Court Grants Parents Legal Conservatorship Over Amanda Bynes
It's 2008 all over again! Amanda Bynes has just gotten a Britney-style conservatorship. She'll now be under legal control of her parents--at least temporarily--while the courts decide if she can get her sh*t together.
Let's not forget that Amanda was recently 5150'd and put under medical supervision after starting a fire in some random person's driveway (and also spilling gasoline all over her dog!). She's still currently in the hospital.
According to USA Today:
A judge has granted Amanda Bynes' mother a temporary conservatorship over the former child actress.
Ventura County Judge Glen Reiser ruled Friday that Richard and Lynn Bynes should be allowed to limited control of their 27-year-old daughter's personal affairs, including medical
Reiser said a mental health court has control over Bynes' medical treatment, but if she is released from a psychiatric facility then her mother will have authority to decide treatment.
The former star of Nickelodeon shows "All That" and her own variety series has been in a psychiatric hospital since last month. Authorities placed her in the hospital after she started a small fire in the driveway of a house in her hometown of Thousand Oaks, Calif.
Lynn Bynes will also have control over her daughter's finances.
It sounds like it's for the best. Hopefully whatever's going on with Amanda can be figured out and she can regain control over her life.
Britney fans are still waiting for that conservatorship to be lifted five years later....