While the Betty Ford Center has been considered more of a ‘celebrity get-away’ at times more than what it really is: a rehab, it seems actress Lindsay Lohan is finding it to the be the toughest rehab yet: on her wallet.
Lindsay began treatment at Betty Ford on Sept. 28. At initial check-in, fans were once again sad to hear that rehab may once again fail to help the actress, as she was still in complete denial that she had any problem with drug or alcohol abuse. But shockingly, the Betty Ford Center has turned out to be the one spot where Lohan is finally making “true progression”, and is for the first time admitting possible drug addiction [and even feelings of powerlessness].
But although the actress may have finally found a place to get herself mentally back on track, she may end up leaving the center [which would be a major set-back, says administrators], due to her inability to afford the program financially.
“She indicates she cannot afford to continue to pay for the treatment program and she needs to work,” a report from her probation officer states. “The defendant states her clothing line is falling apart because she is not available to monitor the product.”
Judge Elden Fox recently granted the actress leave to catch up on well-behind projects on one condition: the actress must wear her SCRAM bracelet and must report back to rehab immediately after work [which will be an off and on thing since the judge has already granted her leave in November for filming, which is rumored to be the Linda Lovelace biopic we’re all hoping she doesn’t go though with]. Which means, if the actress’s allegations are true, she’ll basically be working for rehab for quite some time [expected at least until January 3rd, 2011].
But is there really a point if the actress can come and go as she pleases? Is this just another one of Lindsay’s smart ways around the system? Weigh in fans!