I’m fully convinced that Michael Lohan’s headline-making domestic violence arrest yesterday was copied straight out of Mel Gibson’s playbook. Of course, Mel’s famed blowouts were uniquely terrible because some of them were directed towards the teenage son of ex-girlfriend Oksana Grigorieva. Last month, Mel paid $100,000 to Oksana’s 14-year-old for the guarantee that he wouldn’t sue the once-respected actor for reportedly “terrorizing” him during altercations with his mother. That’s low, even for Mel Gibson. Additionally, his own toddler daughter with Grigorieva bore witness to a number of her father’s detonations.
It’s hard to top this sh**ty parenting, but surprise, surprise, more than a few celebs come come! After the jump, six more celebrities who I definitely wouldn’t want for a dad.
Remember Kim Granatell of “The Real Housewives of New Jersey“? She was that friend who was by Danielle Staub‘s side for the great weave-pulling incident of 2010. Well apparently, she has a new beau and it’s none other than Michael Lohan, dad of Lindsay. According to Kim, they have been dating since January. “I just got back from making out with Michael in Florida,” she told the New York Post. “He’s got a very big heart. He’s a great guy.”
This is many shades of strange. Keep reading »
Egads. Michael Lohan is in the news again and it isn’t for something cute like announcing he’s engaged to Jon Gosselin’s ex. Nope, Michael has been charged with three counts of domestic violence—inflicting corporal injury on a cohabitant, false imprisonment and preventing a report of victimization. “Mr. Lohan was arrested after we received a call around 9 p.m. regarding a domestic dispute,” an officer explained. “He was detained after he was spotted walking on the street near our station. He showed no signs of intoxication that I’m aware of and has been cooperative.” His bail has been set at $200,000. [People]
This is hardly Michael’s first run-in with the law. After the jump, a timeline. Keep reading »
We knew they were on something. We won’t get to see White House party crashers Tareq and Michaele Salahi on “The Real Housewives of DC” anymore but, apparently, the two are not ready to leave reality television behind. And so, they have signed on for the new season of “Celebrity Rehab” with Dr. Drew. Which leads us to the obvious question: What was their substance of choice?!?! Tell us, VH1, tell us.
According to reports, they will be joined on the show by actress/red carpet disaster Bai Ling, former Mets pitcher Dwight Gooden, and “Baywatch” actor Jeremy Jackson. Oh, and Michael Lohan. Keep reading »
A week before she went to jail, Lindsay Lohan did an interview and photo shoot with Vanity Fair. Now, Lohan’s sultry cover is out just days after she has been released from rehab. Well-timed, Lohan. Well-timed.
Her spiel, the blog Styleite noted, is “typical Lindsay. Denial, denial, denial.” Everything you think you know about her is wrong! Lindsay is not an alcoholic, she says, because her putting on her alcohol-monitoring SCRAM bracelet “would have ended me up in detox, in the emergency room, because I would have had to come down from all the things that people say I’m taking and my father says I’m taking.” Lindsay’s not a drug addict either, she insists. “I’ve never abused prescription drugs. I never have—never in my life,” she said. “I have no desire to. That’s not who I am.” Keep reading »
“Joan Rivers and her ‘stargument’ make me believe that she and Michael Lohan are a match made in heaven … All he needs is her botox doctor. ‘Dr.’ Drew—any ideas? Botox rehab reality show? … In the words of 50 cent, you shouldn’t throw stones if you live in a glass house and if you got a glass jaw, you should watch yo mouth.”
—Lindsay Lohan lashed out via Twitter yesterday at a trifecta of “enemies” — her dad, who has used her situation to get publicity; Joan Rivers, who Tweeted nasty stuff about her over the weekend; and Dr. Drew, who has repeatedly said she needs to go to rehab [People] Keep reading »
“The last thing I wanted in the world was for my daughter to go to jail. Any kind of jail is harsh, especially for a young lady like Lindsay. I’ve been there myself and I know that jail didn’t do anything for me with my addictions. … She needs help, she needs rehab. If Lindsay and Lindsay’s lawyer had just listened to [myself and Dr. Drew], she would have been in rehab and been on her way to being clean and sober. Instead, she got jail.”
“This is so not fair to do this to my child.”
—Michael and Dina Lohan, respectively, give their thoughts on Lindsay Lohan‘s 90-day jail sentence [CNN, PopEater] Keep reading »