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"This is the first time she’s truly being punished,” a source says of Lindsay Lohan.
By The Scoop
updated 7/26/2010 8:50:19 PM ET 2010-07-27T00:50:19

Lindsay Lohan’s lawyer Shawn Chapman Holley had hopes that her client would get out of prison this week. However, a Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department spokesman shot down that report on Monday , and that’s a good thing, according to some Lohan sources.

“There are all these reports of Lindsay crying in jail, but the hardest part for her is being alone,” said one Lohan source. “Sure, it’s hard for her, but it’s not supposed to be fun. This is the first time she’s truly being punished.”

The source said that rehab will likely be more difficult for Lohan than the jail time.

“Ninety days is going to feel like a long time to her — she doesn’t stay anywhere for 90 straight days. And, this isn’t going to be the kind of rehab that caters to her. If Lindsay’s going to learn something, it will be from rehab, not from jail,” said the source.

Sarah Ferguson on OWN, not a done deal
After nearly every major news outlet ran with the news that Duchess of York Sarah Ferguson was being offered a show on Oprah Winfrey’s new network, OWN, publicists for the net clarified just where things stand with the reported offer.

“We have had initial conversation with Sarah Ferguson about a docu-series, not a talk show, but there is nothing to announce at this time,” according to a statement issued by OWN. As for why there’s nothing to announce yet, chalk it up to two things: the normal process involved with signing new talent, and Fergie dragging her heels. “She’s talking about waiting a year before signing on to do a show,” said one person familiar with the negotiations. “No one really understands why she’d want to wait, though.”

‘Real Housewives of D.C.’ will be ‘intellectual’
If you’re hoping to see fistfights and hands full of hair extensions on “The Real Housewives of Washington, D.C.,” when it premieres Aug. 5, you might be disappointed.

“In D.C., people are focused more on achievement than fame,” housewife Stacie Scott Turner, a real estate agent and philanthropist told TODAYshow.com during a phone conference call. “It’s an intellectual capital.”

That doesn’t mean the show won’t have its fair share of scandal — White House party crasher Michaele Salahi is also part of the show, after all. “I was just shocked that anybody would have the gall to crash a party like that,” Turner said.

However, the Salahi incident is only “one small snippet” of the show, according to another cast member, Mary Schmidt Amons. "We have some really important, provocative, substantive conversations about political issues," Turner said.

Brand movie set under extreme lockdown
Security on Russell Brand and Jennifer Garners’ new film “Arthur” was extra strict on Monday, with the crew on orders not to share any details. The New York film shoot shut down St. Bartholomew’s Church for two days, and even though a sign on the door said the chapel was available for use, the “Arthur” production team blocked civilians from entering the church building.

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One crew member told TODAYshow.com that Brand “blew past everyone with his bodyguard and straight to makeup and costuming.” (Garner wasn’t spotted.)

Another source involved with the film said he had to sign a thick stack of paperwork saying he would protect the confidentiality of the project. “How did [Brand] get so big so fast?” he said. “Who is he?”

Both sources were extremely surprised at the mums-the-word attitude because neither one knew who Brand was.

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  1. Yawning gap

    Lindsay Lohan's latest release, "The Canyons," is an erotic thriller set in L.A., and while most early reviews have not been kind, one writer compares her to Marlon Brandon in "Last Tango in Paris." "Wow...humbled and feeling so much gratitude," she tweeted in response. (IFC Films) Back to slideshow navigation
  2. Two of a kind

    Lohan and friend and occasional benefactor Charlie Sheen walk down the red carpet at the premiere of "Scary Movie 5" in Hollywood on April 11, 2013. (Michael Buckner / Getty Images) Back to slideshow navigation
  3. Talking it out

    Lohan appears outside the studios where "Late Show With David Letterman" is taped in New York on April 9, 2013. She reminisced with Letterman on the show about her first appearance on his "Late Night," when she was 6. (James Devaney / WireImage) Back to slideshow navigation
  4. Getting mugged

