Lohan, 28, spoke to BBC arts editor Will Gompertz about rehabilitating her image and her “paranoia” around cameras.
Lohan says London suits her, unlike Los Angeles and New York City, and is considering moving there full-time.
“I’ve noticed here, watching the news, you guys have such a different outlook,” she said.
“In the U.S., starting at 5 p.m., it’s TMZ, it’s all these shows talking about people’s personal lives and here I don’t notice any of that — it’s news and politics and music,” she added.
Actually, London tabloids can be just as aggressive as American tabloids and just as prone to make things up. Probably half of Lohan’s bad-girl reputation has been fabricated for headlines.
But the actress, whose work-ethic and diva behavior have been questioned as much as her party-girl antics, said she hopes acting in the play sets the record straight about her new-found maturity.
“I’m at a place in my life where I like the commitment. I’m looking forward to that part of it,” she says about the demands of theater.
“I want to be known for my talents and my work that I create, rather than a tabloid sensation.
“I don’t regret anything that’s happened because I wouldn’t be who I am today,” she said “I wouldn’t have learned the things that I know.”
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