Amanda Bynes’ Psychiatric Hold Extended, Mother Granted Conservatorship

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 9, 2013
  • Amanda Bynes’ 5150 psychiatric hold has been extended for an additional 30 days. A judge who visited Bynes in the hospital found the troubled actress to be “gravely disabled as a result of a mental disorder.” Bynes has been hospitalized since July 22, when she started a fire in a stranger’s driveway in Thousand Oaks, California. Her mother, Lynn, was granted a temporary conservatorship today, giving her control of her daughter’s care and finances. [US Weekly, US Weekly]
  • Need a laugh? Here’s Cescaleigh’s entire “Grown 4 U” Beyoncé/Britney mashup. [YouTube]
  • Vince Vaughn’s wife Kyla has given birth to the couple’s second child, a son named Vernon. Mazel tov! [People]
  • Here’s a mindblowing “Breaking Bad” theory for you. (Spoiler alert!) [Buzzfeed]
  • Chris Brown reportedly suffered a seizure early this morning at a recording studio in Hollywood, but refused to be taken to the hospital. [TMZ]
  • Eva Longoria will produce a comedy for NBC about the sex and relationship therapist, Dr. Laura Berman. [Deadline Hollywood]
  • Britney Spears is now co-owner of a meatball shop in Las Vegas. Still, in the grand scheme of things, this isn’t the weirdest thing she’s done. [NYMag.com]
  • The continuing saga of a topless activist who spent 16 days in jail for not covering up her boobs. [Gothamist]
  • People are doing naughty things with their One Direction dolls. [New Now Next]
  • Margaret Cho, who is bisexual, has been in an open marriage with a man for 10 years. And it’s been going great. [Huffington Post]
  • Fifty scifi/fantasy novels that everyone should read. [Flavorwire]
  • Are you smarter than an underwear model? [The Backlot]

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