    Lohan, in mug shots, through the years: From top, left to right: July 24, 2007, Nov. 15, 2007, July 20, 2010; bottom left to right: Sept. 24, 2010, Oct. 19, 2011 and March 19, 2013. (Handout / Reuters) Back to slideshow navigation
  5. Here comes the judge

    Lohan and her attorney Mark Heller appeared at an L.A. Superior Court hearing on March 18, 2013 to determine whether she would go back to jail or could avert a trial based on charges that she lied to police over a June 2012 car crash. She accepted a plea deal that sent her to rehab for 90 days. (Reed Saxon / Pool via Getty Images) Back to slideshow navigation
  6. Feeling charitable

    Lohan attends amFAR's New york Gala on Feb. 6, 2013 in a borrowed $1,750 Theia gown that becomes damaged at some point in the evening, and is returned as a mini-dress. (Stephen Lovekin / Getty Images) Back to slideshow navigation
  7. New lawyer, same fight

    Lohan appears in Los Angeles Suoperior Court with her new attorney Mark Heller, left, for a pretrial hearing, on Jan. 30, 2013, in a case filed over the actress' June 2012 car crash. Lohan faces three misdemeanor charges and a return to jail if convicted in the case or if a judge finds she violated her probation. (David Mcnew / AP) Back to slideshow navigation
  8. Duck and cover

    Lohan covers her face with a coat as she leaves the 10th precinct in New York after being arrested on an assault charge in the early morning of Nov. 29, 2012. Lohan allegedly punched a woman at Club Avenue in the city's Chelsea neighborhood. (INFphoto.com) Back to slideshow navigation
  9. A scarlet Liz

    Lohan arrives for a private dinner celebrating the premiere of her Lifetime original movie "Liz & Dick" at the Beverly Hills Hotel on Nov. 20, 2012. Lohan stars in the film as Elizabeth Taylor. (Jason Redmond / Reuters) Back to slideshow navigation
  10. Oh, the paparazzi

    Lohan portrays actress Elizabeth Taylor in the Lifetime film "Liz & Dick" The TV movie recounts the scandalous and tumultuous romance between Taylor and British actor Richard Burton in the 1960s and '70s. (Lifetime via Reuters) Back to slideshow navigation
  11. Live, from New York!

    Lohan, center with black shorts, stars in a "Saturday Night Live" skit with actors Kristen Wiig, Andy Samberg, Abby Elliott, Fred Armisen, Jason Sudeikis and Bill Hader on March 3, 2012. (NBC) Back to slideshow navigation
  12. No more court

    Lohan arrives for her latest probation hearing in Los Angeles on March 29, 2012. The actress was placed on informal probation for the remainder of her 2011 jewelry theft conviction after Judge Stephanie Sautner found she has completed all of her required community service and psychotherapy sessions for her 2007 DUI conviction and probation violations. (Toby Canham / Getty Images) Back to slideshow navigation
  13. Another step toward freedom

    Lohan leaves the Airport Courthouse after her probation update hearing in Los Angeles on Feb. 22, 2012. The actress, 25, received a glowing report from Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Stephanie Sautner and she is one court appearance away from putting her 2007 drunken driving case behind her. (Kevork Djansezian / Getty Images) Back to slideshow navigation
  14. A quick visit

    Lohan leaves the Airport Courthouse after a probation progress hearing in Los Angeles on Jan. 17, 2012. The actress received another positive report and was dismissed by the judge in no time. (Michael Nelson / EPA) Back to slideshow navigation
  15. No award, just a party

    Lohan arrives at The Weinstein Company's 2012 Golden Globe Awards after party held at The Beverly Hilton hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Jan. 15, 2012. (Frazer Harrison / Getty Images) Back to slideshow navigation
  16. Post-Playboy fit

    Lohan attends a party hosted by the Weinstein Company and Audi to celebrate awards season at Chateau Marmont in Los Angeles on Jan. 11, 2012. (John Shearer / Getty Images) Back to slideshow navigation
  17. Something to smile about

