Actress Lindsay Lohan reports to the morgue with helicopters hovering, even though the morgue personnel asked all media outlets not to be on the property when Lohan arrived. Lindsay had a better outcome Friday by showing up early instead of tardy.
News helicopters hovered over the corner’s facilities and cameras greeted her black sport-utility vehicle when she reported for duty, one day after officials turned her away for being 40 minutes late to an orientation session.
Assistant Chief Coroner Ed Winter confirmed that she arrived “real early” on Friday, completed her orientation and was put to work before 8 a.m. She had been ordered to report at the coroner’s facilities at 7 a.m., but her publicist, Steve Honig, wrote in an email that the actress had been outside for more than an hour before it opened.
Lindsay must complete 16 hours before a Nov. 2 court hearing, which will consist of custodial work. She will be expected to mop floors, clean and stock bathrooms and wash dirty sheets, coroner’s officials have said.
Superior Court Judge Stephanie Sautner revoked her probation during a contentious court hearing on Wednesday after the judge learned the “Mean Girls” star had been fired from doing community service at a women’s shelter.
Sautner ordered Lohan to complete 360 hours at the center and 120 hours at the morgue in April as punishment for taking a $2,500 necklace without permission. She later pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor charge related to the necklace and served 35 days on house arrest.
It is Lohan’s second time doing service at the location. She initially completed a program there after a pair of drunken driving arrests in 2007. She has consistently struggled with completing the terms of her sentence.