Lohan blames stress for entering rehab

February 29th, 2008 - 1:18 pm ICT by admin  

A file-photo of Lindsay Lohan

London, Feb 29 (IANS) Actress Lindsay Lohan cited “work stress” and “separation from her father” as the cause of her substance abuse problems that made her enter a rehabilitation centre last year. Lohan, who spent last year in a rehab centre in Utah, said she resorted to drinking and drugs to deal with the emotional pain of being separated from her father, contactmusic.com reports.

She said: “I had a lot going on in my life and that was a way of hiding from it. I hadn’t seen my dad. I had a lot of work stress because I was constantly working and never took time to stop.

“Everything was go-go-go, and the easiest thing was to run away from it, going out and drinking at night. You know you don’t have to think when you let go sometimes. “But I didn’t realise it was getting in the way of my work, what I’ve worked for my whole life.”

Lohan had reconciled with her father while in rehab.

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