    Lindsay Lohan is seen arriving for and attending a probation progress report hearing in Los Angeles on Dec. 14, 2011. The hearing lasted less than 10 minutes as a judge told the actress she is doing well under her strict new probation routine of counseling and working at the county morgue. (Getty Images, EPA) Back to slideshow navigation
  18. Confident pose

    Lohan is shown on the cover of the January/February 2012 issue of Playboy Magazine in a photo released Dec. 10, 2011. "Sex and sexuality are a part of nature, and I go along with nature," the "Mean Girls" star says of her in-the-buff photos, which are an homage to the late Marilyn Monroe's own iconic Playboy spread. "Knowing yourself and your body is so important because it gives you confidence, and in life, women need confidence." (Handout / Reuters) Back to slideshow navigation
  19. Sentenced to 30 days

    Lohan, center, arrives for her probation violation hearing at the Airport Courthouse in Los Angeles on Nov. 2, 2011. Judge Stephanie Sautner formally determined that the actress violated terms of her sentence on a theft charge earlier in 2011 and a 2007 drunken driving charge. Lohan was sentenced to 30 days in jail. (Toby Canham / Getty Images) Back to slideshow navigation
  20. Cuffed and taken into custody

    Lohan is led away in handcuffs after her probation progress report hearing at the Airport Courthouse in Los Angeles on Oct. 19, 2011. A judge was not happy with the actress after she was terminated by the Downtown Women's Center for repeatedly failing to appear for court-ordered community service. (Mark Boster / Pool via Getty Images) Back to slideshow navigation
  21. Far from perfect

    Lohan and her attorney Shawn Chapman Holley appear in court during a probation progress report hearing at Airport Branch Courthouse in Los Angeles on Oct. 19, 2011. "We're dealing with someone on probation," said Holley. "Most people on probation don't always do things perfectly." (Mark Boster / Pool via Reuters) Back to slideshow navigation
  22. Smile for the cameras

    Lohan attends the premiere of the video game "Saints Row: The Third" in Los Angeles on Oct. 12, 2011. The actress caught grief the next day from various celebrity media outlets for what appeared to be a lack of dental hygiene. (Valerie Macon / Getty Images) Back to slideshow navigation
  23. Red, white and boo

    Lohan is seen on a photoshoot for designer Philipp Plein at Villa Serbelloni in Bellagio on Lake Como, Italy in September 2011. (Mr Cool/vicinoiorio / Splash News) Back to slideshow navigation
  24. She'll take the work

    Designer Philipp Plein and Lohan attend a news conference to introduce Lindsay as the new face of the Philipp Plein S/S 2012 campaign during Milan Fashion Week Womenswear S/S 2012 on Sept. 24, 2011. (Tullio M. Puglia / Getty Images) Back to slideshow navigation
  25. Plenty of work to do

    Lohan is pictured alongside her attorney during a case review conference in Los Angeles on July 21, 2011. A judge told Lohan she needs to speed up her community service to make sure she meets a deadline to complete 480 hours within a year. Lohan appeared in court to update Superior Court Judge Stephanie Sautner on the progress of her probation in drunken driving and misdemeanor theft cases. (Kevork Djansezian / AP) Back to slideshow navigation
  26. Back in court

    Lohan arrives in court in Los Angeles on June 23, 2011. While serving a home detention sentence, the actress was ordered back to court on an allegation she violated probation by drinking alcohol. (Lucy Nicholson / Reuters) Back to slideshow navigation
  27. No deal

    On March 10, 2011, Lindsay Lohan rejected a plea agreement offered by prosecutors that would have meant a guaranteed return to jail for the actress in her jewelry theft case. She'll return to court in April for a preliminary hearing. (Mario Anzuoni / Reuters) Back to slideshow navigation
  28. Not staying out of spotlight

    Her court adventures aren't keeping Lohan home alone. She joined Jimmy Kimmel live after the Oscars on Feb. 27, 2011 for the comedian's "After the Academy Awards" show on ABC. She appeared in a skit called Hottie Body Humpilates, which mocked exercise infomercials. (ABC) Back to slideshow navigation
  29. Let's make a deal

