Lindsay Lohan may be “safely ensconced” at the Betty Ford Center in LA to serve out her mandatory rehab sentence, but that hasn’t stopped her from trying every trick in the book to get out of there. However, turns out that’s not going to happen, as a judge has decreed that she’s not allowed to leave the grounds. Yeah, okay, let’s see how long that lows.
Lohan, who’s serving a 90-day sentence at the Rancho Mirage, Calif., facility for violating probation, will be confined to the sprawling desert grounds, according to a letter addressed to Lohan’s attorney Shawn Holley and filed with the L.A. Superior Court.
“It is understood by the Betty Ford Center that your client is to remain on the premises for the duration of her 90-day stay in treatment,” the document reads.
But the facility is a far cry from a lock-down penitentiary.
“We can’t hold a patient against their will, we can’t stop a patient from running away. We’re not a jail,” an intake counselor previously explained to PEOPLE. “But we closely monitor patients via security and technicians 24 hours a day.”
Patients are forbidden from having a cell phone, can only make brief calls or use the Internet on weekends, and are drug tested randomly.
The letter adds that Lohan will be treated by a battery of experts, including a physician, nurse, psychologist, case manager, spiritual care counselor, family counselor, dietician, fitness trainer and a chemical dependency technician in a strict hour-by-hour schedule, usually starting at 6 a.m. and ending at 9 p.m.
“There is physical exercise and group therapy everyday,” the counselor explained. “This is not a vacation.”
LOL! Yeah, okay, good luck on enforcing that. Can’t wait to see how she goes waltzing on out of there within the next week on some ludicrous grounds and then, you know, has no repercussions for her actions. Why do we even bother anymore? If you have to clarify to a repeat criminal that a mandatory rehab sentence is “not a vacation”, we have a problem.