Lindsay Lohan drinking ‘clear liquid’ at Coachella, she was fall-down drunk


Here are some photos of Lindsay Lohan last Thursday in London. They just became available yesterday, so we had Coachella photos of Lohan before we had these pics. Which means that Lindsay flew into London last Thursday, stayed for a few hours, then flew to California where she is probably now banging Gerard Butler in a porto-potty as we speak. Here’s how Fame/Flynet explained it:

Troubled actress Lindsay Lohan seen leaving her hotel in London, England on April 11, 2014. The flame-haired star and her companion flew into Heathrow airport on Thursday morning and, after a twenty-four hour stay, flew out to attend the Coachella festival in California.

This could have been anything. I guess. Actresses/models/celebrities fly into a city for a whirlwind trip all the time. Sometimes it’s work, sometimes it’s just for fun. What do you think it was in Lindsay’s case? I suspect it was “work.” I suspect that she would want us to think she was doing a photoshoot or something. But I bet her mom set her up with some millionaire for a night. Something like that.

Apparently on Sunday night’s Lohan show on OWN, they showed the “behind the scenes” drama of Lindsay flaking out on a photoshoot for ELLE Indonesia and the editor calling her a bitch. Lindsay defended herself by saying she’s such a night owl, she has problems getting up early for a photoshoot. The photoshoot was scheduled for like 1 pm. I’m not even joking. She’s a disaster.

As for Coachella… well… how many times does she have to tell you people that she’s made of cracked-out sobriety?! Except that witnesses saw her guzzling booze:

Eight months out of rehab, and just days after telling David Letterman “she’s really good” and clean and sober, Lindsay Lohan was witnessed indulging in vodka at the Coachella Music Festival in Indio, Calif.

A spy told InTouch that the actress, whose self-destructive tendencies have been well-chronicled on her OWN reality show (as well as Radar), “looked completely out of it” while mingling with her sister Ali, 20, and others following Kid Cudi’s set.

“She couldn’t stand up straight and she was frantically chain smoking cigarettes,” the witness said. “In one of her hands she had a plastic cup with a clear liquid in it.”

Despite her well-chronicled battles with the bottle, the Mean Girls star’s running mates were apparently more than happy to enable the boozing, according to the source.

“The group [of Lohan and her pals were] standing in a small cabana, booth-type thing and one of the friends was making regular trips to the bar. I overheard the friend order four vodka sodas and when he carried them back to the group,” the source said. “He handed one to Lindsay and she started drinking it. She didn’t seem to care who saw and none of the group seemed concerned.”

[From Radar]

Ah, the beloved “clear liquid”. Usually, she just pours vodka into a water bottle. Do you know how hardcore you have to be to just drink vodka straight, day after day? It’s amazing her liver hasn’t jumped ship completely. Anyway, the only reason I have for questioning this story is that it’s lacking details about LL coming out of a porto-potty with powder on her nose.



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  1. Elisabeth says:

    ugh. what an absolute mess she is

  2. Tapioca says:

    Speculation and lies! Can’t a girl have a sip of water and an inner ear infection?

  3. blue marie says:

    I reject this story, Lilo would NEVER drink again. (she said so on her show)
    (in case you couldn’t tell this is said with heavy sarcasm)

  4. Anne says:

    Her hands look like my grandma’s. So sad what she has done to her face and body and life.

  5. Candy says:

    Can we stop calling her the “Mean Girls” star? That’s hardly relevant anymore. The “cracked out fall-down of a person” works just as well.

  6. Eleonor says:

    probably she isn’t on coke anymore (can’t afford it?) and has opted for vodka.

  7. Dani2 says:

    Those boots are so incomprehensibly fug. Most unflattering boots ever.

  8. John says:

    I just can’t type “Poor Thing” one more time and mean it. This child has 2 1/2 months left to NOT join the 27 Club, hope she makes it.

  9. Nashville Girl says:

    And in other news, the sky is blue today.

  10. Mata says:

    Could it be that she was in London for talks on appearing in Celebrity Big Brother UK? That’s where American d-listers go to grab some cash and shoot the final bullet into any pretense that they have legitimate careers. Isn’t that about where her career is now?

  11. NewWester says:

    Two comments about Lindsay :
    A) Where on earth does she get money to fly off to all these different places? You know she does not fly coach
    B) What is going on with her hands ?

    If she makes it to the age of 30 I will be surprised. She already looks like a person much older who has lived a rough life


  12. How is she getting the funds to do all
    this…dare I ask…..,no, wait, I daren’t. Forget it.

  13. Barrett says:

    Sad. My uncle drank vodka like water. He was told his liver would jump ship and it did. He had a painful death. He was a nice man, well read, loved his family but he had become addicted as a teen and it became an overbearing force.

