Has Lindsay Lohan finally woken up and smelled the both-your-parents-are-to-blame coffee? No one can know for sure, but it’s certainly starting to look that way.
Maybe rehab at Betty Ford is actually working!
Lindsay Lohan now thinks her mom is part of the reason she’s in the state she’s in, and Lindsay’s wake-up call was Dina Lohan’s appearance on the “Today” show. Sources connected with Lindsay tell TMZ Lindsay told her mom not to go on “Today” last week. When Dina defied her and yakked with Matt Lauer, Lindsay was “furious.”
Our sources say ever since the interview Lindsay has been wary of her mom and is beginning to understand her antics are part of the reason she has so many problems. The flip side, sources say, is that Lindsay is beginning to realize Dina’s demonization of Michael is not a true picture — that both parents share the blame.
Lindsay, we’re told, is impressed with her dad’s seeming sincerity in reaching out.
If the above story is true, I’m going to venture to guess that Dina Lohan’s refusal to participate in certain therapy sessions is not going to work to her advantage.
A Betty Ford source says Linds is working through “very intense issues regarding her family, specifically, Michael and Dina’s contentious relationship.”
“The fact that Lindsay took the first step and has been spending time with her father, for the first time in years, is very significant and important for her ongoing recovery. The fact is, when an addict has a supportive, loving family, their recovery is that much stronger, period.”
The rehab team is trying to get Lindsay to realize both her parents are from Crazy Town, and to set boundaries when it comes to hanging with them. i.e. partying with Mommy at Hollywood nightclubs isn’t allowed anymore.
The source says, “Lindsay must give everyone around her, including her parents, boundaries. Part of living with an addiction, and being in recovery, is maintaining those boundaries. It will help Lindsay to feel in control of her life and stay sober.”
Sources say Dina is still super pissy that Lindsay has been hanging around her dad, and doesn’t want to participate in family counseling if Michael’s around.
I really hope Dina Lohan gets her head out of her ass and actually helps Lindsay for once. I’m not holding my breath, however.
The Lohans in happier times…