“My hands are shaking”: Marvel Star Dermot Mulroney Can’t Forgive the Media Abuse of Disney Star Lindsay Lohan Who Was Driven Out of the Country By Fame

Marvel Star Dermot Mulroney Can’t Forgive the Media Abuse of Disney Star Lindsay Lohan Who Was Driven Out of the Country By Fame
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Lindsay Lohan is best known for her appearances as a child star in films like Freaky Friday and The Parent Trap. Her popularity as a young actor catapulted her to the big leagues with Lohan scoring big blockbusters like Confessions of A Teenage Drama Queen and the cult classic, Mean Girls. With every success though, the star also faced challenges through troubles in her personal life as well as criticisms for her film choices.

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Hollywood star Lindsay Lohan

In a candid interview a few years ago, Lohan’s co-star in Georgia Rule Dermot Mulroney, who himself has seen the see-sawing nature of fame, spoke of the price one had to pay for superstardom with special reference to the Mean Girls star and her troubling tryst with popularity.

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Lindsay Lohan Had To Pay A Hefty Price For Fame

Lindsay Lohan has been in the limelight since a very young age when she was a popular child star in television and movies. She carried her success as a teenager and an adult through many blockbuster films that made her a superstar at a very young age. But this fame and fortune also had an adverse effect on The Parent Trap actor, according to her Georgia Rule co-star, Dermot Mulroney. Speaking about his up-and-down experiences in the industry, Mulroney recalled the ugly side of superstardom that adversely affected someone like Lindsay Lohan at the peak of her career and took a huge toll on her. In an interview with The Guardian, the celebrity said,

She’s one of the first victims of social media. My hands are shaking because these are traumatized people. People her age, they were hit with the first wave of being famous in that way. We’ve learned since how destructive and awful that is, especially if you’re young and seeking it deliberately”.

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Lindsay Lohan and Dermot Mulroney in Georgia Rule

Despite being under heavy public scrutiny for not just her choice of roles and her acting, but also for her troubled personal life, Lindsay Lohan persevered and came out of this dark period, and by her own admission, is in a very good and safe place emotionally.

Also Read: “To put someone in that position it was very scary”: Lindsay Lohan Was in Solitary Confinement With Cellmates Who Were Alleged Murderers

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Lindsay Lohan On The Surprising Effect Of Jail Time

The superstardom that Lindsay Lohan achieved as a young star, was marred by many obstacles in her personal life including legal troubles for driving under the influence of alcohol and doing cocaine. The Mean Girls actor hit a low point when she was incarcerated for a 90-day period in jail out of which she had to serve 14 days in solitary confinement. This was actually a reprieve for the star to protect herself from other women who had committed murder. Serving jail time though, was quite a calming experience for Lohan, who told  The Jonathan Ross Show,

“The weirdest part for me was I finally had silence in my life … As terrified as I was and as scared as I was, I finally felt like I didn’t have to answer to anyone and I didn’t have to do anything for anyone. That was the weirdest part of it.”

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Lindsay Lohan at her jail sentencing

The former child star candidly confessed that she held herself completely responsible for all her actions owing to growing up in a tumultuous household. Lohan went on to add that acting served as a therapy for her to come out of these tough times.

Also Read: “You can’t make a joke of it, that’s so mean”: Lindsay Lohan Begged David Letterman to Stop Humiliating Her on His Show for Cheap Laughs That He Ignored

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Source: The Guardian, The Jonathan Ross Show

 

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Having completed her Masters degree in Journalism and Mass Communication, Sharanya has a solid foundation in writing which is also one of her passions. She has worked previously with Book My show for a couple of years where she gained experience reviewing films and writing feature articles. Sharanya’s articles on film and pop culture have also been published on Film Companion, a popular film-based website. Apart from movies and pop culture, her interests include music and sports. She has contributed over 650 articles to Fandomwire so far.