Ms. LINDSAY LOHAN:
I never do anything like that.
GEORGE LEWIS reporting:
admitted she had missed some of her court-ordered
classes, but begged the judge to be lenient.
I did do everything that I was told to do and did the best I could to, you know, balance jobs and showing up. I'm sorry. Give me two seconds.
She was partying at the
Cannes Film Festival
most recently when she missed her sessions at an alcohol and drug treatment center. The judge had previously warned her that she had to attend the program on a weekly basis.
said work got in the way sometimes.
respect you and I've been taking it seriously.
was not moved.
Judge MARSHA RAVEL:
The court just doesn't buy that at this time.
for violating her probation.
in jail on the first
seemed stunned. She had been on probation since her
drunk driving conviction.
Mr. ROYAL OAKES (Legal Analyst):
The fact is this is not a sentence that amounts to a slam, this is not a
taking it out on
days isn't exactly time in a gulag.
She'll do time here at a women's facility south of
downtown Los Angeles
, the same place where
was jailed when she violated her probation on a drunk driving charge.
, will have a private cell.
Mr. STEVE WHITMORE (Spokesman, LA County Sheriff):
She will be kept out of the general population for the safety and security of everybody involved in the jail.
On top of that, she'll have to serve
in a residential rehab program.
, said his daughter should have been put in rehab all along.
Mr. MICHAEL LOHAN:
It just shows how the system can fail people and my daughter's been failed in this case.
I'm not taking this as a joke. It's my life and it's my career and something I've worked for my entire life.
But if she wasn't taking it as a joke, why did she have a vulgar epithet written on her fingernail in photos that emerged after the
? Raising the question `will jail time and rehab give
a change of attitude?' For TODAY,
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