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Lindsay Lohan is invading your TV. The 27-year-old tabloid darling (and frequent rehab visitor) is popping up all over the small screen with talk show guest spots, sitcom cameos, and her own Oprah-approved docuseries. But in true LiLo fashion, the TV time isn't exactly consistent. Check out our roundup of LiLo's recent highs and lows on TV.
The buzzy OWN reality show, "Lindsay," follows the starlet's sixth attempt at getting sober as she moves from Los Angeles to New York. But not everyone is giving the series a thumbs-up. After Lohan admitted in one episode that she "screwed up" and relapsed with a glass of wine after her latest rehab stint, Rosie O'Donnell hit Twitter to slam the docuseries:
The Lindsay show is a tragedy - on every level - I hope one day she gets sober for real and watches these episodes - n sees what we all do
— Rosie (@Rosie) April 14, 2014
But this fiery redhead has connections. During a recent appearance on "Late Show With David Letterman," the actress flaunted her clout when she spearheaded an impromptu phone call to her mentor, Oprah Winfrey.
"I tried to call Oprah on the phone and I cannot get through to Oprah," Letterman said, before Lohan bet him a batch of scrambled eggs that she could. (Guess who won?) The OWN head honcho praised Lohan's progress as the camera panned to the teary-eyed actress. (Fun fact: All three stars have the same meditation teacher, Meditation Bob.)
Lohan's guest starring role on "2 Broke Girls" had her showing off her comedic timing as she donned a wedding dress to play an indecisive bride named Claire. After bailing on her dress shop, What the Frock, Lohan's bridezilla visited Max and Caroline's bakery to stress over cupcake flavors and plot about bailing on her own wedding: "Marriage is stupid. It's not for me... like underwear," she said.
Rumors of Lohan's bad behavior on the "2 Broke Girls" set were downplayed by the show's stars, according to Us Weekly. "Lindsay was prepared, sweet to everyone, and professional," Kat Dennings said. "[It's] not nice to spread lies."
Lohan talked workouts, dating sites, and her upcoming Shazam-style clothing app when she stopped by "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" in March, but then she got serious with the funny lady when she talked about her former love, Wilmer Valderrama.
After DeGeneres played a clip of Lohan performing her 2004 single "Over," the actress said it was "an emotional song" and confessed that she wrote it after the actor broke her heart: "I was really upset, and that song I had written like the day after and we were still living together," she said. "I sang it in his house [and] tortured him just recording the song so loud in his house."
It's all fun and games until someone gets water in the face. Lohan's second cameo on the newly-minted "Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" (her first visit came on the star-studded premiere night) had her playing Water War, a soaking wet version of the card game that has the loser of each hand getting a glass of water thrown in their face.
When Lohan beat him several hands in a row, Fallon cried, "Why is this happening?" Lohan's retort: "Because I have OWN on my side."
Next up: The actress is scheduled to appear on Bravo's "Watch What Happens Live," and host Andy Cohen has vowed to go sober. Well, for one night, anyway. The usually boozy late-night chat fest will be alcohol-free for Lohan's Thursday night guest spot, in a show of support for her sobriety.
You can catch Lindsay Lohan's appearance on "Watch What Happens Live" Thursday, April 17 at 11 p.m. on Bravo.