Paramedics Sent to Lindsay Lohan's Hotel Room; Actress Suffering From 'Exhaustion'
Lindsay Lohan is fine but suffering from "exhaustion," according to Nicole Nishida, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, following a visit by paramedics to her hotel room at the Ritz-Carlton in Marina del Rey.
Paramedics and Los Angeles County Fire Department workers were summoned there after the actress failed to report to the set of Lifetime's Liz & Dick, an Elizabeth Taylor biopic in which Lohan stars. Phone calls to her room went unanswered, alarming the filmmakers, who then alerted authorities. The telepic is filming on the top floor of the 12-story hotel.
Contrary to a tweet by ABC7 Eyewitness News, Nishida said that Lohan regained consciousness while EMT technicians were attending to her at the scene. Hospitalization was not required.
"She was not transported to a hospital and is okay," Nishida told The Hollywood Reporter.
Lohan's publicist, Steve Honig, released a statement saying that the actress has "worked a grueling schedule the past few days," is resting and hopes to return to the set Friday afternoon.
"She was on set last night at 7 p.m. and worked through the night until 8 a.m. this morning. She took a nap before shooting her final scene. Producers were concerned when she did not come out of her room and called paramedics as a precaution," Honig said. "Lindsay was examined and is fine, but did suffer some exhaustion and dehydration."
Lohan, 25, crashed her rented black Porsche 911 into the back of a dump truck on June 8, scaring many but not sustaining any serious injuries.
Liz & Dick executive producer Larry A. Thompson told THR in early June that the filmmakers worried they'd be unable to insure the troubled actress. On March 29, Lohan was taken off formal probation that stemmed from her 2007 conviction for driving under the influence. She had been sent to jail a handful of times for violation of her probation.
"When we negotiated Lindsay's deal, we literally had eight pages of what-ifs and all these contingencies," he said. "What if she doesn't meet the requirements of her probation? What if the probation is not lifted? What if she were arrested again after the probation had been lifted? Which led us to do something very unusual in getting something called incarceration insurance beyond the quite expensive premium we had to pay for cast insurance."
Lifetime and the Ritz-Carlton declined to comment.
Lesley Goldberg contributed to this report.
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