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Amanda Bynes Explains Why She Fell Asleep on a Couch in Public

Amanda Bynes snaps a selfie after being caught asleep in a shopping mall on Thursday afternoon (November 6) in Los Angeles.

“I was not given money for a hotel so i have been staying with friends and i didn’t get enough sleep last night so I fell asleep on a couch @ the beverly center and a paparazzi snuck in and took pictures of me FYI!,” the 28-year-old actress tweeted that same day.

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Amanda continued, tweeting: “I hate my parents for still not giving me money for a hotel. What is wrong with them? My lawyer is working to have them fully removed from being my conservator, because they don’t deserve control over my money – They are miserable in their life and I will fight to get control of my finances taken away from them!”

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Amanda Bynes' Parents Will Surrender Conservatorship to Mental Health Professional

Amanda Bynes‘ parents Rick and Lynn plan on surrendering their roles as the conservator to their daughter, according to TMZ.

The parents of the troubled actress will ask the judge to transfer the conservatorship to a “mental health professional who specializes in handling people with severe mental illnesses.”

Another person will be granted the power over Amanda‘s financial matters.

After the conservatorship details are worked out, Rick and Lynn plan on moving to Texas to be near their older daughter. They believe that they don’t have what it takes to control Amanda and hope that if someone else has power over her finances that they can have a relationship with their daughter.

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Amanda Bynes Says She's Been Diagnosed as Bipolar, Gives New Updates on Twitter

Update: Amanda is saying that her friend took her phone and tweeted these messages: “I was at a friends apartment last night and one of my friends tweeted my phone , sorry guys !”

Amanda Bynes returned to Twitter early Tuesday morning (November 4) to update her fans on her condition and her situation now that she has been released from the involuntary psychiatric hold.

“I was diagnosed bi – polar and manic depressive so I’m on medication and I’m seeing my psychologist and pyshchiatrist weekly so I’m fine :D” the 28-year-old former child star wrote on her Twitter account in a series of tweets. “My lawyer said if I comply with the courts and take my meds and see my psychologist and pyshchiatrist weekly then I will get unconserved”

Amanda also added that she only lives on $50 per day, but has since deleted that tweet.

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Amanda Bynes Returns to Twitter After Release from Psychiatric Facility

It’s been less than 24 hours since Amanda Bynes was released from the psychiatric facility early, but she’s already taken to Twitter to let fans know what is going on.

“I am going to court today with my lawyer to prove that I am more than capable of handling my personal life and finances and I am enraged,” the 28-year-old actress tweeted.

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Amanda continued to say, tweeting: “I got released from the hospital that Sam Lufti and my parents arranged to send me to because my dad is humiliated by what he’s done. I got a 4.0 grade point average at @FIDM and I am fully capable of taking care of myself and my finances and my parents just want to take. The police filed a report against my dad – I am not able to be in the same room with him. He is a sexual predator and he SHOULD BE IN JAIL.”

“I am going to court with my lawyer today to fight my mother and father over control of my personal life and control of my finances. People need to hear the truth about who I really am – I need to show the judge that not only do I not need ANY help making decisions about. My future, I was planning on transferring to NYU, and I was never homeless, I was living in the nicest hotels until I found the right apt in NY. So sorry you’ve been fooled by Sam Lufti and my parents, but they are lying about stealing money from me and i cannot continue to allow them to abuse me any more!”

Amanda Bynes Released from Psychiatric Facility - All the Details

Amanda Bynes has been released from the psychiatric facility early, just days after doctors granted a 30-day hold on the actress.

The 28-year-old actress has been held on an involuntary psychiatric hold for nearly three weeks and she reportedly went before a hearing officer at the facility on Thursday (October 30) to request she be released, according to TMZ.

While doctors believe she is seriously mentally ill, the hearing officer thought Amanda was stable enough that she couldn’t be held involuntarily, so he ended the 30-day hold.

Amanda was spotted walking down Sunset Boulevard, where she stopped by a diner alone and ordered herself a feast of “fried chicken, salmon, caesar salad with guacamole, and a house salad with Italian and ranch.” See the photos on

Amanda Bynes' Parents Get Conservatorship After She Spent Money on Strangers

Amanda Bynes‘ parents Rick and Lynn have gotten a conservatorship over their daughter’s financials.

According to TMZ, the 28-year-old former actress’ parents were concerned that their daughter spent “alarming amounts” of money after buying high end jewelry and giving it out to strangers. Amanda‘s parents previously had a conservatorship when their daughter was ill and in the hospital last year.

Amanda‘s psychiatric hold was just extended for an additional month after spending approximately two weeks in a hospital. Doctors feel Amanda is still “very ill” and a court granted the extension.

Amanda Bynes' Psychiatric Hold Extended Another Month (Report)

Amanda Bynes‘ doctors were reportedly granted a thirty day extension to her involuntary psychiatric commitment on Monday (October 27), TMZ reports.

The 28-year-old former actress is reportedly “very ill” and doctors would have had to release her from the facility yesterday without an extension. A judge granted the request, and Amanda will be in the facility at least one more month.

The site reports that Amanda‘s parents may or may not still be interested in gaining back conservatorship. They have apparently had a change of heart, as Amanda feels betrayed that they sent her to the facility.

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