Amanda Bynes seems much happier and healthier these days. She gave her first interview in four years. She no longer looks like the troubled child star that was seen in mugshots and paparazzi photos. She’s reportedly doing much better. Amanda Bynes used to make news for her controversial tweets, outlandish behavior, and multiple run-ins with the law. That doesn’t seem to be the case anymore.
Amanda Bynes gave a rare interview with Hollyscoop founder/The Lowdown host Diana Madison. During the interview, she claimed that she’s happy, healthy, and three years sober. Bynes has been focused on studying fashion at FIDM. When she’s not studying, she often can be seen attending spinning classes or feeding the homeless. She said that she would like to go back to acting. She’s hoping to either guest star on a TV show or become the star of one.
Bynes announced her retirement from acting on Twitter back in 2010.
But, nowadays, she’s excited for her future. Bynes’ lawyer told PEOPLE that she’s doing well and that she hopes to launch her fashion line soon. Not only is she in control of her life, but she’s also in control of her finances. PEOPLE reported that Bynes has regained control of her finances. The news was confirmed by her attorney Nyree Kolanjin.
She’s slowly on her way to regaining her independence. During much of her breakdown her mother, Lynn Bynes, was granted conservatorship over her daughter’s personal and financial affairs. The 31-year-old wants to get back into the spotlight. So, the first step would be for Bynes to regain control of her finances, which was granted by a court back in March. This is a great sign that Bynes is doing well.
However, Lynn is still conservator of Amanda’s “person,” which includes decisions in regard to her health. The courts felt that Amanda’s “great relationship with her parents” proved that she could be in control of her finances once again. Her lawyer then added that she’s been “doing fantastic.”
Amanda’s interview came as a surprise to fans on Friday. But, it was highly criticized for the way that Diana Madison handled the interview. She asked Amanda about her infamous tweets and to recap her red-carpet looks. Since Amanda has dealt with her share of body image and mental health issues, this wasn’t the best thing to do.
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happy friday! here’s amanda bynes’ first interview in years (and yes, she talks about 2013) pic.twitter.com/V8FZeFVLAo
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