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In Lindsay Lohan's last high-profile interview, she broke down her 50-product beauty routine and acupuncture and "erotic yoga" health regimen for beauty blog Into The Gloss. But for a recent chat with Rankin's magazine Hunger, Lohan is in a more introspective mood.
For Hunger 8, Rankin captured the starlet looking naturally glamorous in black and white. In one photo, she's (tastefully) topless and in another, she's wearing just a sweatshirt printed with what looks to be her own face. In the article, Lohan and her PR rep get nervous when the interviewer brings up the fact that her mobile app has an option to punch a paparazzo. Other than that, she faces up to her tabloid-friendly mistakes and admits she's over Los Angeles and happy living in England. Read on for a few of the best Lohan quotes from the Hunger article; purchase the magazine here for the full interview.
· On paparazzi punching in her app, The Price of Fame: "I haven’t seen that part of it. I don’t think I’ll be doing that… I had a guy say that I hit him in my car once, in New York, but I wasn’t moving. The cops were right next to me, and I was having a normal conversation with them and my car was off, and he literally threw himself under the car. The police just said, 'Hey Lindsay, just get in a taxi. Get out of here. This is bullshit.' I was in shock. You can’t laugh about it when they’re filing a lawsuit. What the fuck?"
· On the price of fame (not her app): "I started when I was three years old, then I was doing soap opera when I was seven or eight. I’ve been doing this for so long that it’s different now. We didn’t use to have Twitter and stuff. Now the price that you pay is that your life is so much more viral. You can’t get away from it. You have no privacy unless you choose to live your life a certain way. I went away and had treatment and tried to be private"
· On whether the press had it out for her: "Yeah, definitely, but I think I also have to take responsibility for that. I was putting myself into situations where it was easier for them to do that. It’s just a process of growing up — that’s what happens when kids are in college and no one’s around telling them what’s what, but I chose to live my life in public. And I stepped back from it and I thought, 'Okay, if I don’t put myself in that place, then they can’t say anything.' I think it’s just learning and I like to learn the hard way, clearly. "
· On how "unevolved" LA is: "I’ve seen pretty much all there is to see. I don’t need to see it all over again. The last time I went to LA it was my friend’s birthday and we went to this karaoke place. It was the same people, the same faces, nothing had changed. It felt very unevolved. I’ve seen so much in the past three years and I’m ready to put to bed the reason I had to stay in LA — my court stuff, the community service. It finishes tomorrow. No one thought I was going to finish. My dad didn’t think I was going to finish. And if I didn’t, they were going to give me jail time. I was like, 'Of course I’m going to finish.' This is the thing. They want you to fail there because it’s more of a story."
· On reviews for her role in David Mamet's Speed-the-Plow: "I didn’t really read the reviews. At first I didn’t think it was going to be just me on the poster. And then when I realised, I knew people were only coming to watch me fuck up anyway. I didn’t care. I was like, 'There’s no way I’m going to because I know it so well.'"
And below, one of the five covers of Hunger 8: