9:49 AM CDT, May 29, 2010
BEVERLY HILLS -- Actress Lindsay Lohan has reached out to fashion designer Chanel to help customize her newest accessory: a court-ordered alcohol monitoring bracelet.
On Monday, Superior Court Judge Marsha Revel stipulated that Lohan wear a SCRAM device to measure the presence of alcohol in her body as a condition of her parole.
Lohan, 23, must also drink no alcohol, attend all of her required alcohol classes unless the class conflicts with a random drug test and undergo random, once-per-week drug and/or alcohol testing in the Los Angeles area.
Lohan's attorney, Shawn Chapman Holley, asked Judge Revel for more frequent testing in lieu for the SCRAM device, saying the bracelet would interfere with Lohan's upcoming acting and modeling projects, but Revel was not persuaded.
Holley also told the judge that her client has photo shoots and movie filming in Texas and was planning to undergo drug/alcohol testing there. But, Revel fired back, suggesting Lohan may have to delay the project.
"She needs to submit to random drug testing here, not in Texas," Revel responded.
Holley proceeded to tell the judge that Lohan missed last week's alcohol class because her uncle -- her mother's brother -- died. Revel asked if the actress attended her uncle's funeral, and Holley said no.
When asked if she was objecting the conditions, Holley took a moment to talk to Lohan and later backed off, saying they would comply with the orders.
Now, however, Lohan is seeking to help camouflage the bracelet with the help of French fashion giant Chanel.
"Can CHANEL please help me out by getting me some stickers to put on my SCRAM bracelet so that I can at least wear a chic dress?! maybe!?," Lohan posted on her Twitter account.
Monday's hearing was related to Lohan's 2007 no contest plea to driving under the influence. Her next court date is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. July 6.
If Revel determines Lohan violated the terms of her probation, she could face 180 days in jail.
The actress' probation was extended for a year in October after she missed some alcohol education classes while making a movie in Texas.
Lohan returned to Los Angeles from Paris Saturday after Revel issued a warrant for her arrest. Revel later recalled the bench warrant.
The actress left her commercial flight separately from the rest of the passengers, and attempted to exit the Los Angeles International Airport incognito. However, she was caught on tape by online celebrity news outlet, Hollywood.tv
Click here to view Hollywood.tv's footage of Lohan's return to Los Angeles
Lohan was not arrested at the airport because her attorney posted $10,000 bail.
The bench warrant had been issued Thursday after the 23-year-old actress failed to show up for a mandatory court hearing, claiming her passport had been stolen.
Lohan was in France for the Cannes Film Festival.
Holley told reporters that Lohan tried to board a plane last Tuesday but was turned back at the airport because she didn't have a passport.
The actress filled out a police report in Cannes and obtained a temporary passport, Holley said.
Lohan has completed 10 out of her 13 required alcohol education classes, Holley said, adding that her client has an excellent progress report.
"Does she reschedule at times? Yes. Is she late sometimes? Yes. But she makes all of that time up," she said.
"This is a young woman who is complying with the conditions of her probation and could not be here because of something outside of her control," Holley added.
Lohan was spotted partying on a yacht in Cannes Wednesday night.
Issuing a bench warrant is standard practice when a person misses a court date, but they are usually put on hold for a few days to give the person another opportunity to come to court, according to Jane Robison of the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office.
In August 2007, Lohan pleaded no contest plea to two counts each of driving under the influence and being under the influence of cocaine, along with a reckless driving charge.
At the Oct. 16 progress hearing, Revel scolded Lohan, saying she must notify the court and get permission before leaving the jurisdiction again.
"I don't want to get any notices again -- and I don't want you thumbing your nose at the court," Revel told Lohan, adding that "the most important thing" is that the actress "continue to recover."
"I don't want any more notices from the program that you may be in violation because you are absent for 21 days," Revel said.
"I am rooting for you to successfully complete probation," Revel said. "I want there to be no more misunderstanding. This has to be a top priority."
Revel also warned Lohan that because she is followed closely by the media, she won't be able to tell the court one thing and do another.
"Your life is followed -- it's not as if you can just hide out," Revel said. "Too many people know what you're doing."
About 5:15 a.m. on May 26, 2007, Lohan crashed a Mercedes-Benz SL65 into a hedge along Sunset Boulevard in Beverly Hills and was charged with drunken driving.
In July of that year she was arrested in Santa Monica in connection with a dispute with an assistant. She subsequently underwent rehab for alcohol and substance abuse.
Under the terms of her plea deal, she was placed on 36 months probation, required to serve a 24-hour jail sentence, complete an 18-month alcohol education program and perform 10 days of community service.
Lohan served 84 minutes in the Lynwood jail as part of her plea deal and was ordered to undergo alcohol and drug rehab as a condition of her probation.