April 8, 2009 | 5:39 am
Posted by Danielle Berrin
One look at the cover of US Weekly and you’ll understand why Lindsay Lohan needs God more than ever.
Lohan’s girlfriend of two years, deejay Samantha Ronson of a Long Island Jewish family, broke off the relationship earlier this week. The two women had been living together in the Hollywood Hills and had been seen jet-setting around the globe throughout their relationship. Last February, reports swirled that the couple was synagogue shopping for a rumored wedding ceremony, and Lohan declared her intent to convert to Judaism.
But all that hangs in the balance now, as Lohan is outright humiliated and weeping to the only people who will listen—the press.
I can’t help but feel pangs of pity for a young woman who is utterly lost, with no inner resources or support system to help her through. And I can’t help but think about the metaphor for enslavement on the eve of Pesach. Because even though Lohan is old enough to take responsibility for her choices, she is also the victim of an oppressive industry, an unrelenting media and to her own unchecked values. And we’re to blame too, because I write the headlines and you read them.
From US Weekly:
In the newest issue of Us Weekly, Lindsay Lohan opens up about her heartbreaking split from Samantha Ronson, the “humiliating” weekend showdown with Ronson’s family, and says that friends’ fears she is suicidal are unfounded.
“It’s absolute hell,” Lohan told Us on Monday in a far-ranging interview over several lengthy phone calls and emails where she was both agitated, crying and baffled by the turn of events.
Ronson broke it off with her girlfriend of nearly two years last Friday, and hired five security guards to keep Lohan out of an afterparty for her sister Charlotte at the Chateau Marmont.
“The worst night of my life,” Lohan—who was staying directly one floor above the Ronsons with her mom Dina and sister Ali—tells Us.
The next day, Ronson changed the locks on the Hollywood Hills home she shared with Lohan. On Monday, Ronson’s mom and sister asked police about obtaining a restraining order against Lohan, Beverly Hills Sgt. Nutall confirms to Us.
“Everyone’s turned on me,” says the actress. She tells the magazine that the night of the Chateau showdown, Nicole Richie walked by her and said “Uck,” and Drea De Matteo said, “Come at me, bitch.”
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