was expected to screw up again in rehab -- at least that's what we here at TMZ thought -- but to our amazement, she's actually become a model patient this time around.
Sources close to Lindsay tell us, the actress has been attending ALL of her group and one-on-one counseling sessions at Betty Ford -- and she's not only taking them seriously, she's talking to friends about what she's learned ... especially issues involving self-control and reckless impulses.
Lindsay is saying the program is getting more complicated and emotional, but she's not shying away.
We're told Lindsay is sleeping in a room with two roommates because she doesn't want to be alone. Get this -- there's no drama -- she's getting along with both.
Several people who have visited her at Betty Ford tell us Lindsay looks better than she's looked in a long time.
Pretty ironic -- considering when she was sentenced to lockdown rehab, Lindsay was adamant she did NOT need treatment
Call her crazy ... but Karrueche Tran
and Chris Brown
are full-on LIVING TOGETHER ... TMZ has learned.
Sources close to the couple tell TMZ ... they hooked up days before his 24th birthday earlier this month and she's been staying at Chris' Hollywood Hills home ever since.
Though she's keeping her own apartment -- smart -- she's already moved most of her clothes and other personal belongings to his pad.
And it's not like they've been secretive ... they've been spotted everywhere lately, hitting up the Billboard Awards afterparty and even rear-ending a Mercedes together.
Karrueche's one persistent scorned lover -- when Chris first dumped her back in October for Rihanna
-- she vowed to win him back, as TMZ first reported
So where does this leave Rihanna? RiRi and Breezy officially called it quits a few weeks ago ... but they've ALWAYS had an on-again, off-again relationship ... and Chris has made it no secret -- he loves 'em both.
Hey Karrueche ... you ever heard the expression, "Fool me once ..."
Damon Wayans Jr.
became the most popular guy in an ATL nightclub this week ... when he whipped out his credit card and bought a round of 200 SHOTS ... TMZ has learned.
It all went down inside Vanquish nightclub on May 20 -- where DWJ and "New Girl" star Jake Johnson had been shooting a scene for their movie "Let's Be Cops."
We're told the club was packed with more than 200 extras for a crazy bar scene -- and Damon was so pumped about how the scene went down, he sprung for shots ... FOR EVERYONE!
Damon even jumped behind the bar at one point and helped pour the booze ... tequila, vodka and Jägermeister.
Total bill -- $2,300 ... plus tip (we're assuming he tipped).
FYI -- Damon was sporting a full cop outfit for the scene."To protect and serve ... booze."
"Big Bang Theory
" star Mayim Bialik
and her ex-hubby took the high road in finalizing their divorce -- splitting their real-estate evenly -- but upon further inspection it's clear, Mayim was the real winner.
According to docs, as part of Mayim's divorce settlement from non-famous person Michael Stone ... she scored the couple's 1,400-square-foot, 1-bedroom pad in Studio City.
Her ex got the couple's 1,300-square-foot, 3-bedroom casa in nearby Sherman Oaks.
While they're both similar in size, Mayim's pad is up in the hills -- views, mountains, wildlife.
Stone's pad is down in the flatlands -- Target, Costco, Zankou Chicken.
FYI -- The couple married in 2003 and filed for divorce in Nov. 2012. They have two sons together.
It's unclear why they only bought houses in The Valley.
Scour through these seemingly identical photos and find the hidden difference to become a master in all things mighty.**HINT -- There are THREE differences in the above photographes!**
is being sued by two male fans who got their asses kicked by random thugs at an O show ... and claim the singer's to blame 'cause he didn't provide the "tight security" he advertised.
Brunel Jordonne and Kenson Sainvilus filed the lawsuit against Omarion and Ole Bar & Grill in Newburgh, NY, claiming they attended O's concert on September 21 ... and a bunch of fights broke out.
According to the lawsuit, club security tried to defuse the situation by pushing everyone out to the parking lot, but the two men wanted to stay at their VIP table ... where they felt safe.
Jordonne and Sainvilus claim security forced them outside anyway -- where the two men were then attacked by a group of strangers for no reason ... and things got crazy.
According to the docs, Sainvilus was punched in the head several times and security even maced him as he tried to escape the parking lot fight. Meanwhile, Jordonne claims he was kicked in the head and had to be airlifted to a hospital with life-threatening injuries. Sainvilus says he was also hospitalized.
The irony -- the men claim Omarion advertised "tight security" on his concert poster ... and now believe he miserably failed to live up to that promise.
They're now suing for unspecified damages. Calls to Omarion's camp have not been returned.
Janet Jackson looks like a billion bucks.
Here's the 17-year-old "Control" singer back in 1983 (left
) -- and 30 years later, the 47-year-old "Rhythm Nation" diva at an amfAR event in Cannes this week (right
Miss Jackson ain't nasty.
showed a TON of restraint when dealing with a paparazzo who clearly crossed the line with her this afternoon ... but she did call him "an ugly black man."
