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Amanda Bynes

 

She began her career on Nickelodeon starring in her own “The Amanda Show” on All That. Shortly after, the show became the most successful on the network, leading Bynes to win the Favourite Television Actress award at the Kids’ Choice Awards four years in a row.

In the years following her success on Nickelodeon, Bynes turned her attention to launching the adult phase of her acting career starring in movies, including What A Girl Wants, She’s the Man and Lovewrecked from 2003 to 2006.

Following her role in Hairspray, Bynes signed a two-film contract with Screen Gems. The deal included a supporting role in Easy A as well as a starring role in another film, which was later cancelled.

 

Where are they now?

She has had multiple encounters and challenges with the law.

The year of 2012 for the actress was defined by a series of arrests – drink driving, two hit-and-runs and driving on a suspended licence. In total, Bynes had seven car accidents in 2012. She hit depression and anxiety and only in July 2013 that Bynes was involuntarily admitted to a psychiatric facility for setting her neighbours’ driveway alight.

After being readmitted to a psychiatric facility, Bynes later opened up about her mental health, sharing that she had been diagnosed with bipolar disorder.

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