    Lohan is escorted by Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies as she arrives for a hearing at Los Angeles Airport Courthouse on Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2011. Some fashion observers criticized her top for being too low-cut for court. (Kevork Djansezian / Getty Images) Back to slideshow navigation
  30. Case of the stolen necklace

    Lohan was arraigned on a felony count of grand theft on Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2011, in Los Angeles. Lohan was charged with allegedly stealing a $2,500 necklace from a jewelry store in Venice, Calif. She entered a plea of not guilty. (Pool / Getty Images) Back to slideshow navigation
  31. All eyes on Lindsay

    Lohan, center, arrives at the Los Angeles Airport Courthouse on Wednesday, Feb. 9 to be arraigned on a felony grand theft charge. Her tight white dress came in for criticism as being inappropriate for court. (Jae C. Hong / AP) Back to slideshow navigation
  32. Rehab until the new year

    Actress Lindsay Lohan leaves court in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Friday, Oct. 22, after a probation hearing. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Elden S. Fox ordered the 24-year-old troubled starlet back to rehab until Jan. 3, telling her she was an addict and faced jail time if she relapsed again. (Robyn Beck / AFP - Getty Images) Back to slideshow navigation
  33. Going back to jail

    Lohan arrives at the Beverly Hills Courthouse for a mandatory appearance in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Friday, Sept. 24, 2010. The actress was sent back to jail after she failed a court-ordered drug test a few weeks after being released from a previous jail stint and subsequent stay in drug rehabilitation. (Mario Anzuoni / Reuters) Back to slideshow navigation
  34. Maxim exposure

    Lohan is shown on the cover of Maxim magazine, on newsstands Aug. 10, 2010. The photo shoot took place on June 30, 2010, a week before she was sentenced to 90 days in jail for a probation violation. (Maxim) Back to slideshow navigation
  35. Orange glow

    Lohan is shown in her prison mug shot at the Lynwood Correctional Facility in Lynwood, Calif., on July 20, 2010. The actress was released to a Los Angeles rehab facility after serving 14 days of a 90-day sentence. (AFP - Getty Images) Back to slideshow navigation
  36. Last moments of freedom

    Lohan sits in court upon her arrival to surrender and begin serving her 90-day jail sentence for a probation violation in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Tuesday, July 20, 2010. "I don't know exactly how long the jail will keep her. I can only impose the sentence," Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Marsha Revel said. (Al Seib / EPA) Back to slideshow navigation
  37. Grand entrance

    Lohan, right, walks through a cloud of confetti tossed from the sidelines as she arrives at the Beverly Hills Courthouse on Tuesday, July 20, 2010. The actress has been on probation since August 2007 after pleading guilty to misemeanor drug charges and no contest to three driving charges. (Mark Ralston / AFP - Getty Images) Back to slideshow navigation
  38. Not a kind day in court

    Lohan reacts beside her attorney Shawn Chapman Holley as Judge Marsha Revel rules that the actress had violated her probation on a 2007 drunken driving charge in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Tuesday, July 6, 2010. Lohan was sentenced to 90 days in jail. (Reuters) Back to slideshow navigation
  39. Something to hide

    Lohan arrives at the 2010 MTV Movie Awards in Los Angeles on June 6, 2010. The actress sported a sparkly pantsuit in an effort to conceal a newly affixed alcohol monitoring device around her ankle. (Danny Moloshok / Reuters) Back to slideshow navigation
  40. Look who showed up

    Lohan, left, listens to her attorney Shawn Chapman Holley during a hearing in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Monday, May 24, 2010. The actress was back in court after missing a mandatory probation hearing in L.A. while partying in the south of France days earlier. Lohan had claimed her passport was stolen and the judge issued an arrest warrant for the actress, who later posted $100,000 bail. (Jae C. Hong / AP) Back to slideshow navigation
  41. Doing the Cannes-Cannes