    • John says:

      It’s insidious, Barrett. I lost a dear friend too young last year, exact same scenario, except it was his kidneys that finally let him down first in the race to complete organ failure.

    • Patricia says:

      I’m so sorry for your losses. It’s a waking nightmare to watch someone drink themselves to death.
      My dad’s lifelong friend was addicted to straight vodka. He spent the last two years of his life in his mother’s basement drinking straight vodka all day. Complete organ failure, he bled out on the floor crying and telling his mother he didn’t want to die. It happened very fast when the end finally came.
      His tragic death is the reason I still do have pity for Lindsay. Once you are mired in addiction like that, for some people, it’s going to end in a horrible and sad death. And she started so young and seems to be one of those people who won’t stop until they die.

    • Mia4S says:

      I’ve seen it too, it’s a gruesome death I wouldn’t wish on my worst enemy. I really think the true results of long term binge drinking should be more publicized. It’s incredibly awful but it could be the final push someone needs to seek treatment. Not for all, but some. It’s so hard.

    • Jaded says:

      That’s how my sister passed – complete liver and pancreas failure. She had a number of operations to stop the bleeding but her heart finally stopped on the operating table. The doctors managed to get it started but by then she was brain dead and we had to take her off life support. Worst 7 days of my life watching her die. I think LL’s time is coming to an end.

    • Kiddo says:

      To all of you, wow, thanks for sharing these awful cautionary tales, and I’m sorry you lived through them.

    • Tiffany :) says:

      Thank you for sharing your stories. It really gives us all something to think about and learn from.

      I have a hug for anyone who needs it. Much love to you all.

    • Nina W says:

      Many alcoholics do die from liver disease but many die from heat failure. One alcoholic I knew died of a series of strokes and another of a brain aneurysm after falling and hitting his head. The actor William Holden (Sunset Boulevard) fell and split his head open while drunk and then died by bleeding out. The telephone was in his hands but he never called for help. Most alcoholics are terribly unhappy and it’s truly a curse to be stricken with an unquenchable thirst.

      • Petee says:

        Alcohol withdrawal can kill you.If you already have high blood pressure and just stop you are at serious risk for a stroke or a heart attack.That is why you need medication for a safe detox.Also your body temperature goes up,your pulse will race, and your respiratory system might shut down.Does anyone know about the girl that played Lori on The Seventies Show know how she really died while she was in rehab?I thought they were going to release what was the cause but I didn’t see anything .

  14. neelyo says:

    She really should avoid profile shots. They make her look like Queen Victoria.

  15. Shelley says:

    The Case of the Vanishing Hairline.

  16. Mich says:

    The Elle Indonesia story is something else.

    Lindsay doesn’t show up at all the first day – but there is footage of her partying with friends. The footage was shot at 7 am and Cracken and Co look nowhere close to stopping.
    She shows up hours late the second day
    Elle has to return all the clothes they had borrowed for the shoot back to the designers
    Lindsay magnanimously digs into her own closet and loans some of her own clothes so they can finish. She sighs and says she has co-styled so many shoots it would fill a novel. Bitch is oblivious to the fact that it is her own damn fault that the shoot has been destroyed.
    Lindsay tells the photographer how to do his job.
    Lindsay complains that the shoot is ‘too rushed’ (despite the fact that it is her own damn fault)
    Lindsay refuses to do the 30 minute video interview to accompany the article (she has plans!)
    Lindsay freaks out when a pap shows up after she insists they do part of the shoot on the street – f.r.e.a.k.s.o.u.t. – jumps into the car screaming and crying. Blames her assistant “thank you very much” and demands that he take the camera from the pap because it is going to be “all over youtube tomorrow”.

    All the while, Lindsay talks about how she is basically doing Elle a favor. She isn’t getting paid for this and nobody looks at these types of shoots as ‘work’.

    • HappyMom says:

      And this is why people don’t root for her. If it was simply addiction issues it would be tragic and more of us would be sympathetic-but she’s an asshole.

      • ParisPucker says:

        **nail-on-the-head.** I have a friend who is battling an alcohol issue, but she has a conscience and self awareness that she’s using to help anchor herself and succeed at being totally sober. Lindsay constantly INDULGES and keeps saying ‘it’s really hard’ … ‘it’s scary’ (reference everything from pocketing 100k for showing up at a party to being asked to POSE FOR PICTURES for a highly respected magazine… It’s just so pathetic…to use ‘battling addiction’ as the crutch and excuse to be a vagrant asshole! .

