Amanda Bynes was seen in custody by the Los Angeles Police Department on Saturday, June 17.
Photos of the ex-child star, 37, in handcuffs were obtained by TMZ. The outlet reported that Bynes was brought to the police station for a professional mental health assessment. No other details were shared.
Her detention comes three months after she was placed in psychiatric detention for 72 hours. the old Amanda show The star reportedly walked through downtown Los Angeles without clothes on March 19. Bynes allegedly waved at a passing car and told the driver that she was returning from a psychotic episode. She then called 911 on her own and was taken to the police station, where the mental health team determined that she should be placed in 5150 psychiatric detention.
A 5150 is an involuntary detention, allowing a person in mental health crisis to be detained for three days due to a potential threat of self-harm, harm to others, or being severely disabled.
Over the weekend of his hospitalization in March, Bynes was scheduled to appear at 90s Con in Hartford, Connecticut, but dropped out of the convention shortly before kickoff. That’s4Entertainment, which produced the event, revealed the news via Instagram, noting that the California native was suffering from an undisclosed illness.
During the All That panel, the former Bynes co-star Kel Mitchell asked fans to “send a prayer” to the She is the man star but did not divulge further details about the situation. Kenan Thompson replaced the actress at the event as a surprise guest.
Bynes struggled with her health for many years. THE Huge liar The star was placed in temporary guardianship in August 2013 amid a series of mental health and addiction issues. His mother, Lynn Byneswas responsible for Amanda’s health care and personal affairs.
In 2022, Amanda filed a motion to end her conservatorship and filed a statement of mental capacity stating that she is mentally fit to care for herself and her affairs. In court documents obtained by We Weekly in February 2022, a psychiatrist noted that Amanda has “no apparent impairment in alertness and attention, information and processing or the ability to modulate mood and affect and does not suffer of any thought disorder”.
A month later, a judge ended the guardianship after Lynn submitted a statement of support for her daughter’s request to end adult guardianship. “She’s doing very well physically and mentally,” a source said exclusively. We from Amanda in March 2022. “She is thrilled that the judge granted her request and is determined to make the most of this next chapter.”