Lindsay Lohan at the Chiltern Firehouse in London in June [GC Images]
It’s official, actress, singer and one time Calum Best apologist Lindsay Lohan is moving to London.
Speaking to BBC news ahead of making her West End debut in David Mamet's Speed-the-Plow later this year, she said: ‘I think I am making the move to come over here...I've noticed when I'm watching the news here and such, you guys have such a different outlook. In the U.S., starting at 5 p.m., it's TMZ and all of these shows that are just talking about people's personal lives that are in the industry. Here, I don't notice any of that. It's more news and politics and music. It feels really good to be able to turn on the TV and not see everything be about gossip.’
Lindsay has become a frequent fixture on the London party scene in recent months, being regularly spotted at The Chiltern Firehouse (obvs). But Lindsay insists that her old partying ways aren’t going to mean that she misses any of her West End performances. ‘That's not going to happen. That's not in the cards. It's not’, she’s quoted as saying.
Talking about her reputation as a wild child, Lindsay added: ‘People have certain perceptions of me. For a long time, people looked at me as kind of a celebrity, which is something I never wanted...That's not what I got into this industry for. I've been doing this since I was 3 years old and I've been on set since I was 6. People kind of forgot that, and I think now is a good time [to remind them]. And what better than to do it with the great people that I'm working with on stage in London...so that people can focus on the fact that I'm in this industry because I'm an actress and an artist and not just someone you take photos of?’
We wonder if Oprah will make an appearance on opening night…