        That scene, where she blames her assistant for some random pedestrian videotaping her having photos taken of her by the photographer in the street (…at her insistence! As her *genius* idea!) And shock of shocks, someone eventually recognizes her and all he’s doing is filming her being photographed (???) This is what she freaks out at, and tells her assistant (after failing to steal a complete stranger’s phone) …sarcastically and mean-spirited fashion ‘thanks’ him for not getting the footage (who-tf cares?!) she will have to “suffer the wrath of that” when it’s posted tomorrow. Well, it’s not like she was swigging from a tequila bottle in the street, or exposing her bits – so, SO WHAT. But she goes completely mental, w the following scene in the car ensued where she’s begging the driver to RUN A RED LIGHT to get away from the random pedestrian who was filming her….. -???!?? Total F’ing drama queen.

        Always a dramatic victim, her actions only a protective mechanism (…my favorite was explaining that her night-owl tendencies stem from staying up all night waiting for her dad to protect her mother…which is why she partied the whole night before the anticipated Elle shoot.) These people traveled +20 hrs for one day of shooting and she had known this was on the books for a while. Shoot is at noon but sends assistant at 3PM (!!) to tell them she won’t be coming. (At this point if I were the magazine’s editor, I would have picked someone else and written a detailed piece of what had happened to call Lohan out on her behavior, as well as a memo to all magazines in the industry..) Lindsay’s treatment of the photographer and magazine staff was just beyond – really rude and patronizing. Why do ppl keep giving her opportunities when she continually and consistently sh*ts on everyone who gives her an undeserved chance??? Talented actress? Please. I saw The Canyons the other day and it was just… bad.

        I have been tuning in to this show to see if there was some dimension of her ‘celebrity’ that was overwhelming, if in fact her sobriety was genuine. I’m not here to judge anyone, curiosity has gotten the best of everyone commenting on here. Having said this, I can state that this girl is beyond repair or hope, mostly because her narcissism and demented view on her relevance has reinforced any hope of her becoming a humble, decent person. Her addictions further reinforce her assh*le qualities. Her mother cowers to her as have all her yes-men, no one can call her out on her sh*t in a way that leaves any impact. The only time this girl will have a chance to gain any type of self-awareness and chance to becoming a decent, accountable human being is when she hits absolute-rock-bottom. With no finances or anyone to pick her up, she will be forced to do the work. Oprah throwing rainbow colored $$s at her just fueled the beast within. I hope (to redeem herself in this kerfuffle) that Oprah will do a follow-up ‘interview’ to truly expose Lindsay on ALL her bullsh*t. Mostly so that we don’t have to hear about her again, bc the real Lindsay finally stood up, and we see her clear-as-day. Let’s collectively stop support the exhausting and self indulging antics of this damaged loser by ignoring her full stop please.

      • The Original G says:

        My suspicion is that she suffers from a personality disorder of some sort and medicates with booze/shopping/drugs/sex when the world won’t cooperate.

        She’s an infuriating asshole. I don’t think she’ll die from an overdose. A domestic dispute, possibly, but my money would be on her. She’s not a victim, she’s a predator.

      • TheCountess says:

        @Paris, +1 to everything you said. I found it interesting it was Dina who outed Lindsay’s drinking to A.J. (precipitating A.J.’s quitting the show).

      • jgb979 says:

        It really is hard to give a damn at this point.

        I see photos like this, and what she’s done to her body in 10 years, and I can’t help but feel sad for what she’s thrown away. Then I see her squander every single opportunity given, because she’s too selfish/lazy to roll out of bed at 1:00 pm, and I think “what an asshole”.

        If she cared even the slightest bit about her career, she could have had an RDJ style comeback, given all the work she’s done in the past 2 years. All she’s had to do for most of these opportunities is show up. You have freaking Oprah trying to save you and you somehow manage to squander that completely!

      • The Original G says:

        What I find incredible is how she’s pandered to? She’s driven everywhere, people unpack for her, tidy up for her, wakes he run errands for her. Nothing it too trivial for her to delegate to an underling.

        That has got to be so damaging to a person’s ablility to function. She’s not capable of doing the smallest thing for herself selfconsciously.

      • Decloo says:

        This is classic narcissism.

      • gg says:

        Yes to all of the above. She needs to just move back in with her mommy, and magazines and others need to stop pretending they can get any work out of her.

        She cannot be rehabilitated. At all. Obviously.

      • Nina W says:

        I sign on to the “she has mental issues” band wagon. Narcissism, borderline personality, sociopathy, anxiety, kleptomania, she is a cornucopia of drama queen awfulness. She is incapable of coping with the simplest situation and is equally incapable of getting along with others.

  17. shannon says:

    OMG this woman … jeezy petes. I do watch the show, and I feel kind of horrible watching it. I want to root for her, I want her to get better and be happy and responsible. But she’s such a mean person, she really does treat everyone like sh!t. It’s awful. She really only thinks about herself and her immediate wants. I have yet to see her be *sincerely* nice to anyone. I’ve got a good idea for a reality show, she can come stay with me and get a dose of some REAL reality! Actually, no, I’d probably smack her and end up in jail and being sued lol

    • Mich says:

      That show is the end of her. The real Lindsay is now fully exposed.

