Could a night of self-deprecation be just what Lohan’s public image needs?
Lindsay Lohan is gearing up to flex her comedy muscle by returning to some familiar territory: Studio 8H – the home of Saturday Night Live. The actress will be hosting the show’s March 3 episode.
Although Lohan is still doing community service as part of her probation, it’s on track to end in late March, according to a Superior Court judge. And in an attempt to remind people that she’s an actress first, she’s returning to the stage of Studio 8-H for her fourth time as host.
The news broke on SNL’s own twitter account, and then was confirmed by Lindsay and mother Dina.
Lohan has even gone so far as to beg Alec Baldwin to make a walk-on appearance on her episode. Baldwin currently holds the record for hosting more episode of “SNL” than any other celebrity (16 times).
Lohan’s first apperance on SNL was in 2004, when she was rising to superstardom for her role in the Tina Fey-written film “Mean Girls.” It was reported that in a subsequent appearance in 2006, Tina Fey and Executive Producer Lorne Michaels had tried an intervention of sorts to get Lohan back on track, but the two were unsuccessful.
Lohan has no film or television projects to promote, but the buzz-factor of featuring the actress will be enough to garner significant publicity for both.
Lohan’s last gig was posting for Playboy. It has been reported (but not confirmed) that Lohan was paid up to $1 million for the spread.
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