Bynes arrived back at her Manhattan apartment building and was met by a gaggle of paps waiting to catch a glimpse of her. Bynes covered her face and head with a scarf and some idiot photographer -- NOT ONE OF OURS -- continually kept trying to pull it off her head.
After first telling the guy "You can't touch me" several times, Amanda shot back, "Is it the ugly black one? Oh, there's another ugly black man."
When the photog tries to call her out for the racial remark, she responds, "It's just your face. It's not a black thing ... There's an ugly white one. It's not racist."
Bynes might be a little off her rocker, but she's the only sane person in this video.
Beware citizens of Gotham, Amanda Bynes
is among you.
Not long after firing off a bizarre tweet
of side of her arrest story, Bynes was picked up by a car service this afternoon and driven out of her NYC apartment building.
Our photog was only able to spot Bynes for a brief moment before she jumped in the tinted SUV ... and says the former actress ditched her blonde wig for a black one.
According to our spies, Amanda hit up a wig shop in the West Village. We're told she tried on a few blonde ones, but ultimately decided against purchasing any when the commotion from all the paparazzi became too much for her.
It's not shocking Bynes went shopping for a new wig -- she tweeted last night, "I need Nicki Minaj's wig person stat! :P"
is now accusing the cop who arrested her Thursday night of sexual harassment ... saying on Twitter today, "He slapped my vagina."
Bynes just posted a long, rambling tweet trying to explain her version of the events that led to her arrest.
First off, she claims she only opened the window "for fresh air" and the cop was lying when he said she threw a bong out the window. She then explains, "He slapped my vagina. Sexual harassment. Big deal. I then called the cops on him."
Bynes' attorney did mention yesterday that Bynes was seeking to file a complaint against the NYPD for "inappropriate actions" by the department, but made no specific claims.
Back to the tweet ... Bynes claims she resisted before eventually being hauled off: "Then I was sent to a mental hospital. Offensive. I kept asking for my lawyer but they wouldn't let me."
She concludes, "The cop sexually harassed me, they found no pot on me or bong outside my window. That's why the judge let me go. Don't believe any reports."
Here's her tweet in its entirety, for your reading pleasure:
Don't believe the reports about me being arrested. It's all lies. I was sexually harassed by one of the cops the night before last which is who then arrested me. He lied and said I threw a bong out the window when I opened the window for fresh air. Hilarious. He slapped my vagina. Sexual harassment. Big deal. I then called the cops on him. He handcuffed me, which I resisted, quite unlike any of the reports stated. Then I was sent to a mental hospital. Offensive. I kept asking for my lawyer but they wouldn't let me. The cops were creepy. The cop sexually harassed me, they found no pot on me or bong outside my window. That's why the judge let me go. Don't believe any reports.
took a polygraph test this afternoon in Texas and claims he passed with flying colors ... which he feels proves he is innocent of the rape charges against him.
The baseball legend was accused of rape
earlier this week in Las Vegas by a woman who claims she was sexually assaulted by the 48-year-old former slugger back on May 10.
Canseco underwent the polygraph exam today in an effort to clear his name and did admit to TMZ that he had sex with the woman, but claims it was consensual.
As TMZ first reported, a Canseco fan snapped a pic of Jose with the accuser
on the same night she accused of him rape. In the photo, the two appear very friendly.
is not 5150 material, meaning she can't be picked up against her will and held for mental evaluation, at least not yet ... this according to multiple sources familiar with the situation.
Our sources tell us Amanda has not been diagnosed with any mental illness. Sources say her parents are worried there are signs she might be bipolar or schizophrenic, but Amanda has been unwilling to undergo psychiatric testing.
We're told her parents would like to create an involuntary conservatorship, similar to Britney Spears, but Amanda's conduct is not so over the line that a judge would take away her freedom.
Ditto for a 5150 psychiatric hold, which would allow authorities to put Amanda in a mental facility against her will for 72 hours for mental evaluation. We're told authorities just don't have the goods. In fact, Amanda was taken to a hospital after her arrest Thursday night and the shrinks didn't think an involuntary hold was warranted.
There's one other option to get a diagnosis. If Amanda is so out of it she can't understand the nature of the criminal cases that have been filed against her ... a judge can halt the proceedings and order a psychiatric evaluation. Amanda has been involved in 3 criminal cases in California recently, and there was NO effort to go this route. That's because she has always been lucid in court.
If you watch the video of Friday's court hearings, Amanda clearly understands what's going on and is actually sharp when answering the judge's questions.
Short story -- she has to act a lot crazier before authorities can take some of her freedom away and find out what's causing her bizarre conduct.
has had a rough week. She's been arrested and charged with three crimes in New York City ... added to three crimes in L.A.. People are really worried about her, so we gotta ask ...