Did anybody else breathe a huge sigh of relief when Amanda Bynes was finally hospitalized? Watching her increasingly bizarre stints play out for as long as they did made me wonder if anyone close to her was ever going to step in. I was starting to worry that Amanda would seriously hurt herself, with all of us watching along on social media and doing nothing to stop it.
Thankfully, our favorite/only “Amanda Show” star seems to be getting the help she needs. Her mom, Lynn Bynes, was granted temporary conservatorship over her daughter finances (since dropped because Amanda is in a doctor’s care) and spoke publicly about her daughter’s situation for the first time since Amanda was hospitalized in July. In a statement to People, Lynn Bynes said: Keep reading »
I already updated Ami’s previous post about Sinead O’Connor’s open letter to Miley Cyrus with a link and screenshot of Miley’s response on Twitter. But I couldn’t stop thinking about how angry it made me to see her so cruelly dismiss a women she called an inspiration just days ago. Miley may not be listening, but I gotta get this off my chest. Miley, here are four things I would tell you if you were willing to listen to and consider any criticism… Keep reading »
Jaden Smith is little more than a super-rich child actor with a famous family who has enough money and foolhardiness to encourage others to drop out of school once and for all so they can be just like him (i.e. all but incapable of differentiating “there” and “they’re”). But is he also Amanda Bynes? Not for anything — Amanda has been diagnosed mentally ill, which is clearly no laughing matter — but Jaden has been seriously biting Amanda’s Twitter flair while she’s in treatment. Same enthusiasm, same spotty frequency, same self-possession, same syntax, same loose grasp on the English language, same weird sense of ubiquity … it’s uncanny. Contrast and compare, and I’ll let you draw your own natural conclusion: Keep reading »