      • Petee says:

        Did you see Wendy Williams yesterday?She slow motioned a scene from Lindsey’s show that was on Sunday and Lindsey grabs a bottle of wine and pours it into a cup!I saw the show and didn’t notice it but Wendy did and it clearly shows it is wine.She is a mess!!

      • Macey says:

        I saw that!! WW also said they’re airing the remaining episodes back to back on same night, like they just want to get it over with instead of dragging it out like they were going to.
        I really dont see how anyone could sit there and listen to her antics. Addiction aside, the girl is an a**. sorry, but I have no sympathy for her and cant say I root for her. She’s made so many lives miserable just b/c of her sense of entitlement, stealing, property destruction..etc.

      • gg says:

        Please let this be an underline to any future bs from this waste of a woman. I hope Oprah speaks to the press about how royally she screwed the pooch.

        LL sponged up every bit of good will everyone had and this is the shameful result.

      • Bella says:

        I read about the wine bottle but didnt catch it. In what moment of the episode, during the shooting of the photos?

      • Petee says:

        Bella she goes stumping off throwing a fit and you see her go in the other room and pour herself the wine.It is a bottle of wine! I can’t believe she did that with cameras around.I am sure you can you tube it by now.I think Oprah will have some sort of show after all this is over explaining about everything.Don’t mess with Oprah.It is bad enough the show is out there for everyone to see but wait till Oprah has her view about all of this.Lindsey might as well kiss her career completely goodbye.I know a lot of addicts,I am one too but I have never ever seen anyone have total disregard for people like this.Most addicts I know are very sensitive ,kind people and know how to love other people but not themselves.This girl has something else going on.I would say a personality disorder but there is something else besides addiction going on with her.

    • Dommy Dearest says:

      I had more sympathy for her before this show. Her show only shows how rude, inconsiderate, and lazy she is. It’s obvious the ‘friends’ are nothing more than users because Lohan’s name is still out there. She honestly deserves everything that’s going on in her life. She’s had chances to get better but it’s clear she’s far too self-absorbed and lazy to do anything- even if it means saving her life.

      • TheCountess says:

        @Dommy, honestly! I considered myself still open to sympathy for her before the show. Even in the first episode, for the first fifteen minutes or so, I thought, “Well, they really should have settled this whole apartment business beforehand.” And then it starts: Every time she doesn’t get her way, she’s being disrespected. Or lied to. Yet she refuses to show up on time, meet basic expectations (of filming, of appearance commitments, etc.), which is disrespectful of the production crew (whose time is as valuable as hers, regardless of what she thinks). She lies to the sober coach, she lies to the life coach. She lies to Oprah. She has boxes upon boxes of designer clothes but can’t bother to look like anything other than a crackhead slob on a day to day basis. She refuses to speak to producers or her assistant directly, opting instead for text message (when they can neither see her nor hear her voice, which might tip them off as to her sobriety). She throws temper tantrums. She treats everyone like garbage.

        I wouldn’t have believed it all if I hadn’t watched every episode start to finish. But she put this out there, and consequently, there’s no reason to continue extending her the courtesy of moral, financial, or professional support.

        My sympathy is gone. She deserves to live in a gutter.

      • Dommy Dearest says:

        Exactly! I feel horrible for her assistant I wish he would have quit the minute she tried to embarrass him to make herself look better with the whole key situation.

  18. lovegossipbutnotL&E says:

    Her double chin is back!! Clear sign she is drinking, I think. Seems like it was gone for a while…… I have a friend that is a “closet” drinker and you can totally tell when she is binging. The chins give it away! She really isn’t ever going to get better!!! :-(

  19. Quinn Parker says:

    Man, to say her looks are gone is a true understatement.

  20. Jazz says:

    Seriously she didn’t do the photoshoot because she ‘has a problem getting up early’? Bitch please! No one likes getting up early every day but we do it because there’s jobs to go to, kids to take to school etc. I’m a nightowl but if there’s somewhere important I have to be the next day -like work- I go to bed early, get up early the next day and make sure I’m damn well there on time!
    She’s got no work ethic at all. She just wants to be a STARRRRRR without doing any of the work it takes to be one.

    Also, What. The. Hell is she wearing? Are those leather leg warmers??

  21. GeeMoney says:

    Ugh. I can’t stand reading about her. But I can’t help it but click on the links.

    Love those boots in that first pic… I want a pair!

  22. murphy says:

    Oh yeah I think Enty had a blind that she was supposed to spend all weekend with a john but left early for Coachella

  23. booboobird says:

    i can SEE the smell of Lindsay Lohan.

