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Lindsay's Lawyer: TMZ Users Hate Her Too Much

6/9/2010 11:15 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Lindsay Lohan's civil lawyer is asking a judge to delay a big civil trial ... because so many people want Lindsay to crash and burn at the moment, she just can't get a fair shake with the jury.

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TMZ has obtained legal docs that attorney Ed McPherson will file this morning ... in connection with a lawsuit in which several people claim they were terrorized by LiLo during a wild, dunken ride down Pacific Coast Highway in 2007.  It's the same incident for which Lindsay is now on probation.

According to McPherson, "Every facet of the criminal proceeding and every facet of Ms. Lohan's life ... have been reported on TMZ and other media outlets literally on a daily (and sometimes hourly) basis."  McPherson goes on:  "There are current widespread public feelings of intense negativity against Ms. Lohan ..."  McPherson says it's highly likely the jury pool will be tainted against her.

And McPherson includes some harsh comments -- he told us they're right from the "comments" section of TMZ -- including, "I hate her; she should be killed."  "She's a drunk, a junkie, a no-talent actress who has no respect for the law."  "This bitch needs to be locked up without her drugs and her roommates ..."

And McPherson adds, Lindsay could end up in jail for 6 months if the judge in her criminal case rules she violated her probation.  Therefore, McPherson says, the civil trial must be put on ice until the criminal case is resolved.

UPDATE:  TMZ has learned, the judge in the civil case just denied Lindsay's motion to postpone the trial.  But the issue can be revisited after Lindsay's probation violation hearing on July 6.

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121.

JLS    

Lindsay has continually thumbed her nose at the court. That's what is bothering all of us here. She should be held accountable for her actions. That's all we desire in this matter. I am weary of this arrogant young women, her poor attorneys and a judge that keeps on accepting bail resulting in her freedom to do it all over again. Lindsay is an addict. We all hope she gets some help but if she's in denial, then jail her. Something needs to happen. This is in a cycle repeated over and over again.

1565 days ago
122.

KDJ_H    

No doubt her attorney is nervous about the 24-hour scutiny from TMZ ... it's hard to defend someone who is being self destructive, breaking the law and there are pictures to prove it. It is hard to have positive feelings for any celebrity who continuously makes these types of mistakes and does not try to get better.



It is time she is held responsible for her own actions. Looks like this is the only way she will get help she desperately needs.



Say a prayer for her!!



1565 days ago
123.

JLS    

Stop blaming TMZ. This attorney is playing the usual game of smoke and mirrors. They are desperate and losing any other possiblity for a defense, get it? If TMZ weren't reporting this stuff on Lindsay, some other media agency would be. The news on her is everywhere! Not just here at TMZ. Think like adults here, people. You are scary!

1565 days ago
124.

My two cents ;)    

Another excuse for the defense lawyer...Ok since you read TMZ readers comments here is a common logic and the law of karma warning for you to consider....The actions as a lawyer to make excuse after excuse for Lindsay is enabling your client to be reckless and you can blame yourself when she is found dead from an accidental overdose because you are sheltering her from reality and you should be banned from even practicing law since all you care about is fame you get from your client and the cash she provides...Enabling bitch lawyer! There in case you felt left out the TMZ readers hate you too!

1565 days ago
125.

Max    

to #131's comment-- oh gawd, that made me laugh! "They remind her of her court dates" SO true!

1565 days ago
126.

Dawn    

LMAO. So says the Laywer of the client who gives exclusive stories all about her life to various other outlets like Entertainment Tonight and Gossip Cop.

1565 days ago
127.

pammie8    

Bottom line if all these train wreck celebrites dont like all the media coverage and negative publicity dont go out every night dont court the paps, dont hang out with ****bags who call the paps and sell you out to tmz.



Keep your drug use and alchoholic ways private! There are many many young stars who manage to keep their private lives private, you think they arent partying? They are they are just smart and not throwing away a career!



Nobodies fault but her own! Shes a damn fool and deserves every bit she gets, you reap what you sow! Her and her s***bag mother started this **** with calling the paps to keep her relavent you get in bed with these guys and now people are saying bad things and you want out? Sorry dosent work that way!

1565 days ago
128.

kelley    

#126 ALLEN RIDAK: YES I AM VERY JEALOUS, I WANT TO BE ON PROBATION WITH A COKE/ALCOHOL PROBLEM AND I WANT TO PAY ALL THE FINES,COURT COSTS, LAWYERS FEES, WHICH SHE CANT EVEN AFFORD, AND BAIL BONDSMAN TO STAY OUT OF JAIL JUST LIKE LINDSAY!I ALSO WANT A SCRAM DEVICE, NOT JUST ONCE BUT TWICE THUS FAR, IT SOUNDS SO FUN! I WANT TO BE A HUGE DISAPPOINTMENT TO MY FAMILY AFTER THEY HAVE BUILT ME UP TO BE BEYOND GOD IN MY MIND! I WANT TO COMMIT CRIME AFTER CRIME AND NOT SERVE ANY TIME, BECASE U KNOW THAT IS FAIR TO ALL THE REGULAR PPL! YEAH I'M REALLY JEALOUS OF U LOW LIFE HILLBILLY WHITE TRASH MAGGOTS WHO HAD IT ALL UNTIL UR FAMILY SNORTED IT ALL UP! U R TRULY A PATHETIC LOHAN. AND I FEEL SORRY FOR U, MY LIFE IF FINE!! :)

1565 days ago
129.

