Lindsay Lohan’s lawyer Shawn Holley was on her way to court on Monday to strike a sweet plea deal for the troubled actress when the unexpected happened: Lindsay had her fired! Now she is denying that she fired her – and she wants her back on her case.
Lindsay has two cases pending in court in two cities: LA and NYC. Shawn Holley is her rep in the L.A case where she has been arraigned for lying to cops about her car crash last year, among others. Her NYC assault case is being handled by attorney Mark Heller, a lawyer who was banned from practicing for 5 years back in 2004.
According to TMZ, Lindsay instructed Mark Heller to send a letter to Shawn taking her off her LA case, at the same time when Shawn was on her way to court to negotiate a plea deal that will spare her the jail sentence. Now she has turned around to say that she never instructed Mark to send the letter, while sources from Mark’s side confirmed that she actually signed the letter before it was sent.
The desperate, confused Lohan wants Shawn Holley back, saying that she is her second mother, that she can never drop her a day before she is scheduled to be in court – which is somewhat true, as Shawn has been the brain behind her multiple lucky escapes from jail sentences culminating from her frequent nightclub fights and probation violations.
Another thing: The deal was for Lindsay to check into lockdown rehab for 6 months and avoid jail time. The judge prosecuting her case was already willing to accept the plea. Shawn was on her way to court to finalize the whole thing before she got sacked.
The hearing begins today at 8:30 am PT. It is still likely that Shawn will show up.
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