I'm not kidding. When Lindsay flashes her probation officer or wears FU nails -- shrinks see a frightened little girl. Here's why.
Has she worn out every ounce of sympathy you have? Well, here's why wearing a sheer top with no bra and visible nipples should actually make you very concerned for La Lohan.
I too rolled my eyes when I saw this new photo taken today Aug. 27 of freshly released-from-rehab Lindsay, entering a Santa Monica courthouse, to meet with her probation officer, according to TMZ.com. Lohan is on probation at least until the end of November while she attends court-ordered psychotherapy and behavioral therapy.
Showing up for a first meeting with your probation officer would seem to require a certain level of decorum -- not gold -studded short denim shorts, visible nipples and a plaid shirt. "If I were her attorney, I'd tell her to dress differently -- in a classic skirt and blouse -- for example," says Sheila Forman, an LA attorney-at-law and clinical psychologist. "When you dress like that, you're conveying the message that it doesn't matter what the probation officer thinks... I'm going to act the way I want and do what I please," points out LA-based criminal defense attorney, Steve Cron. Lindsay has taken disrespect to a whole new level -- remember the FU nails she wore to her court hearing?
"She's trying to say 'up yours' to the probation officer. It's very confrontational and defiant," agrees Rebecca Roy, a licensed psychologist in Beverly Hills, who specializes in treating members of the entertainment industry.
"It's also very destructive. She's undermining her legal efforts to show herself in the best light," points out Forman. " At some point down the road, her lawyer is going to be asking the probation officer what he or she thinks; if she has an attitude or not," says Cron. "Her sentence can't be lengthened, but she'll be asking for probation to be shortened or certain conditions to be lifted, and the judge is going to ask the probation officer what he or she thinks... if the report says anything about her having an attitude or an unwillingness to comply, her probation won't be lifted."
Lindsay's self-destructive "defiance" is breathtaking, don't you agree? Doesn't it seem to be clear that she's learned nothing from her 14 days in jail and 22 days in rehab?
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