Everyone who has not been living under a rock for the past several months has heard, whether they wanted to or not, of Amanda Bynes and her crazy behavior. The former Nickelodeon star child star is melting down before everyone’s eyes. In case there are those out there who have not heard about each and every bizarre thing the actress has done to have her name in the headlines time and time again, here is an in-depth guide to her top craziest moments.
Bynes enjoys a good rant on the social media network Twitter every once in a while, much to the amusement of the public. On May 5, 2013, Bynes decided to announce that she was born with some sort of webbing in between her eyes that needed to be removed surgically when she was a child. No one is quite sure why she felt the need to share this with the world, but she did declare it as a very traumatic webbing.
A month earlier on April 4 she tweeted that she had an eating disorder. While of course admitting to an eating disorder is far from crazy, and a serious condition, it was what Bynes said after that that was a bit odd. She said that it was because suffered from an eating disorder that she in fact has trouble staying thin. On March 21, 2013, she took to Twitter to confess her crush on the singer and actor Drake. She tweeted that she wanted Drake to do something that is unmentionable, and inappropriate.
Apparently in 2012 Bynes was thrown out of an Equinox spin class located in West Hollywood. Sources say she was acting erratically, wandering around mumbling, and repeatedly changing bikes. She then decided to remove her shirt and began exercising in her underclothes, much to the dismay of her fellow gym-goers. In the same month, she reportedly locked herself in the dressing room of Kin, a boutique in West Hollywood for several hours, refusing to vacate the premises.
In 2012, Bynes was arrested for a DUI, shocking her fans who reportedly viewed her as the goody-goody type based on her former personality, and the roles she took in movies and television shows. On April 6, she sideswiped a police car at around 3:00 a.m. A few days after that Bynes was allegedly involved in a hit and run. She then took to Twitter again, calling out President Obama in a rant that left everyone confused. At one point during the Twitter rant she even called the president ugly.
In the latest of Amanda Bynes’ top craziest moments, she was recently found sleeping on a couch in the Beverly Center, a mall local to her. She claimed that no one had left her any money, so she could not get a hotel, and was pretty much homeless. Now, former reality star Heidi Montag, another one who has displayed her fair dose of crazy, is offering her a place to stay. Bynes has not responded to the offer.
Whatever led to the unhinging of Amanda Bynes, people are concerned and hoping she gets the help she needs to get herself back on track. Sadly, this behavior seems to be all too common with child stars as they transition into adulthood. Many end up having psychological issues, meltdowns, drug problems and worse. Whatever the case may be, Amanda Bynes clearly needs help and it is going to take a strong person to make sure she gets it.
Opinion by: Rebecca Savastio