    Lohan arrives for the Chopard 150th anniversary party during the 63rd Cannes International Film Festival in Cannes, France, on May 17, 2010. (Matt Sayles / AP) Back to slideshow navigation
  42. Milking her fame

    Lohan, top, arrives at the "Chanel Ready to Wear" show as part of the Paris Womenswear Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2011 at Grand Palais in Paris on Tuesday, March 9. On the same day, it was reported that Lohan filed a lawsuit against E*Trade for its commercial about a "milkaholic" baby she claims is named for her. She is seeking $100 million in damages and demands that the company stop airing the ad. (Getty Images, E*TRADE) Back to slideshow navigation
  43. Runway debut

    Lohan, right, walks the runway with Spanish designer Estrella Archs at the end of her Spring/Summer 2010 collection for Emanuel Ungaro during Paris Fashion Week on Sunday, Oct. 4, 2009. Lohan served as an adviser for the collection. (Jacky Naegelen / Reuters) Back to slideshow navigation
  44. Off the rack

    Lohan checks out leggings from her 6126 line during Fashion's Night Out at Bloomingdale's 59th Street store in New York on Sept. 10, 2009. (Jerritt Clark / Getty Images) Back to slideshow navigation
  45. Businesswoman

    Lorit Simon, creator of Sevin Nyne, and Lohan speak at the launch of Sevin Nyne By Lindsay Lohan at Sephora in Santa Monica, Calif., on April 30, 2009. (Michael Buckner / Getty Images) Back to slideshow navigation
  46. Daddy issues

    The Suffolk County Police arrested Michael Lohan in Central Islip, N.Y., on April 6, 2009, on a misdemeanor charge of aggravated harassment. Lindsay's father surrendered to prosecutors after he allegedly made a threatening phone call to his girlfriend. (AP) Back to slideshow navigation
  47. Material Girl too

    "When I was little, every day after school I would come home and put in her 'The Immaculate Collection' disc and karaoke to it around the whole house," Lindsay Lohan said of her recreation of Madonna's 1984 MTV Video Music Awards "Like A Virgin" performance for Glamour's April 2009 Icons issue. (Brigitte Lacombe / Glamour via PR NEWSWIRE) Back to slideshow navigation
  48. Getting a leg up

    Lindsay Lohan attends the launch of her legging collection "6126" at Henri Bendel on October 13, 2008 in New York. (Andrew H. Walker / Getty Images) Back to slideshow navigation
  49. 'Chapter 27'

    Lindsay Lohan played Jude and Jared Leto, right, played Mark David Chapman in this 2008 film about the days leading up to the infamous murder of Beatle John Lennon. (Peace Arch Entertainment) Back to slideshow navigation
  50. In fashion

    Lindsay Lohan and girlfriend Samantha Ronson, left, attend the Charlotte Ronson 2009 Spring Collection on Sept. 6, 2008 in New York during Fashion Week. (Peter Kramer / AP) Back to slideshow navigation
  51. Popcorn princess

    Lohan arrives at the MTV Movie Awards on Sunday, June 1, 2008 in Los Angeles. The hottest thing about the event, though, was the smoldering remnants of a huge fire at Universal Studios nearby. (Chris Pizzello / AP) Back to slideshow navigation
  52. Cannes do

    Lohan attends the Dolce and Gabanna party at Baoli, Port Canto during the 61st International Cannes Film Festival on Friday, May 23, 2008 in Cannes, France. (Kristian Dowling / Getty Images) Back to slideshow navigation
  53. Not so ugly

    Actress Lindsay Lohan attends the "Ugly Betty" in New York preview party at Highbar on September 15, 2008 in New York City. (Andrew H. Walker / Getty Images) Back to slideshow navigation
  54. Things are getting 'Ugly'

    Lohan stars with America Ferrera, left, during a taping of the season finale of ABC's "Ugly Betty." Lohan plays an old schoolmate of Ferrera’s character Betty Suarez. (ABC) Back to slideshow navigation
  55. Film dishonor

    Lohan is shown in a scene from "I Know Who Killed Me." She was named worst actress for the role and the film was named worst movie, during the 28th Annual Golden Raspberry Awards, which dishonor worst achievements in film. (Tracy Bennett / AP) Back to slideshow navigation
  56. Channeling Marilyn

    Lohan poses as Marilyn Monroe on the cover of New York magazine's Feb. 25, 2008 issue. Clad in not much more than diamonds and sheer fabric, Lohan is pictured inside assuming the same poses Monroe did in her infamous "last sitting" for photographer Bert Stern 46 years ago. (Bert Stern / AP) Back to slideshow navigation
  57. Making headlines in Italy

    Lohan holds the Capri Global Award at the Capri Film Festival in southern Italy on Monday, Dec. 31, 2008. LiLo's acting skills were upstaged by tabloid reports that she had hooked up with three men in a 24-hour period during her visit. (Pietro Coccia press office via AP) Back to slideshow navigation
  58. Under arrest

    Lohan was booked for drunk driving and drug possession on Tuesday, July 24, 2007 in Santa Monica, Calif. Lohan was busted 11 days after completing an alcohol treatment program following her arrest in May for similar charges. (Santa Monica Police via AFP - Getty Images) Back to slideshow navigation
  59. 'Prairie' girl

    Lindsay Lohan co-starred with Meryl Streep and Lily Tomlin in Robert Altman's "A Prairie Home Companion." Hollywood's new It girl has successfully made the jump from child star to adult actress. (Evan Agostini / Getty Images) Back to slideshow navigation
  60. Baring it all

    In a hotly debated Vanity Fair cover story, Lohan reportedly detailed some mild drug use and a battle with bulimia. She denied it, though the magazine stood by its story. But another cover story in Us Weekly detailed her eating woes and her friends' growing concern about her gaunt figure. A Miami hospital stay only added to the worries. Whether she's all better or still struggling with her health is an ongoing puzzle. (Vanity Fair via Reuters) Back to slideshow navigation
  61. All grown up

    There was no question Lohan had moved past her "Freaky Friday" days by the end of 2005. (Chris Pizzello / Reuters) Back to slideshow navigation
  62. Big debut

    Lohan appeared in December 2005 on MTV's "Total Request Live" as her new album, "A Little More Personal," was released. But the real talk was about her ongoing health concerns and partying (she'd cancelled a "Regis" appearance the same day), along with her ever-thinner figure. (Jeff Christensen / AP) Back to slideshow navigation
  63. A whole new Lindsay

    Lohan stirred yet more talk with the new svelte look she unveiled post-"Herbie." With her blond hair and thin body, she seemed ready to join "The Simple Life" with Paris Hilton. Lohan initially explained her look by saying she learned to eat right and exercise, but a different story would soon emerge. (Chris Polk / AP) Back to slideshow navigation
  64. Outgrowing Disney

    Lohan's big role in 2005 was in yet another Disney remake, "Herbie: Fully Loaded." Rumors circulated that Lohan's breasts were digitally reduced to allievate parents' concerns that Lohan looked too mature, but Lohan and the studio denied it. Still, the message was clear: It was time to move into more mature roles. (Walt Disney Pictures via Zuma Press) Back to slideshow navigation
  65. Young Raquel Welch

    Lohan stirred debate early in 2005 with her voluptuous body, which seemed to mature overnight. The actress insists that she has not had any plastic surgery. (Evan Agostini / Getty Images) Back to slideshow navigation
  66. Paparazzi favorite

    Lohan's reputation as a party girl put her into the media spotlight. During that time, she found time to date "That '70s Show's" Wilmer Valderrama. (Chris Polk / AP) Back to slideshow navigation
  67. Getting mean

    "Mean Girls" marked Lohan's first truly starring role. In the film, she plays an outcast who becomes part of an in-crowd and changes in the process. Amanda Seyfried, Rachel McAdams and Lacey Chabert play the other cool girls. (Michael Gibson / AP) Back to slideshow navigation
  68. Teen queen

