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Dina Lohan a No-Show

6/9/2007 4:08 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Like mother, like daughter: Dina Lohan flaked out on a Family Court visitation hearing for ex-con ex-hubby Michael Lohan, regarding two of the estranged couple's four children yesterday. Michael is seeking visitation rights with their two youngest kids, Aliana, 13, and son, Dakota, 10 -- Lindsay and her older brother Michael Jr. are considered too old to be included in the suit.

When asked by the visibly pissed-off Judge Stacy Bennett where his client was, Dina Lohan's lawyer claimed that she was getting ready to visit daughter in Lindsay in rehab in California and just couldn't make it. Packing those suitcases must be rough! The judge then demanded that Dina hightail it to court for the next visitation hearing -- or else. The ever-weepy Mr. Lohan said he is seeking visitation because he believes his kids should, "have both parents in their lives. I just hope people will realize my children are not bargaining chips or a commodity -- they're human beings."

Isaiah: Why me?

Isaiah Washington is officially off of "Grey's Anatomy," and Dr. Mc-Can't-Keep-His-Big-Mouth-Shut's spokesperson Howard Bragman tells TV Guide's Michael Ausiello that he is pissed -- really pissed. "If they wanted to fire him, why didn't hey fire him when [the incident] happened? If you made a mistake, you acknowledged the mistake, you went into counseling, you met with the groups, you did the PSA, you did everything that was asked of you, and then they still kick you in the gut? How would you feel?" Maybe exactly how Washington's openly gay co-star T.R. Knight felt when Washington uttered homophobic slurs?

As for "Grey's" other actors' responses, Ellen Pompeo told People: "It doesn't really have a tremendous lot to do with me. So, you know, whatever is meant to be is meant to be and whatever is going to happen is going to happen -- so you just have to roll with the punches." Oooh, burn!

Lawyer: Birkhead's Obsessed with Me!

Baby Dannielynn is his, but now Larry Birkhead's dealing with a whole new problem: his ex-lawyer Debra Opri. She says he hasn't paid her the legal fees he owes, and he's suing Opri for fraud, legal malpractice, breach of fiduciary duty, and conversion. Now Opri's fighting back with a new complaint -- claiming that Birkhead "was becoming obsessed with" Opri and made extreme demands of her time. Obsessed with her? Perhaps he's obsessed with the $650,000 in her bank account that he says is his.

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Georgia Girl    

Debra Opri is a freak!

2664 days ago


I WOULD BE OBSESSED TOO...........$650,000.00 WTF.... THE LADY IS SICK

2664 days ago

Dixie in Myrtle Beach    

Has Debra Opri looked in the mirror lately????

2664 days ago


Isaiah Washington shouldn't have been fired. However, reprehensible his remarks were he did try to make amends.

2664 days ago


How convenient! "Dina Lohan's lawyer claimed that she was getting ready to visit daughter in Lindsay in rehab in California"

Wait hasn't her daughter been in rehab for over a week and on this day in particular she finally gets off her drugged out butt to see her daughter.

I am starting to feel real pity for the Lohan girl. Her parents are actually worse than Paris Hilton's.

2664 days ago


Debra when I looked at you when you were with Larry you the one who looked at Larry more than a client. Your body language, your eyes, whispering in his ear, when not needed, and all the touching you did. You should be ashamed.

2664 days ago

a shrink    

Debra Opri clearly has a personality disorder. I could see it when she was in court on TV, and it's evident in this weird boundary-crossing behavior now. Not to mention, she's unprofessional, unethical, and quite frankly a crook.

2664 days ago


Howard K. Stern was a friend and supposed lover to Anna Nicole, Anna's son Danny and, Anna and Birkhead's daughter Dannielynn. Two out of these three people are dead. I say Dannielynn has a fighting chance of not ending up dead with anyone but Howard K. Stern.

2664 days ago


Where is the background information on Larry Birkhead?

2664 days ago

sure sure    

Isaiah might not have been fired for his remark. i think putting patrick in a headlock might have played a bigger part. violence at work doesn't fit in with the code of conduct. it sounds like he had trouble controlling his temper. he did apologize for his remark, i wish people would get over that instead of acting like little kids about it. sticks and stones folks.

2664 days ago


Larry obsessed with that crazy BITCH????????????? Please!!!

2664 days ago

A L arry Supporter    

I have to say this whole situation is crazy .I can,t believe she is now claiming he was obsessed with her,If that were true then why did she continue to work for him for 6months like she, did it makes no since.I beleive she is now trying to make him look bad because she got fired and doesn,t want to give him back the money she owes him.obsessed with her please she isn,t Larry,s type he goes for blondes this women is crazy.

2664 days ago


Stern has no say about anything concerning Birkhead and Dannie Lynn (or Danniel-ynn if you prefer). I hope Birkhead bails out of his relationship with all of the Bahama folks, including Stern. Get the baby out of the spotlight (he will be on Larry King Tues night and I think there is at least one more show). Go back to your roots, Larry, or at least drop out in California and bring that baby up anonymously. She deserves it.

2664 days ago


The lawyer got greedy....She started off meaning well but when she saw all he was getting she changed her tune.In a way I do not blame her but that is way too much money she wants...

2664 days ago

For Justice and the American Way    

What happened to the big career they had lined up for Larry the no-talent, no charisma guy. He's an oaf and no wonder Anna wanted rid of him. She must be resting uneasily knowing he's got her baby.

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