Amanda Bynes checked into rehab, placed on psychiatric hold
Amanda Bynes has checked into treatment facility in Los Angeles, where she has been placed on involuntary psychiatric hold, according to multiple reports.
According to People, Bynes was admitted to a rehab facility shortly after arriving at LAX airport Friday afternoon. TMZ is reporting that doctors put her on a 5150 psychiatric hold, which is when someone is deemed to be a danger to themselves or others. She will be held for 72 hours, but the hold could be extended to up to two weeks.
Sources told TMZ that her parents will seek a conservatorship over their daughter. The Bynes’ family attorney has not yet responded to EW‘s request for comment.
The news comes just hours after the 28-year-old took to Twitter alleging that her father sexually and verbally abused her as a child. She later took back what she said, saying “My dad never did any of those things The microchip in my brain made me say those things but he’s the one that ordered them to microchip me.”
The actress was placed on an involuntarily psychiatric hold last year after she was accused of starting a fire in a driveway in Thousand Oaks.