When rumors spread that Amanda Bynes had mental health issues after her forced stay in rehab, many said she was abusing drugs and alcohol along with suffering from schizophrenia.
However, since the former child star is slowly coming back into the spotlight and showing off her new healthy figure, her lawyer told fans what really happened with the She’s the Man starlet.
In a new interview with People Magazine, the 28-year-old actress’s attorney, Tamar Arminak, dispersed the rumors.
“There has been much speculation about Amanda’s medical condition,” Arminak told the magazine. “She has remained silent because she believed it was best to keep her mental health diagnosis private.”
“For the record, Amanda does not have schizophrenia, nor has she ever been diagnosed with it,” Arminak added. She also mentioned that Amanda is not taking medication and is “devoted to living her life as healthy as possible.”
She also clarified that Bynes “never had a history of abusing alcohol or hard drugs and she’s proud to say she’s been marijuana-free for the past nine months.”