Lindsay Lohan has given an interview to Vanity Fair where she finally admits that her legal woes and problems are the result of her acting irresponsibly. Lohan tells the mag, "I was irresponsible. And I'm not making excuses," but then she goes ahead and makes excuses.
Among them, highlighted by E! News: she was young and had a lot of money to burn; all of her friends were going out and what was she to do, sit home alone?; she experimented at an age where a lot of people experiment in college, but they don't have paparazzi following them around chronicling it; she was young and curious and people were doing it in front of her. She also had an excuse for missing her court-ordered meetings, "I have to support myself. I have to pay for my apartment. I have to pay for food."
Lohan tells the magazine that she got swept up in the tabloid news world. "I would look up to those girls … the Britneys and whatever. And I would be like, I want to be like that," Lohan said. "I see where that's gotten me now and I don't like it."
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Paris Hilton was officially charged with felony possession of a controlled substance by the Las Vegas district attorney. Hilton had .8 grams of cocaine in her purse over the weekend, when the vehicle she was riding in was pulled over when police smelled what they believed to be marijuana smoke coming from the windows. In the police report, the arresting officer stated that Hilton asked for lip balm from her purse, and when she was rifling through the bag, the police officer observed a "small bindle" of what he believed to be cocaine, as well as marijuana joint wrapping papers, and a crushed up pill of some sort. The pill turned out to be Albuterol, which is used to control wheezing.
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The new cast of 'Dancing with the Stars' was unveiled last night during the telecast of 'Bachelor Pad.' The cast of Season 11 features: singers Michael Bolton and Brandy; retired athletes Rick Fox and Kurt Warner; comedian Margaret Cho; reality TV personalities Audrina Patridge and Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino; actors David Hasselhoff, Jennifer Grey, Kyle Massey and Florence Henderson; and Bristol Palin, daughter of former Alaska governor, Sarah Palin. The dance partners for the cast will be announced tomorrow, and the new season starts Sept. 20.
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Linday Lohan's ex, Samantha Ronson, was involved in a dog attack that turned deadly for one pooch. Ronson was walking her bulldog, Cadillac, near her West Hollywood apartment building when the dog became involved in a fracas with a small Maltese dog, also out for a walk. The bulldog did kill the Maltese in the attack, and the owner of the Maltese was also injured while trying to break up the fight. Police and animal control arrived at the scene after a 911 call, but Ronson's dog was not taken by animal control. Ronson wrote about the incident on her Twitter account later in the day, tweeting: "There is absolutely nothing I can say that will alter one minute of today, nothing. ... I feel incredibly sad and wish I could offer more than condolences, unfortunately there are no words to describe how sorry I am."