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Amanda Bynes appears in a photo posted on her official Twitter account with her mother on March 21, 2014. Amanda Bynes appears in a photo posted on her official Twitter account in a bikini on April 5, 2014. - Provided courtesy of twitter.com/amandabynes / twitter.com/amandabynes/status/447200841808609280 / twitter.com/amandabynes/status/452648030651445248
04/09/2014

Amanda Bynes wants to set the record straight about her medical and mental state, following her 5150 psychiatric hold last year and a slew of legal issues.

Tamar Arminak, a lawyer for the 28-year-old former Nickelodeon and "Hairspray" star, told People magazine in comments published on Wednesday, April 9, that Bynes was never diagnosed with schizophrenia, contrary to numerous media reports. She also said the actress is not currently taking any medication but is continuing to undergo treatment several times a week.

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04/07/2014
Amanda Bynes appears in a photo posted on her official Twitter account in a bikini on April 5, 2014. - Provided courtesy of twitter.com/amandabynes / twitter.com/amandabynes/status/452648030651445248

Amanda Bynes is looking healthy and happy while celebrating her 28th birthday in a yellow bikini.

The actress shared photos on her official Twitter account taking in some rest and relaxation in the sun on April 5. Bynes turned 28 on April 3. A photo of Bynes in a yellow bikini can be seen above on the right and below.

05/28/2013
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Amanda Bynes appears in a scene from her 1999 television series, The Amanda Show, which was on Nickelodeon. - Provided courtesy of Nickelodeon / The Amanda Show

Amanda Bynes rose to fame as a child star and actress, starring in numerous comedy roles through the years. See photos of the actress' dramatic transformation.

12/05/2013
Amanda Bynes appears at the 2011 MTV Movie Awards in Los Angeles, California on June 5, 2011. - Provided courtesy of OTRC / Kyle Rover / startraksphoto.com

Amanda Bynes has left the Los Angeles inpatient treatment facility she was in following her hospitalization to undergo psychiatric treatment earlier this year.

Bynes' mother's attorney, Tamar Arminak, confirmed to People magazine that the "Easy A" actress has left her treatment facility in Malibu, California and is recovering at her parents' Los Angeles home.

09/30/2013
Amanda Bynes attends the 2008 Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards in Los Angeles on Jan. 27, 2008. - Provided courtesy of Bill Davila / Startraksphoto.com

Amanda Bynes made headlines in 2013 when she was hospitalized under a 5150 psychiatric hold after erratic behavior. She rose to fame as a Nickelodeon child star and TV and movie actress. She appeared on shows such as "What I Like About You" and in several hit films, such as "Hairspray" and "Easy A." Check out photos of 21 of the actress' cutest looks over the years.

09/30/2013
Amanda Bynes appears before a New York judge on Friday, May 24, 2013. She was arrested in Manhattan. Police said the actress threw a bong out of a window. - Provided courtesy of OTRC

Amanda Bynes has been moved from a Los Angeles medical center, where she had undergone psychiatric treatment, to a "private facility" outside the city and is "making great strides towards recovery," her parents say.

The news was announced on Monday, Sept. 30 via a statement obtained by OTRC.com more than two months after she was hospitalized on a 5150 hold after allegedly setting fire in a neighbor's driveway. The 27-year-old former Nickelodeon star, known for roles in films such as "Hairspray" and "Easy A," was put under the conservatorship of her mother after the fire incident, which took place in her hometown of Thousand Oaks, California.

09/25/2013
Amanda Bynes appears before a New York judge on Friday, May 24, 2013. She was arrested in Manhattan. Police said the actress threw a bong out of a window. - Provided courtesy of OTRC

Amanda Bynes' drunk driving case will be handled by a mental health court, a judge has ruled, two months after the former Nickelodeon star and "Hairspray" actress was hospitalized on a 5150 psychiatric hold.

An attorney for the 27-year-old actress told a Los Angeles court on Tuesday that Bynes is unable to stand trial due to doubts about her mental competence, according to the Reuters news wire. Her mother was granted a temporary conservatorship over her in August, after she was taken to a hospital mental ward after allegedly starting a fire in a neighbor's driveway

08/09/2013
Amanda Bynes appears before a New York judge on Friday, May 24, 2013. She was arrested in Manhattan. Police said the actress threw a bong out of a window. - Provided courtesy of OTRC

Amanda Bynes' mother has been granted a temporary conservatorship over the troubled "Hairspray" actress, who was placed on a 5150 psychiatric hold and taken to a hospital last month after she allegedly started a fire in a person's driveway in her hometown of Thousand Oaks, California.

