived for visitation with Lindsay.
Meanwhile, TMZ reports that a pair of attorneys representing a class action lawsuit against the Los Angeles County Sheriff's office wants Lindsay to give a deposition about her experience of being booked into the Lynwood Correctional Facility. The class action lawsuit argues that female prisoners are forced to strip naked in an unsanitary parking lot, visible to others, and are subjected to strip & cavity searches in plain view of others. Sheriff's officials have said that Lohan was treated like any other prisoner, so they want to know whether she was subjected to the same treatment.
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Mel Gibson's taped rants against ex-girlfriend Oksana Grigorieva may have put him into a little hot water with the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency. The San Diego Minutemen, who campaign against illegal immigration, have reported Gibson to the agency after hearing the actor refer to a nanny in one of the audio tapes as a derogatory term frequently used against illegal Mexican immigrants. The Minutemen wonder if the nanny, or any other Gibson employee, is an illegal immigrant, and they've been told by ICE that an investigation will be opened against Gibson.
A seventh tape has been released, according to People magazine, in which Gibson tells Grigorieva that he regrets that he ever had a child with her, and tells her to return to her ex-boyfriend, actor Timothy Dalton, if he is such a great father compared to Gibson.
Speaking of those now infamous rants, TMZ reports that alcohol did not play a part in Gibson's mood on those tapes. In custody hearings, both sides have acknowledged that Gibson has been completely sober since his 2006 DUI arrest.
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The custody battle between Jon and Kate Gosselin appears to have been settled. TMZ reports that the estranged reality couple have reached a confidential agreement, according to legal papers in Pennsylvania. In April, Jon Gosselin filed papers in Pennsylvania court seeking full custody of the eight Gosselin children, and sought changes to his child support obligations. A TMZ source says of he settlement: "An official agreement between Jon and Kate has been reached and they will be working together for the benefit of their children."
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Charlie Sheen will be back on the set of 'Two and a Half Men' according to a TMZ source, who tells the site that a plea agreement is in place which would allow the actor to work as soon as next week. The show is set to resume taping on August 6th, and although a plea deal has not been finalized, Sheen is reportedly expected at the set for those tapings. Sheen has a date in Aspen court on August 12th for his ongoing domestic violence case.