    As she entered her teen years, Lohan continued remaking Disney kid flicks. This time she took on Jodie Foster's role in a remake of "Freaky Friday." In the 2003 film, she and her mother, played by Jamie Lee Curtis, wake up one morning to find themselves in each other's bodies. (Ron Batzdorff / AP) Back to slideshow navigation
  69. Double trouble

    For her first big-screen role, Lindsay Lohan recreated the Hayley Mills classic, "The Parent Trap." In the 1998 film, Lohan plays twins who try to bring their divorced parents (Dennis Quaid, Natasha Richardson) back together. (Corbis) Back to slideshow navigation
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Video: What’s in store for Gibson, Lohan?

  1. Transcript of: What’s in store for Gibson, Lohan?

    NATALIE MORALES reporting: From yet another alleged recording of an enraged Mel Gibson to Lindsay Lohan 's jail time and Chelsea Clinton 's lavish nuptials, no shortage of celebrities making headlines this week. So here with all of the inside scoop is David Caplan , senior editor at People magazine . David , good morning.

    Mr. DAVID CAPLAN (Senior Editor, People Magazine): Good morning.

    MORALES: So tape number, I believe, seven or so of allegedly Mel Gibson .

    Mr. CAPLAN: Exactly.

    MORALES: By now, you know, I think most people have heard the voice and believe it is to be him. But what's different about this one?

    Mr. CAPLAN: This tape he actually -- he again, he, you know, throws all sorts of obscenities. Again, though, this time he throws his rage at Timothy Dalton , who's actually Oksana 's ex, who with him she had a child.

    MORALES: Hm.

    Mr. CAPLAN: And he says, you know what, he says to her, `Why don't you go back to him?' He's screaming at her. And it's really a bit, you know, more of the same. But this time he sort of involves another party, and it's Timothy this time.

    MORALES: Is this the beginning of the end , or is there a lot more of this stuff out there?

    Mr. CAPLAN: These are -- this is really one of the last tapes. It is really the beginning of the end .

    MORALES: Sheesh. OK. Now you also, you're reporting in People magazine that Mel was seen with his nine-month-old daughter, Lucia , over the weekend at his church on his property. There's -- there was someone else , though, with him as well. Who was that?

    Mr. CAPLAN: Yeah, absolutely. It was a guardian really, who he has somebody hired to look over when he visits with Lucia . He's done this, the source tells People , because he wants to essentially pre-empt any claims that Oksana has saying he's a bad dad, he's hurting the daughter. So this way he's the one who requested essentially an observer really to watch him with Lucia , how he interacts, how he behaves. And this is someone who he totally did on his own volition and it's approved by the court.

    MORALES: And -- OK. And -- but this is somebody he obviously pays for as well, right?

    Mr. CAPLAN: Yeah. This is someone that he chose so, you know, but he'll probably be on his best behavior.

    MORALES: Oh, absolutely. Now he also has signed up for some sort of co-parenting class?

    Mr. CAPLAN: Yeah. A source tells People that likely is part of sort of their custody agreement that they're both going to have to enter co-parenting classes.

    MORALES: Mm-hmm.

    Mr. CAPLAN: And essentially in these classes you learn how to interact with each other, how to make things work and how to balance everything.

    MORALES: All right. Let's switch gears here and talk about Lindsay Lohan now in week two of her 90-day jail sentence, though it appears the time is going to be reduced significantly, is that right?

    Mr. CAPLAN: Exactly. The long...

    MORALES: How much time is she really serving?

    Mr. CAPLAN: We're going to look at about two weeks. Yesterday we spoke to the sheriff's spokesperson and they're saying she's still looking at an August 1st or 2nd release, which would be later this weekend. There were reports that she's getting out as early as today, this past weekend. Right now, sheriff's telling People this weekend.

    MORALES: And that's due to what? Overcrowding? Is that what happens...

    Mr. CAPLAN: Yeah, that's exactly. It's due to overcrowding, it's due to good behavior and she also had a couple days knocked off for sort of time served .

