Amanda Bynes continues to blaze a trail of mischief and mayhem - taking her bizarre antics from the busy streets of Manhattan to the quiet residential neighborhoods of California. The "Big Fat Liar" star was placed under involuntary 5150 psychiatric hold Monday, after she literally set a blaze in the driveway of a private home in Thousand Oaks, California. While the troubled actress undergoes evaluation, we can't help but notice that quite a few celebs have found themselves in these involuntarily sticky situations.
A multitude of issues reportedly brought Paris Jackson (daughter of late pop king Michael Jackson) to attempted suicide. The youngster had a falling out with family members in June and then cut herself with a kitchen knife. She was rushed to a hospital and placed under psychiatric hold for 72 hours. According to sources, Jackson is on the mend and is receiving treatment at a private residential facility.
Britney Spears suffered a very public downward spiral, which culminated in an epic head-shaving incident in 2007. The following year the "Toxic" singer was put on lockdown at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center after locking herself in a bedroom with her son Jayden. It is perhaps because of Brit's huge pop star status that she is most frequently associated with the 5150 psychiatric hold.
Mischa Barton (a member of Generation Y's former "brat pack") had her own meltdown of sorts. Sh was also hospitalized at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in July 2009. "The Sixth Sense" star reportedly "freaked out" about the needles when nurses attempted to inject her with drugs after wisdom teeth procedures. The staff was so alarmed by her behavior that she was placed under protective hold.
Charlie Sheen's embattled ex-wife is frequently the subject of troubling headlines. Brooke Mueller's notorious substance abuse problems have landed her in rehab more times than she'd probably care to admit. In May, her issues required Child Protective Services to intervene on behalf of her twin sons with Charlie; the children were removed from her custody and Mueller was 5150'd in the process. Ironically, it's Sheen's other ex, Denise Richards who now wants full custody of Brooke's boys.
The "Terminator 3" actor has recently made news for his run-ins with the law, troubling disappearances and adult shop expeditions. But last month Nick Stahl really worried fans when he was mysteriously rushed to an L.A. hospital and put under 5150 hold. Although the details are still fuzzy, Stahl later explained that he was grateful for the help.
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