  24. nk868 says:

    it’s just getting pathetic at this point and not even fun to laugh at her anymore.

    serious question: what is she going to do if she makes it into her 30s/beyond and anyone still left who hasn’t already lost interest in trying to save this “poor girl” or is willing to rent her for a night disappears?

  25. Mrs. Darcy says:

    The trouble is when drug addicts switch to booze they hit the bottle harder than 10 livers could take, see Amy Winehouse, etc. It seems they are even more likely to die this way, you can o.d. and maybe be saved, you cannot drink gallons of vodka and not die before long. Not saying drugs aren’t the worst, but for someone like Lindsay booze might be the last straw. No pun intended. Oprah needs to cold turkey this hot mess she has insisted on shining a light on again or her name is going to be sullied even further when it ends in tragedy.

    • Bread and Circuses says:

      Yeah, I vaguely remember hearing that more alcoholics die of alcohol than heroin addicts die of heroin. Booze is not a gentle drug.

      I also had a friend who was a nurse and said that of alcoholics, the binge drinkers are slightly better off than the “IV drip” drinkers who are always half-drunk. The body knows how to deal with being poisoned suddenly, and during that process, the binge drinkers are too sick to keep drinking, so the body gets a chance to recover. With the “IV drip” drinkers, however, the body has no chance to recover; the poison is always in the system. After years of drinking, those people have more comprehensively wrecked their brain and body. Even if they get sober, their personality and IQ remains permanently blunted, and their health will always be fragile.

      • d says:

        That nurse’s insight explains a great deal about Lindsay, b/c so much of her behaviour, and that of her famil y reeks of stunted growth. I mean, her mother…does she behave at all like a normal functioning adult? No.

      • gg says:

        Her own mother has the speech patterns an mannerisms of a 13-year-old.

      • Nina W says:

        Binge drinking is extremely dangerous. Many college aged young people die of alcohol poisoning as a result of binge drinking. Binge drinking is not safer or better than the alternative, both are potentially dangerous and destructive. Alcohol is metabolized by the body in a very specific way and we do not have equal abilities to metabolize it. Generally speaking men have larger livers and can metabolize more alcohol than women, therefore it is much easier for a woman to be poisoned by alcohol than a man if they were to consume the same amount.

      • Petee says:

        Heroin withdrawal won’t kill you.To the user it feels like it does but it won’t .Alcohol and benzo’s will.Those are valium,xanex drugs like those.People think of them as a soft drug but they are not.

  26. msw says:

    I don’t think its funny. She’s going to die, and I dont think she even cares. I know she’s an asshole and the complete disregard she has for others is inexcusable, but I still think its sad to see anybody that miserable. She has no self respect at all.

  27. JenniferJustice says:

    She looks horrible. I can’t believe she did all that to herself and for what? Please stop with the “Mean Girls” references. That was eons ago. She has been “The Cracken” for a good decade now and continues to be. What I can’t figure out is, if she really does prostitute herself to millionairres and the like, whey do they want her? They can afford anybody willing, so why this bloated, double-chinned, over-processed haired, sagging butt and deflated freckle chest flaps – why? She isn’t in any way the American ideal or the “Cali Girl”. I am confused and annoyed. I’m going to troll for Angie v. Jen articles and “BALL” them.

    • katy says:

      She probably comes cheaper than the other celebrity escorts – when you are like her, all you really want is enough money to secure your living situation for that night, and enough to get high/drunk. I’d be surprised if she goes for more than $100k.

    • Tiffany :) says:

      I think some men might be interested in the sense of power that comes from humiliating someone who might have once been at the top. Kind of why they use prostitutes in the first place, it is about power and control, domination.

  28. TheCountess says:

    Her sober coach quit during the show.

    Her life coach quit during the show.

    She repeatedly would refuse to see or talk to people directly on days she declined to be filmed, opting for texting to plead whatever the latest excuse was she’d come up with for avoiding the cameras.

    Her apartment – beautiful, clearly not paid for by her (the first crisis of the show was the landlord requiring a $10 million liability policy in the event she destroyed it, and Lindsay had no means of acquiring the policy herself) – is a sloppy drug-looking den filled with boxes and boxes of clothes. She lives like a crackhead.

    She’s a nightowl? My ass. I’m a nightowl. I still manage to get a couple hours of sleep and get up at the crack of dawn. “Nightowl” does not mean “I stay up all night drinking until I pass out,” which is what *she* means.

    I wish people would let her finally fall into the gutter. Really, it’s the only hope she has of ever possibly waking up and addressing her problem.

  29. FingerBinger says:

    *Sigh* Let the girl drink or smoke or do whatever. It’s a shame that she can’t get herself together,but a person only changes when they want to change.