    MORALES: OK. And -- but she's not going to be released outright. I mean she's going to have to continue to serve as a probation or something, is that -- is that right?

    Mr. CAPLAN: Exactly. Yeah. And then afterwards, she has to go to rehab for 90 days , actually. So she's not going to have much time, freedom. After prison, it's right to rehab.

    MORALES: Now there have been a lot of questions about whether or not she's getting any kind of special treatment. What has People found out?

    Mr. CAPLAN: Some inmates are telling People that they feel she is getting special treatment, that any time Lindsay leaves her cell there's this lockdown. But then, you know, the sheriff is telling us and the prison officials saying `No, she's not getting any special treatment. She's getting the only treatment someone who has such a high profile in a prison would get.'

    MORALES: We're seeing the inside there, the Century Regional Detention Facility in Lynwood , where she is. That's actually where Paris Hilton was...

    Mr. CAPLAN: Exactly.

    MORALES: ...also held. And in terms of the time that she has, I hear she's getting some junk food ...

    Mr. CAPLAN: Yeah.

    MORALES: ...even. And how is she getting all this?

    Mr. CAPLAN: There's actually a separate Web site that they have in LA where essentially you can order gift packs of like junk food , Kit Kat , all sorts of candy bars.

    MORALES: What? Are you kidding me?

    Mr. CAPLAN: And there's a limit of about 135, $150 a week. And Lindsay very quickly went through her balance actually last week. In fact, as of Saturday, there was like 13 cents on her balance. So she's enjoying junk food , she's reading. Sources tell people she's sleeping a lot.

    MORALES: But I hear she's also been crying. Is that true?

    Mr. CAPLAN: She has. That is absolutely true. In fact, her lawyer told People that in the first hours of her stay, she was crying, one of the other inmates there saying they could hear her crying. So it's a very much of an emotional roller coaster for Lindsay .

    MORALES: Well, you can imagine, yeah. OK, let's switch to happier subjects, shall we?

    Mr. CAPLAN: We like that.

    MORALES: Let's talk about the very lavish nuptials, the upcoming nuptials of Chelsea Clinton with Marc Mezvinsky . Of course, happening this Saturday. Now, it's been top secret...

    Mr. CAPLAN: Uh-huh .

    MORALES: ...although there have been a lot of leaks. We do know that -- or we expect it's going to be held at this beautiful private estate about 90 miles north here of New York .

    Mr. CAPLAN: Exactly.

    MORALES: What can you tell us? Price tag that we're hearing.

    Mr. CAPLAN: You know, there's lots -- you know, there's lots of reports out there, you know, saying what the figure's going to be. It's obviously going to be -- could go into the seven figures, obviously, for such a wedding. It's going to be at that estate. It's a large mansion north of New York , like you said. It's actually owned and created sort of by the Astors , and the home is now owned by two Clinton donors. We know there's going to be lots of

    bridesmaids as well. It's going to be heavy......and politicos, but there may not be as many celeb friends as you think that are really friends with the Clintons . Because a source tells People Chelsea and Marc wanted the guest list to focus on their friends, not so much, `oh, let's invite mom and dad's friends.'

    MORALES: I know. Andrea Mitchell , when she had a chance to speak to Secretary Clinton , and she said exactly that, `this is Chelsea 's wedding and she wants it to be their friends.' But if you consider a price tag of possibly 3 to 5 million and maybe some 500 guests...

    Mr. CAPLAN: Mm-hmm.

    MORALES: ...you're spending about like $6,000 a head.

    Mr. CAPLAN: It's amazing. It's a lot. But you know what, so much of the extra costs here are going into things, sort of extra security, which obviously unless, you know, a different type of wedding wouldn't have. They have these air-conditioned huge tents which cost thousands of dollars.

    There's just such a......and a huge bridal party and just arranging the transportation. Because guests are going to have to be transported from one location to get to the final location for the wedding.

    MORALES: Mm-hmm.

    Mr. CAPLAN: So there's a lot of these extra expenses.

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