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Lindsay Lohan

Criminal Record

Creates 'Issues' For New Movie

3/28/2012 1:48 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Lindsay Lohan has just learned another lesson as to why crime doesn't pay ... because she's having to jump through hoops to get a Canadian work permit to shoot a movie that could jump start her career.

Lindsay has been cast as Liz Taylor in the Lifetime movie, "Liz and Dick," which will be shot in Toronto.   Problem is -- Lindsay has 2 DUIs and a theft conviction on her record, and Canada doesn't much like convicted criminals earning cash in Canuck country -- then again, they like money.

So, there is a very complicated process that Lindsay must follow to get a work permit.

Lindsay is in court tomorrow, where Judge Stephanie Sautner is expected to take Lindsay off probation for her Beverly Hills DUI case.  The judge is also expected to change Lindsay's status in the jewelry heist case, from formal probation to informal -- meaning she won't have to report to her probation officer or appear in court, as long as she doesn't break the law.

We're told Lindsay's lawyer is filling out the maze of paperwork required to get the work permit, and the results of tomorrow's hearing will make it easier.  It's a pretty sure bet Canada will give Lindsay the right to shoot the movie.


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Red Cloud    


I never said most people idolize Lindsay. Most people are level-headed. I am convinced that non-fans and haters are no more than 25% to 30% TOPS, of the millions of poeple who pay any attention to Lindsay.

GONE with the wind>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

937 days ago


Don't usually comment on Lindsay.Just curious why every lame story about her elicits so many comments?? She just seems like a burned out has been,who does nothing much? What IS the fascination??

937 days ago


gavel, gavel...g'night all

937 days ago


Poor beautiful Elizabeth would turn in her grave to have Lindsay get the part. I sure don't think she has the chops for that, plus the makeup dept. would be so challenged. She thinks she is beautiful, but without pounds of makeup---yikes

937 days ago


Once Lindsay gets off formal probation tomorrow, then she will have her international travel priveleges back and the paperwork will go faster. Lindsay has been in Canada while on probation. Russell Brand was given entry into Canada to work as a comedian at a Canadian casino.

937 days ago


I know DUI's are problems because in Canada they are felonies, so even if pled down in the US to misdemeanors - the Canadians consider a DUI as a felony because of their laws. I wonder if the same applies to the theft conviction? It was really a felony, although one that could be reduced after probation was complete. The judge just reduced it prematurely as a kindness. But it might factor in as another felony according to the Canadians. How does Canada treat theft of jewelry retailing for US$2500?

936 days ago

Grandma Cracker    

Russell Brand is also a British subject with with over 10 years verifiable sobriety.

936 days ago


You are not allowed to enter into Canada with one DWI for 10 years and prove to be rehabilitated let alone be able to work. if they allow her in this would be BS, according to their laws she is not allowed.

936 days ago


Lindsay is on twitter trying to have people vote for her brother (like the kardashians did)about winning a free trip to irland..damn they are like there anything free they would not try and suck up..she made 30 million..she cant afford to send him?
bunch of waste of air...

936 days ago


Um, no they won't. They have a pretty strict policy and they will not let her into the country. She has to have been off of any type of probation for FOUR years, before they'll even consider letting her into the country. There have been other far more famous people who have a lot more money than she does that couldn't get into Canada for the exact same reason. There are already "rumors" going around that she will not be doing the movie, that they've already replaced her. It's just amazing that TMZ it trying to make it seem like it isn't a big deal, that they will let her in. Only in CA does Lindsay get her way. Other states/countries don't give a crap who she is.

936 days ago

Grandma Cracker    


ctober 2, 2011

(Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
Not a good year for traveling for comedian Russell Brand. In May, Brand was deported from Japan, while there with his wife Katy Perry, for legal problems from 10 years ago. Now, Brand was denied entrance to Canada for a scheduled comedy show for 5,000 people.

Brand received the news of his inability to enter the country while still flying to his destination. Much like his detainment and deporting from Japan, Brand kept his fans up to day during the entire fiasco through Twitter update. Upon hearing he would be denied entrance, Brand tweeted,

“HELP! I’m gonna be late for Casino Rama show unless someone can force Canadian customs officials to let us land in Orillia!”

After several updates, one of which asked if Hitler’s father was a customs official, Brand was forced to admit defeat.

“Tonight’s Casino Rama show postponed. I’m sorry. I can’t enter Canada. We must abolish the borders between our nations AND our minds.”

At this time, the reason for not allowing Brand into Canada has not been released.

But to look on the bright side of things, he may have been kicked out of Japan and Canada, but the man is still married to KATY PERRY!


936 days ago

kanye east    

vote for @michaellohanv2 2 help him win a trip somewhere 4 free!!
follow me on twitter

936 days ago

Grandma Cracker    

More for SMILEY

The Game 'banned from entering Canada'
Published Friday, Apr 22 2011, 7:42am EDT | By Jennifer Still | Add comment


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The rapper Game has been refused entry to Canada because of alleged gang activity.

TMZ reports that Game - born Jayceon Terrell Taylor - was turned away by Canadian customs officials despite his promotions company having secured the necessary permits for his entry.

The star apologized to fans on his Twitter account, writing: "Customs officials just denied me entry into Canada. I'm sorry 2 ALL my fans but I was mislead by promoters & assured I would be able 2 enter (sic)."

He later claimed that he would be detained in Canada "for fourteen days" while his case was dealt with, adding: "Then I'll have a hearing heard by a judge... At that point the judge will decide to either deport me or give me a sentence for violating Canada's immigrant entry laws."

Game also expressed his gratitude that he had been allowed to make phone calls and tweet before being detained and asked to hand over his property.

Substance Entertainment Group - who sponsored Game's tour in the country - was informed that he had been banned from entering Canada because of allegations that he was involved in organized crime and a member of the 'Bloods' street gang.

His Canadian tour dates have since been canceled.

936 days ago


Oscar-nominee Michelle Williams has just closed the deal on another private island in the Bahamas. "I don't want to live on it or anything" claimed Williams. "I just needed a safe place to dump my used diamonds. I don't want a bunch of skanky ho's fighting to steal 'em. My Oscar museum in in the main compound".

936 days ago


So tomorrow if Lindsay Lohan is written off by Judge Sautner, Lohan can leave the states. Want to bet how her passport won't get lost or stolen which it never was.

French police have no record of Lindsay Lohan ever reported her passport stolen, lost or missing. Not in France. Lohan was photoed partying, wasted off her ass and when she's dumped and not getting a private jet back she's expecting to get back to LA. She he pulls the lost passport crap to buy time.

Hefner/Playboy shoot. Hefner cut her the best break she's had in years. So Lindsay uses that money to go to Hawaii to party. Lohan is partying, more photos. 1 lousey promo on the Ellen DeGeneras show. Lohan couldn't be bothered she already has her money. Lohan speed dials tmz how her passport again, and now all her ID 's, paperwork was stolen from her $5k pocketbook she herself said she left on the seat of her car as she went to a party, amazingly, way too late to make the Ellen taping in LA. of course Lohan knows this, all her stuff just happens to show back up including her $5k pocketbook her passport and all her Id's. Backfired. Then Lohan claimed what was stolen was 10K in cash. No Hawaiian police report of that ever happening. Just like France no police report. Nothing but Lindsay Lohan crap. Lohan gets back to LA and goes to a J-Z concert the night before her court date, yet Lohan couldn't be bothered to make the Ellen taping too busying partying didn't matter if the playboy photos were leaked, Lohan still prooving why she will not get hired.

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