  30. Sara says:

    She reminds me of Corey Haim. He could never quite get it together even into his late thirties. Some just never come out of it.

  31. Lili says:

    I never thought she looked that good, not even during Mean Girls. But wow, she certainly looks repulsive and trashy now! Her weird double-chin isn’t very hot. And her skin is in bad condition, a clear sign of an unhealthy lifestyle. Not very surprising, though. It would be a greater surprise if we read headlines about her healthy diet or how fresh she looks these days.

    Btw, her lip job’s a really bad one. Does she have any money left? If so, it’d be wise to spend them on rehab, a personal trainer, a psychologist and a good plastic surgeon + skin therapist.

  32. chaine says:

    2nd pic weirdly reminds me of ozzy osbourne.

  33. Bread and Circuses says:

    I think we, as a society, can admit now that Mean Girls was a great movie not because Lindsay Lohan starred in it but because Tina Fey wrote it.

    I realize the media says “Mean Girls star” as shorthand for “she worked in a movie that you actually have heard of”, but I do wish we could scrape that label off Lohan. She doesn’t deserve the credibility.

  34. Kiddo says:

    In other Lohan news, well really, it’s the same news, isn’t it, apple and tree? Her mother plead guilty to drunk driving:

  35. Shannon says:

    I take straight whiskey shots in the rare occasion I do drink (and I’ll have at most 2 in one night). Straight vodka would make me throw up immediately. Even the top shelf stuff smells like shoe polish.

  36. katy says:

    I used to drink vodka like water when I was in the throws of my alcoholism. It was not pretty.

    I can kind of understand the way Lindsay is acting. Addiction has a way of warping your reality and making you believe your own bullshit, even to such severe extremes that you don’t even notice/care that you are killing yourself. I’ve heard people call their addictions their own slow suicides. For Lindsay and her almost comical deflection of reality, I think it’s not just her upbringing (although it may play a part in why she became an addict), but a large part is the addiction mentality.

    For instance, when I was drinking I lied through my teeth, for any stupid damn reason – you couldn’t believe a word out of my mouth. All of my lies, as stupid and unnecessary as they were, could also be easily disproved, especially my favorite lie of how much I was drinking. I would say I only had two drinks the day after drinking when I still reeked of booze, or I would hide my hard liquor and excuse myself to take drinks, all the while becoming more and more drunk but still lying by saying I didn’t have anything to drink – and my addiction kept me believing that I didn’t have a problem, ALL people just over 21-years-old act the way I was.

    Lindsay is like that – she wants to keep her escape from the stupid shit she put herself into because she’s too damn scared/lazy/stupid to actually work at getting sober and staying sober. It easy to fall back into addiction because then you have something to blame all of your woes on. The thing is that you can’t even blame it on age – I’m younger than Linds and already came to accept what I did, where I was, what I can do now to make sure I don’t go back. That’s where I believe her upbringing comes in – it’s stifling any chance she has at accepting responsibility for her actions and motivating her to stay sober and act like the damn adult that she legally is.

    • Abby says:

      Good for you for getting things under control. Are you able to have a drink now? I’m so curious because I do not get the AA approach of 100% abstinance for life, even from cough syrup.

      I would say the only things I’ve been addicted to are cigarettes, and food in the sense that I’ll eat when not hungry and am addicted to sweets. I broke my addiction to cigs, but even afterwards, I might bum 1 or 2 cigs off of a girlfriend while out having a drink. And that was that, and I might not smoke again for months or a year. It’s been a couple years since I’ve smoked even a single cigarette, for health reasons, but not at all because I’m riddled with worry that smoking 1 cigarette will someone cause me to go nuts and become an addicted chain smoker overnight.

      Also I never even attempted to banish sweets from my diet or completely eliminate emotional eating. I just practice moderation and accept that occasional slip-ups will happen, but overall I’m still able to stay healthy and I’m not overweight.

      So why can’t former alcoholics practice moderation? To me, that seems so much more realistic than eliminating alcohol. It even seems dangerous to drill it into an alchoholic’s head that if they have ONE drink, they’ve failed & have fallen off the wagon. Then they’re more likely to just say “screw it, I’ve already failed, there’s no sense in even trying anymore”

      • Mich says:

        If alcoholics could moderate they wouldn’t be “alcoholics”. Trust me. I’m speaking from experience.

      • dread pirate cuervo says:

        There’s no such thing as a former alcoholic. You can’t turn a pickle back into a cucumber. I’ve been sober 7 years now. If I relapsed, I would still have the same compulsion to get drunk as I did before. “One drink” for me is a bottle of tequila & an 8 ball & no length of abstinence is going to change that.

      • dread pirate cuervo says:

        Also, the AA approach is 100% abstinence for today. One day at a time. You deal with tomorrow when it comes.

