In case you missed how it all started: The former actress, who is famous for often making a fool of herself on issues regarding women, spoke against the #MeToo movement during a recent chat with British newspaper The Times, saying that she thinks the movement makes women look “weak.”
“I’m going to really hate myself for saying this, but I think by women speaking against all these things, it makes them look weak when they are very strong women,” she said.
She continued, “Look, I am very supportive of women. Everyone goes through their own experiences in their own ways. If it happens at that moment, you discuss it at that moment. You make it a real thing by making it a police report.”
That was not the first time the former actress would be spitting dissing victims of abuse.
In June of this year, she told the New York Times that “when women show fear, I feel like that makes us powerless.” She came to this conclusion after enduring physical abuse of her own at the hands of her then-boyfriend Egor Tarabasov.
Also, Lohan took to her Instagram in October to defend Harvey Weinstein, saying, “I feel very bad for Harvey Weinstein right now. I don’t think it’s right what’s going on,” she wrote at the time, according BuzzFeed News. “I think Georgina needs to take a stand and be there for her husband.”
Well, her latest controversial remarks about the #MeToo stirred heated backlash, which is the only why Lohan is suddenly sorry.
Here’s what she said in a statement issued to People:
“The quote solely related to my hope that a handful of false testimonies out of a tsunami of heroic voices do not serve to dilute the importance of the #MeToo movement, and all of us who champion it. However, I have since learned how statements like mine are seen as hurtful, which was never my intent. I’m sorry for any pain I may have caused.
I feel very strongly about the #MeToo movement and have the utmost respect and admiration for the women brave enough to come forward and speak out about their experiences. Their testimony has served to protect those who can’t speak, and give strength to those who have struggled to have their voices heard.”