A judge issued the ruling at a hearing on Friday, Aug. 11, according to legal documents obtained by OTRC.com. Bynes' mother, Lynn now has control over the 27-year-old actress' finances -- as well as her medical treatments, but only if she is released from the facility. Bynes did not attend the hearing because she is still under the 5150 hold.

07/26/2013

A judge has extended Amanda Bynes' psychiatric hold as the former actress' parents attempted to get a conservatorship over their daughter.

KABC Television, OTRC.com's parent company, confirmed on Friday, July 26, that the judge overseeing Bynes' case has extended the psychiatric hold she was placed on earlier this week to 14 days.

07/23/2013
Amanda Bynes appears before a judge on July 9, 2013. She was arrested in Manhattan in May. Police say the actress threw a bong out of a window. - Provided courtesy of OTRC

Amanda Bynes has been detained on a 5150 hold for a mental health evaluation.

The 27-year-old actress was placed on a hold after she was involved in a disturbance in a residential area in Thousand Oaks last night, the Ventura County Sheriff's Office confirmed to KABC Television, OTRC.com's parent company, on Tuesday, July 23.

07/09/2013
Amanda Bynes appears before a judge on July 9, 2013. She was arrested in Manhattan in May. Police say the actress threw a bong out of a window. - Provided courtesy of OTRC

Amanda Bynes wore a long, bright blue wig, black tank top and sweatpants as she appeared in court in New York on Tuesday, July 9, to face allegations stemming from an arrest over a reported bong-throwing incident.

The 27-year-old former child star, who has over the past year become a Twitter celebrity, was arrested in May at her apartment. Police say an employee told them she lit a joint in the lobby and when an officer went up to her unit, she threw a bong out of the window. No remnants of a marijuana smoking device was found on the ground below. She was detained on suspicion of criminal pot possession, reckless endangerment and tampering with evidence.

07/08/2013
Amanda Bynes appear sin a photo posted on her official Twitter account on April 28, 2013. - Provided courtesy of OTRC / Twitter.com/AmandaBynes

Amanda Bynes is once again calling some famous names ugly on Twitter and this time, not even President Barack Obama and his wife, First Lady Michelle Obama, are safe.

"Barack Obama and Michelle Obama are ugly," Bynes wrote in a tweet on Monday, July 8.

07/08/2013
Amanda Bynes appears before a New York judge on Friday, May 24, 2013. She was arrested in Manhattan. Police said the actress threw a bong out of a window. - Provided courtesy of OTRC

Amanda Bynes' Twitter account has been providing some entertainment to her 2.7 million followers over the last few months.

Bynes usually tweets photos, attacks gossip stories that are written about her and updates her followers on her efforts to hit her goal weight of 100 pounds.

06/03/2013
Amanda Bynes appears before a New York judge on Friday, May 24, 2013. She was arrested in Manhattan. Police said the actress threw a bong out of a window. - Provided courtesy of OTRC

Amanda Bynes revealed on Twitter on Sunday, June 2, that she did indeed get another plastic surgery procedure done on her nose and simultaneously insulted both her father and RuPaul.

Bynes, who admitted in May that she previously had plastic surgery work done on her nose, wrote on Sunday, June 2, "My dad is as ugly as RuPaul! So thankful I look nothing like you both! I had nose surgery after my mug shots so my nose and I are gorgeous!"

05/28/2013
Amanda Bynes appears before a New York judge on Friday, May 24, 2013. She was arrested in Manhattan. Police said the actress threw a bong out of a window. - Provided courtesy of OTRC

Amanda Bynes recently made a very serious allegation against a police officer -- and the NYPD is responding.

The 27-year-old actress, who was recently arrested on suspicion of criminal pot possession, posted a very serious statement on Twitter on Saturday, May 25. The former child star took to the micro-blogging website to Tweet that a police officer had sexually assaulted her during her arrest.

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