      • katy says:

        “Good for you for getting things under control. Are you able to have a drink now? I’m so curious because I do not get the AA approach of 100% abstinance for life, even from cough syrup.”

        Thank you for the kind words. Both Dread Pirate and Mich are correct – I will not be able to drink ever again, however, in AA, it’s discouraged to put it in those terms because it becomes overwhelming for the alcoholic. The “one day at a time” mantra is to help keep sobriety simple – it is much easier to fathom “I am going to be sober today” rather than “I am going to be sober for the next 50 years of my life.” Overwhelming yourself with the thought of “ever” is what starts a lot of people’s relapses.

        Regarding cough syrup, I’ve never heard of anyone with that problem because there are so many alternatives that don’t have alcohol in them. Now, if you want to talk about pain killers if one is in the hospital, there are different views on if you can use those pain meds or not (depending on if your an old timer, dual diagnosis, etc).

        “So why can’t former alcoholics practice moderation? To me, that seems so much more realistic than eliminating alcohol. It even seems dangerous to drill it into an alchoholic’s head that if they have ONE drink, they’ve failed & have fallen off the wagon. Then they’re more likely to just say “screw it, I’ve already failed, there’s no sense in even trying anymore””

        That’s actually kind of tricky – the thought that they’ve failed and feel like there is no use trying anymore is solely on the alcoholic, and it could be because they feel like they’ve let a community of people down. Also, we have something called “The Promises,” which is a section of Alcoholics Anonymous that says that in sobriety, one can count on good things to happen if they remain sober – serenity, freedom from feeling useless, freedom from feeling fear of everyday life, and even freedom economic insecurities. When people are secure and thriving in their sobriety, those promises do come true. When you relapse, it feels like those promises, that you were able to touch with the tips of your fingers, just got yanked out of your reach and are miles away from you now.

        There’s also people who receive so much help in recovery (in my community, it isn’t hard to find people who will put you up in their house, give you rent money, buy you groceries, drive you wherever you need to go, even give you a job), that relapse, to them, means that they just spit in the face of all that help, and it makes them too ashamed to go back.

        As for being able to have one drink, there are different reasons why some people can’t go back to drinking, but for me personally it’s emotional. I struggle with depression so my moods tend to swing from anxious, stressed, angry and depressed. The alcohol was a numbing agent for those emotions – I was still miserable and depressed, but I got a nice warm feeling in my tummy when I had two shots. By the time I was a third of a fifth of vodka in, I didn’t care that I was miserable. By the time I was over half a fifth in, I was about to pass out and not have to think about anything. That half a fifth kept me company every damn night for about 2.5 years – it was so easy to drink my problems away because it was too much effort to face them.

        I can’t have one drink because then my “easy way out” presents itself to me again, and I have a place to hide from all of my negative feelings instead of working hard to prevent those feelings from happening (and it is hard work for me to feel okay, let alone good). I will lose all the progress I made, and the ensuing depression will probably kill me.

        I can’t have one drink because I never drank for the taste, or the aesthetics of booze. I’ve taken straight shots of Bacardi 151. Normal people see a nice bottle of wine and think, “Oh, this will be lovely with dinner tonight.” I see a bottle of wine and the first thing I do is check the ABV because I’m not buying wine unless it’s above 10% and even then I better buy two bottles if I’m going to feel it. Normal people buy a bottle or two of nice, artisan beer and are good for the evening. I see that and my first thought is, “You wasted your money – for the same price as those two beers, you could be getting drunk off a case of Pabst.”

        I can’t have one drink because, during those 2.5 years of heavy use, I HATED drinking, yet I still did it excessively every night.

    • Meg says:

      Katy, thank you. Thank you for being so courageous to share your story with us. Thank you for being brutally honest but so extraordinarily thoughtful in your response. And thank you for giving me an insight into a family member with an alcohol addiction that threatened to tear our family apart…your words here explained the addiction, the demons, and AA in ways I haven’t ever understood, and my years-long hatred for this woman just thawed a tiny bit. I wish you every success in your recovery, and in overcoming your struggles with depression.

      • snark says:

        Been there too, didn’t go to AA but quit 13 years ago. Such a liar I was too! Trying to convince someone you haven’t been drinking when you are OBVS under the influence is pretty ridiculous. About the one day at a time concept- it is a very good one and very helpful. The way I think about not drinking is just that… I don’t drink. I am not a drinker. I don’t tell people that I’m an alcoholic or about my past when asked if I want a drink, I just say “I don’t drink” with a smile. That is who I am now and by the grace of God will always be. I don’t struggle at all, but I know that if I drank again it would probably be back to square one. I fucked up a lot that fortunately was able to be redeemed, but there is no way I would go back to being that person again. Kudos and love to my sober (and all my other) sisters!

