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Is 90 Days Long Enough to Rehabilitate Lohan?
Loopy Lindsay Lohan will be spending 90 days in a gorgeous rehabilitation facility on a beach in upstate New York, TMZ reports. After the former actress was sentenced to a few days shy of three months in an inpatient facility, her attorneys have been working with prosecutors to determine the best facility for the star, which is now more famous for her legal troubles than anything else. Sources say that an agreement has been reached, and Lohan will spend her time at the Seafield Center in Westhampton Beach, NY.
Though this arrangement has not been officially confirmed by either law enforcement or Lohan’s team, TMZ seems extraordinarily confident that Seafield is the place where Lohan will enjoy ocean breezes and large gardens while sobering up. The facility’s proximity to one of upstate New York’s hottest club scenes is very convenient for Lohan, who will be able to leave the facility whenever she likes.
That’s right, Lohan, who was ordered by a judge to spend her 90 days of rehab in a lockdown facility, has once again finagled her way out of having to deal with any consequences for her actions more serious than a slap on the wrist, or in this case, a beach front vacation. Prosecutors have apparently modified their plea bargain to allow Lohan to serve her time at an inpatient facility. However, the exits are monitored by both guards and security cameras, and while they can’t stop Lohan from leaving, they can certainly inform the authorities that she’s pulled a Houdini. (If she’s caught leaving the facility, she will be sent to jail, according to the plea bargain.)
Another unusual fact about Seafield is that they do not offer 90 day programs for their patients, with the longest program offered topping out at 28 days. Though Lohan was ordered to serve 90 days in a rehabilitation program, rules and regulations, as we all know, do not apply to the rich, famous, or beautiful. (These terms are entirely subjective, especially in Lohan’s case.) In order to accommodate the troubled young woman, the facility has agreed to create a customized treatment program for her, ensuring the facility can still get the publicity of having a recognizable face in their hallways and paparazzi standing on the perimeter of the property.
Fortunately, the facility does have some rules, including no tobacco and no cell phone use.