The highly anticipated sit down between Oprah Winfrey and Lindsay Lohan aired Sunday night. Oprah gave a glimpse inside the life of 27-year-old Lindsay Lohan. The actress made a few shocking confessions one including how she subconsciously wanted to go to jail.
“I think it was just to find some peace and just have no choice but to just sit and be.”
After 90 days in a drug rehabilitation center, the Hollywood starlet spoke about being an addict and plans on turning her life around. Here are some highlights from the interview:
What she felt when she was being sentenced:
“I just remember this rush of heat coming over me and not knowing what to expect.”
If she’s embarrassed about her life:
“Definitely lots of shame, tons of guilt, I don’t think the embarrassment was a prominent as the shame and guilt.”
How she felt seeing her family in court, when she was sentenced?
“Just by my actions… I think it was just to find some peace and just no choice but to just sit and be… Just seeing my mom and sister’s faces in that court room was just heart breaking.”
What will be different now? “Not taking Adderall…. I was convinced that it did grow on me. It did calm me before… I could go to sleep, I could eat. The more that I spent time working on myself with no other… I don’t need it.”
How it feels to be an adjective and a verb for bad behavior and a child star gone wrong?
“Ummm… I hate that. I hate that label and that title and that’s what I never aspire to be.”
If she feels her parents have exploited her or taken advantage of her:
“No. Nobody’s perfect. I love my parents and I’m not going to say that certain situations I would have preferred to be handled differently. Certain situations I would have preferred to have kept within family.
Oprah shared her thoughts on Lindsay Lohan trying to get her life back. Here is what she had to say below:
I don’t understand why people are doubting. This is what I know, we’re all on the same journey. People are taking different paths to get there. No matter how many many times you fail, you fall down in your life I mean you certainly have the opportunity until you take your last breath, to be redeemed. I’m in the business of interviewing people about their lives. I felt like she was honest, authentic and that she is ready. And I asked her what’s the difference between now and the other five times… I believed her”