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Dina Lohan Believes in Lindsay

A photo of Dina Lohan and Lindsay Lohan

You guys, it’s Mother’s Day! Did you call your moms? Moms, did your kids call you? Dudes who have kids with moms, did you tell your ladies “happy Mother’s Day”? I just want to make sure you have all your bases covered. I’m just looking out for you here. As someone who has heard a mother’s bloodcurdling scream of “NO FLOWERS?!” before, I feel it’s my duty.

But since it’s such a special day for mothers, I figured we’d take some time to discuss one of the greatest moms in Hollywood, Dina Lohan! She was on Access Hollywood on Friday, where she discussed the similarities between Lindsay and Liz Taylor, Lindsay’s friendship with Woody Allen, and Lindsay’s plans for today:

With her legal troubles behind her and a new role playing Elizabeth Taylor, Lindsay Lohan appears to have turned a corner and mom Dina Lohan couldn’t be more proud.

Dina stopped by Access Hollywood Live on Friday, where she chatted with Billy Bush and guest co-host Lisa Rinna about her daughter and Lindsay’s new role in the Lifetime movie, “Liz & Dick.”

”[She’s] very prepared, she’s very excited,” Dina said of Lindsay. “She’s so excited to do this and it’s such an honor to play Liz Taylor.”

Dina explained that she sees a connection between her daughter and the late screen icon.

“There’s so many similarities [between them] … the tabloids, they attacked [Liz] as well,” Dina continued. “She’s really learned a lot, she’s grown up a lot.”

Dina explained why she has always come to her daughter’s defense publicly, but revealed she’s wasn’t a pushover behind closed doors.

“This town is tough… Lindsay is 25, so it’s for her to talk about her demise, or whatever was going on at the time,” she told Billy and Lisa. “I felt as a mother, yes, I’m going to protect my children publicly, privately, I kick their butts. I’m a single mom, of course I do!”

Dina also spoke about Lindsay’s dinner with Woody Allen last weekend, explaining that the director has been a longtime supporter of her daughter.

“He has her back, which not many people have,” she said of Woody, noting they’ve met up many times prior to last week. “It was a normal business meeting and friendship.”

As for her Mother’s Day plans – she’ll be spending it with Lindsay – Dina said she’s leaving it up to her daughter.

“Lindsay will plan something,” she added. “She’s good at that and she’ll dress me.”

Oh, for sure, there are so many similarities between Lindsay and Elizabeth Taylor! And ooh, we should all be so ashamed for not having Lindsay’s back like Woody Allen! Oh my, how my eyes have been opened! I hope Lindsay dressed you well today, Dina! Can’t wait to hear about what you guys did!

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