Max    

Whoops-- make that #123. Don't know what happened there....

1565 days ago
130.

lilcj    

She needs to be in rehab with no way out until a doctor clears her. You do need to think, if she was just a regular "Jane Doe" and not a celebrity, where would she be after she's done all this? I work for a criminal attorney and she would be in jail by now, but her fame has saved her.

1565 days ago
131.

pammie8    

Posted at 9:52 AM on Jun 9, 2010 by Karen
You are right noone can deny this chicks parents are ****bags to the 9th degree! But give me a break 23 yrs old, your old enough to be responsiable for your own behavior! I had a ****bag mother who made her parents look like parents of the year but I BROKE THE CYCLE! Time for the excuses to stop and her to take responsiabilty for her own actions! Thats just another of the many excuses for her behavior!

1565 days ago
132.

From Norway    

"LOW LIFE HILLBILLY WHITE TRASH MAGGOTS"
Wow, that was an impressive comment!

1565 days ago
133.

ang    

As far as I am concerned, you do the crime you do the time, she should't get any special treatment!

1565 days ago
134.

laughingmyassoff    

I do not have any angst or hatred against Lindsay Lohan. All I have is pity for her. Pity, because she is a celebrity, who, very obviously has issues with drugs, alcohol, and fame.



Yes, “Fame.” Fame is a drug too. It can change the way one person thinks and do things that are not what was or is the normality in their everyday life, before success is met.



As a celebrity, you are putting yourself out there for the world to see. You are setting yourself up to be judged. Your success is what makes you, and your life is constantly caught on photos. As a photographer, know that pictures are louder than the gossip that is spoken. They tend to show more truth, than just the third-hand babble.



In no way, do I have a medical or psychology degree, but it is very obvious that the girl, although a legal adult, needs help in getting her life and career back in order. She cannot do that due to the environment that she puts herself into and also by how her parents act.



With both Lindsay’s parents’ vampire-like grasp for media exposure through their daughter’s fame, the environments they provide also affect her. With Dina Lohan, being in complete denial about anything and everything, she reinforces the party scene attitude with Lindsay in New York and wherever she goes. As for Michael Lohan, whose legitimacy of concern is very faux, needs to just leave it to a judge or a professional.



I have been keeping up with Lindsay's history for a while now and Johnny Cochrane was right. “You do the crime, you do the time.” BUT as a celebrity, they will find loopholes around the law. You hire lawyers that manipulate the law which allows you to avoid or dismiss that you did anything wrong.



As harsh as this sound, Lindsay needs to take responsibility for her actions that have broken the law: either criminal or civil. Unless with legal judicial proceedings, there is no way that she can get help, period.



With all the trouble that she has been in or caused (DUIs, hit and runs, possession, etc.) in the last 4 years, saying that she deserves it IS a little bloodthirsty. But, there is truth in it.



To give my honest opinion, this is what I think should be done.



Driver’s License Revoked for 5 years.



Passport revoked until time served.



A restraining order to be placed on both parents from seeing or being around Lindsay until further notice.



A 1 year work order in a rural area away from media, Hollywood, and the tabloids, to be considered as jail time served. (Considering the fact the LA County and CA Jails are so crowded anyways.)



An exterior conservatorship; where someone other than family can control Lindsay’s funds and spending. Set it up so she has only $500 to spend a week.



As for Shawn Chapman Holley,
Lawyer to pay massive fines for perjury under oath at court proceedings. (comments on Stolen Passport (with no police report), Deceased Uncle, etc.)

1565 days ago
135.

BIG MC    

LOL. I heard Kevin and Bean KROQ)this morning talking about this. And they brought up a good point. So shes worried about getting a fair trial because TMZ keeps covering her (CNN, NBC, ABC, KCAL, fox, on-line outlets...blahh).....but then SHE'LL tweet about it 10 minutes later. She's 23, and way gone on lots of levels. That Judge needs to step up and finish this already. Lilo and Co., are a joke. Crazy bitch driving drunk, coked out in someone elses car, chasing people....3 FREAKN YEARS AGO, whats the fn problem here!!! Lind's if your reading today.....ur a mess, not a hot mess just a sad mess. Grow up and get your life together!!!

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