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Lindsay, who recently completed 35 days under house arrest, was also sentenced to extensive community service, a fine and counseling as punishment for violating her probation. And although the 25-year-old actress claimed to be "enjoying" her time working with homeless women on Skid Row, it turns out that she has done shockingly little so far: just 33 of the 360 hours she's on the hook for serving at the Downtown Women's Shelter. And that's not even counting the 120 hours she's supposed to log mopping floors at the L.A. morgue. And Lohan must complete all of that within one year!
"She can't be nickel and diming these hours," Judge Sautner warned at today's hearing. "Trust me, she is going to get held to that deadline. She is not going to get five more minutes."
Knowing the actress's habit of relying on excuses, the judge added that she would not take exception for Lohan's movie career. "I know there is a movie deal," Judge Sautner continued. "I will not take into consideration, 'Sorry, I'm at the Gotti movie.' I will not do it. She needs to complete the community service within the year."
Lohan's negligence of her community service hours was just one item on Judge Sautner's list of grievances. She also said that the actress hadn't paid her $3,900 in legal fees (although that matter has now reportedly been settled), and that the probation department had been unable to reach her by phone. (Lindsay has apparently been foisting them off onto her poor assistant, then refusing to call them back.) Even worse, Lindsay has apparently not enrolled in the court-mandated Shoplifter Avoidance Class or the required psychological counseling.
But just wait until you hear her excuse! As Lohan's lawyer explained to the exasperated judge, Lindsay was worried that her health insurance wouldn't cover the cost of counseling. (This despite the fact that Lindsay had worn $1,200 Christian Louboutin heels to the hearing.) And no, Judge Sautner didn't buy it, either.
"She needs to get into counseling, and I am going to give her 21 days to get into counseling," said Sautner, who threatened to revoke Lohan's probation and send her back to jail if she has not enrolled by August 11.
And as for that insurance problem? "She needs to find an individual therapist that takes a credit card," suggested Sautner, whom we're now convinced is the real-life version of one of those sassy Law & Order judges.
In Lohan's defense, father Michael Lohan tells Radar Online that he suspects Lindsay is deep in debt -- and he's offered to pay for health insurance costs. Or, you know, he could just auction Lindsay's shoe collection on eBay.