Amanda Bynes has yet to return to her highly read Twitter account, but she is back in the public eye.
On Thursday, the 27-year-old was seen stepping out for a walk with her parents and the family pets. It was the first time she's been seen publicly since she was placed under an involuntary psychiatric in July.
Amanda Bynes' mother is speaking up on her daughter's behalf.
Lynn Bynes, 66, tells People magazine that she has faith Bynes will get through her present "situation."
Just when folks were ready to write Amanda Bynes off as more than a little looney, a former co-star and a record label exec have come to her rescue.
In an interview with OK! magazine, Bynes' friend and "Amanda Show" cast mate Drake Bell responded to the criticism swirling around the 27-year-old actress he refers to as a "sister." Bells says he speaks with Bynes daily and whether it's her Twitter battles, police run-ins or budding rap career, all of the antics are a result of her "searching," and shouldn't be taken out of context.
The man representing Amanda Bynes for her DUI case in Los Angeles thinks the star is A-OK.
"I think (reports) are way exaggerated," the attorney, Richard Hutton, told People magazine following a hearing in Bynes' case in Beverly Hills Wednesday. "I think Amanda's fine."
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