Desperate Oprah lands Lindsay Lohan interview and docu-series
Lindsay Lohan's comeback will be televised.
OWN has inked the troubled actress for a sit-down interview in August with Oprah Winfrey and signed Lohan to an eight-part documentary series set for 2014, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed.
As first reported by EW, Lohan's currently untitled docuseries will chronicle the young starlet's effort to rebuild her career and stay healthy.
Lohan is currently fulfilling a 90-day court-ordered rehab stint at Betty Ford that will likely come to an end July 31. The Winfrey interview will mark her first post-rehab conversation.
The news comes as Lohan has struggled with her sobriety, making headlines during the filming of Lifetime's high-profile Elizabeth Taylor TV movie Liz & Dick and the feature The Canyons. Most recently, her efforts to return to the success she had with Mean Girls and Herbie included arcs on Fox's Glee and FX's Charlie Sheen comedy Anger Management, with the vocal actor noting Lohan held the production "hostage" after delivering "half a show," often arriving two hours late.
Oprah has ruined whatever "legacy" she had after she started this OWN and decided to go down the trash television route. FFS - she even gave LaToya Jackson a reality show! Now Lindsay?
The Shania Twain reality show/documentary Oprah did was really good. Hopefully the same production team will be working on this show. It was kinda fake/staged but it was excellent in its themes/messaging and painting Shania as a sympathetic character.
Ugh, can you imagine that ridiculous interview. LiLo will turn up tanned within an inch of her life, with hideous peroxide blonde hair, looking every bit like an aging hooker and then proceed to deny any drug addiction or alcohol problem. Good luck Oprah, you'll need it.
Lohan on reality TV?
Now there's a surprise!
Porn is next.
How much of OWN does Oprah still own? I thought Discovery pretty much bought her out.
Next up: an OWN-produced reality show starring all the Lohans.
All of the OWN reality shows have been boring shit.
I've been hearing that OWN's ratings are up a lot so there is no need to bring in trashy Lohan.
Oh that Lindsay. The girl knows how to make a buck when times are tough. And it's actually a pretty good thing for her to be involved with Oprah. At least it's classier and healthier than Dr. Drew.
Lindsay will screw over Oprah just like she does everybody else.
Prior to the interview, she'll be in trouble with the law again and have another hearing scheduled with the judge. Oprah's just as stupid as Lohan if she thinks she'll get this interview.
What Lindsay doesn't know is that during the reality show Iyanla Vanzant will pop out of a closet to read her to pieces!
Black Oprah meets white Oprah's daughter.
They are both so 90's. They are both so over. Lohan trying to get sober for years and Oprah trying to get thin for years.
"Oh my God. I'm back. I'm home. All the time, it was... We finally really did it ... You Maniacs! You blew it up! Ah, damn you! God damn you all to hell!"
We are switching to the new platform for The DataLounge this weekend. All of our mobile users have been using it for over a week and all first time users have been using it for about a month - which adds up to well over one million users. So we're ready to end this phase of the testing and move everybody to the new site. (more)
And yes, we've changed the look and some of how it operates.
Yes, we know you just *hate* it in well in advance.
Yes, we know we suck.
Yes, we are the biggest suckers that ever sucked.
But it was time for a change and with the huge shift to mobile it was long overdue. We've taken this opportunity not only to update the look but also make major changes under the hood (or "bonnet" if you're either British or pretentious or both). And we have to prepare for 2016 - a presidential election year where we can normally expect to see a 60% jump in traffic (yes, we've seen 5 presidential elections so far…Christ we're old).
The site has a bunch - nay, plethora - of new features which will make the site more usable: better search, the ability to ignore posters and threads, see link previews, to pick up a thread where you left off, spam and malware filtering and more.
If you want you can go explore and see for yourself, Click here.
And while running the tests we've noticed two interesting reactions to the new system - people are spending more time on the site and more people that come stay around longer and look at more stuff. Both good things. Yay!
Possibly we've not slain all the dragons and there will be issues that come up during the switchover. There's a help button in the lower right hand corner of the page which you can use to send us bug reports.
Please include as much information about the hardware (PC, Mac, Tablet, Phone etc), operating system (Windows, Mac OS, Android, iOS etc) and browser (Chrome, Safari, Opera, Internet Explorer etc) that you are using as possible to help us replicate and fix the problem.
Please note that complaints about colors, fonts, icons and the like are not "bugs" - they are design choices that we've made and we expect one or two cases of world-class bitching. But they won't actually cause headaches, scurvy, heart attacks, Restless Leg Syndrome, Morgellon's Disease or the vapors (but have your smelling salts at hand just in case).
Talking to DataLounge servers. Please wait a moment...