Amanda Bynes is going through a rough phase in her life! Not long ago, the Fast Five actress was detained by the police authorities and taken to a station for a mental health evaluation.
According to a report by TMZ, the Hollywood actress was detained after the cops received a phone call about a “woman who was in distress.” Read on to know more about the entire incident.
Why did Amanda Bynes get detained by the cops?
It has been reported by the media outlet TMZ, that the 37-year-old movie star was recently detained by the Los Angeles Police Department for a mental health check-up on Saturday, June 17, 2023.
Soon after, several pictures of Bynes in handcuffs went viral on the internet. As per various media reports, Amanda has been facing a few mental health struggles lately. On Saturday, the cops got a call about a ‘woman who was in distress.’
Later on, the woman was identified as Amanda Bynes. Shortly afterward, the cops took the What A Girl Wants actress to the police station where a professional unit was present to check her health.
The publication TMZ has mentioned that eyewitnesses revealed that Bynes was calm with the police officers. As of this moment, it’s not known whether Amanda was picked up from her home or she was found on the streets in Los Angeles.
Amanda Bynes was released from a mental health facility in April 2023
Yeah, you read that right. Earlier this year, Amanda was released from a mental health facility in April after a 3-week stay. Then, the media outlet TMZ reported that she was discharged on April 10 from the facility in Southern California.
Then, it was stated that both Bynes and the medical staff were “determined she was ready to get back to her day-to-day life.” Then, she was supposed to start outpatient treatment with the help of doctors and specialists.
The former actress wasn’t forced to stay at the facility but she wasn’t ready to leave it. The report read, “Those around her are already formulating a plan to make sure she stays on the right path.”
In 2014, Amanda Bynes revealed that she was diagnosed with bipolar and manic depressive disorder
In October 2014, Amanda took to her Twitter page to share with her fans all over the world that she has been diagnosed with bipolar and manic depressive disorder.
Then, the former She’s The Man star tweeted, “I was diagnosed bipolar and manic depressive so I’m on medication and I’m seeing my psychologist and pyshchiatrist weekly so I’m fine :D.”
In a separate tweet, she said, “I’m not living with my parents. I’m not legally obligated to. 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. Thank GOD.”
We send lots of love, good vibes, and strength to Amanda Bynes in her continued recovery. Don’t forget to stay tuned with us for the latest updates from the world of showbiz.