  37. Amy85 says:

    I have to chuckle at “clear liquid ” as if it’s proof that Lindsay had alcohol. If it was green or red people would still say it was alcohol. I’ve only seen clips but it’s amazing how high maintenance and delusional she is.

  38. Emily C. says:

    There is actually a disability that makes it well-nigh impossible to get to sleep before the middle of the night or up and about before mid-afternoon. It’s called Delayed Sleep-Phase Disorder. I know about it because I have it. 1 PM is the absolute earliest I can schedule things, and that’s pushing it. 3 PM is much more realistic. If I have something at 9 AM or something, it’s easier for me to just not go to bed at all than to try to get up. I’ve been like this since birth. When I was younger, I could manage sleeping less at night and making it up on the weekend, but then I hit 30 and that stopped being an option.

    HOWEVER. This is Lindsay Lohan. She’s cried wolf too many times.

  39. Tiffany :) says:

    Didn’t her 2 Broke Girls episode air last night?
    It says SO MUCH that no one is talking about that. She crack-jacked her own work by going to Coachella and partying. She stole (potentially) postitive work-related headlines from herself.

  40. Damaris says:

    She was definitely drinking. Everyone is either smoking or drinking liquor at Coachella? Who doesn’t drink at these things?

  41. Bella says:

    If she is not drinking (dont believe that) like she is always saying contrary to witnesses report at coachella she could be doing tons of MDMA, Lsd, extasis and gazillion more drugs. Coachella is not a place for a recovering addict ever.

  42. d b says:

    This is going to sound mean, and I’m sorry about that because I don’t mean to offend. BUT. Let this young woman go. Let her go and fall down and bottom out, no “help,” no media attention. Lindsay Lohan, sadly, is a low bottom type, and until she truly reaches rock bottom, she will not WILL NOT get sober. Even more sad for her, all the “second chances” she’s gets only worsen her condition by adding arrogance and a sense of invulnerability to her entitlement. Sad case, but…NEXT

  43. M says:

    If this is true why are there no pics? Surely someone would have taken a pic of her being barely able to stand up?

    I have no doubt that she’s not sober but I hate when stories like this get printed and there’s no proof. I just can’t believe that not even 1 person was able to take a pic of this.

    • Petee says:

      Last year TMZ posted what was thought of the only picture of her.Not true.I can’t remember the site but they posted two other pictures but not at the festival but getting freebies and she looks horrible!Plus she can hide out in the VIP tent and no one can see her.I live here.My friends go and I trust them when they tell me what they see.She hides out after she gets pictures of her looking normal.

  44. cutelittlehappything says:

    Hi everyone…this post makes me feel so sad. I was, for a long time, “hardcore” and drank straight vodka day after day after day after day. Reading the description really resonates: being so obliterated that no one’s home mentally, but being so used to it you won’t pass out physically. I’d frantically chainsmoke, too, and it got to the point where I wouldn’t care where I was or who saw me, just “one more.”
    I understand people who don’t empathize with L.L., she has squandered every opportunity. In many ways, I don’t empathize with her at all. However, were I surrounded by “yes” men, and constantly enabled, I doubt I ever would have considered I had a problem, let alone made steps towards recovery (six months sober, & hopefully will continue). L.L. certainly a prime a-hole, but I still hope she will find the awakening she so desperately needs.

    • boo says:

      @cutelittlehappything (love your name) and congrats on your 6 months, one day at a time.

      • ParisPucker says:

        here here! ditto:) Keep at it cutelittlehappything ! And thank you for sharing. For non-addicts it’s hard to understand so these descriptions really help to better understand. Congrats and major kudos to you on your sobriety!! Keep at it as you’ve been – postings such as yours have helped me understand the daily victories that is sustained sobriety. It clearly requires strength, courage and vision to be the best version of yourself that you can be. And that’s a struggle in an of itself without addiction…

      • cutelittlehappything says:

        Thank you, guys :) Thankfully, I’ve had a great support system, and my only sliver of empathy for L.L. is that she doesn’t. Her best bet is to cut ties with pretty much everyone in her life, but as they enable her she won’t. It’s truly sad.

  45. Lia says:

    She looks like she’s 50 years old. Old-looking face, old-looking hands, hair, etc. I can’t imagine anyone will be surprised when the announcement eventually comes that she has passed on.

  46. Kosmos says:

    She’s become kind of gross, it’s sad….I wonder how she’s going to handle life at 10 or even 20 years from now. She’ll be completely worn out, and she might look much older than her age due to all of the drugs, alcohol and cigs. I think she’s been given lots of chances to remain in her profession, but she blew those as she continues to live the life she loves. Even though she has turned into this, I blame her parents for causing her to go down this path.