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EXCLUSIVE: Amanda Bynes Talks Engagement, Future Plans & More

Amanda Bynes exclusive interview

Credit: Picture by: JDH Imagez / Splash News

After six months in a psychiatric ward and more than a year spent under the watchful eye of her parents, Amanda Bynes seemed well on the road to recovery. Despite recent erratic behavior, though, the actress dropped a bombshell in an exclusive interview with Star — she’s getting married!

“I got engaged to someone I met while in rehab,” she reveals. “He’s an unemployed actor [Caleb, 19], and he’s the greatest guy in the world, so supportive of me and my decisions. I haven’t started planning the wedding yet, but I am so happy and am in such a good place!”

After leaving her parents, Rick and Lynn’s, control earlier this year, Amanda was arrested for DUI on Sept. 28. Following the arrest, Rick and Lynn said they had no idea where their daughter was or what she’d been up to since the conservatorship ended. “I hate my parents,” she says. “I want to be as far away from my father as possible. I still talk to my mom, but I hate my dad, and I want nothing to do with him.”

Amanda was spotted wandering around Los Angeles for a few days after the DUI, and on Friday, she returned to New York City. On Tuesday, she tweeted her plans to stay in the Big Apple for school at New York University or Columbia, and expanded on her future in our interview.

“You’re never going to see me on TV or in a movie again,” she admits. “I have made a lot of real estate investments and don’t have to work for the rest of my life. I would love to change the world’s perception of me, because people couldn’t be more incorrect about who I am. I do hope that I too can change the world.”


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